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By IndepthAfrica
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May 14th, 2014
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by Bitrus B. Kaze Our support for the internationalization of Nigeria’s war against the Boko Haram terrorism is by no means a vote of no confidence against the Nigerian Security Forces. However, our greatest worry is the presence of terrorists camouflaged as officers and men within the Nigeria Armed ...
By IAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2014
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An explosion devastated a busy bus station on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital of Abuja on Monday, April 14, 2014. It was the latest in a series of terrorist attacks on Africa’s most populous nation. No group had claimed credit for the attack as of Monday, but Nigerian President Goodluck Jonatha...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 14th, 2014
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On Monday morning April 14th, two blast at a motor park in Nyanya, a suburb of about 30km from Abuja, left many dead. See pics from the scene of the blast after the cut…...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 31st, 2014
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Three near-simultaneous blasts in downtown Nairobi have killed at least six people, according to Kenyan officials. The blasts occurred in an area known for its large Somali population. Police said three blasts targeted two small restaurants and a local clinic in a densely populated area of the Eastle...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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By:Associated Press MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Suspected Islamic extremists used home-made explosives and heavy guns to attack a village in Nigeria’s northeast, killing 52 people and razing more than 300 homes, security officials and witnesses said Monday. It was among the highest death tolls in atta...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 7th, 2014
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JBasic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced an increase in the national pass rate, which now stands at 78.2%, up 4.3% from 2012. Motshekga also compared the latest results with those from 2009, where the pass rate four years ago stood at 60.6%, highlighting that there’s been a 16.6% incre...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 16th, 2013
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CHARLTON DOKI AND RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press South Sudan’s president on Monday ordered a dusk-to-dawn curfew in the capital after soldiers loyal to the former deputy attempted to seize power by force, leading to clashes between military factions that highlight the growing instability of t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 16th, 2013
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By GILLIAN GOTORA Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Angry Zimbabwean depositors ran amok at a downtown bank, breaking down a door and smashing windows after money ran out to pay withdrawals as cash shortages worsen in the troubled economy. Witnesses said Monday scores of depositors turne...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Sep 24th, 2013
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The Kenyan foreign minister, Amina Mohamed, says “two or three” Americans are among the gunmen. Mohamed described them as “young men, about between maybe 18 and 19,” and of Somali or Arab origin. What is al-Shabab, and is it a high priority in the U.S. war on terror? Daveed Gartenstein-Ross of the Fo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 13th, 2013
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Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi | credits: File copy The five lawmakers in the Rivers State House of Assembly, who are opposed to Governor Rotimi Amaechi, on Monday, boycotted the sitting of the Commission of Inquiry probing the crisis in the state. The panel was established by the state go...