Netherlands

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Jun 29th, 2014
0 Comments
223 Views
Published on June 29, 2014 by pmnews   ·   No Comments Louis van Gaal (R) hugs Netherlands’ forward Robin van Persie during a team training session Netherlands captain Robin van Persie returns to the fray Sunday when his side take on a rejuvenated Mexico for a place in the World Cup quarter finals. T...
By IAfrica
In CAR
Apr 21st, 2014
0 Comments
1057 Views
In Africa, there are some countries that are relatively successful. But, in earlier posts, I have argued that at least some of Africa’s current failed states make no sense and can never work. There is much talk nowadays about an African ‘boom’ – and with some justification – but not in these countrie...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 5th, 2013
0 Comments
150 Views
Martin Plaut Senior military officers kidnap and hold to ransom youngsters, and many are sold on to human traffickers, according to report Martin Plaut Eritrean youths are being kidnapped by senior military officers, smuggled into Sudan and held to ransom, according to a report by Dutch and Swedish r...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 30th, 2013
0 Comments
104 Views
The following is a statement from the Oromo Community in the Netherlands. —————————– We, members of the Hawasa Oromo in the Netherlands, are stunned by the death of Tesfahun Chemeda Gurmessa in the Ethiopian dungeon on the 24th of August 2013. Tesfahun Chemeda was an exemplary activist in the Oromo s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 6th, 2013
0 Comments
77 Views
By Kris Berwouts The last time I communicated directly with Victoire Ingabire, on October 13th 2010, she sounded tense and tired. After an absence of more than 16 years, she had come back to Rwanda in January to participate in the presidential elections as the candidate of the Unified Democratic Forc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 12th, 2012
0 Comments
83 Views
By Sierd Van Der Bij, RNW Opinion Photo: Elizabeth Mbundu/RNW Sierd van der Bij, Neda Boin and Christiaan Triebert – Dutch hitchhikers in Africa. Hunter S. Thompson left the world one famous lesson. If you want to know what you’re talking about, you have to try it out yourself. He named i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Dec 1st, 2012
0 Comments
93 Views
By Dagmawi Gudu Kassa Die woord wat ek gebruik as my titel hier lyk hierbo minder bekend in ons onlangse taalkundige geskiedenis. Maar as ons getuie van die huidige geskiedenis van hierdie wêreld, het mense van verskillende nasies anders as Ethiopiërs, selfs die Birmaanse, selfs Libiërs en die Arameë...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 6th, 2012
4 Comments
125 Views
Many Eritreans who have taken refuge in Canada have complained for years that the Eritrean government has continued to try and force them to contribute to the government funds through its 2 percent ‘Diaspora tax’ and a national defence levy to the government in Asmara in addition to any taxes paid in...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Sep 5th, 2012
0 Comments
72 Views
The Netherlands begin life under coach Louis van Gaal for the second time as qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup begins in earnest. One of the traditional powerhouses of world football despite their small population, the Netherlands reached the final of 2010 World Cup in South Africa, losing 1-0 t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 23rd, 2012
0 Comments
53 Views
By Peter Gill In the rush to judgement on the record and the legacy of Meles Zenawi as Ethiopia’s leader for the past two decades, the man himself has barely left the shadows. Yes, he achieved record economic growth for his country, and yes, he was a force for stability and an ally in the [...]