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By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 28th, 2014
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By Arthur Simuchoba The health of the 77-year old Zambian President Michael Sata currently ranks among the most sensitive of issues in the country and has come to be discussed only in hushed tones. His most recent public appearance and pictures released by his office, intended to stem increasing spec...
By IAfrica
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Jul 7th, 2014
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Not once did I picture the president in the presence of Shimon Peres seeping kosher wine and laughing in chivalry. Nor did I envision him and his wife enjoying the serenity and basking in the ambience of Tel Aviv by the Mediterranean. I tried to visualize him touring Jerusalem, but not in the state h...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2014
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By Allyn Fisher-Ilan (Reuters) – A compound of one-storey buildings deep in the southern Israeli desert is now home to some 400 African migrants who face the prospect of being held in custody indefinitely. The detainees in what the authorities call an “open” detention centre are all...
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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 31st, 2014
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Dr. Edie Freeman Director Jewish Council of Racial Equality (JCORE) 22 January 2014 Dear Dr Edie It is with great sadness that we bring to your attention of the worrying situation of African refugees in Israel. In recent weeks, the Israeli government stepped up the arrest and imprisonment of African ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 23rd, 2014
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Refugees, not Infiltrators!   “You must not oppress a foreigner, since you know the life of a foreigner, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.” (Exodus 23: 9) If you have not heard by now, about 30,000 African refugees (not migrants and not infiltrators) made a major protest ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 3rd, 2014
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Feruz Kaissy Every year around 20,000 Eritreans aged between 17 and 50 years are forced to enroll in national service to serve the country’s political regime. Citizens are required to work for unspecified periods, in slave-like conditions, or face incarceration in Eritrea’s notorious pris...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 24th, 2013
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Selam Kidane “If a people one day show a desire to live, then fate is destined to favourably respond, their night is destined to fade, and their chains are certain to break”. (Abu al-Qasim al-Shabi Tunisan poet) … so the year that started with Wedi Ali showing us what our struggle is all about is [&h...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 23rd, 2013
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BEN HARTMAN The Eritrean Embassy in Israel is advising migrants in Israel how to transfer money back to Eritrea through a bank account in Germany, contrary to Israeli law, which forbids such transfers, a group of Eritrean migrants said at a press conference in Tel Aviv on Sunday. The migrants called ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 22nd, 2013
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Elad Benari A massive brawl broke out on Saturday during a visit by the Eritrean ambassador to Israel to the northern part of the country. The ambassador attended a gathering in a kibbutz near the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) where he gave a speech. As he was speaking, an argument broke out among Eritre...