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Oct 14th, 2012
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By Hassen Hussein MINNEAPOLIS — No sooner had Somalia’s clan-appointed legislators elected a president, the first in more than 42 years in this Horn of Africa nation, than Kenyan troops dislodged the Islamist military group Al-Shabab from its last stronghold, the port town of Kismayo. As ...
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Oct 14th, 2012
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by Wondimu Mekonnen Prof. Mesfin Woldemariam On 10th October 1991, few months after the TPLF/EPRDF led rebel (terror[i]) group took over the power in Addis Ababa, Prof. Mesfin Woldemariam, a retired Professor of Addis Ababa University saw how the new regime dealt with citizens in ferocity with iron f...
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by Professor Jonathan Moyo If there is one truth about Morgan Tsvangirai’s taking into account his recent public display of his open-zip-shut-mind sexual orientation and his open-mouth-shut-mind policy disposition – that have combined to make him more of a national joke than a national le...
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Oct 14th, 2012
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Pyotr ISKENDEROV Now that the agenda of the upcoming “high-level” talks between Belgrade and Pristina is gradually taking shape, it becomes clear that the dispute is not going to be limited to the Kosovo problem. Rather, the Kosovo Albanians intend to cover with a much wider “Albanian issue” the bulk...
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In Algeria
Oct 14th, 2012
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Cape Verde held on against Cameroon to make their first Africa Cup of Nations as Ethiopia qualified for the first time in 30 years. Star striker Samuel Eto’o may have been back in the side but Cameroon still failed to make the finals for the Africa Cup of Nations despite beating Cape Verde 2-1....
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In Ethiopia
Oct 14th, 2012
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Runners of all ages and skill levels raced through Toronto’s streets Sunday to compete in the Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon. More than 24,000 runners participated in the run, which organizers said raised $3.7 million for 167 charities. Ethiopian runner Sahle Warga finished first, completing the mara...
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BILL CORCORAN ANALYSIS: Zimbabwe’s ageing president has little traction with the vital youth demographic ZIMBABWEAN PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s appearance last week in a new music video is one of many recent indications that his Zanu-PF party views the youth vote as essential to success in next year’s ...
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In Ghana
Oct 14th, 2012
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Ghana’s former first lady Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings has been nominated as a candidate for the December presidential poll. She cut ties with the ruling party, founded by her husband, in order to run. Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, the wife of Ghana’s ex-president, Jerry Rawlings, split from the ru...
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By Gracian W. Masiyiwa, zimeye.org The Zimbabwean nation is rocking at a standstill as multiple cases of corruption continue rip the country apart in what can only be the savage work of a vicious beast. Several news leads dominated the screens in the past few days reading one after the other: Corrupt...
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Oct 14th, 2012
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The Democratic Republic of Congo qualified for the 2013 Africa Cup of nations despite losing 2-1 to Equatorial Guinea in their second leg qualifier played the Nuevo Estadio de Malabo on Sunday night. Javier Balboa and Ben Konate scored for the Nzalang Nacional, while Youssouf Mulumbu pulled one goal ...