June

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 4th, 2013
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Addis Ababa — Ethiopia’s youngest opposition party, the Blue Party, says it will try again to hold a demonstration against the government. The party had planned to hold a protest this past weekend, but was stopped when more than 100 members were arrested. The Blue Party held a successful demons...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Apr 4th, 2013
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SW Radio Africa (London) President Robert Mugabe’s lawyers dropped the June 29th election date before High Court Judge President George Chiweshe on Wednesday, but will continue challenging the court case on by-elections. This appears to be a development in Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 3rd, 2013
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Projected food security outcomes March 2013 By Keffyalew Gebremedhin In one of its fliers, ActionAid rightly pointed out that in Ethiopia the perennial question is whether there is enough food. The NGO indicated, “Ethiopia has suffered from several famines, and many Ethiopians are chronically hungry....
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 30th, 2012
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Tanzanian teachers went on strike on Monday to push for better pay joining doctors in demanding higher salaries as rising costs of living threaten to stoke social tension. Many public schools across Tanzania were forced to suspend classes as teachers stayed at home. The teachers’ strike comes o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 12th, 2012
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Katamat Monitor INTRODUCTION In mid-June, a series of protests broke out in different areas in Sudan against the high cost of living and economic hardship, worsened by the removal of subsidies on fuel. Protesters called for the toppling of the current regime . The demonstrations that are described by...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 12th, 2012
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Glenda Muzenda Why are our Women leaders silent when children are being killed like animals in South Africa? JUNE 2012: RAPED, MUTILATED, SHOT, KILLED AND MURDERED Phumeza Nkolozi Thapelo Makhutle Sasha Lee Gordon Sana Supa Hendrieeta Thapelo Morifi MAY 2012 GENEVA Navi Pillay spoke loudly against Ha...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 12th, 2012
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By Justine John DYIKUK PREAMBLE: June 12 means many things to different people both within and outside Nigeria. Here, this day is a creed in our national life. It comes with great tensions, intrigues, emotional flow and political albatross. At the family level, you have kinsmen and women of the late ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Election
May 18th, 2012
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Tripoli – Libya faces the daunting task of vetting thousands of candidates wishing to compete in June elections for a constituent assembly, with several bodies involved in the process. “If a person committed a criminal offence or had ties to the former regime he is excluded,” Al-Tah...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 30th, 2012
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Libya’s ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) decided on Sunday to keep the interim government in power in the run up to a June election, its leader said, quashing rumours of a reshuffle that has sowed uncertainty in the strife-torn state. The NTC is the unelected body internationally reco...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Mar 8th, 2012
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Washington – US President Barack Obama on Wednesday held a previously unannounced meeting with Libya’s interim Prime Minister Abdel Rahim al-Kib and stressed the need for elections to go ahead in June. The White House said Obama “applauded the prime minister for his leadership durin...