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By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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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 ...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IAfrica
In Eritrea
Apr 21st, 2014
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More than 200 people sheltering inside mosque killed after rebels ousted government troops, according to UN investigators Rebels loyal to renegade VP Reik Machar slaughtered hundreds of civilians when they seized the South Sudan oil hub of Bentiu, hunting down men, women and children who had sought r...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Apr 21st, 2014
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The Central African Republic’s capital of Bangui has seen its Muslim population drop from 130,000 to under 1000 over the past few months. Over the past year, thousands across CAR have been killed and nearly a million have been displaced. The United Nations recently stated that the entire Western half...
By IAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2014
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BY: Tong Kot Kuocnin, JUBA, Very obvious, that this war is a needless war. This war is useless. This war is unjustifiable. This war is unreasonable. This war is uncalled for. Then, why for it? Why, because I needed to stay in power for long? Why, because I wanted to enriched my family and my [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 18th, 2014
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VOA Officials in South Sudan say gunmen have raided a United Nations compound housing 5,000 civilians and U.N. peacekeepers, killing at least 20 people and wounding 60. Officials say armed youths overran the U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) compound Thursday in the capital of Jonglei state, Bor, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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By Ban Ki-moon The Security Council has approved my proposal to deploy a United Nations peacekeeping mission to the Central African Republic – opening the way for 10,000 troops and almost 2,000 police to bring a semblance of order to a nation in ruins. I have just returned from a visit to the country...