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By Audrey Charowa Mugabe turns to vile comedy Not content with the position of super villain, Robert Mugabe has turned to vile comedy for some much needed laughs. In his address dress, Mugabe verbally shredded to pieces Western governments and in particular the United States of America (USA) at the j...
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Sep 3rd, 2013
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I understand that the British Empire was founded upon the plunder of treasures through the use of arms against other weaker countries. Its expansion was based on the tacit approval by the British monarchy at that time, on the use of violence and subjugation of natives for profit, under the pretext of...
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I was on board the defunct Air Nigeria Airline to the Gambia for the Conference for African Ministers, Fisheries and Aquaculture (CAMFA) in 2010 when I encountered another Nigerian (Ikechukwu), who was alighting in Sierra Leone. We both boarded the aircraft in Lagos and soon I began to chat to him ab...
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Sep 3rd, 2013
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Some 1,500 people reportedly attended the pro-government rally against extremism Some 100 members of Ethiopia’s opposition Semayawi (Blue) party were arrested and some badly beaten over the weekend, the party says. Party chairman Yilekal Getachew said equipment such as sound systems were confis...
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Sep 3rd, 2013
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By Hindessa Abdul A giant poster that spans the length of the giant Maskel Square shows how the ruling party is desperate to immortalize Meles Zenawi, the tyrant who turned Ethiopia into a landlocked impoverished nation during his over 20 years of rule. It has been a year since long time Ethiopian ru...
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Sep 3rd, 2013
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By Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola Alhaji Baraje and other leaders of the party appreciate the overwhelming outpouring of support and encouragement from genuine members and leaders of the party across the country. We assure them that we will not disappoint them in the mission to make the PDP work again in...
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Sep 3rd, 2013
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By: Teshome Adugna(PhD) 1. Introduction A number of agency such as Oakland Institute, Anti-dam NGOs, Survival International, International Rivers, and the Friends of Lake Turkana, and with the support of Human Rights Watch are doing all possible efforts to stop the construction of hydropower dam in E...
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Sep 3rd, 2013
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Why Atiku, others broke away Plausible reasons why former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and seven governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, broke out and formed a parallel faction of the party, have begun to emerge. Competent sources told Vanguard on Monday that Atiku and the ‘rebel’ governors too...
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Sep 3rd, 2013
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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – TWENTY-six serving Senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria yesterday hailed former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, six northern governors who stormed out of the venue of Saturday’s Special National convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and Governor Chibuike Amaechi...