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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 9th, 2013
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A retired army colonel who commanded soldiers involved in the Bloody Sunday massacre has been murdered in Kenya. Grandfather Ted Loden, 73, died in the capital Nairobi on Saturday after a gang of armed robbers forced their way into the home of his son, Jamie. It is not known whether his wife Jill, 69...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 5th, 2013
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by Herman Grech The media is largely responsible for fuelling racist and xenophobic sentiments. Yes, I’m the first to admit it. Some news organisations have been responsible for driving racist stereotypes of African migrants, often without realising it. Some years back, I recall a front-page headline...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 30th, 2012
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by Max Fisher An Israeli F-15 fighter takes off during an air show near Beersheva. (Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images) A military factory in Sudan was destroyed in a mysterious explosion last week, killing two, which the Sudanese government quickly blamed on an Israeli airstrike. It would not have been the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Oct 29th, 2012
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By David Barboza, The New York Times Editor’s Note- Corruption in Ethiopia is so rife that the country had lost over $11.7 billion to illicit capital outflows from 2000 to 2009, according to a report by the Global Financial Integrity. The people of Ethiopia are being bled dry, the report adds. Well, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 8th, 2012
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An African war criminal who joined in the slaughter of civilians has been allowed to stay in Britain under human rights law – because he admitted his crimes in a BBC interview. The man was a fighter in the Janjaweed militia which killed an estimated 300,000 people during the war in Darfur, but he cam...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Oct 3rd, 2012
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Khaya Mthethwa (25) won a nationwide vote against 23-year-old Melissa Allison on Tuesday, ending the dominance of racial minorities since the contest, based on Britain’s Pop Idol, launched in 2002. The gospel-influenced Mthethwa, from Durban, had been the favourite to win and was backed by a vo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Hottest News
Jul 23rd, 2012
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Disgraced former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi walked around his hospital ward for six months with great ease and climbed off his bed into a wheelchair unassisted when released on Saturday. Amid a mounting public outcry over Selebi’s sudden release on medical parole at the weekend,...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 3rd, 2012
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Shrien Dewani will eventually be extradited to South Africa to stand trial for the murder of his wife Anni, according to a report on Tuesday. “Shrien will be detained until he is well enough to be sent to South Africa,” his publicist Max Clifford told The Times newspaper. On Friday, Brita...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Mar 27th, 2012
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East London – A man has been described as “the most stupid, dumbest criminal” in East London after he returned to a house he had robbed dressed in clothes stolen from the premises. The man apparently returned to ask for work, the Times reported. The owner of the house in Nahoon Valley Place sai...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Feb 20th, 2012
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There is more than a little irony attached to the Obama administration’s determination to pursue socialist, EU-style “solutions” to America’s problems, even as the European Union is coming to grips with the bitter realities such socialism produces. And while Greece and its financial problems receive ...