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Nov 12th, 2012
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By Anne Bartlett, opinion Einstein once quipped that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Given this point, one might suggest that recent agreements on borders, security and peace in Sudan have an element of the insane about them. Suc...
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Nov 12th, 2012
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Mogadishu — Heavy armed Al shabab fighters reportedly ambushed a military convoy carrying Ethiopian forces outside Baidoa, Somalia’s third largest city, 250 Km northwest Mogadishu. Local residents said Shells and gunfire heard around Awdinle, a small town just 15Km east of Baidoa following the ...
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Nov 12th, 2012
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By Vincent Obia, analysis Photo: Cartoon on terrorism in Nigeria Perhaps, the closest the country has got to solving the Boko Haram insurgency is the ongoing peace deal between the group and the federal government. The leadership of Jama’atul Ahlis Sunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad, also calle...
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Nov 12th, 2012
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by Taiwo Adisa, Nigeria Tribune Group Politics Editor, Taiwo Adisa, analyses the recent offer by the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, to dialogue with the Federal Government and its implications. ON Thursday November 1, the nation was treated to some sort of good news by the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram...
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In Djibouti
Nov 12th, 2012
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Mega dam along Nile River to generate 6,000 MW Plans to spend over $12 bln and produce 40,000 MW by 2035\ Hopes to become Africa’s biggest power exporter By Aaron Maasho (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s energy minister played down concerns on Monday about how it would finance the first of an ...
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Nov 12th, 2012
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By Phyllis D. Osabutey, IT IS … days to election 2012. The anxiety of Ghanaians increase by the day, as the election approaches. Every day, the airwaves are filled with political discussions in both English and local languages. There are also individual discussions among various groups of peopl...
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Nov 12th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor The General Overseer of the International Central Gospel Church, Pastor Mensa Otabil has responded to what he calls evil attempts to expose him to public ridicule “and the running harassment against my integrity.” (Myjoyonline, November 12, 2012). He did so to diffuse the te...
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In Nigeria
Nov 12th, 2012
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The Nigerian praying system enthrones a prosperous church while the nation is in a state of backwardness. Some prayer warriors of Nigerian extraction have effectively prayed self out of poverty, lack, sickness, madness, infertility etc while the nation is still backwards, sliding deep into, poverty, ...
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Nov 12th, 2012
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AT LEAST with the Chinese decadal leadership change, the world will have to learn to spell new names. First Xi Jinping, the new and incoming party leader and President of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Second Li Keqiang, the incoming deputy party leader and new Chinese Premier. Both repl...
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In Cote d'Ivoire
Nov 12th, 2012
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Voting in the General Assembly to elect 18 members of the UN Human Rights Council. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas The General Assembly today elected 18 countries to serve on the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) for a period of three years beginning on 1 January 2013. Argentina, Brazil, Côte d’Ivoire...