Sri Lanka

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 5th, 2013
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  Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora Affairs, Abike Dabiri-Erewa | credits: A member of the House of Representatives, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has described the £3,000 visa bond being proposed by the United Kingdom as ridiculous. She said Nigeria must reciprocate the policy ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 29th, 2013
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OUTCRY against its £3,000 tourists visa bond notwithstanding, Britain will commence the scheme in the six listed Commonwealth countries in November, Financial Times report quoted the Home Office as saying. The Commonwealth countries to be affected by the policy which was announced in June are Nigeria...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cricket
Apr 15th, 2013
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By Andrew Hardingham Well another winter of riveting Test cricket has flown by.It started with arguably the series of the winter number one team South Africa going to Australia.After a drawn first test in which Michael Clarke hit a superb 259 to keep his wonderful 2012 going he hit 230 in the second ...
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In East Africa
Feb 27th, 2013
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The UN Human Rights High Commissioner, Navi Pillay, says Sri Lanka has broken its promise to improve human rights in the island nation. Pillay said the Rajapaksa regime had failed to investigate atrocities, as it promised the UN a year ago, and that opposition leaders were still being killed or abduc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 5th, 2013
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The Thamils and the Sinhalese are divided on the basis of territory, language, religion, and culture. Veluppillai Thangavelu (TORONTO Tamil Canadian) – On February 4th, 1948, the 2.5 million Thamils of Ceylon exchanged their white masters (British) for the brown sahibs – the Sinhalese. Sr...
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In Djibouti
Jan 13th, 2013
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Demonstrators in Colombo protest against the execution of Rizana Nafeek. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters More than 45 foreign maids are facing execution on death row in Saudi Arabia, the Observer has learned, amid growing international outrage at the treatment of migrant workers. The startling...
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In Cricket
Dec 14th, 2012
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Live cricket: Australia v Sri Lanka – day 2...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cricket
Oct 4th, 2012
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Mahela Jayawardene and his crafty spinners took Sri Lanka to its second World Twenty20 final following a 16-run win over 2009 champions Pakistan in the first semi-final overnight. Opting to bat first, Jayawardene (42) added 63 runs with Tillakaratne Dilshan (35) but Sri Lanka could not capitalise on ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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Dele Fatunla Back in the 1990s, before everyone had two mobile phones and Skype was still a distant dream, if you were an African living elsewhere, with a need to call home, you either made frequent visits to a local call centre or you bought an international calling card. Getting through to your lov...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 18th, 2012
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The Sharjah Police recently arrested 36 maids who had allegedly absconded from their sponsors from a traditional Arab house. They include 33 Ethiopians, one Indian, one Sri Lankan and one Indonesian. It was found out that they had been using the traditional house as their hideout after running away f...