Tony Blair

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 18th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam a This commentary, perhaps confession is a better descriptor, has been long in coming. Why have I written lengthy weekly Monday commentaries for hundreds of weeks without missing a single week? Why are my “commentaries so long”? Why am I so critical of the ruling regime in Ethio...
By IAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2014
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Blind loyalty based on the sole objective to remove Mugabe does not guarantee good leadership. The majority are not always right. Simply because a large crowd of followers have a similar opinion or a view on a particular issue does not necessarily make that view right nor does it mean that it is the ...
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Mar 25th, 2014
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Sara Yisehak is an engineer by education and decoration expert by profession. Henok Hedeto is also an engineer employed at a machinery rental company. Abis Getachew earned a master’s degree in economics and he is a researcher. Eyasu Mekonen has a master’s degree in social works and is a consultant. G...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 28th, 2013
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Britain’s relationship with Africa has always been a tricky one; and this is particularly so for a former settler colony like Zimbabwe. Robert Mugabe’s recent win in the contested election in Zimbabwe has been seen by some as a victory for independent, sovereign Africa over the former colonial power ...
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Jul 11th, 2013
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By Simukai Tinhu When President Mugabe unilaterally announced that Zimbabwe’s general election would be held on the 31st July this year, this seemingly provocative action was met with unusual silence by Europe and United States’ political class. This mutedness contrasts with reactions prior to 2008 w...
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Apr 11th, 2013
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Adofo, Rockson Hurray! – Electoral Commission’s Latest Behaviour Signals the Impending Downfall of President Mahama Some people have nicknamed me “The Article Man”. However, I would rather prefer to be called “The Wise One from Kumawu/Asiampa or The Defender of the Defen...
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Feb 10th, 2013
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By; Kiflu Hussain As per the invitation I received from East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP) to attend the launching of the establishment of Pan African Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) Network in Kampala, I took part in a rather distinguished gathering of diplomats and renow...
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Jan 21st, 2013
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By Sharif Nashashibi Just 10 days into its military intervention in Mali, there are already signs that France may have taken on more than it bargained for. The West African country may become to French President Francois Hollande what Iraq was for U.S. President George Bush and British Prime Minister...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 22nd, 2012
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A mispronunciation taken to be blasphemous in Nigeria’s north sparked a riot by Muslim youths Thursday, leaving four people dead as well as a church and shops burnt, police and residents said. “What happened in (the town of) Bichi was misinformation,” Kano state police chief Ibrahim...
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Nov 20th, 2012
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By Robert Spencer The Jerusalem Post reported Monday that “Israel agreed to briefly hold off on sending ground forces into Gaza to allow time for cease-fire efforts to continue.” Meanwhile, Hamas top dog Khaled Mashaal demanded that Israel initiate a cease-fire if it wants a truce, and even claimed t...