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Feb 22nd, 2013
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By Andrew Green Since multi-party democracy returned to Kenya in 1992, voting at election time has largely divided itself along ethnic lines. In 2007, when President Mwai Kibaki narrowly edged out Raila Odinga under a cloud of suspected vote tampering, the country descended into violence. The percept...
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In East Africa
Jan 24th, 2013
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By Ibrahim Hirsi, TC Daily Planet When Hassan was recently asked to come to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services center in Bloomington, he thought immigration authorities needed the usual updates he had often given since he was freed from prison in 2010. That didn’t happen, though, when Hass...
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In East Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
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By Ben Sales · IBIM, Israel (JTA) – The explosion occurred close enough to Stesyahu Alema to shake his apartment, where he sat with his wife and two of his five children. But he didn’t flinch. None of them did. “There are a lot of people with me, so I don’t need to worry,” Alema […]...
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Oct 19th, 2012
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By Ayodeji Sunday  The Nigerian budget of 2012 and 2013 has generated a lot of public interest – and rightly so. After all, the budget is the most concrete declaration of our government’s national priorities; and it’s good we are now beginning to take government to task on the management of our natio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 15th, 2012
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The Eritrean regime has a habit of selective reading of texts to fit them into its own bizarre worldview. This approach was in full view in the latest letter written by Eritrea’s Foreign Minister to the United Nations Security Council arguing that the UN sanctions imposed on Eritrea ought to be...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 29th, 2012
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Former World Bank vice president for Africa Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, yesterday disclosed that $400 billion of Nigeria’s oil revenue was either stolen or misappropriated since the country’s independence in 1960. Ezekwesili stated this while presenting a paper captioned, “Corruption, Natio...