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By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 16th, 2014
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By Yemisi Ransome-Kuti The wall of missing girls around the Falomo Roundabout under the Falomo Bridge in Lagos had become significant in the crusade for the search for our missing girls. On May 8th at the roundabout, Women For Peace and Justice Bring Back our Girls Lagos after obtaining the required ...
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Jun 10th, 2014
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By: Mawuna Remarque KOUTONIN I’ve once asked a senior Nigerian official “Who are the enemies of Nigeria?” He was kind of shaken or upset by my question and responded with a sharp tone: “Enemies? We don’t have enemies. We are in the family of the United Nations, and we work there to contribute to peac...
By IAfrica
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May 16th, 2014
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Mareeg.com- Hassan Farah, Hassan.farah@iname.com It is beyond everyone’s believe that the UN and West are discouraging democratic practices to take place in Somalia. On 05 May over 100 MPs called the President of Somalia to resign otherwise he will face impeachment vote in the parliament. Since then ...
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May 16th, 2014
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Eritrean Civic Societies and Political Organization – Synergy or Paranoia By Seyoum Tesfaye On October 11, 2011 I posted this article online. I felt it was necessary to re-edit and repost this article to reinforce the idea that political organizations have a significant role to play in deconstructing...
By IAfrica
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May 12th, 2014
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Hon Minister Khadiijo Maxamed Diiriye makes a speech during the Ministry of Women and Human Rights Development consultative meeting on ending sexual violence in Conflict. AU UN IST PHOTO/David Mutua The Federal Government of Somalia and its partners today resolved to take decisive action to address t...
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May 6th, 2014
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by Omoh T. Ojior, Ph.D In my very considered opinion, Nigerians are embarrassing the country by calling on the USA to come and help to quell an internal insurrection known to be sponsored by some domestic political fanatics. Boko Haram’s war with Nigeria is an internal problem of Nigeria whethe...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 2nd, 2014
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yaleglobalhealthreview When examining the history of health in Nigeria, many of the diseases and illnesses that have plagued the country are of natural origin, sprouting from bacteria or parasites that thrive in warm countries, or growing from viruses that jumped from animals to humans. Others are ch...
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Apr 28th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Nicholas Kristof, the noted columnist for the New York Times declared in frustration,  “Africa is a mess. It is the only continent that has gotten poorer over the last four decades and its  famous for civil wars, genocide and mindboggling corruption. Is there any hope for Africa...
By IAfrica
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Apr 26th, 2014
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By: Daniel Juol Nhomngek, KAMPALA, Democracy is the antithesis of human rights violations. Those who violate human rights with the aim of restoring democracy are actually destroying democracy indirectly because violation of human rights is a direct violation of democracy. In this Article, I will try ...
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Apr 24th, 2014
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By Sharanjeet Parmar To date, there have been no effective responses to impunity for perpetrators of international crimes in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which have been on going since the start of violence in 1996. Despite the publication of the UN’s ‘Mapping Report’, which called for spe...