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Sep 22nd, 2014
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During the last uprising wave and cracking down on Islamist in Egypt June 30, 2013. All the media outlets have been accused of taking a side, “when you point a camera to a side you neglect the rest of the real scene” Said a protester to me “People are following those media outlets which confirms [&he...
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Sep 18th, 2014
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Ambassador Nicholas Kay: Supreme Ruler above Somalia’€™s Constitution By Mohamud Uluso (*) – September 15, 2014 Optimism for peace and recovery in Somalia has become a transient feeling quickly dashed by the occurrence of violent incidents and discovery of gross wrongdoings. Many observer...
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Sep 15th, 2014
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Akong Charles Ndika Correspondent A surprise press conference held last month by Emory University Teaching Hospital stands out as a rare bright moment in the fight against an uncontrollable Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. ZMAPP, an untested serum-based therapy in humans, was successfully adminis...
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Sep 15th, 2014
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BY: Peter Kleto, South Sudanese, SEPT/15/2014, SSN; South Sudan has been plunged into civil war due to disagreement in the top leadership of the SPLM party. The disagreement on the wording of the four basic SPLM documents, the constitution, the Manifesto, the code of conduct and rules and regulations...
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Sep 15th, 2014
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By CNA The militant Islamic group Boko Haram has surrounded Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, according to local leaders who charge that the national government is not doing enough to combat the group. “The insurgents have rendered impassable almost all the roads leading to Maiduguri,” the Boko ...
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Sep 15th, 2014
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By RSIS The Dalai Lama, who was to attend the 14th world summit of Nobel peace laureates, was last week refused a visa by South African authorities a third time in five years. This small measure of Chinese influence in the African continent reflects its growing confidence in its cross-regional policy...
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Sep 15th, 2014
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Nigeria: TEMITOPE OSHIKOYA – The Lies Of A Disappointed Man By Paul C Nwabuikwu It is a shame that someone with the credentials of Dr Temitope Oshikoya would display the kind of dishonesty and moral turpitude present in his article, “Golden Girl and the Icarus Paradox” published in The Guardian...
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Sep 15th, 2014
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By Julie Caine, NPR In a quiet park in Kampala, Uganda, 14 musicians from seven East African countries sit together under a tree. They’re working on an idea from Ugandan musician Lawrence Okello. “This is what I would suggest for this piece: That we have a conflict,” Okello says to ...
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Sep 15th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam I wish all of my weekly Ethiopian readers throughout the world a happy and prosperous Ethiopian New Year*. I join you joyfully in ringing in 2007 and ringing out 2006. For many of my Ethiopian readers in the United States, September 11 (Ethiopian New Year’s Day, Meskerem 1) is a...
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Sep 14th, 2014
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Carlos Lopez WHEN in March this year Guinean authorities reported the first positive tests for Ebola in the West African region, the news came as a surprise for scientists and were treated  passively by most. After all, Ebola had killed over a period of 30 years more than 2000 people, since it was di...