By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 15th, 2012
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Stuck in a small Athens flat all day to avoid being caught by police, earning another stint in prison and possibly a beating, 29-year-old Cameroonian Eugene Manaa rues the day he came to Greece. “Life is not just difficult here. It’s impossible,” says Manaa, who recently spent two m...
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Dec 15th, 2012
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CNN named former Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi among notable people we’ve lost in 2012. According to CNN, PM Meles was a strongman in the troubled Horn of Africa. He dedicated his life for the development of Ethiopia and firmly stood for African interests. He was a man of the people who had...
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Dec 15th, 2012
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By Robele Ababya Ethiopia is one of the first countries in the world to accept Christianity in 330 AD welcoming the advent of preaching the New Testament to enrich the Old Testament that was in place. She was also the first country in the world where a Christian Emperor gave refuge to Muslims in 615 ...
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Dec 15th, 2012
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by Emeka Umeagbalasi TO Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke, SAN, Attorney General of the Federation & Minister of Justice, The Federal Ministry of Justice, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria.- 64th Anniversary Of UDHR (World Human Rights Day): Revisiting & Upgrading Nigeria’s Body Of Archaic Laws Is Long Overdue As y...
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Dec 15th, 2012
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By Dele Meiji Fatunla The importance of faith and religious observance amongst African and African diaspora communities was the impetus for a conference held last week by ‘Africa-UK’ – a diaspora engagement project aimed at increasing the impact of the UK’s African Diaspora on policy decisions made o...
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Dec 15th, 2012
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By Aly Verjee Princeton Lyman, US special envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, is stepping down. A White House source characterised Lyman’s departure as “the kind of personnel change that is normal at the end of a president’s first term and start of a second.” President Obama appointed Lyman as special e...
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Dec 15th, 2012
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By Fukadu Fullas (Ph.D.) The present article grew out of a lively exchange of views in the Ethiopian Electronic Distribution Network (EEDN) discussion forum on the merits of fenugreek (vernacular Amargna name: abish) in traditional medicine. Useful data, literature citations, testimonials and opinion...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 15th, 2012
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By Yilma Bekele Good news is always welcome. Then there is the extraordinarily good news that jars you from your slumber. And when the good news happens right around Christmas there is nothing one can do other than put more log in the fire place, take a generous helping of the twelve year old scotch ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 15th, 2012
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By Teklu Abate During the last two decades, Ethiopia for sure witnessed improvements in some fronts. Basic infrastructure such as hydroelectric dams, roads, education and health institutions, and catering businesses are significantly expanded. Particularly important are the efforts made to make schoo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 15th, 2012
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Mali’s interim prime minister who took office after soldiers behind a coup arrested his predecessor several days ago has chosen a new government, state television reported late Saturday, with key posts going to people linked to the coup leader. The political upheaval has raised new concerns abo...