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By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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You fail to take Nigeria seriously at your peril. The country’s economy is tipped to take over from South Africa as the continent’s largest in the near future, with its annual growth rate more than three times that of South Africa. And it’s not just the economy growing: today, one African in four is ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 24th, 2013
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President Goodluck Jonathan has said that it is not a crime for him to run for second term in 2015 if he so desires. According to him, he has the constitutional right to contest for a second term in office as an elected president. He said this on Sunday midnight during a meeting with Nigerian [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 24th, 2013
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By Olanrewaju Suraju Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC) is a coalition of over hundred and fifty Anti- corruption organizations whose primary aim is to constructively combat corruption vigorously and to ensure the effective monitoring of the various Anti-graft agencies in its activities...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 19th, 2013
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Oakland (CA): The embattled Herakles Farms palm oil plantation project in Cameroon appears to have now gone off the rails. Recent news of CEO Bruce Wrobel’s early retirement from parent company Sithe Global, plus charges of corruption filed in the US by Cameroonian NGOs and the virtual disappea...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Aug 25th, 2013
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A few days ago the Addis Ababa city administration launched a swift attack on street vendors, (a questionable sense of urgency as the vendors have stayed for so long swarming the streets), to wipe them out as the city claims to restore order and maintain a formal business environment. As a result, so...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 6th, 2013
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Meles Zenawi when he was alive and his apostles today (“Melesistas”) keep playing us in the Diaspora like a cheap fiddle. They make us screech, shriek, scream and shout by simply showing their mugs in our cities. How do they do it? Every now and then, the Melesistas suit up a few of their bumbling [&...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea-Bissau
Apr 6th, 2013
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A former chief of the navy in Guinea-Bissau in western Africa appeared in a New York City courtroom on Friday to face charges regarding cocaine trafficking, according to a drug enforcement official, Ronald Kubisty. Rear Admiral Jose Americo Bubo Na Tchuto was flown to New York City after he was detai...
By IndepthAfrica
In Letters & Interviews
Mar 20th, 2013
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Pius Adesanmi Dear President Barack Obama, Greetings. On behalf of the good citizens of the District of Columbia, who, in their infinite wisdom, entrusted me with the Office of the Mayor, I am writing to draw your attention to an issue of urgent municipal importance. Although my aides here in the May...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Mar 13th, 2013
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A night of booty shaking ended with bullets flying as three women were shot at Brampton’s only strip joint early Wednesday. Peel Regional Police say the gunfire erupted shortly before 1:30 a.m. inside The Office Gentlemen’s Club on Melanie Dr., near Steeles Ave. E. and Torbram Rd., sending patrons ru...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 11th, 2013
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Addis Fortune column Late night knocks on the doors of households, bearing bad news, are becoming common. Crying voices and tragedy fill the air. All are filled with sorrow and incapable of comforting one another. It would seem that the capital of Ethiopia is being rocked with manslaughter. It is not...