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Twelve soldiers and seven policemen were killed in recent attacks in Borno by suspected members of the Boko Haram, the commander of the military Joint Task Force (JTF), Major General Jah Ewansiah, has said. The military had last week denied that up to a dozen officers were killed in the Malumfatori a...
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  by GRAHAM PEEBLES In many parts of the world development has become an invisible cloak under which all manner of “state sponsored” atrocities and human rights violations are being committed. Married to growth, development has been (largely) reduced to economic advancement – meaning maximizing ...
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By: Abdilahi Saeed Muhumed JIG-JIGA (Somalilandsun) – A large herd of livestock stolen by guerrillas of the Ogaden National Liberation Front-ONLF has been recovered by Ethiopian government forces. This was revealed by the President of the Somali Regional of Ethiopia-Zone 5 F Abdi Mohammed Omar ...
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By Philipp Sandner, DW Muslims in Ethiopia are angry over the detention of 29 religious leaders and activists and are calling for their release. They believe they have been wrongly accused of terrorism. Speaking to DW, Claire Beston, an expert on Ethiopia at Amnesty International said “we think...
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by Teshome Debalke In the land of the lawless Woyane everything seems the opposite of what it is. Unity, freedom, equality and development are turned in to segregation, tyranny, inequality and corruption. The outdated propaganda to change fiction into reality is as dead as the late ethnic tyrant hims...
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Triumph for the president and his party, Zanu-PF, cannot be dismissed as rigging and obstruction by the incumbent, writes Blessing-Miles Tendi for the GUARDIAN AFRICA NETWORK. There is a phenomenon in African politics called the preponderance of incumbency. Simply put, it maintains that it is difficu...
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Ahead of the 2015 general elections, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South East zone has endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan as its presidential candidate. The PDP zonal vice chairman, Col. Austin Akobundu (rtd) disclosed this yesterday at a PDP rally in Awka, the Anambra State capital. He...
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Anthony Williams Offor, described governor Fashola’s gesture towards him in an interview with The Sun correspondent. Offor, 35, from Anambra State, poignantly talked about his efforts to hear again and how it has been to Lagos State governor, Raji Fashola, who happens to be of the greatest help, wher...
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Former heads of state, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida and Gen. Abubakar Abdulsalamiyesterday paid a condolence visit to the Lagos State governor BabatundeFashola over the demise of his father, Pa Ibrahim AdemolaFashola. At the Lagos House, Marina, where they meet Fashola, Gen.Abdulsalami said the need for pe...
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By Luka Biong Deng South Sudan is one of the few countries in the continent that is well endowed with well trained lawyers. The culture of pursuing the legal professional is well rooted in traditional legal system where the traditional courts provide not only a platform for accessing justice but also...