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Jan 9th, 2014
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By Daniel Wagner and Giorgio Cafiero January 8, 2014 The turmoil that erupted in Juba last month threatens to ignite a full scale ethnic civil war. If peace talks fail, a potential genocide may even result. Certainly, political risks for foreign investors and neighboring governments would increase un...
By IndepthAfrica
In North Africa
Jan 9th, 2014
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By MISNA   The National Constituent Assembly (CNA) will vote nine members for the election of the Superior Independent Electoral Instance (ISIE).   “This is the most important stage of the period of transition to democracy”, said CNA president, Mustapha Ben Jaafar, inaugurating the plenary ...
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Jan 9th, 2014
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by C. K. Ekeke Lo Spazio della Politica (LSDP) recently published its 2013 list of the top 100 global thinkers. Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, from Argentina, was placed #1 global thinker of 2013 because he reminded the world that the Catholic Church is a global power. Three wom...
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Jan 9th, 2014
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by Abiola Akintunde Rape according to Wikipedia is “a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse, which is initiated by one or more persons against another person without the person’s consent. The act may be carried out by physical force, coercion, abuse of authority or a...
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Jan 9th, 2014
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About 1,400 years ago, Ethiopia had been able to establish a just order far better than the order that the 21st century society has established. Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be upon Him) aptly described the then Abyssinian (Ethiopian) King as, “a King in whose realm no one is wronged.” The degree of fairn...
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Jan 9th, 2014
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by Semahagn G. Abebe, Special to The Gazette The Saudi government certainty didn’t waste any time. As soon as the seven-month warning period for expatriate workers expired in November, officials rounded up tens of thousands of illegal immigrants, many of them facing violence, rape and torture at the ...
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In Djibouti
Jan 9th, 2014
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Opposition Radio: Anybody Listening in Eritrea? Eritrea’s geographical location and particularly its altitude was a unique place for good reception of radio transmissions from all over the world, long before the satellite technology made its emergence. Michela Wrong once described the Hamasien platea...