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By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 21st, 2013
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By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D. Retired Captain Budu Koomson’s anxiety over the fact that a remarkable number of Ghanaian citizens have been talking about the imminent possibility of a military putsch, or the overthrow of the Mahama government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), may ...
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Mar 28th, 2013
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Some fifty-six (56) years ago the founding President of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, declared in a landmark speech marking the Declaration of Independence of this small West African State that The “Black man is capable of managing his own affairs”. Indeed these words are as profound as those pe...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 15th, 2013
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment of Major General Yohannes Gebremeskel Tesfamariam of Ethiopia as the Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). Major General Yohannes Gebremeskel Tesfamariam is assigned i...
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Feb 20th, 2013
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By Kris Berwouts Congo is on hold After M23 left Goma in early December, the military situation around the town stagnated. Apart from some repositioning in the hills around North Kivu’s biggest town, the situation has remained calm. People have been anxiously awaiting the outcome of the negotiations ...
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In African Union (AU)
Jun 4th, 2012
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The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr. Jean Ping, participated in the 2nd Istanbul International Conference on Somalia, which took place on 31 May and 01 June 2012, in Istanbul, Turkey, under the theme: “Preparing Somalia’s Future Goals for 2015″. On the margins ...
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Apr 24th, 2012
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By David Stephen On the night of 12th April Guinea-Bissau ‘Military Command’ put troops on to the streets of Bissau, the country’s capital, closed the frontiers, imprisoned the Prime Minister, the acting President and others, sacked the government, dissolved parliament, and shut TV and radio stations...
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Feb 7th, 2012
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After reading the statement on Syria by UN SG Ban Ki-Moon, the notion arises that far from being impartial, the United Nations Organization is in fact two organisms – one, a humanitarian institution to pull the wool over our eyes and the other, to pander to the geo-political caprices of its mas...
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Feb 1st, 2012
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 1, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) held its General Assembly, today 30 January 2012, at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under the theme: “An HIV/AIDS free tomorrow...
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In Libya
Aug 30th, 2011
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Moamer Kadhafi’s daughter gave birth to a baby girl in Algeria Tuesday as Algiers said it decided to grant safe haven to the wife and three chidren of the ousted Libyan leader for “strictly humanitarian reasons”. Aisha gave birth very early this morning. She had a little girl. Mothe...
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May 19th, 2011
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The U.N. chief has named Margaret Vogt of Nigeria his new representative to the Central African Republic. The office of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday that Vogt will also head the U.N. mission in the country. She replaces Sahle-Work Zewde of Ethiopia. Vogt has 34 years of national, diplo...