North Africa

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 19th, 2014
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    A Memo to the Northern Governors Forum by: His Excellency, V/Admiral Murtala H. Nyako (rtd.), CFR, GCON, rcds Executive Governor Adamawa State On On-Going Full-Fledged Genocide in ‘Northern Nigeria’ April 16, 2014  The adverse security situation in Northern Nigeria in particular and Nig...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jan 28th, 2014
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today commended “another historic milestone” in Tunisia’s democratic transition with the adoption of the country’s new constitution. In a statement from his spokesperson, Mr. Ban encouraged Tunisia’s political actors to ensure the next steps of the tran...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Jul 29th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Explosions rocked the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Sunday in what appeared to be attacks on judicial buildings, a security official said, sparking protests a day after more than 1,100 inmates escaped during a prison riot there. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Benghazi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 23rd, 2013
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France’s embassy in Libya was hit by an apparent car bomb on Tuesday, injuring two French guards and bringing violence to the capital after attacks on foreign missions in the east. It was the first assault on a diplomatic mission in Tripoli, considered safer than the rest of the North African country...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Apr 5th, 2013
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A third Canadian believed to be connected to January’s hostage-taking in Algeria is in a North African jail, and police are leaving open the possibility another Canadian may be among the remains of Al Qaeda-affiliated terrorists who died during a military assault. Mark Spowart / THE CANADIAN PRESS Al...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 30th, 2013
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ROME — Two undocumented African migrants died of hypothermia on Saturday after being rescued by Italian coast guards who were taking them to the tiny island of Lampedusa, Italian media reported. The two were on board a boat with around 90 people that issued an SOS signal when it began sinking during ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Feb 4th, 2013
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Repercussions of Algerian gas field attack Al-Qaeda linked extremists carried out a deadly attack against the Algerian Amenas gas filed on 16 January. Reportedly, the strike was conducted in retaliation for the military intervention France has initiated in its former colony Mali. French planes had us...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jan 26th, 2013
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Dore Gold long after the French offensive against African jihadists in Mali got underway, a leader of one of the offshoots of al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) declared that his organization would “strike at the heart of France.” AQIM attacked French embassies and most recently a gas...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 23rd, 2013
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By Oussama Romdhani Al Arabiya Nobody could have probably better expressed the declared intent by the West to meet the ongoing challenges in the Sahel and Sahara regions than UK Prime Minister David Cameron. Speaking to the Commons, on Monday, he talked of a “generational struggle” against terrorism,...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 11th, 2013
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Nobody denies Morocco’s efforts over decades, and that is still unfolding, for the sake of reaching a final solution to the Sahara issue. One problem is a real drag on the entire area of North Africa and also obstruct the necessary dynamics of cooperation that must exisit between Maghreb countr...