Pakistan

By IndepthAfrica
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May 26th, 2013
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I don’t have to say dears because you are not our dears; neither do I need to say leaders precisely because you are not our leaders.  If I must address you by a phrase, I would rather say the hated- monstrous rulers. Are you really here to celebrate the anniversary of African Unity, the uncalled-for ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2013
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Former captain Wasim Akram will help coach Pakistan’s pacemen at the Champions Trophy in England in June. The great all-rounder told a news conference in Lahore that he had also agreed with the Pakistan Cricket Board to hold a 10-day training camp for pacemen in Karachi along with full-time bow...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 17th, 2013
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By Paul Omoniyi Fellow Nigerians, for the past four weeks, I have been monitoring Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NMFA) Website to see if they have addressed the issues I raised in an article published January this year, ‘Where is the Nigeria Ministry of Foreign Affairs?’. After th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 2nd, 2013
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By Luka Biong Deng The question of whether the Ngok Dinka of Abyei are citizens of South Sudan may seem strange to most people, who would answer it in the affirmative. But it seems a difficult question to a few, particularly among the elite. This ambiguity has reached the government level. Recently, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2013
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WALKING WOUNDED: The shocking disfigurement and crippling effect of polio in Nigeria. Source: The Courier-Mail THEY have been dubbed heroes. As gunmen rained bullets on their clinic, shooting their colleagues in cold blood, they lay still on the floor pretending to be dead. Their attackers then poure...
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 East Africa
Feb 2nd, 2013
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press release On-going armed conflicts and insurgency make Syria and Somalia the world’s most dangerous places for journalists, according to the annual figures on journalist deaths compiled by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA). Sixty-eight journalists and other ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cricket
Feb 1st, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG: South Africa skipper Graeme Smith, making his 100th appearance as captain, won the toss and elected to bat in the first test against Pakistan at the Wanderers on Friday. The Proteas have kept the same side that was successful in the Test series against New Zealand last month, resisting ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 31st, 2013
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Johannesburg – The description of Pakistan doesn’t change. Their Test record in the last two years may point to consistency, but they remain, even according to one of their senior players, an unpredictable side. They’re also an unusual side. Their attack for Friday’s first Test is likely to contain a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 24th, 2013
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Robele Ababya, Emulating the Pakistani uprising against corruption  This piece is prompted by the recent development of crisis in Pakistan where “Pakistan‘s Supreme Court has ordered the arrest of the country’s prime minister on corruption charges, heightening the already extreme politica...