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Female Cameroonian Presidential Candidate Abducted

Kah Walla, presidential candidate in Cameroon was abducted from the Mont Febe Hotel in Yaoundé, Cameroon, by two men who identified themselves as policemen. They forced her into their car and took her away. Kah Walla is president of the Cameroon People’s Party.

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Democratic Uprisings Brutally Suppressed In Many African Countries

Northern Africa is not the only part of Africa where uprisings are taking place. In countries like Swaziland, Gabon, Cameroon, Djibouti, and Burkina Faso we’ve seen massive student uprisings and worker demonstrations brutally suppressed in most cases. Editor-in-chief of Pambazuka News Firoze Manji talks to the Real News Network about what’s happening in Southern Africa.

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Abused, humiliated and abandoned.

On a sunny April morning earlier this year, a plane took off from Heathrow’s northern runway at a little after 6.30am and turned towards the South coast. Unlike other flights, this one didn’t appear on any of the airport’s departure boards. Nor were those on board holidaymakers or businessmen. Instead, this secret flight carried 15 failed asylum-seekers, who were being forcibly removed from the United Kingdom by 45 private security guards.

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UN Spokesperson J. V. Nkolo Speaks on UN and Haiti Disaster

Journalist and Spokesperson for the President of the 64th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Jean Victor Nkolo, speaks to Afrobeatradio on the role the UN is playing in response to the Haiti earthquake and on UN’s disaster response generally. The interview was conducted on February 1, 2010, roughly two and half weeks after the earthquake. This segment was broadcast on AfrobeaRadio on WBAI 99.5 FM on March 6, 2010.

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Winter Holiday’s Slavery

Seeing New York City in December must feel like being transported to another world for some Africa-born visitors when visiting it for the first time. And it is not about snow: Africans from parts of Morocco, Tunisia, Lesotho, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia and South Africa might be well familiar with it.