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By IAfrica
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Aug 27th, 2014
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26 August 2014 – The past few days have been the deadliest this year for people making irregular crossings on the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe, with the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) reporting that at least 300 people have died in successive boat tragedies. “In all, we now believ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 7th, 2014
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A boat that took off from the Libyan coast around July 27 to July 29 carrying 180 Eritreans has sunk not far off the coast, while still in Libyan territorial waters, Radio Erena reported. 155 of them are presumed dead. The rest 25 were saved through the help of Libyan coast guards. One of the [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 8th, 2014
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Nigerian women and girls have been trafficked to Italy for sex work since the 1980s, but now the United Nations estimates that 8,000 to 10,000 are forced into the country’s street prostitution each year, making them the largest national group trafficked for the Italian sex trade. Police control...
By IndepthAfrica
In World Entertainment
Jul 2nd, 2014
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They famously snubbed Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s wedding in Italy in May. So Beyonce and Jay Z were sure to get the rumour mill churning when they were spotted on Tuesday shopping in The Hamptons, where Kim is currently shooting her reality show. The superstar couple were seen enjoying a l...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 30th, 2014
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By Petros Tesfagiorgis Let me start by quoting the slogan of the year, “Where is your brother? What is the most extraordinary about the 4 Catholic bishops, the courageous spiritual leaders – is that they were able to give a comprehensive analysis of the situation Eritrea is in. The mismanagemen...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 15th, 2014
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Italy warns EU on asylum as shipwreck survivors land (Italy) (AFP) – An Italian warship on Tuesday unloaded the 17 victims and 206 survivors of a migrant boat shipwreck, as Italy threatened to send asylum-seekers across Europe without more help to stem a wave of arrivals from North Africa. Hear...
By IAfrica
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May 12th, 2014
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Pusch Commey Correspondent THE Battle of Adwa (February 29 to March 1, 1896) is of huge significance for Africa in that the decimation of the continent could not be completed. Ethiopia turned out to be the last man standing. So thorough was the defeat of Italy by Ethiopia, that there were violent rio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 28th, 2014
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By Daniel Teclegiorgis About two months ago I visited Addis Ababa for a second time since I was deported (07/98) as part of and/or side effect of the war of mismanagement which no body had dreamt about. Amazingly part of the answer to the question why I keep flying from the USA to Ethiopia on [&helli...
By IAfrica
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Apr 28th, 2014
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By Asha Siad and Roda Siad They call them Ciyaalka Badda or children from the sea. This phrase is used when referring to the young Somali refugees who come by boat from North Africa. The expressions of the eight young Somali men leaning against the wall outside Termini station tell a complex story. T...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2014
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By Alem Mamo Totalitarianism and renaissance are fundamentally on the opposite end of sustainable social, economic and political development. The basic principle of totalitarianism is full control of economic and political power through cohersion, torture, imprisonment and extrajudicial killings. Ren...