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By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 6th, 2014
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…Another millions for Non-Existing security documents Fejiro Oliver As Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan continues his quest to acquire wealth for the 2015 election, those in the Medical Rehabilitation Board of Nigeria (MRTB) seems to have towed the same pattern. Elombah.com has uncovered various a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 30th, 2013
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Saudi Arabian police have spoken out in defence of Ethiopian maids working in the kingdom, describing accusations against them as “exaggerated” and unnecessarily causing panic among households. A spate of allegations accusing Ethiopian maids of murdering children in their care led the Saudi governmen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 16th, 2013
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By Kidane Brehane, IndepthAfrica Saudi: Dr. Mutlaq Al-Hazmi the trustees at Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said, it is unfeasible to prevent recruitment of housemaids from Ethiopia. Al-Hazmi was reacting to the interest made by some natives taking after lethal unlawful acts bound by Ethi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 15th, 2013
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By Teklu Abate In his latest paper – Ethiopia: Where do we go (or not go) from here? – Professor Alemayehu cogently discussed possible trajectories Ethiopia would and should take in the years to come. He questioned how and to what extent the opposition is doing their jobs compared to what...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 4th, 2012
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed that there are no new cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever reported in Kibaale district, Uganda, since 3 August 2012, indicating that the outbreak is coming to an end. A total of 24 probable and confirmed cases including 17 deaths have been reported sinc...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
May 11th, 2012
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US President Barack Obama’s ground-breaking support for same-sex marriage was met with applause from beleaguered gay rights campaigners in Asia on Thursday, but also with scorn from hardline opponents. Rights and marriage for homosexuals barely figure on mainstream political agendas in the Asia...
By IndepthAfrica
In Miscellaneous
Feb 27th, 2012
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Nepal is not only home to the world’s highest peak but the world’s shortest man. A Guinness World Records team measured Chandra Bahadur Dangi at 54.6cm (21.5in), declaring the 72 year-old shorter than previous title holder Junrey Balawing, from the Philippines, who stood at 59.7cm (23.5in...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 6th, 2012
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Nairobi – One Kenyan had to pay a $24 bribe to a traffic cop for speeding – but then successfully argued that $8 of it should be returned so he could have something left to pay bribes farther down the road. Another resident said policemen only released her husband from a traffic stop afte...
By benim
In Libya
Sep 2nd, 2011
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Manila – The Philippine government said on Friday four Filipina maids who had been working for deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s family were missing and had made a tearful call home for help. The four had been working for one of Gaddafi’s nieces in Tripoli before the rebel advance sent th...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 18th, 2011
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Recruits from Ethiopia are being considered to fill the gap that will be left by Filipino and Indonesian domestic workers in Saudi Arabia. According to Yahya Hassan Al-Maqbool, head of the recruitment committee at the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ethiopian recruitment offices should be ab...