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By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 7th, 2013
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By John Githongo opinion The general election has been concluded and a winner declared. Congratulations are in order to all the winners and all contestants. The process was far from perfect. A friend marvelled grimly last week: “You mean in the space of one month we can lose both the IEBC and t...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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By Giordano Cossu GOGTI, Ethiopia—The dry season is at its peak in the Somali Region of Ethiopia, and due to scarcer rains, a new food and water emergency looms. With the 2011 famine in memory, the Ethiopian government, the people, and aid organizations search for water anywhere they can find it. Wil...
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Apr 1st, 2013
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By Sondon S. Mugaradziko Introduction The impact of the just-ended Constitutional referendum will have a bearing on the future politics in Zimbabwe. Once again as Zimbabweans we have been unified in the same way we did in the 1980 general elections. We have realized that beyond politics, we all remai...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 28th, 2013
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By William Davison, csmonitor A well-known German foundation decamps from Ethiopia. Other long-time donors find new official agency and law restrictive and confusing. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Of the many outreach programs run here by Germany’s Heinrich Böll Foundation, one caused special alarm for an of...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 24th, 2013
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Mrs Mutharika also went after Joyce Banda for saying that that there’s hunger in the country claiming there’s maize but the citizenry doesn’t have the money to buy it. “There’s no hunger in Malawi. How can one say there’s hunger when there’re no maize imports...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 21st, 2013
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Ethiopian authorities have banned three civic organisations, accusing the NGOs of engaging in activities that break 2009’s Charities and Societies Proclamation law. The Ethiopian government alleged that the three NGOs were banned as a result of conducting “illegal religious activities” contrary to th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 18th, 2013
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Ethiopia bans NGOs 

Ethiopia on Friday banned three civic organisations accusing them of doing ‘illegal religious activities.’ The ban came at a time when Ethiopian muslims are protesting against perceived government interference in their activities. No further details were made available by the gov...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 16th, 2013
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Israel accused of coercing Eritrean refugees to ‘volunteer’ for deportation Local UN official, NGO claim Israel tells Eritrean nationals that they can either go back to home, where their lives would be in danger, or remain in jail. By Talila Nesher Eritrean refugees imprisoned in Israel a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jan 4th, 2013
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The international human rights “Amnesty International”, based in London, has rebelled Friday against “the crackdown on social and economic rights” in Algeria.  Recalling the arrest on January 2 in the region of Ouargla of an activist for the rights of the unemployed, Amnesty n...
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Dec 22nd, 2012
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Solid, longstanding relations between the United states and Morocco.  Throughout history, leaders of both countries have alwys been keen to continue working and coordinating with each other to further develop and expand their bilateral ties.  Every time the issue of relationship between the two count...