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Jun 30th, 2014
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By Nebukadineze Adiele This editorial by the New York Post clearly captures the perception of African leaders as empty suits and stupid tyrants by Americans. Indeed, there is nothing sensible in president Jonathan’s article. It smacks of stupidity and callousness for a leader to say that someth...
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Aug 21st, 2013
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  In the big marble halls of Washington, in the slow ambling pace of summer cocktail parties where veterans of the political establishment still shake their heads at the fall of the Graham dynasty and the sale of the Post to a parvenu dot comer, the second favorite topic of conversation is how t...
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In Southern Africa
Jul 12th, 2013
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Poor women have been exploited at their most vulnerable time by a hospital that charged them $5 every time they screamed during child birth. The shocking discovery was made by a U.S. group that campaigns against corruption, as it released its annual Global Corruption Barometer. At the hospital in Zim...
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Feb 10th, 2013
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By Mary Pat Flaherty, Published: February 8 The pair of parking lot attendants at the Smithsonian Institution’s air and space center in Chantilly were very patient. And for a while, anyway, their patience paid off. Car by car, truck by truck, SUV by SUV — as thousands of drivers handed over the $15 p...
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Sep 6th, 2012
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By Jeremy R. Hammond The U.S. media is, unsurprisingly, making their best effort to paint Egypt’s newly elected president, Mohamed Morsi, in a negative light, the general accusation being that he is attempting to usurp power and crackdown on dissent and criticism of his rule. While there are ce...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 4th, 2012
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In a bet there is a fool and a thief. Proverb If there is one Boondoggle that everybody knows about it’s the Real Estate Boondoggle. It’s in all the papers, on TV and internet bloggers blog away day and night on the real estate quagmire of a nightmare. Of course, for some folks it truly […]...
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May 16th, 2012
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The wheels have finally fallen off Massachusetts Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren’s diversity wagon. The reliably leftist Boston Globe has issued a retraction of Warren’s claim that she is 1/32 Cherokee Indian. “Correction: Because of a reporting error, a story in the May 1 Metro section ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 7th, 2012
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The article by Emily Wax, The Washington Post reporter, under the title “As separatists in Ethiopia disarm, a new chapter for D.C.’s Oromo community,” alleging laying down of arms and succumbing to the imposed unity of Ethiopia is inaccurate. Many Oromo nationals, who got the chance to read that arti...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 29th, 2012
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Black women in America may tend to be heavier than white women but they are far happier with their bodies, a study has found. A nationwide survey found that 66 per cent of overweight or obese black women had high self esteem compared to 41 per cent of average-sized or thin white women. The survey [&h...
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Feb 28th, 2012
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The HIV epidemic was driven by the colonisation of Africa a century ago, a new book claims. Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It, attempts to pinpoint the birth and early life of HIV and AIDS. Considering a wealth of evidence, the authors suggest...