Rule of law

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 26th, 2013
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By Prince Charles Dickson The greatest lesson in life is to know that sometimes even fools are right—Winston Churchill Early this year, I was with Ngozi Iweala and she spoke glowing on Nigeria’s economy, gdp and all those terms. I nodded and smiled.  I recalled our meeting pre-debt relief era and all...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 1st, 2013
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While tensions between local ethnic groups occasionally surface during election season, international observers are optimistic about a peaceful election in Kenya. The Carter Center, the human rights organization founded by former President Jimmy Carter, said it has found Kenya’s election season to be...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 15th, 2012
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by Emeka Umeagbalasi TO Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke, SAN, Attorney General of the Federation & Minister of Justice, The Federal Ministry of Justice, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria.- 64th Anniversary Of UDHR (World Human Rights Day): Revisiting & Upgrading Nigeria’s Body Of Archaic Laws Is Long Overdue As y...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 29th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor The controversy surrounding the creation of 45 new constituencies by the Electoral Commission is troubling. So also is the anger that the government’s creation and hasty inauguration of 46 new districts and choice of their capital towns. While the EC’s action may be justifie...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 14th, 2012
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Abbot José Mpundu INTRODUCTION I would like first and foremost to thank the organisers of this workshop for giving me the opportunity to speak to the gathering on “Assessment of the Political Opposition Action in the DR Congo”. This is of course a sensitive topic, for “assessing” entails some degree ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 5th, 2012
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Global Civic Movement for Change in Ethiopia Press Statement, Los Angeles The Global Civic Movement for Change in Ethiopia, BEKA, welcomes the OLF’s new position of embracing Ethiopian unity by dropping its secessionist vision. The OLF’s previously held position of secession from Ethiopia, while the ...
By benim
In Egypt
Sep 23rd, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt’s military ruler says he will testify in the trial of ousted President Hosni Mubarak after failing to attend a previous session. Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi says he decided to testify at Saturday’s court session because of the importance of the case. Such high-profil...
By benim
In East Africa
Mar 23rd, 2011
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Blantyre – Western donors on Wednesday criticised Malawi on new media restrictions, the rule of law and local polls, saying this would affect their budget support to the impoverished southern African nation. “There are concerns regarding the underlying principles of budget support such as...