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By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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by Eyenisong Ibibio By now the sponsors and promoters of the Islamic group known as “Boko Haram” would have seen the futility of their ambition if the aims were to seek relevance and attention or to achieve outright political power levers. Boko Haram has become a monster, an uncontrollable monster th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documentary
Mar 31st, 2014
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The world’s wealthy countries often criticize African nations for corruption especially that perpetrated by those among the continent’s government and business leaders who abuse their positions by looting tens of billions of dollars in national assets or the profits from state-owned enter...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 20th, 2014
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By Messay Kebede The West is deploring the referendum in Crimea and threatening to apply economic sanctions against Russia, believed to be the instigator of the unfolding Ukrainian crisis. Some Western politicians even go the extent of advocating direct military aid so that Ukraine can oppose militar...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2013
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By Tapiwa Kapurura, zimeye.org This piece is meant to corroborate Professor George Ayittey’s recent contribution on the problems bedeviling Africa. My thesis excavates the point that Africa has everything to re-establish herself as a dignified and self-sustaining continent but has been run down by se...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 8th, 2013
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By Messay Kebede What is wrong with Africa? Save for a few promising exceptions, why has Africa become the land where dictatorships, disrespect for elementary human rights, economic mismanagement, corruption, nepotism, ethnic confrontations, etc., proliferate and endure? This total and systematic fai...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 7th, 2013
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We must emancipate ourselves from mental slavery because none but ourselves can free our minds As we aspire to change the social circumstances of black Africans, I think it is important that we understand those things that keep arresting our progress as continent. The other day, I was fortunate enoug...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 28th, 2013
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By John Young If the Sudanese opposition were to overthrow the NCP and come to state power the question posed here is what would be the major challenge to be faced the day after? Sudan is presently suffering an economic crisis and it can be assumed that with the overthrow of the NCP government, growi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Dec 21st, 2012
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An excerpt from Dabashi’s book ‘Being a Muslim in the World’ dismisses the Western narrative of the ‘Muslim’. It is a false to say that voting for Morsi is voting “yes” to Islam, as most Egyptians themselves are Muslims [EPA] It is impossible to exaggerate th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Dec 21st, 2012
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Saudi men are now receiving automatic text messages from the government whenever their wives exit the country.  It is part of a new program to electronically track women and ensure that they don’t leave the country without permission from their male “guardians”.  The response from liberal feminists i...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 18th, 2012
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As African economic prospects brighten, there is debate about which model best suits the continent. Ahmed Shide admits his country is following a development path similar to that of China but not any sort of model. The youthful Ethiopian state minister of finance and economic development was speaking...