By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 7th, 2013
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IN 2005 three dozen Somalis formed a club of Islamists, soon dubbing themselves the Shabab (Arabic for “youth”). Chaos had reigned over Somalia for a generation and there had been no real government since the military ruler, Siad Barre, fell in 1991. But within a year or so, the Shabab was the domina...
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Jun 7th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia will press ahead with the construction of its Grand Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile River, officials said Thursday, the day after Egypt warned “all options are open” if its water supply is affected. “We are going to continue with our project, I don’t th...
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Jun 7th, 2013
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By Eric Reeves A brief moment of shocking clarity accompanied confirmation by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) that some 300,000 Darfuris have been newly displaced in the first four and a half months of 2013, an estimate...