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Nigeria: 8 Dead As Fresh Hostilities Erupt in Ogoniland

Muhammad Bello Port Harcourt - Youths from K-Dere and B-dere communities that clashed twice a few days before Christmas leading to the death of 18 people yesterday engaged each other again, River...

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DR Congo + 3 more

Central Africa: Deliver Justice to All Congo's Victims

Suliman Baldo and David Tolbert Kinshasa - Last week, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights released a crucial report that describes the atrocities committed in the Democratic...

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Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Foreign Aid Subsidizes Repression, Says Expert

staff blog A month ahead of national elections, the Ethiopian government has come under critical Western scrutiny in an article which accuses foreign donors of "subsidizing a regime that is rapidly...

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Somalia

Somalia: Heavy Confrontation Breaks Out in Mogadishu

Somalia - Heavy conformation between the transitional government troops backing by the African Union troops AMISOM has broken out in parts of the Somali capital Mogadishu, killing one, wounding 5,...

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World

Africa: Smallholder Agriculture Transforms Lives of Poor

Manyewu Mutamba and Leslie Nyagah guest column Africa's failure to transform its agriculture sector as rapidly as the rest of the developing world has left an abiding legacy of poverty and hunger. A...

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Guinea

Guinea: End of crisis is not imminent

Since the death of the former Guinean leader Lansana Conté and the accession to power of Moussa Dadis Camara in coup a year ago, the political environment in the country has been tense - a tension...

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Nigeria

Nigeria: Banking on agriculture in Kwara

The Nigerian state of Kwara has received international attention for its invitation to dispossessed white farmers in Zimbabwe to come to Nigeria. The oil-producing nation - Africa's most populous -...

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Nigeria

Nigeria: Yar'Adua should draw up roadmap to Delta peace

Nnamdi Obasi, guest column For the first time in years, Nigeria's Niger Delta seems to be looking up. Large numbers of the region's insurgents who had been sabotaging petroleum production and...

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