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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 2nd, 2014
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By Allison Geller, Tue, April 01, 2014 A young gay Ethiopian man has been released from immigration detention, where he had been confined since January after violating his student visa. If deported back to his native country, he would face prison, persecution, and possibly worse. “This is a very seri...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Sep 9th, 2013
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Mali’s new prime minister has selected a 34-person Cabinet that includes a post focused on reconciliation and development of the country’s north, which fell under rebel control following a coup last year. The ne w Cabinet, disclosed in a communique read on state television Sunday, also in...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Mar 13th, 2013
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Addis Ababa – Ethiopia’s year-on-year inflation rate fell to 10.3 percent in February from 12.5 percent the previous month, thanks to a sharp drop in the rate of food price rises, official data showed on Wednesday. The Central Statistics Agency said food inflation slowed to 7.9 percent la...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 5th, 2013
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ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)– There was uncertainty Tuesday, March 5, about the situation of 125 Eritrean Christians who were “beaten and detained” in western Eritrea as part of a new government campaign against Christians worshiping outside the state-backed churches, rights invest...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 31st, 2012
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Addis Fortune The confusing politics that ruling party officials abide by is exposing thousands of farmers and their children to starvation in southern Ethiopia, observes this writer whose identity Fortune withholds upon request. It is ironic why the Revolutionary Democrats would wish to spoil their ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 12th, 2012
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By Kunle Oderemi Two issues now make most headlines about Nigeria across the world.One is about the ceaseless and mindless killings in the Northern part of the country on the one hand, and other forms of security challenges on another. The second sour grape is the vicious and endemic circle of corrup...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 13th, 2012
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By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The data released this afternoon by the Central Statistics Agency (CSA) indicates that year on year headline inflation rose to 36.3 percent in February 2012, compared to 32.0 percent in January 2012. Food inflation also rose to 47.4 percent from 41.4 percent in January and no...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 25th, 2012
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WASHINGTON, January 25, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — This week, Egypt achieved several historic milestones in its transition to democracy. Yesterday, democratically-elected representatives of the People’s Assembly met for the first time since Egypt’s revolution, and the Supreme Council of...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 5th, 2012
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ROME, Italy, January 5, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister Terzi has a January agenda packed with meetings and missions whose main focus will be the European and Mediterranean themes that are among Italy’s top foreign policy priorities. The minister’s first stop will ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Dec 30th, 2011
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Egypt expects tourism revenues to rebound by more than a third next year if the country’s security situation improves in the wake of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak in February and the subsequent political turmoil that sent tourists packing. Tourism used to account for more than a tenth...