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Al Jazeera challenges Rwandan president on murder accusations

Rwandan president Paul Kagame has defended his record in office and denied any role in the murder of a senior official in his office during an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera’s People and Power. Renowned journalist Sorious Samura interviewed the leader on the 20th anniversary…

Comments Off / 191 View / 6th May 2014

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Egypt’s Solvency Crisis

Contingency Planning Memorandum By Steven A. Cook, Hasib J. Sabbagh Egypt is experiencing a deep economic crisis. The country’s foreign currency reserves are less than half of what they were before the January 2011 uprising, threatening Egypt’s ability to pay…

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Portrait of a Nation-Ghana

Portrait of a Nation-Ghana

Portrait of a Nation-Ghana

Comments Off / 0 View / 12th December 2012

An Interview with President Ernest Bai Koroma

An Interview with President Ernest Bai Koroma

An Interview with President Ernest Bai Koroma

Comments Off / 99 View / 7th December 2012

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East Africa

Sudan/South Sudan THE United Nations peacekeeping chief had warned that the lack of progress on outstanding issues between Sudan and South Sudan is having a negative impact on the stability of the latter, putting at risk the progress made since…

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West Africa

West Africa

Mauritania MAURITANIAN President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz returned home last after being shot and wounded in the arm by one of his own soldiers in October in what the government said was an accident. He had been in France receiving treatment….

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Southern Africa

Southern Africa

South Africa NOBEL Peace Prize Laureate and activist Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will be honoured for his contribution to building a universal culture of human rights around the world, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) HAS announced. Archbishop…

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North Africa

North Africa

Western Sahara  THE conflict over the final status of the territory of Western Sahara has gone on for far too long and must be resolved, the United Nations envoy dealing with the issue stressed last month, adding that any acceptance…

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Libya: a case of victor’s justice?

If the International Criminal Court allows the current Libyan government to try members of the former regime, the Court would be complicit in the revenge of the new regime against the old, argues Thomas Obel Hansen.  Legal scholars are fiercely…

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Africa’s bright future

Africa’s bright future

As Martin Plaut leaves the BBC, having have been working on Africa since the 1970s, he looks at the continent of his birth and says he sees a brighter future than at any time he can remember.

Comments Off / 64 View / 5th December 2012