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By IndepthAfrica
In Uganda
Oct 4th, 2012
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At least 70 people sustained injuries as the police again arrested Forum for Democratic Change President Kizza Besigye in Kampala yesterday. Most injuries were sustained during a two-hour mid-morning clash that saw police indiscriminately lobbing tear gas canisters, firing rounds of live ammunition a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Zambia
Oct 3rd, 2012
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A group of lawyers representing various opposition parties in Zambia have announced the formation of The Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR), an organization which will work within both local and international legal structures to halt the violation of civil rights currently taking p...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 2nd, 2012
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By Ewnetu Sime The past 21 years Meles dictatorial rule violated Ethiopians people rights with impunity, and plundered the national resources. He established a one-party state and has left the security and the police to rely on brutal force, deception, killing, jailing, etc… The same institutio...
By benim
In Cameroon
Aug 30th, 2011
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Cameroon will hold its presidential election on October 9, national radio said on Tuesday, citing a decree signed by President Paul Biya. Biya, 78, one of the continent’s longest-serving leaders, is expected to seek another term, having ruled the oil producing Central African nation for nearly ...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 1st, 2011
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VOA is the Voice of America. It is emphatically not the VOZ (Voice of Zenawi) or anyone else. Thus spoke VOA Acting Director Steve Redisch responding to the firestorm of controversy surrounding revelations of a blacklist of critics drawn up by the über-dictator Meles Zenawi and presented to a delegat...
By benim
In Central Africa
Mar 25th, 2011
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Chad’s opposition parties withdrew from the electoral commission on Friday, putting at risk a delayed presidential election scheduled for next month. Three major opposition candidates in the oil-producing Central African country already said this week they would boycott the vote on concerns it ...
By benim
In Article
Mar 17th, 2011
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AJDABIYA, Libya – Libyan rebels battled to hold a strategic eastern city against a punishing offensive by forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi, voicing anger and frustration at the West for not coming to their aid. At the same time, government troops heavily shelled the last main rebel bastion near ...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 17th, 2011
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Libyan strongman Moamer Kadhafi said his forces would fight a “decisive battle” Thursday, as diplomats backing a no-fly zone to rein him in pressed for a vote at the UN Security Council. Kadhafi’s latest comments came after his forces pressed rebels in the west Wednesday and threate...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 16th, 2011
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Paris – Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s son on Wednesday told “this clown” French President Nicolas Sarkozy to “give us back our money” allegedly used to finance his 2007 election victory. Seif al-Islam told Euronews that “we have all the details and are read...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 16th, 2011
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London – Protesters climbed onto the roof of the Libyan embassy in central London on Wednesday, replacing the flag of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime with their own, police said. “A group of four or five protesters climbed up to the roof of the Libyan embassy in London at about 02:50,̶...