North Africa

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 4th, 2013
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A well armed and supplied Wahabi movement in the African country of Mali, funded by the Saudis, has taken over most of northern Mali and has begun to, amongst other Wahabi practices, destroy tombs of Islamic African kings, the world famous Mansas of Mali that are world heritage sites. This latest in ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Morocco
Dec 21st, 2012
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Today we understand more than ever that to build bridges of reconciliation and understanding between people requires an urgent need to build the foundation for cooperation and to establish the spirit of brotherhood and peace among nations. We know also that the dialogue between cultures and cross-lin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 19th, 2012
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On December 10, the world celebrated the International Day of Human Rights. A day that has come a long way since 1948. Lives sacrificed, bloodshed, lost destinies, people braved the ban to fight against humiliation, injustice, intolerance to achieve respect for human rights. Many states have learned ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 14th, 2012
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France does not want to lose its hegemony in Morocco and is preparing to sign an “exceptional partnership” with the North African country. France was up late last year the largest investor and trading partner of Morocco. Not anymore because its southern neighbor, Spain, snatched this posi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 14th, 2012
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Egypt’s transition is turbulent, to say the least. The upcoming constitutional referendum is becoming more fraught by the day. Because most of the country’s judges are refusing to supervise the referendum, it is now scheduled to take place on two different dates: December 15 and December 22. Egypt’s ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 7th, 2012
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Mounira Chaieb Last week, both the Tunisian caretaker President Dr Moncef Marzouki and the president of the ruling Islamist Movement, Rachid Gannouchi , were in London to receive the ‘2012 Chatham House Prize’. Chatham House is a leading London based International Affairs think-tank. It said that it ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 23rd, 2012
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By:  Menelik Ezana We Ethiopians are always amazed by Egypt’s rigid and old fashioned Nile monopolization.  And the state has a known quotation “No Nile No Egypt”.  This quotation is now changed “No Nile No Ethiopia” or “No Nile No East Africa”. This means the upper basin countries will use the water...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 9th, 2012
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By: Said Temsamani  On November 9 King Mohammed VI visited the construction site of the Mohammed VI green city, close to Benguerir, a one-off project in Africa that gives a new royal impetus to a megaproject joining modernity and sustainable development. Today many Moroccans live in towns and cities....
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 30th, 2012
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By: Said Temsamani ‘Morocco is like a tree whose roots go deep into the nourishing soil of Africa and breathes through its leaves rustling in the winds of Europe”! The image was suggested by the late Hassan II, in his book “The Challenge”, published in 1976. Thirty-seven years later, it is more...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Oct 13th, 2012
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Ghana became the first country to qualify for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations when beating Malawi 1-0 in Lilongwe on Saturday afternoon. The Black Stars braved the intimidating crowd and bumpy pitch at the Civo Stadium to clinch their ticket with an early goal from debutant Afriyie Acquah. Ghana thus ...