East Africa

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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By Semahagh Gashu Abebe (PhD) The Ethiopian regime and supports are commemorating the second year anniversary of the passing away of Ethiopia’s long time dictator Meles Zenawi. Although the late leader was responsible for making Ethiopia a land locked country and masterminded a repressive ideology th...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 22nd, 2014
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By RSF Three journalists and six bloggers who have been held for the past five months were denied bail by a federal court in Addis Ababa yesterday after the prosecution argued that article 3 of the 2009 anti-terrorism law, under which they are detained, precludes release on bail. The defence said art...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 21, 2014 (JUBA) – Unknown numbers of South Sudanese civilians fleeing shelling in Upper Nile state’s Dolieb hill arrived at United Nations protection sites in the capital, Malakal, which currently hosts over 17,000 people, world body said Thursday. Mortar shelling, the UN said, was...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 19, 2014 (PORT SUDAN) – A 24-year-old man has died in custody in Port Sudan after being flogged and detained under public order laws. According to the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS), Jilani Mohamed Ahmed Abdul Rasul, who was a member of the Beja tribe, was found dea...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The pro-government Ashorooq TV reported on Thursday that the Sudanese presidential assistant Ibrahim Ghandour is expected to meet in Berlin on Friday with leaders from the opposition and rebel groups. Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir (R), flanked by presiden...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 21, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army expressed concerns today over what it described as the “unusual” movement of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) within its territory amid signs of brewing tension between the two countries. Soldiers from the South Sudanesearmy (SPLA) poi...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 21, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army expressed concerns today over what it described as the “unusual” movement of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) within its territory amid signs of brewing tension between the two countries. Soldiers from the South Sudanesearmy (SPLA) poi...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 21, 2014 (WASHINGTON) – The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) should impose a comprehensive arms embargo on South Sudan to prevent further atrocities against civilians, a key US senator said. Senate foreign relations chairman Robert Menendez (L) and House foreign affairs chairman Ed...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 21, 2014 (WASHINGTON) – The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) should impose a comprehensive arms embargo on South Sudan to prevent further atrocities against civilians, a key US senator said. Senate foreign relations chairman Robert Menendez (L) and House foreign affairs chairman Ed...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The leader of the National Umma Party (NUP), al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, said he expects the Sudanese government to face intense domestic pressure that would push it to accept the Paris Declaration he signed with the rebels or else face isolation in preparation for a nationa...