North Korea

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2014
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By Dula Abdu About to become a lame duck President, Obama is holding a roundtable discussion on Africa with African leaders. I guess better late than never. It is scheduled to be held on August 5-6 in Washington, D.C. Many of the African leaders bring lots of baggage of crony capitalism, anti-Gay leg...
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Apr 13th, 2014
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Desmond Tutu In December 2013, close to 200 government leaders and representatives from across the globe came together in one place to attend Nelson Mandela’s memorial. Madiba has always had an uncanny ability to bring people together, even the most unlikely of people. His hard-won struggle to embrac...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 20th, 2014
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Salih O. Nur / Eritrea – Since the last decade, Eritrea has been unpleasantly dubbed as Africa’s North Korea. Many disagree, but the analogy was made for the right reasons, notably the regime’s rogue behavior and its flagrant violation of human rights and basic freedoms. Isaias’s regime is no less br...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 9th, 2014
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Opposition Radio: Anybody Listening in Eritrea? Eritrea’s geographical location and particularly its altitude was a unique place for good reception of radio transmissions from all over the world, long before the satellite technology made its emergence. Michela Wrong once described the Hamasien platea...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Aug 12th, 2013
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When South Korea came under communist invasion in 1950, Ethiopia was part of a UN multinational force that sided with South Korea and fought against the northern invaders. Almost 65 years later today, an affluent South Korea remembers the camaraderie, and pays tribute with a solemn gesture. Forty you...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 19th, 2013
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An international summit addressing core issues of Eritrea’s struggle towards democracy will take place in Bologna, Italy, from August 30 to September 1, 2013. The Eritrean Youth Solidarity for Change (EYSC) who has initiated the effort is calling upon all individuals and groups to be part of this ind...
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Jun 26th, 2013
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Berhan Hagos Yemane Gebreab: Let us read it; Let us understand it! Before delving into discussing Yemane Gebreab’s recent comments at the 22nd independence celebration in DC, it is worth revisiting PIA’s 22nd tired independence speech.  PIA’s favourite comment used to be, ‘Every Arab student blames I...
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Apr 29th, 2013
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By: International Christian Concern With countries like North Korea, Pakistan and Somalia topping the list as some of the world’s worst persecutors of Christians, it’s hard to imagine that none of these countries hold the highest Christian death toll. In 2012, that shameful distinction we...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2013
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A desolate island is a reminder of Qatar’s ambition to pacify the African nation, even if it meant subsidizing one of the most oppressive governments on the continent. A tourist wades out to a boat moored by a campsite on Eritrea’s Dahlak Kebir Island on April 22, 2006. According to Reute...
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Feb 25th, 2013
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By Daniel Berhane,Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) opinion If there is a cliché often repeated among the ranking officers of the Ethiopian national defence forces, it is that, “the military is the last barrack of defence for the Constitution”. Apparently, the maxim is part of their training on...