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‘Is African identity a house of ideas that imprisons and silences?’*

Nigerian writer AmosTutola’s quote is certainly true for sexual minorities, still beingoppressed by decades-old colonial laws.…

  • Thu Jan 29 09:49:16 2009
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Human rights and resistance

Nigeria has a long and proud list of courageous activists,who should not be forgotten.…

  • Mon Dec 22 04:17:21 2008
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‘Chevrong’

Oil giant gains legal victory but remains beset by claimsof human rights abuses …

  • Fri Dec 12 06:45:09 2008
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Moving to militancy

Moving to militancy…

  • Sat Nov 1 20:20:00 2008
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Nigeria: media repression as security forces clamp down on 'guerrilla news agencies'

Accused of ‘sponsoring a guerilla news agency’, Nigerian Blogger,Jonathan Elendu, has been arrested and illegally detained by theominously named Nigerian SSS.…

  • Fri Oct 31 08:30:00 2008
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Death Row Nigeria

Hundreds of Nigerian prisoners are being held on death row many of whom have been tortured or whose trials were not conducted properly according to a new report by Amnesty International…

  • Wed Oct 22 05:18:00 2008
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‘African Migration Management’

Just over two years ago the Spanish government – desperate to stopmigrant workers from crossing into Spain from the Sahara – came to anagreement with the Senegalese government to deploy their coast guard.They also agreed to set up a school for youths in the hope that wouldstop them from selling DVDs and umbrellas in Granada and Barcelona…

  • Thu Oct 16 10:56:38 2008
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HIV positive couples paired-up for marriage

Nigeria’s Bauchi State is acting as a “dating agency” by arranging for HIV+ people to meet each other with the aim of getting married and reducing the spread of HIV…

  • Mon Sep 15 08:19:00 2008
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Shell booted out of Ogoniland

So Shell's finally been given its marching orders by the Nigerian Government, after many bloody years of pollution, repression and conflict with local communities…

  • Thu Jun 5 05:30:00 2008
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Trafficked

What kind of person wakes up and says: Right, Im going to make some money by selling a person today? Apparently its often a parent or trusted friend; someone known to the victim…

  • Wed Sep 19 08:58:09 2007
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