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Apr 12th, 2013
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Since 2000, over a million Zimbabweans have left the country to seek better life in foreign countries. Most settled in South Africa, Botswana and the United Kingdom but a sizeable group has made Canada home. Journalist Tsungai Chipato, a resident of Toronto, reflects on his experiences with the Zimba...
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Apr 12th, 2013
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Mali’s prime minister has become the first senior government figure to visit the north of the country since French-led forces...
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Apr 12th, 2013
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Mali and its international partners need to seize the moment for national dialogue to forestall renewed political and security crises. Mali: Security, Dialogue and Meaningful Reform, the latest report from the International Crisis Group, examines the situation in Mali after France’s military interven...
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Apr 12th, 2013
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Last Sunday, President Barack Obama marked the 19th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda. The President stated that the United States, “grieves with the Rwandan people” who survived the killings. “Nineteen years ago, Rwanda was torn apart by a great evil,” Mr. Obama said in a statement. “Today, we s...
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Apr 12th, 2013
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Written by Endalk from Global Voices Thousands of ethnic Amharas in western Ethiopia are being expelled en masse from the country’s Benishangul Gumuz region, where many have settled, in what some are condemning as a campaign of “ethnic cleansing“. Ethiopia has been divided into nine ethnically based ...
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Apr 12th, 2013
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By getuabebe Over the past two decades, the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has carried out far-reaching institutional and policy reforms to transform itself from a centrally planned, Marxist regime to the facilitator of a stable market economy. These reforms have underpinne...
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Apr 12th, 2013
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(IRIN) – Hunger in Mali has reached crisis levels in the northern Kidal Region and has reached critical levels in Gao and Timbuktu regions, according to food security agencies and the government’s early warning body. One in five households in Gao and Timbuktu are facing severe food shortages, w...
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Apr 12th, 2013
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By Gwynne Dyer, Special to QMI Agence There have been no elections in Somalia since 1967 and there won’t be any this year, either. But the country has a new parliament (appointed on the advice of clan elders) that has elected a new president, and the new government controls a significant part of the ...
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Apr 12th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Election 2012 has indeed exposed the underbelly of the NPP. A careful analysis of the situation reveals why the party’s leaders are so traumatized by their defeat and are expending energy hyping the sentiments of their followers, all in a vain attempt at forcing a river to f...
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Apr 12th, 2013
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Albert, an accountant with a top city bank, says he is tired of the insecurity he feels whenever he is at work. His crisis is the fact that male co-workers ogle at his fiancée’s as she strolls around in a miniskirt. The mini, along with other ‘revealing’ clothes, is the unofficial uniform for all fem...