Red Sea

By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Mar 2nd, 2013
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EGYPTIANS have reason to fear the domestic news these days. If it is not about events such as a freak ballooning accident that killed 18 tourists, or the death of nine villagers who fell, one after another, into an open manhole, or a plague of locusts sweeping in from the Red Sea, it will surely [&he...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 23rd, 2013
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Djibouti opposition parties have joined forces to take part in parliamentary polls, ending a 10-year boycott. The BBC’s Ahmed Said Egeh in Djibouti city said voting was peaceful and had to be extended by one hour because of the large turnout. President Ismael Omar Guelleh, whose party held all ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 15th, 2013
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This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 15 January 2013, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. A record 107,500 African refugees and migrants made the dangerous journey from the Horn of Africa to Yemen ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 14th, 2013
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Eritrean Afar nationals have held their first Diaspora Conference in Sweden calling on the international community to intervene to end worsening atrocities committed by the regime in Asmara. The Conference which was held in Uppsala under the theme, ‘Towards Political, Social & Economic Emancipati...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 13th, 2013
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By David L. Phillips and Ahmed Hussain Adam Israeli warplanes attacked Sudan’s military-industrial complex at al-Yarmouk on October 23, 2012. While the raid set-back Sudan’s weapons production – including delivery by Sudan of Iranian Fajr-5 missiles to Hamas in Gaza — additional measures are needed t...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 24th, 2012
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Paris — The newly appointed United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Eritrea, Beedwantee Keetharuth, urged the Eritrean Government to cooperate with an international mandate to provide “an objective, fair and impartial picture” of the human rights situation in th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 13th, 2012
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According to Stratfor report, Israel has a listening station on the secluded Mt. Amba Sawara, as well as, docks in the Dahlak Archipelago. By Anshel Pfeffer Israel and Iran are both holding military bases in Eritrea on the shore of the Red Sea, the global intelligence company Stratfor reported on Tue...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 11th, 2012
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By JOANNA PARASZCZUK,.jpost Sudanese rebel groups say Khartoum reaching secret agreement with Tehran to establish an Iranian military base. Photo: Davoud Poorsehat/Reuters Sudanese opposition groups accused Khartoum this week of reaching a secret agreement with Tehran to establish an Iranian military...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 8th, 2012
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Gender equality is an issue that is afforded a significant amount of attention right now in Ethiopia. Many facets of public policy are designed to ensure the representation and benefit of women. For these reasons and many others, including the scores of exemplary women who have taken the lead against...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 22nd, 2012
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Award winning independent producer Afshin Rattansi has released the groundbreaking documentary “Eritrea; A Nation In Isolation” on PressTV. The first authentic documentary on Eritrea since its independence 21 years ago and filmed in Eritrea during the carnival week leading up to Independence Day Afsh...