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Aug 1st, 2013
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Nader Noureddin unveils the hazardous consequences the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will have on Egypt and Sudan. The Nile, on whose banks lives 90 per cent of Egypt’s population, is under threat. Egypt has no substantial precipitation, of only about 15mm per year, and as a result the 1.3 billion cubic ...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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Teshome Abebe I had the opportunity to visit Addis Abeba for about five weeks between June 21st and July 27. What follows is a report to those who read my occasional essays on Ethiopian affairs. In writing this essay, I make no charges that can’t be substantiated, no opinions are expressed that may b...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA: A helicopter en route to the United Nations mission in South Sudan crashed Wednesday in Ethiopia, with four Russian crew members injured but no one killed, civil aviation officials said. “An investigation is underway,” Girma Gebre, accident investigation chief for Ethiopia...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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By Faith J. H. McDonnell Numerous petitions and efforts in Congress have not succeeded in pressuring the U.S. State Department to designate the northern Nigerian jihadists Boko Haram as a “Foreign Terrorist Organization” (FTO). But on Thursday, July 25, a Washington, DC-based Northern Nigeria Task Fo...
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In Eritrea
Aug 1st, 2013
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Robert Mugabe’s party claimed a resounding victory in Zimbabwe’s general election today moments before his main rival accused him of ‘monumental fraud’. The election had been hailed as a potential turning point in the nation’s troubled history as Mugabe’s long-time...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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  This week’s election in Zimbabwe was “seriously compromised” with up to a million people prevented from voting, the largest observer group has said.   Most of those turned away were in urban areas, where support for Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is strong, said the Zi...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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Viewer discretion required to watch this horror! Another jungle justice in this our country Nigeria as another possibly innocent citizen and his friend are brutally murdered in broad daylight! According to a Nigerian newspaper, a 25 year old Geology and Mining undergraduate of Delta State University ...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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By Abebe Gellaw Exactly a year ago, ESAT declared the death of Meles Zenawi. That was the most important breaking news in the last two decades. TPLF went into frenzy to bury the news under a barrage of counter-propaganda. Bereket Simon went on ETV to curse ESAT and reassure the nation that the “great...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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Michael Obert Write e-mail Print Sinai: In the Realm of Death In the current weekly print supplement Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, published in the German leading newspaper SZ, a horrific story about the torture of kidnapped Africans in Egypt’s Sinai is spreading across 24 pages. Called “I...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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Justine John DYIKUK The theatre of the absurd unfolded recently when the former Governor of Zamfara State and member of the House of Assembly, Senator Ahmed Sani Yerima persuaded the Senate to support underage marriage in Nigeria. Section 29 of the 1979 Constitution which deals with the manner of ren...