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By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 3rd, 2014
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“Hade Libi, Hade Hizbi”… based on reality or are we just dreaming? A few weeks ago African migrants (mostly Eritreans), the youthful at heart with their tots and the youth with their spirit descended on the streets of Tel Aviv in an act of defiance seldom seen in the nation of Israel. They screamed t...
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Mar 25th, 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO–I visit Sudan about every two or three years. It’s my ancestral home; my parents and extended family are there. My most recent visit last December, however—my first since South Sudan seceded from Sudan in 2011–was revealing. I could see, hear and feel the difference in the c...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 4th, 2013
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Former Nigeria Central Bank Governor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, while a reasonably well educated man, is often ambitious in his utterances using numbers. In a recent write up, he said Nigeria may be losing value of its 17m Diaspora population. While his view on losing connection is right, Mr. Soludo is...
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In Other Sports
Jan 28th, 2013
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FOR SOME OF you, Sunday night’s Super Bowl XLVII between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers may well be your first experience of American football. With that in mind, we’ve put together this handy guide to help you learn the difference between offence and defence, between a touchdown and a ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Nov 18th, 2012
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analysis Addis Ababa — ADDIS Ababa loosely translated means a ‘new flower’. The capital city of Ethiopia is indeed blooming and very fast, Addis is also known as the home to the African Union, formerly the Organization of African Union (OAU). According to Wikipedia, Addis Ababa is the lar...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 26th, 2012
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Chi Mgbako This year’s New York State legislative session recently ended, and by failing to vote on and pass the “no condoms as evidence of prostitution” bill, lawmakers missed an opportunity to be national and global leaders in ensuring that counterproductive policing and prosecuting of sex workers ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 17th, 2012
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By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 13th, 2012
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Casey Martin is not used to this scene. The ropes on the golf course. Thousands of spectators watching a practice round. Media waiting to talk to him. But that is what he faced on Monday at the Olympic Club, where the disabled golfer will compete in the 112th U.S. Open — his first major champio...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Apr 1st, 2012
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Peshwar – Police say a 13-year-old Pakistani boy who set himself on fire because his family could not afford to buy him a new school uniform has died. Police officer Zahir Shah said the boy, Kamran Khan, died on Saturday, a week after he doused himself with petrol and set himself on fire in nor...
By benim
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Sep 15th, 2011
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It seems logical that preparation is everything when it comes to committing a crime, so you can hardly blame 40-year-old Canadian Daniel Glen for wanting to cross the T’s and dot the I’s before robbing a local store. He probably should have stopped short of ringing the store clerk to ask ...