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Aug 11th, 2013
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Dear Editor, allow me space to tell a true story about what is happening in Zimbabwe today. Two men, MDC T and ZANU PF were dating a lady called the Electorate of Zimbabwe. The middlemen for both were called Zimbabwe Election Commission who is a cousin to ZANU PF. Since 1980 the Electorate knew only ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 8th, 2013
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Zimbabwe’s trauma continues. The Zimbabwe Election Commission has announced a landslide victory for ZANU-PF. ZANU-PF reportedly took two-thirds of the parliamentary seats and President Mugabe won 61% of the presidential vote, with Morgan Tsvangirai picking up 34%. MDC-T has called the elections ‘a sh...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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NIGERIA’S ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) faces its biggest threat in 14 years, after a newly formed opposition coalition was given the green light to contest a presidential election due in 2015. On July 31st the electoral authority approved the merger of the three leading opposition parties—t...
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In Southern Africa
Feb 4th, 2013
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By Audrey Charowa, zimeye.org President Robert Mugabe’s “super pampered” son Chatunga Mugabe’s expulsion  from St Georges College allegedly due to gross indiscipline and insubordination has far reaching implications. Reports state that Chatunga had numerous clashes with School authorities and he had ...
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In Algeria
Feb 3rd, 2013
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Mali, Morocco and France are working hand in hand to defend the integrity and sovereignty of Mali, said the French and Malian ambassadors in Rabat. “Mali, France and Morocco have continued to work together in international fora to defend the integrity and sovereignty of Mali,” noted both ...
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In Nigeria
Jan 30th, 2013
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Ivory Coast defender Emmanuel Eboue has confidently teased the Super Eagles of Nigeria saying that the Nigerian team shouldn’t celebrate their advancement to the quarterfinals as their journey in 2013 African Nations Cup will be short lived. Eboue went on micro-blogging site Twitter to tell his 145k ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2013
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Dewa Mavhinga,guardian.co.uk, The forthcoming elections are likely to be mired in violence as Mugabe and Zanu-PF have blocked any democratic reforms. For millions of Zimbabweans, the new year is less a symbol of hope than of dread. Elections are supposed to take place in 2013, and judging from past e...
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In East Africa
Jan 27th, 2013
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KAMPALA (Reuters) – Leading opposition politician Kizza Besigye was arrested for planning anti-government riots in the Ugandan capital Kampala, police said on Saturday. Besigye has led protests for years aimed at toppling President Yoweri Museveni, to whom he lost a presidential election in Feb...
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Jan 24th, 2013
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The Aviationist by: Michael Glynn US Navy via The Aviationist DJIBOUTI – The shipping lanes of the pirate-infested Somali basin have faded somewhat from the headlines in the past year as attacks and successful hijackings have dropped significantly.  The decrease is due in part to the continued effort...
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Jan 22nd, 2013
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By Luk Kuth Dak Believe it or not, experts, pundits and political scentriec see it that the illegal influx of illegal immigrants into the Republic of South Sudan (RSS) is nothing less than a time bomb. Occasionally, I am painfully reminded that Juba, the capital city, a place I once called home, is n...