East Africa

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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By David Smith in Addis Ababa Three decades after images that shocked the world, country has become darling of the global development community – and the scourge of the human rights lobby With an Einsteinian shock of hair and a wise man’s beard, Mulugeta Tesfakiros, just off a flight from Washington,...
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Oct 24th, 2014
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WASHINGTON, DC – The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) said on Thursday its chairman, General Kemal Gelchu, has been relieved of his post and removed from the organization because of “poor leadership qualities and dictatorial actions.” “General Kamal Galchu…has lost the moral...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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… and that is why I know that the next chapter in the book on Eritrea is being written as I write the first chapter in my lessons of hope… actually I am not even writing it, it has already been narrated in the voice of every generation of young people who never gave up […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 22nd, 2014
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– By W.J.Berridge Many Sudanese intellectuals watched on with wry amusement as, in 2011, the global media announced that the popular uprisings in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya were the first civilian movements to overthrow military autocracies in the Arab world. Sudan is often overlooked because of its st...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 22nd, 2014
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– by Andebrhan Welde Giorgis Reviewed by Martin Plaut - Eritrea is at peace, yet its people are flooding across its borders. As many are being caught reaching the shores of Europe as come from Syria, escaping from that nation’s civil war. The Eritrean situation can be summed up in two comparative sta...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 22nd, 2014
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October 21, 2014 (JUBA) – Livio Buhara, the father of a South Sudanese journalist broke his silence on Tuesday and demanded that his son, George Livio be released by security service operatives. George, who worked for the United Nations as a radio operator, was arrested on 22 August by the coun...
By IAfrica
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Oct 22nd, 2014
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October 21, 2014 (TORIT) – Members of Parliament in South Sudan’s Eastern Equatoria state assembly have elected a new speaker. Eastern Equatoria state governor Louis Lobong Lojore (ST) Tobiolo Alberto, the former chief whip becomes the new speaker replacing Emmanuel Ambrose Ocholimoi, who...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 22nd, 2014
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October 22, 2014 (ARUSHA) – The armed opposition faction of Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement has dismissed allegations suggesting the recently signed framework agreement in Arusha, Tanzania, had endorsed to reunite the three factions of the SPLM under the leadership of president Salva K...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 22nd, 2014
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October 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Following a meeting with president Omer al-Bashir, the head of IGAD mediation team, Seyoum Mesfin, said they are now closer than ever before to a peace agreement ending the ten-month conflict in south Sudan. IGAD’s chief mediator for South Sudan peace talks, ...
By IAfrica
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Oct 22nd, 2014
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October 21, 14 (BOR) – The finance minister of South Sudan’s Jonglei state is expected to present its draft budget for deliberations by MPs on Wednesday. Dano Obongo said an increase of more than 65 million was made in the South Sudanese Pounds 324 million budget, with security and infras...