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Jan 17th, 2013
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By Paula Reed Ward A Franklin Park couple accused of abusing their two adopted children from Ethiopia has waived their preliminary hearing, which was scheduled for Friday in Leetsdale. Douglas and Kristen Barbour are charged with starving a 6-year-old boy they adopted in March and causing head trauma...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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By Seyoum Tesfaye My opinion The Eritrean regime is an expert in smoke and mirrors art.  It is a shameless regime that could dare to market hemotoxic venom as milk fit for children consumption.  Leaving the fancy words aside once again the regime has manufactured a sinister ploy to raid Eritrean pock...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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For whom, for what, against whom? Jean-Paul Kimonyo The sequence of events makes the immediate causes prompting the M23 rebellion quite clear. It all really started in February 2012 with the flawed attempt by some Western countries to have Bosco Ntaganda arrested as a condition for the recognition of...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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Zimbabwean Vice-President John Nkomo died on Thursday after treatment for cancer in South Africa, President Robert Mugabe said, removing a potential successor to the ageing leader who has his own health problems. Nkomo, 78, was nominated for the joint number two position alongside Joice Mujuru two ye...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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Julian Finney/Getty Images The Africa Cup of Nations 2013 gets underway in South Africa on Saturday, with Ghana one of the biggest favourites for success even though they have not won the competition since 1982. There was plenty of speculation over the final squad until it was named last week, with p...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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Lori Pottinger Editor of World Rivers Review and Africa Campaigner The destruction of the Aral Sea in Central Asia has been called the world’s worst environmental disaster. It’s not something we should be repeating, especially in a time of growing uncertainty about water resources on our ...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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Preparations for elections in Kenya turn into high gear today as the parties in the three major coalitions nominate their candidates. Kenya’s 2013 Elections, the latest report from the International Crisis Group, examines the run-up to the 4 March 2013 elections. The disputed polls in 2007 triggered ...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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President Barack Obama’s Kenyan half brother has launched his own political career by announcing his intention to run for a Kenyan county gubernatorial seat in the upcoming March 4 elections. Malik Obama, 54, who shares a father with the US president, told AFP in an interview late on Wednesday that t...
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Ethiopia hold the dubious record of being runners-up in the Africa Cup of Nations without winning a game or even scoring a goal. That came at the inaugural tournament, held in 1957, after the Confederation of African Football was established by the Egyptian, Ethiopian, South African and Sudanese Foot...
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Former Nigerian stars have admitted that the Super Eagles will face a tough challenge at the South Africa 2013 Africa Cup of Nations as the team aim at winning the tournament for the third time. The ex-internationals advised the Super Eagles against underrating Group C opponents Burkina Faso and Ethi...