List of sovereign states and dependent territories in Africa

By IndepthAfrica
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May 1st, 2014
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By Jörg Wiegratz Much has already been written about the standoff between Uganda and the West on the recently passed Anti-Homosexuality Bill. For various analytical takes concerning the drivers, characteristics and repercussions of the bill see for instance here, here, here, and here. Given limited s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 28th, 2014
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By Fekadu Bekele (PhD) On 25th February 2014 a one-day seminar was conducted by Heinrich Böll Stiftung, a foundation named after one of the legendary figures of peace movements during the ‘70s and ‘80s, famous for his many critical works as a writer. The foundation intimately linked to the Green part...
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In East Africa
Apr 10th, 2014
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Two groups in Ethiopia say they will hold an anti-gay demonstration in the capital. Ethiopia appears set to become the latest African country to increase the public demonization of gays, following new legislation in Uganda and Nigeria this year that increased penalties for homosexual acts. Ethiopia’s...
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Mar 31st, 2014
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The world’s wealthy countries often criticize African nations for corruption especially that perpetrated by those among the continent’s government and business leaders who abuse their positions by looting tens of billions of dollars in national assets or the profits from state-owned enter...
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Oct 11th, 2013
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On October 11-12, 2013, the African Union (AU) will gather in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to formally withdraw from the Rome Statute in supremely dramatic form. The world for the first time will witness a choreographed denunciation (announcement of termination) of an international treaty by an entire conti...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 23rd, 2013
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The gluttonous and corrupt African tyrants are raising their voice again against the international criminal court (ICC). They are preaching us that ICC is an unjust institution which hunts only Africans. I do not think Africans would have any problem if this claim came from people other than African ...
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In Djibouti
Aug 20th, 2013
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COUNCIL of African Political Parties vice-president Redwan Hussein Rameto says rich people in Ethiopia are not allowed to be members of the ruling party as a way of protecting the country’s interests. During an executive members meeting on Sunday, Rameto said the decision to bar rich people fro...
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Jul 17th, 2013
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BY: Zelalem Abate           E-mail: zelalem.abate1@gmail.com The Tigrai People Liberation Front's (TPLF) victims such as Eskinder Nega and Andulem Argae are not forgotten, although they are not remembered to a desired level. Since these TPLF's victims are among the few Ethiopians who are sc...
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Jun 19th, 2013
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The Perils of Western “Democracy” From Ethiopia to Mali by THOMAS C. MOUNTAIN Divide and rule is a law of imperialism and western style “democracy” is how imperialism implements this law in neocolonial Africa. It’s called “elections” and with it’s winner take all diktats division, conflic...
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Jun 11th, 2013
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A senior government official on Sunday testified that a deal in which Israel would deport illegal African migrants to third party countries was indeed in the works. Hagai Hadas, the prime minister’s special envoy on illegal migrants, refused to provide further details, or identify the states involved...