Warfare and Conflict

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 5th, 2013
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We live in a country that was in the past inundated with many coups. One of these coups propelled our President to write a must read classic book entitled “My First coup d’ etat”. With this precedence, writing on “My third coup d’ etat that never happened” would not be a crime. It all began […...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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EDJE Communique in response to Qernelios Esman’s statement against Martyr Hamid Idris Awate On 1st September 2012, while patriotic Eritreans all over the world were celebrating the 51st anniversary of the day the Eritrean armed struggle for independence was launched, Qernelios Esman, the chairman of ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 24th, 2012
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By Anthony A. Kila Scientist and atheists may not agree but most people believe that after death there is a soul that lives on. Many are convinced or at least hope that the dead continue to, in one way or another, show some interest in the lives and vicissitudes of those that are left behind [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 5th, 2012
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President Isaias has finally provided his promised long-overdue interview to the local media. The announcement by the Eritrean media of “an up-coming extensive briefing” by the ‘dear leader’ was first made a month ago and the interview was originally slated to be conducted in the second w...
By benim
In Congo
Oct 3rd, 2011
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Democratic Republic of Congo must rapidly diversify its economy to create jobs for its rapidly-growing population, the country’s planning minister said on Monday. Congo is a treasure trove of minerals but the Central African giant of 71 million people has been crippled by decades of misrule and...
By benim
In Burundi
Sep 19th, 2011
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Bujumbura – Armed raiders killed more than 20 people and injured some 20 others when they stormed a Burundi bar and opened fire on patrons, a regional official told AFP on Monday. “The death toll is still unclear, but according to the first reports that I received, there are between 24 an...
By benim
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Sep 13th, 2011
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Freetown – Two children died in a grenade explosion after they found the device, a remnant of the country’s civil war, while searching for scrap metal in northern Sierra Leone, police said on Tuesday. A police statement said 13-year-old Ibrahim Kamara and 15-year-old Lamin Kargbo were amo...
By benim
In DR Congo
Sep 7th, 2011
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Kinshasa – Nzanga Mobutu, the son of former dictator Mobutu Sese Seko, has officially filed his candidacy for the Democratic Republic of Congo’s November presidential elections, an AFP correspondent reported. The 40-year-old, who was deputy prime minister and labour minister until his sac...
By benim
In Middle East
Aug 16th, 2011
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Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday killed one gunman and wounded five other Palestinians, medical sources said, after militants in the Hamas-controlled territory fired rockets into southern Israel. No injuries were reported in a rocket attack on the Israeli city of Beersheba, where offi...
By benim
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Jul 25th, 2011
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Sierra Leone has launched a five-year plan to regulate the sale and use of small arms, which still abound a decade after the end of a civil war, causing insecurity, an official said Monday. “The proliferation of illicit small arms and light weapons account for 90 percent of the economic uncerta...