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By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 3rd, 2013
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By Mohamed F. Yabarag Following the much-disputed November municipality elections that took place in the central and western parts of “Somaliland” enclave (voting did not take place in Buhodle and other areas of Khaatumo state of Somalia), the self-declared entity that no other country in the whole w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 16th, 2012
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Migration from the Middle East and North Africa to European Union nations is not a recent phenomenon. What has changed, argues Mona Chalabi, is that the EU now views the security dimensions of migration from this region through economic lenses. By Mona Chalabi, Since 1945, Arab immigration has been a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
May 23rd, 2012
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Among the findingsof a new international survey, commissioned by the BBC and performed by an outfit called Globescan, is that the four least popular countries in the world, or at least in the 22 countries surveyed, are Pakistan, Iran, North Korea – and Israel. Polling residents of the U.S., Canada, M...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Jan 12th, 2012
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Kinshasa – The Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission said that the results of the November 28 parliamentary polls expected on Friday would be delayed by a few days. Polling body official Matthieu Mpita said on Thursday that while partial results would continue to be released...
By benim
In Central Africa
Nov 30th, 2011
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Kinshasa – For the past two days, Chantal Pande has set her alarm for 04:30, putting on her make-up and arriving before dawn at the polling station where she’s been assigned to vote in Congo’s momentous election. Each day she waited from first light until nightfall, queuing at one o...
By benim
In Central Africa
Sep 25th, 2011
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A parliamentary member says 19 people died when a truck crashed while carrying goods and people. Triphon Kinkey Mulumba said Sunday the crash was caused by overloading and a poor breaking system. He said 9 people died at the scene and 10 died while at the hospital. Mulumba said several others were in...
By benim
In News
Sep 1st, 2011
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HARARE, Zimbabwe—A top research group on Thursday rated Zimbabwe’s capital as the worst of 140 world cities in which to live. The British-based Economist Intelligence Unit said its researchers excluded cities in Libya, Iraq and other war zones. Harare, where power and water outages occur daily,...
By benim
In Central Africa
Sep 1st, 2011
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Voting equipment for Democratic Republic of Congo’s election is stranded abroad and costs are spiralling, according to documents and officials, threatening to delay a poll that is due at the end of November. Opposition politicians have already accused President Joseph Kabila of trying to rig hi...
By benim
In Central Africa
Sep 1st, 2011
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Kinshasa – Voting equipment for Democratic Republic of Congo’s election is stranded abroad and costs are spiralling, according to documents and officials, threatening to delay a poll that is due at the end of November. Opposition politicians have already accused President Joseph Kabila of...
By benim
In Analysis
Jul 6th, 2011
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The issue of homosexuality has dominated the Ghanaian airwaves and print media for quite a while, which is unusual in a country where our attention span on issues is about the same as a butterfly, fluttering from one flower to another. A friend of mine, during a recent lunch meeting, brought up the s...