William Hague

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 5th, 2014
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WASHINGTON, DC – Yemen has extradited a top opposition figure to Ethiopia where in 2009 he was sentenced to death in absentia. Andargachew Tsege, secretary general of Ginbot 7 for justice, freedom and democracy, was abducted from Sana’a Airport on June 23 by Yemeni security officials when...
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In Central Africa
Apr 13th, 2013
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As the G8 discusses sexual violence in the DRC, perpetrators and victims speak out about mass rape in Minova. Pete Jones in Minov, The Guardian, Congo: an army sergeant who says he was ordered to rape by his commanding officer. Photograph: Fiona Lloyd-Davies In a small house on a hill overlooking Lak...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 18th, 2013
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Nigerian president claims some of seven victims of kidnap gang could have survived. Nigeria’s President: The government has been working to rescue them William Hague described killings as ‘act of cold-blooded murder’ Blamed execution on fears Britain was about to stage rescue operat...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 11th, 2013
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A Nigerian Islamist group that killed seven foreign hostages it had been holding since February has posted a video of their bodies on the Internet. Italian and Greek authorities confirmed on Sunday that a British, an Italian, a Greek and four Lebanese construction workers abducted in northern Nigeria...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2012
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by Ian Scoones The international media has had an appalling record of balanced reporting on Zimbabwe over the last 12 years. A single narrative, repeating the myths we attempted to demolish in our book is endlessly repeated. All is disaster, the land reform was a catastrophe and punitive sanctions ar...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Apr 10th, 2012
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Kofi Annan has vowed to continue efforts to secure a ceasefire and launch political negotiations in Syria, despite continuing attacks on rebel-held areas and claims that government forces killed 1,000 people in the eight days before a truce was due to begin on Tuesday. Speaking hours after the expiry...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Feb 20th, 2012
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UN nuclear inspectors have arrived in Iran for more talks with officials about the country’s controversial nuclear programme. It is the second visit in a month by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), reflecting growing international concerns about alleged weapons experiments. Chief in...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Feb 18th, 2012
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Dealing with the Iranian nuclear programme is a “crisis coming down the tracks” which could lead to military conflict in the Middle East, the Foreign Secretary warns. In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, the Foreign Secretary says that Iran is threatening to spark a nuclear arms race in the Midd...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 6th, 2012
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Somalia has started a major operation to remove tens of thousands of people who have been squatting in government buildings in the capital. Mogadishu’s mayor told the BBC that alternative housing was not being provided, as the squatters were able to pay rent to illegal landlords. Many thousands...
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Feb 2nd, 2012
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Britain has appointed its first ambassador to war-torn Somalia in more than two decades. The announcement came Thursday, as British Foreign Secretary William Hague made a landmark visit to the Horn of Africa country, where he spoke with reporters after meeting with President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed. “The...