IndepthGhana

By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Oct 27th, 2011
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Abidjan – A spokesperson for the party of Ivory Coast’s toppled ruler said it will not participate in the country’s upcoming legislative elections scheduled for mid-December. Franck Bamba said on Wednesday the Ivorian Popular Front party would not participate “if things stay a...
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In East Africa
Oct 27th, 2011
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Minneapolis – A new Census Bureau estimate raises the number of people of Somali ancestry in Minnesota to more than 32 000. That means the state is still home to the largest Somali population in the United States. The new estimate is based on American Community Surveys taken by the bureau from ...
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In News
Oct 27th, 2011
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Khartoum – Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said on Wednesday that his government armed Libya’s victorious rebels in their eight-month uprising against Muammar Gaddafi. “One part of the armament of the forces which entered Tripoli was 100%t Sudanese,” he said in the eastern c...
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In News
Oct 27th, 2011
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Tripoli – Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, who once vowed to die fighting on Libyan soil, now wants to face international justice instead and avoid any chance of meeting the same grisly end as his father, Libyan officials said. An official of the ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) said on Wednesd...
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In News
Oct 27th, 2011
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Johannesburg – Elements of the group of South Africans allegedly involved in the late Muammar Gaddafi’s failed escape attempt last week are apparently still taking care of one of Gaddafi’s sons, Saif al-Islam. Al-Islam and his brother, Mot’assim, were at their father’s s...
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In News
Oct 27th, 2011
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Johannesburg – Winnie Madikizela-Mandela blames President Jacob Zuma for the disciplinary charges against ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema, according to a newspaper report on Thursday. Madikizela-Mandela said on Wednesday the decision to charge Malema was Zuma’s, and not from the ANC...
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In Libya
Oct 27th, 2011
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Dakar – Muammar Gaddafi’s intelligence chief, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, has slipped into the desert nation of Niger and is hiding in the expanse of dunes at the Niger-Algeria border, a Niger presidential adviser said. Abdullah al-Senoussi entered Niger several days ago in a c...
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In Libya
Oct 26th, 2011
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Bani Walid – Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam called his father frequently on the telephone and increasingly feared being hit by a mortar bomb as he tried to escape from the town of Bani Walid last week, an officer who had been with him told Reuters. “He was nervous. He had a Thu...
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In News
Oct 26th, 2011
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Johannesburg – ANC stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela finished testifying in ANC youth league leader Julius Malema’s disciplinary hearing on Wednesday afternoon. The former first lady was the final witness to testify in Malema’s favour, said ANC national executive committee (NEC) me...
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In News
Oct 26th, 2011
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New York – Two Africans are on a shortlist of four candidates to replace Luis Moreno-Ocampo as chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, the top war crimes tribunal, the selection panel said on Tuesday. Fatou Bensouda, a Gambian and current deputy prosecutor at the ICC, is considere...