United States of Africa

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 6th, 2013
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By Lawrence Nwobu Introduction: One of the greatest enduring myths in Nigeria is the lie that Yakubu Gowon fought the Nigeria-Biafra war to keep Nigeria united, whereas in reality not only did Yakubu Gowon whose Northern region had originally intended to secede (Araba) after the July 1966 counter-cou...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Mar 13th, 2013
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Fifth epistle to the people of Zimbabwe, at home and abroad‏ Human rights and Zimbabwe’s Draft Constitution, SADC calls for peaceful referendum, these were some of the top stories on Tuesday morning. Dear brethren. Last week the king had a birthday and like that of most dictators in Africa and elsewh...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 11th, 2013
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Morocco was one of the first African states that have contributed to the establishment of the Organization of African Unity. However Morocco pulled out of the then Organization of African Unity in 1984 to protest against the admission of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic within the continental bod...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 1st, 2013
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By Robele Ababya, This writing is prompted by: (i) the recent Mutiny in Eritrea in so far as its merits of orderly change of regime in Eritrea and the ensuing better relations with Ethiopia are concerned; and (ii) the warming of interpersonal and community relations between Ethiopians and Eritreans t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Opinion by Pauline Henson While Zimbabweans in the UK diaspora were shivering in the snow, their families and friends at home were being pelted with non-stop rain. Robert Mugabe and the late Libyan president Colonel Muammar Gaddafi At Vice-President John Nkomo’s funeral at Heroes Acre in Harare, a hu...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Jan 22nd, 2013
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David Smith, guardian.co.uk, Zimbabwean president claims a continental bloc united under one figurehead is needed to move Africa into global superleague. The muscular display of power and pageantry at the inauguration in Washington may be watched by envious eyes around the world. Not least among thos...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 13th, 2011
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The atmosphere in and around the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi must be buzzing with much chit-chat and light-heartedness at the news that the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, is now to walk in the shadow of the slain Libyan leader, Col. Muammar al-Gaddafi as the “King of Kings” of Africa. He has been nom...
By benim
In Libya
Oct 13th, 2011
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Pretoria – The African Union will work better without Libya’s ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi, who repeatedly tried to convince members to form a pan-African government, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday. “The African Union will have more time to implement its programmes now, beca...
By benim
In Libya
Jun 29th, 2011
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Organizers of this week’s African Union summit printed Moammar Gadhafi’s portrait and mounted it on the flags decorating the highway to the conference venue back when the world expected him to rule for life. His proud face flaps incongruously in the wind here, the only sign of a man who h...
By benim
In IndepthAfrica
Mar 16th, 2011
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Johannesburg – As Libya’s leader struggles to keep his grip on power, one of his pet projects appears to be moving ahead at the African Union, which took initial steps on Tuesday toward creating his grand plan: the United States of Africa. AU officials met on Monday and Tuesday at the org...