Politics

By IndepthAfrica
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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
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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
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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 ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 9th, 2013
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Of Titans and Trolls During the last two weeks we have lost two titans of African politics: the first, and somewhat lesser giant, was Ambassador Axmed Maxamed Adan (Qaybe) of Somaliland, and the second, was the inestimable Madiba – Nelson Mandela of South Africa. Clearly, Mandela was a figure of glob...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 4th, 2013
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By Abdulhamid Al-Gazal I would have titled this piece the “Origin of Civilian JTF” but for two reasons. One, the appellation: ‘Civilian JTF’ is unfit, or in fact, downright wrong. It would have fitted well had it been given to a group whose emergence, breeding and training is the making of the milita...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 22nd, 2013
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The world does not know me The world does not know me. I am the lover of my homeland. It is the place that I will forever call home. I’ve played in its dusty streets. I’ve observed all religious days and shared communal feasts in honor of the deity. I can recite the names of […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 24th, 2013
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President Goodluck Jonathan has said that it is not a crime for him to run for second term in 2015 if he so desires. According to him, he has the constitutional right to contest for a second term in office as an elected president. He said this on Sunday midnight during a meeting with Nigerian [&helli...