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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 9th, 2013
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Availability of raw materials and abundant labour has turned Ethiopia into an attractive investment destination for Indian leather manufacturers.” Ethiopia is looking for investments in the manufacturing sector, especially shoe manufacturing,” said Rafeeque Ahmed, former chairman of the C...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 30th, 2013
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(OPride) — On Friday Jan. 25, several hundred Oromo immigrants staged concurrent demonstrations in Washington, D.C. and London calling for the release of political prisoners, respect of the constitution, and the establishment of rule of law in Ethiopia. “We earnestly appeal to you and the US governme...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 25th, 2013
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by Fekade Shewakena Over the last couple of weeks, particularly following news that the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) foiled an assassination plot against Ato Abebe Gellaw, a journalist and political activist who heckled Meles Zenawi at a heads of states meeting in Washington DC last year,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 22nd, 2013
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By Luk Kuth Dak Believe it or not, experts, pundits and political scentriec see it that the illegal influx of illegal immigrants into the Republic of South Sudan (RSS) is nothing less than a time bomb. Occasionally, I am painfully reminded that Juba, the capital city, a place I once called home, is n...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 18th, 2013
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I posted an item a couple of days ago about a journalist having been arrested after interviewing a woman who claimed she was raped by Somali soldiers. Now the country’s police commissioner, General Sharif Sheikhuna Maye, has issued a statement accusing the journalist, Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 12th, 2013
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By Getahune Bekele Expressing its solidarity with firebrand Ethiopian journalist Abebe Gelaw, the Ethiopian National Transition Council has called up on the Obama administration to rethink its policy of friendship with the terrorist legions of TPLF warlords who are holding Ethiopia in thrall. Praisin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 3rd, 2013
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Selam Kidane I was intending this to be my short reflections on 2012, it turns out the year was too short for me to be doing a proper reflection on (or is that a nifty excuse from my end?)… sensible people who keep a diary are able to look back and reflect properly… I am […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 23rd, 2012
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Abubakar Audu, former governor of Nigeria’s central state of Kogi, declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrived the United States, according to a report by African Examiner. The online news portal said Audu has arrived his rich neighborhood home in Potomac in the state ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 23rd, 2012
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On Friday, November 2, 2012, Assia El Ouadie Known as Mama Assia passed away. A date that the Moroccan and even Arab human rights activists will remember for ever.  Everybody will continue to commemorate this exceptional and unique Moroccan lady who devoted her entire life to fight injustice and to s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 6th, 2012
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Despite a marginal improvement over last year’s survey, Nigeria remained at the bottom of the heap on the global corruption index, having been ranked the 35th most corrupt country in the world by Transparency International (TI). In its 2012 report released yesterday morning, the Washington DC-based b...