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By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Aug 4th, 2014
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By Misha Boutilier The Central African Republic (CAR) continues to experience grave insecurity despite the presence of a powerful, French-led peacekeeping force since December 2013. Commentators often call for more troops to improve the security situation, but in fact the most sustainable solution fo...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 30th, 2014
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The UN’s Human Rights Council (HRC) has set up a commission of inquiry into Eritrea, seen as one of the world’s most repressive states. The three-member panel will report back in one year. In a statement, the HRC condemned “widespread and systematic” human rights violations, i...
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Jun 24th, 2014
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Eritrean Campaign Successfully Highlighted the Concern over the Indefinite National service in Eritrea at the UN Human Rights Council’s 26th Session. (Geneva 20-06-2014) Campaigners from across Europe held a protest vigil outside the UN’s Geneva headquarters as the report on Eritrea’s Universal Perio...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2014
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For many years, the war for secession from Ethiopia had been described as the “hidden war”, or the “forgotten” war. In reality, however, the real secret was the campaign of terror waged against the civilian population, and the fighters under the Fronts, which started way before the famous “Red Terror...
By IAfrica
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Apr 22nd, 2014
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By Peter Gai Manyuon “A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death”, from unknown author. According to what had happened in Jonglei State Capital Bor on the 17th of April 2014 where one hundred and for...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 15th, 2014
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Twenty Eight Ethiopian nationals were yesterday charged in a Makadara court with being in Kenya illegally. Munira Bashir, Hamdi Abdihakim, Tafakar Ndambike, Isaack Kabare and 24 others were charged with being found at Eastleigh in Nairobi with no identification documents. The court heard that the acc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 30th, 2014
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Selam Kidane National Slavery in the Guise of National Service is the Root Cause to the Refugee Crisis Facing Eritrea (Geneva 27-01-2014) Over the last fourteen years tens of thousands of young Eritreans have fled their country escaping the indefinite military service, where they are forced to work i...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 29th, 2013
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The United Nations demonstrated hypocrisy in its decision to grant Rwanda a seat on its Security Council (UNSC) despite the country’s well-documented history of destabilization in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.  The UN’s actions are antithetical to the stated goals and vision...
By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Jul 23rd, 2013
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By Sekhemib Hebeny, IndepthAfrica United States on today asked Rwanda to stop assistance for M23 rebels in nearby border Democratic Republic of Congo, indicating there was proof Rwandan army authorities were taking part. “We call upon Rwanda to immediately stop any assistance for the M23 (and) ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jul 1st, 2013
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On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to extend my warmest congratulations and best wishes to the government and people of Somalia as you celebrate your 53rd Independence Day this July 1. Somalia has seen incredible progress in the past year, and the United ...