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BBC News (Geneva) – The latest tragedy in the Mediterranean has, not before time, human rights groups say, put the spotlight on the situations which drive people to make the perilous boat journey to Europe, and the many dangers they face along the way. It is believed most of the dead came from Eritre...
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After one year of consultations, planning sessions, and international conferences, representatives of the International Community (Development Partners) and High level delegation led by President Hassan Sh. Mohamud of the Federal Republic of Somalia (FRS) met at the headquarter of the European Union ...
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Belayneh Abate While the British Broadcasting Corporation [1] continuously broadcasts about the tragic death of African Immigrants in Italy, Today’s Online New York times reads on its front page about African Immigrants “Desperation Fuels Trips of Migrants to Spain”. [2] Although rarely addressed by ...
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Anonymous The current political crisis in Egypt holds important lessons for Ethiopians. It is often said that democracy is not just about elections. Democracy means that people have to agree to live together and by certain rules, as described in a constitution, for example. In order to come to such a...
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Note to the reader: In my commentary last week, I defended the International Criminal Court (ICC) against accusations of “race hunting”, selective and arbitrary prosecution and abuse of power by certain African leaders .  This week I continue my defense, in a rather lengthy commentary, by exposing an...
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Mike AG   A Generation Driven to Extinction While words like “tragedy”, “suffering”, “torture”, “imprisonment”, “death” and “grief” have become almost synonymous with Eritrea, this African nation that once was the beacon of its people’s hope and prosperity during the early years of independence ...
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  | credits: Chukky Nawkky Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati; and a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, over the weekend engaged each other in a war of words. Fani-Kayode had, in an article which widely circulated online last week,...
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President Goodluck Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan’s official declaration of intention to run for a second term in 2015 is the most-awaited event in Nigeria’s political space, ALLWELL OKPI writes The build-up to the presidential election in 2015 is no doubt the most intriguing political developm...
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By Luka Binniyat & Mayen Etim Campaigners for President Jonathan Goodluck ahead of 2015 elections, yesterday, escaped being lynched when hoodlums among the estimated 30,000 youths attending the Northern Youth Summit in Kaduna suddenly turned violent and went for the organisers of the event, while...
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By Sola Ogundipe, Olasunkanmi Akoni, Lawami Mikairu, Daniel Eteghe & Monsur Olowoopejo LAGOS — The family of late former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Agagu, whose remains, while being conveyed to Akure in an aircarft chartered from Associated Airlines, crashed last Thursday in Lagos said,...