Syria

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 10th, 2014
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By: Mawuna Remarque KOUTONIN I’ve once asked a senior Nigerian official “Who are the enemies of Nigeria?” He was kind of shaken or upset by my question and responded with a sharp tone: “Enemies? We don’t have enemies. We are in the family of the United Nations, and we work there to contribute to peac...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2014
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by AJAMU BARAKA Seemingly out aof nowhere, Boko Haram burst into the awareness of people around the world as a shadowy group of Islamists with the ability to carry out audcious attacks that paralyzed the army of the most populous country in Africa. People now want to know the group’s origins, where t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 20th, 2014
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By Femi Fani-Kayode Permit me to begin this contribution with some basic truisms: firstly that God is great and that He alone forges the destiny of nations and rules in the affairs of men. Secondly that He is faithful and true and that He alone is worthy of our fear and of our praise. Lest […]...
By IAfrica
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Apr 13th, 2014
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Desmond Tutu In December 2013, close to 200 government leaders and representatives from across the globe came together in one place to attend Nelson Mandela’s memorial. Madiba has always had an uncanny ability to bring people together, even the most unlikely of people. His hard-won struggle to embrac...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 7th, 2014
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Bereket Alazar We have barley entered the spring season and boat loads of migrants many of them (or dare I say most of them) from Eritrea and Syria are risking their immediate safety to gain a perpetual one. If this early wave of boat migration to European beaches is sign of the things to come, [&hel...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 19th, 2013
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By Mulata Gudata Politics rises with time and dies with time. Politics has a ‘wind’ – the political wind which blows in different directions at different times. The wind and time of communism held sway across the better part of our glob for the better part of the 20th century before it run out ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2013
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   The day Barack Obama stood on that podium in 2009 accepting the 44th Presidential nomination of the United States of America, how many Africans within the international community that day would have thought that George. W. Bush would have achieved more for Africa rather than Africa’s own son? Bara...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 26th, 2013
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Fikir Yibeltal Hezbollah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah said yesterday that his group would never acquire chemical weapons on religious ground (Emphasis mine). I don’t think the Holy Quran prescribes which weapon to use when. I could be proved wrong. But I believe that our conventional religious books suc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2013
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  U.S. Department of Justice     Loretta E. Lynch United States Attorney Eastern District of New York                                                                                     271 Cadman Plaza East                                                                                     Brooklyn,...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 14th, 2013
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The United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1701 in August 2006, which brought about an end to the 34-day war between Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon. The resolution called on the Lebanese government to “secure its borders and other entry points to prevent the entry in Lebanon without its ...