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Apr 19th, 2014
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By: Lori Pottinger, International Rivers International Rivers has been caught in the crossfire between Ethiopia and Egypt as they struggle over a large dam being built on the Nile River by Ethiopia. Ethiopia’s government turned its sights on International Rivers after we published a leaked report by ...
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Apr 18th, 2014
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BY: Tong Kot Kuocnin, JUBA, Very obvious, that this war is a needless war. This war is useless. This war is unjustifiable. This war is unreasonable. This war is uncalled for. Then, why for it? Why, because I needed to stay in power for long? Why, because I wanted to enriched my family and my [&hellip...
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In East Africa
Apr 18th, 2014
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24 immigrants of Ethiopian origin who were on transit to South Africa have been arrested by police at Taru Forest in Voi, Taita Taveta County. It is alleged that the 24 have been hiding in Taru Forest for several days where they left to be ferried to South Africa. The person ferrying them is yet [&he...
By IAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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The Eternal Flame of Independence should burn for eternity Jorum Nyathi Group Political Editor FORMAL sector unemployment is very high, companies are closing down, the economy is teetering on the brink, we don’t have a national currency and corruption is running riot in high offices. That is the stat...
By IAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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Isdore Guvamombe Reflections Back in the village in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve no sun sets without leaving behind its own piece of history. The sun is so crafty and inherently stubborn that between dawn and dusk of each day, history is written. Last night in April 1980 and under the [...
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Apr 17th, 2014
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Rwandans have been commemorating the 20th anniversary of the mass slaughter that convulsed their nation in 1994 and left a legacy of civil strife that is only now giving way to peace and development. IDEN WETHERELL Participants in the killings now live in peace alongside each other. Headed by Preside...
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Apr 17th, 2014
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By Ban Ki-moon The Security Council has approved my proposal to deploy a United Nations peacekeeping mission to the Central African Republic – opening the way for 10,000 troops and almost 2,000 police to bring a semblance of order to a nation in ruins. I have just returned from a visit to the country...
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Apr 16th, 2014
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The Responsibility of Nigerian Celebrities – Ahmed Sule, CFA The artist must elect to fight for freedom or slavery.  I have made my choice. I had no alternative - Paul Robeson As we approach the midpoint of the second decade of the twenty first century, Nigeria is experiencing a renaissance in the wo...
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Apr 16th, 2014
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By Nwike (S) Ojukwu, ikennaku@yahoo.com A few weeks ago, my family and I attended one of my daughters’ track meets at Mount San Antonio College (Mt SAC) in Pomona, California. There were thousands of people at the venue of the event including, but not limited to, the competitors, parents, grandparent...
By IAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 15th, 2014
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Joseph Kony Glen Ford President Obama orchestrated the Joseph Kony hysteria of 2011 as an excuse to send at least 100 US Special Forces troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, the Central African Republic and the new state of South Sudan.The tempo of US military occupation of Africa quick...