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Nov 9th, 2012
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(Reuters) – A U.S. panel on religious freedom accused the Ethiopian government of trying to tighten control of its Muslim minority amid mass protests, saying it is risking greater destabilization of the Horn of Africa region. Ethiopia, which has long been seen by the West as a bulwark against M...
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Nov 9th, 2012
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By: Ivan Eland The United States is meddling in another internal civil war to prevent a “terrorist haven” from developing. This time it’s not in Somalia or Yemen but instead in the West African country of Mali. The United States and France are concerned that Islamists have taken over northern Mali, a...
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Nov 9th, 2012
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By: Said Temsamani  On November 9 King Mohammed VI visited the construction site of the Mohammed VI green city, close to Benguerir, a one-off project in Africa that gives a new royal impetus to a megaproject joining modernity and sustainable development. Today many Moroccans live in towns and cities....
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Nov 9th, 2012
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(Reuters) – Nigeria is “at war” with Islamist sect Boko Haram and should not negotiate with its leaders who are “mass murderers”, Nigerian Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka said on Friday. Author Wole Soyinka, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986, gestures during an ...
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Nov 9th, 2012
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By Leke Alder, This Day opinion A few weeks ago, one of the better-known airlines in the country turned back its passenger plane to take-off point because of a technical glitch in midair. It was travelling from Lagos to Abuja. The week before that incident, the same airline disembarked passengers aft...
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Nov 9th, 2012
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By Seble Teweldebirhan, (Ezega.com) – Nowadays, when someone tries to be less sensitive about ethnicity, he/she is considered unsympathetic to the rights of marginalized groups and their rightful issues. At times there are accusations and arguments that, those who do not identify themselves bas...
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Nov 9th, 2012
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The letter below was written by Eritrean refugees, held in administrative detention in Saharonim prison. Under the Prevention of Infiltration Law, they can be imprisoned for three years or more. 31/10/2012 (To whom it may concern): Subject: The judgement against Eritrean refugees in Israel As we all ...
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Nov 9th, 2012
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PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is using constant election talk as a ruse to prevent Zanu PF from discussing his succession, with the unintended consequence of the ploy being the scaring away of investors and sluggish economic growth, MDC leader Welshman Ncube said. Report by Owen Gagare In a wide-ranging in...
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Nov 9th, 2012
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By Jeremy Lind, Institute of Development Studies (Brighton) Meles Zenawi, the long-serving Ethiopian Prime Minister since 1995 and leader of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) coalition, passed away in August. His death sparked considerable concern and debate internat...
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Nov 9th, 2012
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By Robele Ababya Bravo to both rivals for the White House I begin this piece with my sincere congratulations to President Obama on his clear victory over his rival Governor Mitt Romney. I do so despite my repeatedly expressed vehement objection to the inaction of his Administration to stop gruesome h...