By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 1st, 2013
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Israel’s Interior Minister has requested for legal approval to allow authorities to carryout the mass deportation of tens and thousands of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum-seekers and migrants. According to Israeli news outlets, interior minister, Eli Yishai, has called on the justice and foreign ministr...
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In East Africa
Jan 1st, 2013
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Right-wing demonstrators rally against sexual assault of 83-year-old South Tel Aviv woman by African migrant man. Around 150 Israelis have marched though a run-down Tel Aviv neighbourhood in protest against the alleged rape there of an 83-year-woman by an Eritrean man. Protesters, led by MP Michael B...
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In Djibouti
Jan 1st, 2013
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Ethiopian entrepreneur Bethlehem Tilahun started Sole Rebels in 2005 in order to create jobs and sustainable prosperity in her country. Courtesy: Sole Rebels ADDIS ABABA , Jan 1 2013 (IPS) – Innovative Ethiopian footwear manufacturer Sole Rebels will open its second retail outlet in Taiwan this...
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In Cote d'Ivoire
Jan 1st, 2013
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At least 60 people died and dozens more were injured in Abidjan as crowds stampeded overnight during celebratory New Year’s fireworks, Côte d’Ivoire rescue workers said on Tuesday. The head of military rescue workers, Lieutenant Colonel Issa Sako, told public television that “60 people...
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In Djibouti
Jan 1st, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Ten men were found guilty Tuesday by an Ethiopian court of plotting terror attacks with Islamist extremist rebels from neighboring Somalia. Judge Bahiru Darecha said the group was making plans and getting supplies to attack political and economic targets in Ethiopia. Eleven men ...