East Africa

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2014
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Tony Ward Pessimism about the prospect of peaceful change was not shared by activists from the wide range of civil society organizations operating in Mombasa. In November 2014 both the Kenyan and international press reported growing tension in Mombasa, Kenya, culminating in the closure of four mosque...
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Dec 17th, 2014
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– By Alex de Waal There is an old joke that Sudanese politics is different every week but if you come back after ten years it is exactly the same. That sums up my impressions of the Darfur peace talks in Addis Ababa two weeks ago, except that it is nine years ago, not ten, […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2014
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First of all, I would like to thanks Ato Girma Biru, all members and supporters of the SMNE in Minnesota for taking your time to organize this wonderful forum. Thank you for inviting me to speak to you on the topic of Starting the Conversation between Diverse Ethiopians in Minnesota. I have spoken to...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2014
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By Bereket Kiros and Ghelawdewos Araia The Dan Rather video clip on abused adoptees and subsequent homeless Ethiopian teenagers in Seattle, Washington is a wakeup call for all of us Ethiopians. After exchange of ideas and information and discussing the adoption enigma in some detail, we at the Ethiop...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2014
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By Robele Ababya Greetings of the Season! The European Year 2014 is coming to a draw to usher in 2015. So I am exceedingly delighted to extend my Greetings of the Season and a Happy New Year to my readers. I seize the moment to express my congratulations to fellow Ethiopians in Europe, U.S.A., South ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Women were fighting and emerging from centuries of being held down. It has been a difficult battle which is still not complete. During the long armed struggle one of the objectives of Eritrean revolutionaries was to combat the oppression of women in Eritrea. Eritrea is a patriarchal society were the ...
By IAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2014
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December 16, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan and China officially signed a $700 million loan agreement on Tuesday to fund the construction of the New Khartoum International Airport. Passengers arrive at Khartoum’s international airport on 13 September 2012 (Photo: Reuters /Mohamed Nureldin Abdall...
By IAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2014
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December 16, 2014 (RUMBEK) – The caretaker governor of Lakes state, Matur Chut Dhuol has the instructed his finance minister to withhold salaries of the two lawmakers detained in the state since October. RumbeK North county lawmaker Marik Nanga Marik and his Rumbek East counterpart, Isaac Makur...
By IAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2014
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December 16, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese government operatives have carried out a raid on a distribution centre handling several of the country’s leading national newspapers, seizing copies and threatening to close one down, multiple reporters and management said Tuesday. A vendor sells ...
By IAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2014
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December 16, 2014 (JUBA) – United Nations Office of Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) announced on Tuesday that agencies will need 1.8 billion to respond to South Sudan’s humanitarian needs next year. UN Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan Toby Lanzer (UN) Toby Lanzer, the...