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Dec 15th, 2014
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By IRIN By Habibou Bangré The murders of more than 250 men, women and children in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Beni Territory in recent weeks have widely been blamed on an insurgency of Ugandan origin known as the Alliance of Democratic Forces-NALU (ADF-NALU). But several armed groups...
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Dec 13th, 2014
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By Ross Harvey* By SAIIA Botswana possesses substantial coal deposits of 212 billion tonnes, the majority of which are low grade. Under favourable conditions, and until solar power becomes a feasible option for supplying baseload electricity, this coal could be either exported or used for local regio...
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Dec 1st, 2014
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Adebisi Alimi Infection rates among young gay men are on the rise—and veterans of the fight against AIDS are struggling to find a way to get the message out to the next generation. In a small community hall in London’s Soho, a group of young gay men gather. They are 16 to 25 years old. […]...
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Nov 28th, 2014
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By Semahagn Gashu Abebe (PhD) One of the most enduring features of the political system run by the ruling party in Ethiopia is the chronic problem of good governance. The rhetoric to achieve good governance in numerous variables has failed to match the reality on the ground. When the EPRDF regime too...
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Oct 7th, 2014
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By Mohamud M. Uluso Today’s Somali Politicians The debate among Somalis over clan federalism (clan segregation) has no€™t produced common understanding and consensus for final bargain because it takes place in vacuum, outside formal democratic process. The federal government has shirked from it...
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Aug 20th, 2014
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By Destaw Andargie (PhD) One can only speculate why the secretive government of Ethiopia is giving away the country’s fertile land to foreign agribusinesses. But we know the official explanation; that is, such ‘long-sought’ agricultural investments enhance the country’s food security. For a country t...
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Aug 4th, 2014
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By Misha Boutilier The Central African Republic (CAR) continues to experience grave insecurity despite the presence of a powerful, French-led peacekeeping force since December 2013. Commentators often call for more troops to improve the security situation, but in fact the most sustainable solution fo...
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Jun 24th, 2014
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Belayneh Abate Ninety nine percent of the humans’ gene has counterpart in the rats’ gene. This fact demonstrates how strongly rats are genetically related to humans. More importantly, this genetic relationship heralds what a negligible gene difference exists among us. Despite this strong ...
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Jun 9th, 2014
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In the first of three into this article, I stressed on a couple of examples from the pool of toxic impacts of the war of mismanagement in real life as part of my effort to bring into attention the urgency needed towards relationship mending process, because undeniably what was believed to have worked...
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Jun 5th, 2014
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By Nnaemeka Onumonu-Uzoaru Re: 2015: Why Power Must Return To the North Greetings Mallam Yusuf Jubril (Dr.) Forgive me if I mistakenly addressed you as Mallam instead of Alhaji. In reference to the thousands of years old adage of the Igbo ancients, ‘Onye na Chi ya – to each his/her spirituality,’ in ...