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Jan 3rd, 2013
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A spokesman for Uganda’s government says talks between the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo and the M23 group are scheduled to resume Friday, despite threats by the rebels to pull out. The talks would be held in Uganda’s capital, Kampala. Spokesman Fred Opolot says Uganda’s defens...
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In Nigeria
Jan 3rd, 2013
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KANO, Nigeria — Nigerian soldiers have killed five gunmen believed to belong to the Islamist group Boko Haram while losing a soldier and a policeman during a gunbattle in the country’s volatile northeast, the military said on Thursday. Lt. Col. Sagir Musa, the military spokesman in Maiduguri, t...
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Jan 3rd, 2013
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4 African Elections You Should Pay Attention to in 2013 For many African countries, celebrations for the year 2013 are long over, and the continent now needs to focus on its internal issues. Over the course of the next year, issues like economic growth, human rights, international development will be...
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In Djibouti
Jan 3rd, 2013
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Protest sparked at the College of Natural Sciences, Arat Kilo Campus of the Addis Ababa University. According to our sources in Addis Ababa, The main cause of the protest is due to an ethnic derogatory poster against Oromo-ethnic students placed at the College’s main Library and two other places. So ...
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In Article
Jan 3rd, 2013
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Selam Kidane I was intending this to be my short reflections on 2012, it turns out the year was too short for me to be doing a proper reflection on (or is that a nifty excuse from my end?)… sensible people who keep a diary are able to look back and reflect properly… I am […]...
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In Analysis
Jan 3rd, 2013
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By Reason Wafawarova, The Herald Analysis An opinion piece recently published by an online publication, authored by the MDC-T policy chief Eddie Cross, and titled “2013 Outlook: Prophecies by Eddie Cross” was quite telling in revealing the geo-political forces at play on the Zimbabwean sc...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 3rd, 2013
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With a glut of strikers at his disposal, Nigeria’s coach, Stephen Keshi must decide who will best suit his plans for a successful outing at the 2013 Afcon The names of the strikers that Nigeria’s Super Eagles could use at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Cup easily roll off the tongue. From Emmanuel Em...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 3rd, 2013
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Yaya Toure, left, could be missing from action for Manchester City for six weeks if the Ivory Coast reach the final of the Africa Cup of Nations. Photograph: Richard Sellers/Sportsphoto/Allstar Roberto Mancini, who is battling to claw back Manchester United’s seven-point lead over Manchester Ci...
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In Southern Africa
Jan 3rd, 2013
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Here’s a closer look at the life of Robert Mugabe.   Personal: Birth date: February 21, 1924 Birth place: Kutama Mission, Southern Rhodesia Birth name: Robert Gabriel Mugabe Father: Gabriel Mugabe, a carpenter Mother: Bona Mugabe Marriages: Grace Marufu (August 17, 1996 – present); S...
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In Djibouti
Jan 3rd, 2013
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In Ethiopia, where more than 1.2 million people are infected with HIV, disclosure of infection by patients is important in the fight against the disease. A new study led by a Brown sociology researcher investigates HIV-positive status disclosure rates among men and women in Africa’s second most...