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Dec 11th, 2012
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By Andrew Green,World Polirics Review KAMPALA, Uganda — Yoweri Museveni, Uganda’s long-serving president, has emerged as the central mediator of the conflict in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, orchestrating the withdrawal of rebel troops from the key Congolese city of Goma and hosting...
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In Cricket
Dec 11th, 2012
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The Africa Under 19 Women Cricket trophy will remain in the East African region as hosts Uganda emerged champions when the tournament came to a close this Monday evening in Kampala. The Ugandan team lost only one game in the round robin event and tied with Botswana on points, but recorded a better ne...
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Dec 11th, 2012
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Jeremy Gordin Jeremy Gordin says electorate seems to be suffering from a case of battered wife syndrome We’re standing – or, in my case at the moment, sitting – on the cusp of the Mangaung conference, due to run from 16-20 December. Indications are that ANC president Jacob G Zuma, a...
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In Mali
Dec 11th, 2012
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Mali’s president has named a longtime public servant as the country’s new prime minister, hours after the position’s former occupant was arrested and forced to resign by the soldiers behind a spring coup. The presidential decree read on state television said Django Sissoko, the repu...
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In Egypt
Dec 11th, 2012
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Several hundred Egyptian protesters breached a concrete and metal barricade outside the Cairo presidential palace, as groups gathered for rival rallies over Mohammed Morsi’s constitutional referendum proposal. There was no violent confrontation despite the tensions surrounding the determination...
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In South Africa
Dec 11th, 2012
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South Africa’s churches have attacked the African National Congress (ANC), accusing the ruling party of moral decay and of abandoning Nelson Mandela’s goal to build a non-racial democracy from the ashes of apartheid. Jacob Zuma  Photo: EVA-LOTTE JANSSON In a letter to President Jacob Zuma...
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Dec 11th, 2012
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The Arab Spring is rearranging the political landscape of the Middle East, and many have been wondering whether the Muslim Brotherhood’s takeover in Cairo would mark the end of the 1979 peace treaty between Israel and Egypt. But one Israeli official recently suggested to The Christian Edition that Eg...
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Dec 11th, 2012
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By: Jim Kouri Somali and African Union security forces drove members of a powerful Islamic terrorist group out of the town of Jowhar on Sunday, according to a report from a counterterrorism expert in Israel. The government and AU troops surprisingly encountered little or no resistance from the member...
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In Nigeria
Dec 11th, 2012
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By Dr Doyin Okupe The current rating of the Transparency International is not the fault of the present administration but due to decades endemic corruption in our polity. Therefore the statement by Action Congress’ Lai Mohammed, placing the blame for rating of Nigeria as the 35th most corrupt nation,...
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I rarely discuss Nigerian politics as it is a complete waste of time and a mere offshoot of the main problem, but I learnt over the weekend that the finance minister, Okonjo Iweala’s mother was kidnapped. Well, talk about the chickens coming home to roost! And some random people are worried and...