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Nov 2nd, 2012
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By Lam Akol The Son of my Brother, Kuir E Garang, Since you addressed me in your open letter as “uncle”, allow me to take the liberty of calling you the “son of my brother”. This is one of our good African traditions in contrast to ‘Afronomy’ you mentioned in your letter. That is one […]...
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Rwanda National Congress (RNC) condemns Kagame’s regine for sentencing Victoire Ingabire to eight years in jail. Today, the High Court in Kigali, Rwanda, sentenced Madame Victoire Ingabire, the President of FDU-inkingi, to eight years in jail on flimsy grounds of genocide ideology and conspirac...
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In Djibouti
Nov 2nd, 2012
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by Katy Migiro (AlertNet) – Migrants travelling from the Horn of Africa to Yemen in search of a better life are regularly   Ethiopian migrants sleep out in the open near a transit centre where they wait to be repatriated in the western Yemeni town of Haradh, on the border with Saudi Arabia, Marc...
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Nov 2nd, 2012
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- Victorie Ingabire returned to Rwanda in 2010 in order to register her party and run for the Presidential seat against Paul Kagame. She stepped off of the plane went to a genocide memorial site where she spoke to supporters and dared to mention that Hutu were also killed during the genocide and shou...
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In Ethiopia
Nov 2nd, 2012
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Henry WismayerA scout on the trek between Gich and Chenek My new companion on the mountain ledge emitted a croak and hopped a little closer. A momentary standoff followed as I contemplated a beak like bolt-cutters and talons the size of butcher’s hooks. The ground dropped away for a vertical mi...
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By Joel Ambasa,The Star Just a couple of months after Ethiopia bid farewell to Meles Zenawi, a new wave of expectations is sweeping across the country and the region over what the future holds as new Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn tries to consolidate power. Depending on which side you are, Desa...
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In Eritrea
Nov 2nd, 2012
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As midday prayers came to an end at the Grand Anwar mosque in Ethiopia’s capital, worshippers continued on to what has become a regular second act on Fridays — shouting anti-government slogans. The demonstrations this Friday did not turn violent. But tensions are rising between the government i...
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Nov 2nd, 2012
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by Samson Seifu The Police Security Service (PSS) locally known as PST has arrested a Sudanese man accusing him of refugee espionage in Ethiopian Refugee in Norway anti government rally Norway. PST said the man, on several occasions, secretly collected information about Sudanese in Norway, and sent t...
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Nov 2nd, 2012
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Saleh AA Younis The Circular Journey in Search of Eritrea: A “World Distance” that Never Was ( by Yosief Gebrehiwet) is an answer to the question posed by Eritrean Independence: Is It Worth All The Sacrifice? (also by Yosief Ghebrehiwet). The answer, it appears, is an emphatic no. The 50-year long jo...
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Nov 2nd, 2012
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By Theodore M. Vestal Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia, revered by some and reviled by many, died last month under suspicious circumstances only vaguely explained by his TPLF colleagues. As the Woyane wept in official mourning, the world considered the legacy of Meles’ twenty-one year reign. H...