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By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 27th, 2013
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Catholic Bishop of the Sokoto Diocese, Right Reverend Hassan Mattrew Kukah, has warned the political class to take proactive measures in addressing the lingering political crisis and insecurity bedeviling the country, as the country is falling apart. Speaking at Kizara Village after commiserating wit...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 7th, 2013
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Indeed, the true patriots have every right to be concerned about Ghana’s seemingly hopeless situation. For, Ghana, our beloved country, is fighting a losing battle,–struggling to shrug off a chronic cancer called ‘misappropriation’. I am not seeking to hyperbolize the true picture of Ghana’s co...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Mar 9th, 2013
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(AFP) KINSHASA — Rival factions of Democratic Republic of Congo’s M23 rebel movement on Saturday clashed again in the country’s volatile east after a week of calm, one of the sides said. Fighting within M23 ranks first broke out in late February, after the dismissal of its political leade...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 28th, 2012
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One the most interesting hypothesis from the renowned writer from Nigeria on political situation in his country goes like this “if you chose your last 11 players to play a football match, you are bound to lose”. This was his response to a question on why Nigerian politicians act in ways and manner th...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 9th, 2012
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It is election time and the political demagogues are here once again, this time with renewed promises and energy. Before I began to write this article I had two questions in mind .Firstly as a student of political science what is my role in this year’s elections and secondly what should we be looking...
By benim
In Analysis
Aug 10th, 2011
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It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that all citizens have the inalienable right ,come election day, to vote for the candidates of their choice to run the affairs of their countries. Whether they are within or outside the borders of their countries, that right can never be taken away from them, ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Oct 26th, 2010
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Senior politicians and businessmen are among more than 100 people listed by Nigerian anti-fraud police as being unsuitable to run for political office. The EFCC (Economic and Financial Crimes Commission) said those on the list were all being prosecuted for corruption. The commission urged political p...