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In Election
Apr 30th, 2011
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Kaduna – Nigeria’s ruling party has won control of two states hard hit by deadly rioting that followed last week’s presidential elections, results showed on Friday. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) swept governorship votes in Kaduna and Bauchi, two northern states where vio...
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In Egypt
Apr 29th, 2011
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A popular Egyptian public diplomacy delegation will arrive in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Friday to pave the road for a better relationship between the two countries, as part of the efforts to find a diplomatic solution to the Nile water dispute and other issues related to it. “A 48-member...
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In Libya
Apr 29th, 2011
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Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi fought a gun battle with Tunisian troops in a frontier town on Friday as Libya’s conflict spilled over its borders. NATO accused Gaddafi’s forces of mining the harbor of the rebels’ besieged western outpost of Misrata, to block aid ships...
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In East Africa
Apr 29th, 2011
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KAMPALA, Uganda – Army troops and police fired live bullets at rioting demonstrators Friday, and at least two people were killed and 120 wounded in the largest anti-government protest in sub-Saharan Africa this year. Rioters burned tires in downtown streets as security forces fired tear gas and guns,...
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In Egypt
Apr 29th, 2011
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About 2,000 hardline Islamists protested Friday outside the Coptic Church’s headquarters in Cairo to demand the release of two women they allege are being held after converting to Islam. The protesters, who belonged to the puritanical Salafi sect, marched on St Mark’s Cathedral from a mos...
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In East Africa
Apr 29th, 2011
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The Horn of Africa faces a severe drought that poses risk to over 8 million lives. Acute food and water shortages due to the worst drought in 30 years threaten millions of lives in the region, according to the Consortium of British Humanitarian Agencies (CBHA). The failure of seasonal rains has cause...
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In Election
Apr 29th, 2011
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LAGOS — Nigerian Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has said killings in the country’s north amid widespread rioting following presidential elections were pre-planned, local media reported on Friday. Several Nigerian newspapers quoted Soyinka, Africa’s first Nobel literature laureate, speaking o...
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In Article
Apr 29th, 2011
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Obama raised by his grandparents and single mother Documents relating to his father paint a picture of a serial womaniser who officials were trying to force out of the country With a father like this, it is little wonder President Obama did not want to release his full birth certificate. Though the p...
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In East Africa
Apr 29th, 2011
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Media rights watchdog Reporters without Borders (RSF) said Friday it is “appalled” by what it says is Rwanda’s determination to hound an exiled journalist from an anti-government paper. “RSF is appalled by the Rwandan government?s determination to keep hounding one of its medi...
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In News
Apr 29th, 2011
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Multi-party elections alone are not enough to save Africa from authoritarian rule, Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga said Friday as he urged Zimbabwe to pursue deeper reforms. “We have seen that the mere re-introduction of multi-party politics in Africa, after decades of single-party and milit...