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Mobhare Matinyi, thecitizen In the past three decades the Central African Republic (CAR) has moved from being a dictatorship to a failing state, then from a failing state to a failed state and ultimately a phantom state. The CAR is an illusion of what could be a state, fairly to say a de jure state [...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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Sahara Press Service (El Aaiun) Addis Ababa — President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Mr. Girma Wolde-Giorgis reiterated Wednesday his country’s position of support to the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination and independence, when Mr. Laman Baali presented his cr...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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by Maryline Dumas (tripoli) Inter Press Service TRIPOLI- In Libya, a dose of LSD or the painkiller tramadol costs 78 cents, and a joint of cannabis is 7.80 dollars. Here, drugs are affordable to the poor for a simple reason. “Slashing prices is a way to create demand and open up a market,”...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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By Justin Willis In discussing the elections at the Kenyan coast, I want to make two, perhaps contradictory, points. The first is that the coast has its own particular dynamics, which must be appreciated to understand the nature of elections there. The second is that events at the coast help us to un...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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The leadership of organised labour are at it again. After successfully pulling the wool over the faces of Nigerians, who sacrificed their convenience early last year to join the march to resist the federal government’s removal of fuel subsidy, only for them to go behind us and betray the collective t...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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There was an angry welcome in Egypt for a team from the International Monetary Fund, there to resume talks on...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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Amira Agarib An Ethiopian maid who was allegedly tortured and burnt by a Morrocan woman has undergone cosmetic surgery at Al Qasimi Hospital. The 23-year-old had many burns on her body when she was brought to the hospital, where she told staff that she was working as a housemaid with an Arab family a...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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By Andrew Mwenda How the West is seeking to usurp Africa’s struggle for freedom and democracy using a humanitarian language Since the end of the Cold War, a movement to save Africa from Africans has grown and gained momentum across the Western world. This movement is reflected in campaigns to end pov...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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By Arab News By Abdul Rahman Al-Rashed Bassem Youssef, the satirist, appears once a week on the CBC channel in Cairo. But it seems this one time was enough to anger Egyptian President Muhammad Mursi who came to power following a revolution that sought freedom and dignity. Mursi has made a mockery of ...
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Fate of stranded migrants in Yemen ‘very grim’ GENEVA: The plight of thousands of migrants stranded in Yemen after trying to reach Saudi Arabia and the Gulf has Ethiopian migrants sleep out in the open near a transit centre Ethiopian migrants sleep out in the open near a transit centre where they wai...