Social Sciences

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 19th, 2013
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Mandela’s widow wept river of tears as the peace icon laid to rest in Qunu. (By Getahune Bekele- Qunu village, South Africa.) “Do not stand at my grave and weep; I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 18th, 2013
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By: Aysheshum Yakume “Ethiopian Soldiers and Liyu Militias (Liyu Police) Raped Teenage Girl in Danod. Protection of women and children in the Ogaden region is a vital humanitarian concern” 1.      Overview Woyane Junta blocked food aid and humanitarian operations, and also looted little food in the t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 6th, 2013
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By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye  If anyone had told me a few years ago that a time will come in Nigeria when the authorities will approve the teaching of sexual immorality as a subject in junior and secondary schools, I would have thought that the person had lost his mind. But now, before our very eyes, it [...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 10th, 2012
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Samuel Abonyo We Kenyans have acquired another instrument for perpetuating ethnic groups, ethnic accounting. In its latest ethnic accounting figures, published in February this year, the National Cohesion And Integration Commission (NCIC), claims that, with over 80 per cent, ‘the five largest communi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 4th, 2011
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Nigeria has become a country of ‘LISTS’: It’s either a list showing its richest/wealthiest or that showing those who have money in foreign accounts. But as these figures are thrown out, it makes one wonder, if the persons undoing the country’s economic well being are known, ho...
By benim
In News
Oct 25th, 2011
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Berlin – Africans currently make up around 15% of the estimated global population of 7 billion but this figure will increase to 35% by the end of the century, according to the German Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB). The reason for the increase is the continued high birth rate in...
By benim
In Lifestyle
Aug 8th, 2011
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In an article by Ralph Pritchard Banks, the Wall Street Journal weighs in on a long-known fact in the African-American community: the issue of unwed single black women. Nearly 70 percent of black women are unmarried, and Banks contends that a limited pool of available men within the race underscores ...
By benim
In Relationship
Nov 1st, 2010
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Angel Rose, 34, an assistant vice president at a bank in upstate New York, was interviewing candidates for a teller position, which required that a person have good people and communication skills, a professional presentation, and a strong focus on customer service, among other abilities. One candida...
By benim
In African Greetings
Oct 16th, 2010
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Below are several ways to say “thank you” in Africa. African societies are generally very polite and a “thank you” in a local language will really help you establish a friendly rapport with people while you’re traveling. Since there are thousands of languages spoken in A...
By benim
In African Greetings
Oct 16th, 2010
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How to say “goodbye” in Africa is sorted per country. Since there are thousands of languages spoken in Africa, I’ve had to narrow down the choices quite a bit. Let me know if you think I’ve left out an important language and I’ll be happy to include it! Note: unless indi...