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Apr 7th, 2013
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Is this the Same “New Ethiopia” We in the SMNE Envision?  On March 30, 2013, I had the privilege of watching history in progress while attending the first meeting of the newly formed Oromo Democratic Front (ODF) as an observer. Those involved included most of the founding leaders of the Oromo Liberat...
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Apr 7th, 2013
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(Reuters) – One person was killed and more than 80 were wounded in clashes at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in central Cairo on Sunday after a funeral service for four Egyptian Christians killed in sectarian violence with Muslims, state media said. Christian-Muslim confrontations have increased...
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Apr 7th, 2013
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As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) enter their last 1000 days, UNICEF but called on the Government of Ethiopia, its people and development partners to accelerate results for children, particularly for the most marginalized and vulnerable. “Ethiopia should be proud of its progress so far. It h...
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Apr 7th, 2013
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LAGOS — A statement on Sunday purporting to be from the main militant group in Nigeria’s oil-producing region, MEND, claimed an attack on security forces, alleging at least 15 officers were killed. It was however not possible to determine if the statement was authentic. Police have previously c...
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Apr 7th, 2013
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Indications emerged at the weekend that no fewer than three political camps are at present arrayed against Vice President Namadi Sambo, moving to replace him as veepee, in the build-up to the 2015 presidential election. In the first group, according to THISDAY checks, are two Peoples Democratic Party...
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Apr 7th, 2013
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Why the Federal Minister of Trade of Ethiopian (Abdurahman Sheikh Mohammed) was Sacked by Meles Zenawi? What are the facts and who are the Key Players in this case? By A Yakume* In November 2011, Abdurahman Sheikh Mohammed, a 29 year old moron who was the Federal Trade Minister of Ethiopia was sacked...
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Apr 7th, 2013
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By John Githongo opinion The general election has been concluded and a winner declared. Congratulations are in order to all the winners and all contestants. The process was far from perfect. A friend marvelled grimly last week: “You mean in the space of one month we can lose both the IEBC and t...
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Apr 7th, 2013
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Black Africans have gone through unimaginable ‘perscusions’ from generation to generation since time immemorial, but the worst of some of these heinous crimes of ‘man inhumanity to man’ against us was the Arabs and Europeans Slave Trade, of the last 500 years, (in which more t...
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Apr 7th, 2013
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By Obi Nwakanma, Via vanguard opinion President Goodluck Jonathan,truly found his vocation: with a doctorate in Zoology, there could be no better place for him to put his skills to work than in the Zoo called Nigeria. Nigeria is a zoo, with all kinds animals: the benign and the ferocious; their insti...
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Apr 7th, 2013
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Government of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) The inaugural meeting of Meles Foundation opened this morning (March 6) at the African Union Hall. The meeting is attended by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn , President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti , President Omar Hass...