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Nov 10th, 2012
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By Alemayehu Fentaw Weldemariam The current Ethiopian constitution provides for freedom of religion and requires the separation of state and religion. However the Muslim community in Ethiopia has been, for more than a year now, holding protests at mosques around the country against what is perceived ...
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Nov 10th, 2012
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The Punch The House of Representatives has excoriated the Federal Government for its subtle moves to bury the Mallam Nuhu Ribadu-led Petroleum Special Task Force report. Consequently, it said President Goodluck Jonathan’s government lacked the political will to fight corruption, especially in the oil...
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Nov 10th, 2012
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“An evil remains an evil whether practiced by white against black or by black against white. Our majority rule could easily turn into inhuman rule if we oppressed, persecuted or harassed those who do not look or think like the majority of us.” These were the words of Prime Minister elect Robert Mugab...
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Nov 10th, 2012
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By Jeffrey Fleishman, Los Angeles Times Poor African capitals are increasingly challenging Cairo for the river’s water, without which Egypt’s economy would wither and die. CAIRO — Overwhelmed by cascading economic and political problems since the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak, this nation te...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 10th, 2012
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THE used to be as free as the bird of the air. Not for her a well dressed policewoman with a pistol strapped onto her waist and madam’s handbag in her hand. Times have changed for the Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – no thanks to alleged threats ...
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Nov 10th, 2012
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By Hamdi Ismail Abdullahi 1. Why Privacy Now? There is mounting awareness as well as resentment of the routine practice of information about individuals as they act and carry out in the normal course of their commercial and public lives. The significance of this information for privacy has emerged re...
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Nov 10th, 2012
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Human Wrongs Watch A landmark study of Kenya’s high-elevation forests shows that the economic cost of deforestation in the East African country exceeds national gains from forestry and logging by more than four-to-one, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) reported. *Photo: IRIN/Angela Dewa...
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Nov 10th, 2012
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By OSCAR OBONYO,standardmedia Why Americans are in a “hurry” to rush through the electioneering process is a factor that baffles some. They found Kenyans in the middle of a prolonged campaign; did their stuff with intensity for barely three months and are now back to business. While the presidential ...
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Nov 10th, 2012
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BY Jacey Fortin | ibtimes The presidential election in Ghana bears an intriguing resemblance to the just-completed U.S. contest for the White House. There are several parties on the ballot, but only two stand a chance of winning. The incumbent is taking credit for economic growth, but he admits there...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 10th, 2012
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So what was Morgan Tsvangirai doing in Botswana? Mmegi’s Zimbabwean correspondent BILLY MAGEDI looks at the Movement for Democratic Change-T (MDC-T) leader’s close relationship with Gaborone and its implications for Botswana-Zimbabwe relations and Zimbabwean politics. HARARE – Zimba...