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In East Africa
Jan 4th, 2013
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A church carved from rock in Lalibela, one of the stops on the Ethiopia tour led by author Patricia Schultz. (Courtesy of ET African Journeys) By Mary Forgione Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger Patricia Schultz redefined the concept of bucket lists when her book “1,000 Places to...
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Jan 4th, 2013
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The West is moving toward a military intervention in Mali, somewhat slowly yet entirely deliberately, due to concerns about al-Qaeda’s control of territory there. An October UN Security Council resolution authorizes such military action, and while the United States has long supported such a move, Def...
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Jan 4th, 2013
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By Julius Odeke After two decades of the conflict in the history of Somalia, the year 2012 could be referred to as “the year of rich harvest” following the great strides towards stabilization that the country witnessed in the last 12 months. The Uganda Contigent Public Relations Officer for African U...
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Jan 4th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor The NPP certainly has huge problems to solve if it seeks to change its fortunes in future general elections. Despite the vehement protestations against the outcome of Election 2012 and the filing of a lawsuit by the NPP, some of us strongly believe that the elections were tr...
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In Algeria
Jan 4th, 2013
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The international human rights “Amnesty International”, based in London, has rebelled Friday against “the crackdown on social and economic rights” in Algeria.  Recalling the arrest on January 2 in the region of Ouargla of an activist for the rights of the unemployed, Amnesty n...
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Jan 4th, 2013
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Decades have gone by and Somali’s have seen many presidents promise to restore the countries pride and beauty it once had, they have come and gone: no change has been made. The only hopeful’s we see is Somaliland but again, the recognition they desperately need isn’t coming any time soon. Somali’s so...
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In Djibouti
Jan 4th, 2013
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UNICEF Ethiopia has appointed the Ethiopian-born Hanna Godefa, acclaimed for her enthusiastic efforts in fund-raising for charities and such projects as the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam(GERD) as goodwill Ambassador of Human Rights. Hanna signed an agreement with Shadrack Omol, officer-in-charge of...
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Jan 4th, 2013
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By Getahune Bekele As the extremely brutal ruling minority junta of Ethiopia continue with its policyof using disproportionate force against the peaceable Muslims of the nation who are simply demanding freedom of worship;         The gruesome picture of the murdered 7 year old boy...
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In East Africa
Jan 4th, 2013
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TWO youths have died and several people wounded during a grenade attack at a refugee camp in eastern Kenya, reports say. An Agence France-Presse journalist was able to view two bodies while the Red Cross said on its Twitter account that seven people had also been wounded, in an attack on a restaurant...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 4th, 2013
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Both Algeria and Morocco arrive in South Africa on Friday as the next two teams to report for Africa Cup of Nations duty. They are the third and fourth squad in the country for the tournament, following Angola and Zambia have already been ensconced in Johannesburg since just after Christmas. Algeria ...