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By IAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2014
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Binoy Kampmark Correspondent IT’S the sort of thing that would see any airline liquidate and vanish. Two lost aircraft in the course of months, one that has yet to be found, having veered off in a fit of perverse mindedness; another, shot down allegedly by militants in a contested area of a country w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2014
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By Denja Yaqub Over ninety days since young school girls were abducted from their school; Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, north east Nigeria on April 14 2014, no success has been glaring on efforts to rescue the girls despite global outrage and promises by foreign governments,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2014
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Why the arrest of Addis Ababa’s most vocal critics is a huge embarrasment for the West By Martin Plaut, Foreign Policy. Tall metal gates guard a courtyard just off a busy street north of London’s financial district. The area, once down and out, is today much sought after, but scattered be...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2014
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By Paul Omoruyi Some weeks ago, I had a very interesting discussion with a Nigerian lady who just immigrated to the United States. Sitting in their plushy living room decked with resplendent African Arts, her husband and I talked about Nigeria’s affairs while she graciously prepared mouth-watery bitt...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 18th, 2014
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By AFP A group of Ethiopian bloggers and journalists detained for nearly three months have been charged with terrorism for having links to an outlawed group and for planning attacks, a judge said Friday. The seven members of the blogging collective Zone Nine and three journalists were arrested in Apr...
By IAfrica
In Eritrea
Jul 17th, 2014
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US. AFRICA LEADERS SUMMIT This post was written by Samuel Mahaffy, Ph.D., Senior Advisor to Salaam Urban Village Association in consultation with Amanuel Yohannes, Executive Director of Salaam Urban Village Association. Both Samuel Mahaffy and Amanuel Yohannes were born in Eritrea and reside in the S...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 10th, 2014
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By Senior Fyneface Believe it or not, most times, assumptions have turned out to be tragically misleading and as said by Caleb Colton, “The greatest friend of truth is time, her greatest enemy is prejudice, and her constant companion is humility.” Now that the 2015 electioneering campaigns are covert...
By IndepthAfrica
In USA
Jul 10th, 2014
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A Belleville woman is accused of sexual misconduct with a male inmate while she worked at a substance abuse treatment lockup. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that Victoria Castillo Wilken, 33, is charged with five counts of custodial sexual misconduct and one count of official misconduct. Author...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 9th, 2014
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– By Maimuna Mohamud The return of the many diaspora Somalis represents a new phase of diaspora engagement with Somalia. The well-discussed financial remittances still constitute a crucial instrument through which the diaspora is able to support communities across Somalia. However, through their retu...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 9th, 2014
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WASHINGTON, DC – Police on Tuesday arrested four young and prominent political leaders: Habtamu Ayalew, Daniel Shibeshi (both Andinet Party leaders), Yeshiwas Assefa (Semayawi Party) and Mekelle University instructor Abraha Desta, also a leader of Arena Opposition Party in Mekelle, Tigrai regio...