Politics

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 16th, 2014
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By Nelson Ekujumi The Nigeria police launched an unprovoked disruption of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola Ijesha South Federal Constituency mega rally. Even the police who tried to disrupt the mega rally in Ijesha South federal constyituency by firing cannisters of teargas indiscriminately into the crowd with...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 27th, 2014
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– By Mathias Hounkpe At the end of March 2014, Ivorian President Alassane Outtara declared in Abidjan that “we are determined to ensure that [the 2015 elections] are transparent and truly democratic”. Although this goal is admirable, a number of challenges that existed during the disastrous 2010 pres...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 16th, 2014
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Eritrean Civic Societies and Political Organization – Synergy or Paranoia By Seyoum Tesfaye On October 11, 2011 I posted this article online. I felt it was necessary to re-edit and repost this article to reinforce the idea that political organizations have a significant role to play in deconstructing...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 3rd, 2014
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Ever since the TPLF/EPRDF came to power 23 years ago, the number of Oromos detained, tortured and killed merely for demanding their legitimate rights runs into tens of thousands. This now decades-old persecution of the Oromo people has attained new heights this week with our people staging another ro...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 27th, 2014
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by kingsley ahanonu To start with and frankly speaking, I had wanted to be a part of the round-table discussion in the on-going National Conference. I had wished to be nominated as a delegate. I had imagined being among the select few, who has being saddled with the onerous task of evolving a lasting...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documentary
Mar 18th, 2014
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Michael Campbell is one of the few hundred white farmers left in Zimbabwe since President Robert Mugabe began his violent land seizure program in 2000. Since then the country has descended into chaos, the economy brought to its knees by the reallocation of formerly white-owned farms to ZANU-PF friend...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 30th, 2014
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Festus Owete Kassim Afegbua expressed bitterness with a media organization for concocting the statement Kassim Afegbua, the media aide to the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has disowned a statement he purportedly issued on behalf of former military president, Ibrahim Babangida on Wednesday. Mr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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Amanuel Ghebre The National Service Myth in Eritrea National service is of utmost importance to Eritrea, a country that has not only been ravaged by decades of bloody struggle for independence, but, also as a state that was brought into existence by a revolutionary struggle. The vital role of nationa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 30th, 2013
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Berhan Hagos By Berhan Hagos Although this article is critical of Eritrean Diaspora political opposition, it would be simplistic to portray their challenges as unique to Eritreans. Rather, we need to examine the challenges within the inherent nature of being opposition anywhere in the world today and...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 19th, 2013
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By Mulata Gudata Politics rises with time and dies with time. Politics has a ‘wind’ – the political wind which blows in different directions at different times. The wind and time of communism held sway across the better part of our glob for the better part of the 20th century before it run out ...