terrorism

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 18th, 2014
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By AFP A group of Ethiopian bloggers and journalists detained for nearly three months have been charged with terrorism for having links to an outlawed group and for planning attacks, a judge said Friday. The seven members of the blogging collective Zone Nine and three journalists were arrested in Apr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 8th, 2014
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Ephraim Emeka Ugwuonye The world is shocked to see how totally incompetent the Nigerian security forces and law enforcement have been in handling the Boko Haram sect. Indeed, it is now as if Nigeria should go down on her knees and beg Boko Haram for mercy. The question in the mouth of everybody is: H...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 27th, 2013
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by Reuben Abati State House Press Release – Reports in a section of the media today which quoted President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as saying at a Christmas church service on Wednesday in Abuja that “terrorism has come to stay” in Nigeria are completely untrue and a mischievous misrepresentation...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 30th, 2013
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The Defence headquarters Tuesday vowed that killers of 22 civilian vigilante members otherwise known as ‘civilian JTF’ last weekend in Borno State, will know no sleep until special forces deployed to flush out Boko Haram terrorists catch up with them. Towards this end, DHQ said more troops and equipm...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 24th, 2013
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President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor AyoOritsejafor, together with his counterpart, US-based Christian Association of Nigerian-Americans (CANAN), Dr. James Fadele, will Thursday, July 25, 2013 address an international press conference at the National Press Club in Washingto...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jun 5th, 2013
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by Reuben Abati State House press release – An approved order proscribing Boko Haram and Ansaru, members,supporters, collaborators now face prosecutiom under terrorism Prevention Act: President Goodluck Jonathan has formally approved the proscription of Boko Haram and authorized the gazetting o...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 7th, 2013
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The British government says it believes terrorists are in the final stages of planning attacks in Somalia and urged U.K. nationals to leave the country. The Foreign Office already advises against all travel to Somalia, including Somaliland, where it says there is a specific threat to Westerners. It s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 31st, 2013
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UNGUWA UKU, Nigeria- Nigerian military forces said they killed 14 suspected terrorists, including a woman and a child, in a raid on a compound Sunday. Witnesses said Nigeria’s Joint Task Force said vehicles found inside the compound were primed for an attack during Easter celebrations. Troops e...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Jan 9th, 2013
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press release . Reeyot, who wrote columns critical of the government for the now-defunct independent weekly Feteh, has been imprisoned since June 2011 on terrorism charges in a case that has aroused international indignation. In January 2012, she was sentenced to 14 years in prison and a fine of 33,0...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 8th, 2013
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An Ethiopian journalist lost an appeal on Tuesday against a five-year prison sentence for her role in promoting subversive plots by a rebel group. Reyot Alemu, a columnist at the now-defunct Feteh newspaper, and fellow journalist Woubishet Taye were found guilty a year ago of conspiring to participat...