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Dec 12th, 2012
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Catholic Online (www.catholic.org) Analysts say it will take awhile before prosperity reaches the masses The African nation of Ethiopia has enjoyed remarkable growth over the past several years. There has been a marked growth in industry. However, this has meant little to many Ethiopians who go to be...
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Dec 12th, 2012
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SEGOU, Mali — On a sweltering afternoon, Islamist police officers dragged Fatima Al Hassan out of her house in the fabled city of Timbuktu. They beat her up, shoved her into a white pickup truck and drove her to their headquarters. She was locked up in a jail as she awaited her sentence: 100 lashes [...
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Dec 12th, 2012
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The former president of Madagascar says he will not run for any position in the island country’s next election, but he says he wants to return home. Marc Ravalomanana has been living in exile in South Africa since 2009, when he was overthrown in a coup. He told a news conference in Tanzania on ...
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Dec 12th, 2012
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A few days after his election as Ghana’s new leader, John Dramani Mahama has made his first international trip and he headed to Abuja for a meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan at the Presidential Villa. Mr Mahama who won a fresh term as President in the West African state arrived the Presidentia...
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Dec 12th, 2012
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The 4th Ministerial Meeting of the “Group of Friends of the Syrian people”, in Marrakech, will focus primarily on the latest developments in the Syrian crisis, the path of a crisis and how to mobilize international aid to put an end to the suffering of civilians.   The Marrakech Conf...
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Dec 12th, 2012
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This reflection is based on the final report of the Special Envoy of the Secretary General of the United Nations released on November 28.  A report that has greatly exasperated the Polisario and its biggest backer, Algeria, because the mandate of Christopher Ross, who did not drain as such, unfortuna...
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Hostile environment for the desperate TPLF top goons By Robele Ababya The late Zenawi kept all top state secrets close to his chest and went to his grave without sharing any of those to his successors. Therefore there is no doubt that damaging disarray and or split has taken center-stage within his p...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 12th, 2012
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Group D, undoubtedly the “group of death” for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, includes the two highest ranked teams in Africa, tournament favourites Côte d’Ivoire (16th in the world) and Algeria (24th). Tunisia (45th) has also been in good form this year, but Togo’s challenge ...
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The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations is drawing near, and 2012 surprise winners Zambia, with a host of players familiar to South African Premier Soccer League fans, will be out to defend their title. Their first order of business will be to survive Group C, which includes Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Ethiopia...