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May 30th, 2013
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by Oyedokun Julius Babatunde On this day, May 29 2011, Senator Ibikunle Amosun (FCA) became the Governor of Ogun State after a funfair swearing-in which took place at the Moshood Kashimawo Abiola Stadium in Abeokuta; Auto mobiles making noise, Bands playing, Crowd cheering while Governor Amosun, son ...
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May 30th, 2013
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By Asmerom Kiflom I was very much surprised when I read a recent report on the internet that the ‘net worth’ of the late Ethiopian prime minister was $3 billion. What is going on, guys? My goodness, how on earth ‘the poor prime minister in the world who was reportedly described two months ago as [&he...
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It is obvious that almost all African nations know nothing about the existing ground reality in Somaliland, the self proclaimed state in the horn of Africa. Now it is about 22 years of self-governing in that region after regaining their lost independence in 1960. As a short history, Somaliland gained...
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May 30th, 2013
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After emigrating from Eritrea several years ago, Rigat Ghirmay was working to start her life in Toronto. After emigrating from Eritrea several years ago, Rigat Ghirmay was working to start her life in Toronto. The quiet woman had recently finished a personal support worker program at a private colleg...
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May 30th, 2013
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The Canadian government is expelling the head of Eritrea’s consulate in Toronto over the levying of a “diaspora tax” on Eritrean expatriates. A release from Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Semere Ghebremariam O. Micael has been declared persona non grata and must leave by next Wednesday. The...
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May 30th, 2013
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By Gillian Gaynair Enana recalls her parents bathing her many years ago to get ready for, they told her, a holiday celebration. She doesn’t remember how old she was. “I was a child,” Enana said. “I didn’t even know how to clean myself.” A child, but ready -in her p...
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May 29th, 2013
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by Reuben Abati  State House press release -We are dealing with such hideous and second rate characters in Nigeria’s public space, belonging to the ACN and the CPC, and that other would-be disaster-prone mongrel called APC that they won’t even respect the truth. The prize for being silly in this rega...
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May 29th, 2013
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by Wale Odunsi The nation woke up on Tuesday morning to the news that a police officer shot Ahmed Dayo, an (National Diploma) ND 1 Accounting student of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin. The student reportedly on his way to the campus to collect his identity card, sustained serious injuries after ...
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By Justine John DYIKUK When a dog bites a man, it is no news but when a man bites a dog, it hits headlines. This popular saying among our people brings to the fore the unspoken truths cracking the walls of the very foundation of our nationhood even as we celebrate ‘Democracy Day’ today (29, […...
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May 29th, 2013
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(Berahle, ETHIOPIA) – Thousands of Eritrean Afar refugees demonstrated at Berahle refugee camp located in Ethiopia’s Afar region only few kilometers away from the Eritrean border. An estimated 3,000 refugees held the demonstration to protest against what they allege is an alleged genocide being commi...