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Kenyan Officials appear at the International Criminal Court in The Hague

April 13, 2011

Kenyan Officials appear at the International Criminal Court in The Hague

April 8th, 2011 Three men, considered allies of President Mwai Kibaki, (Cabinet Secretary, Francis Kirimi Muthaura, former Chief of Police, Mohammed Hussein Ali, and Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta) have appeared before the International Criminal Court in The Hague for their participation in the post-presidential election violence some four years ago. The struggle more...

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Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo captured

April 12, 2011

Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo captured

‘’Change’’ they say is a constant human phenomenon, but African leaders seem to be unfamiliar with such a word, as the only language they understand is violence. Laurent Gbagbo Ivory Coast leader (65) whose refusal to step down after losing the November 2010 election triggered a civil war, was captured yesterday by French forces. A Gbagbo aid released the more...

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Ivory Coast: Laurent Gbagbo ‘running out of troops’

April 7, 2011

Ivory Coast: Laurent Gbagbo ‘running out of troops’

According to French Defence Minister, Gerard Longuet, former president Laurent Gbagbo has less than 1000 troops left in the capital, Abidjan. An estimated 20% of these troops are said to be holed-up in the presidential residence, where President Gbagbo refuses to stand down. Many of Gbagbo’s top officials and generals have already deserted him but die-hard supporters more...

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Under-fire Nato pledges to protect Libya civilians

April 6, 2011

Under-fire Nato pledges to protect Libya civilians

Joseph Krauss Ajdabiya, Libya Nato, accused of mission failure by Libya's rebels, vowed on Wednesday to do all to protect civilians in Misrata as France pledged to open a sea corridor to the besieged Mediterranean city. On the political front, Libyan Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Kaim said in Tripoli that Muammar Gaddafi's regime will talk with the rebels about more...

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Dozens killed in Namibian floods

April 6, 2011

Dozens killed in Namibian floods

Johannesburg, South Africa - Apr 06 2011 16:3 The United Nations says 62 people have been killed and thousands forced from their homes since the start of the year by flooding in northern Namibia. In a statement on Wednesday, the UN Children's Fund (Unicef) says the numbers could "dramatically increase" soon. UN officials in Namibia say the forecast is for more more...

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Ivory Coast Crisis Timeline in Pictures

April 5, 2011

Ivory Coast Crisis Timeline in Pictures

For many weeks the battle in the Ivory Coasy between supporters of former president Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Quattara. •28 November: Incumbent Laurent Gbagbo and challenger Alassane Ouattara in election run-off •2 December: Electoral commission announces that Ouattara won 54% of vote •3 December: Constitutional Council declaring Gbagbo the more...

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The Last Stroke

March 17, 2011

The Last Stroke

The 20th Century has witnessed the deaths of many celebrities; Brittany Murphy, Heath Ledger, Michael Jackson and many more. Youthful deaths amongst movie stars and singers are fast becoming a modern day trend. Just two years after the death of the king of pop Michael Jackson, the music industry suffers another loss. Los Angeles rapper Nate Dog born-Nathaniel more...

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Libyan Uproar

March 17, 2011

Libyan Uproar

After 42 years of drowning under Muammar Gaddafi’s regime of terror, the North African State of Libya finally decides to break loose from his reign of dictatorship. The battle began on the 15th h of February 2011 as a series of peaceful protests which later escalated by the end of February, since then, the masses have known no peace as the leader refuses to step more...

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