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May 28th, 2014
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Many in Nigeria have called on their government to do far more in the search for the missing girls. —Associated Press Raynard Jackson Correspondent The recent kidnapping of the Nigerian schoolgirls has been all over the news which is a good thing. We need to take the emotion out of this issue and hav...
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May 12th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Whether the people of Ethiopia are better off in 2014 than they were in 2010 or in 2005 is the sole question that should be decided in the 2015 parliamentary “election”. If they are not, the people should vote to change diapers. After all, “politicians are like diapers. They bot...
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Apr 24th, 2014
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There must be a way of stopping African conflict Adama Dieng Images of Charles Taylor being arrested and indicted in 2006 for his crimes in Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war were splashed over the front pages of global news sites. When he was convicted in 2012, the spectacle was widely broadcast around...
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Apr 18th, 2014
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By Hibaaq Osman Last week, I could only watch on television news as soldiers herded scores of my countrymen on to trucks like livestock, to be driven to detention centers. Women carrying babies struggled to climb onto the cumbersome vehicles, built not for carrying humans but cargo and commodities. S...
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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 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...
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Apr 14th, 2014
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By Eric Reeves The accelerating avalanche of violence that continues to sweep across Darfur has finally compelled acknowledgement by the international community, which inevitably refers to this as a “recent” development. This is despicably disingenuous. UNAMID, the UN, and all international actors ha...
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Apr 11th, 2014
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by Tedla Asfaw “Powering Africa” an imitative of Obama Administration with price tag of 7 billion US dollar goal is to produce 10,000 megawatt in the next five years to be implemented in five African countries one of which is Ethiopia. Dr. Kim the boss of World Bank interview on Al Jazeera yesterday ...
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Apr 8th, 2014
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By Abdirahman Yusuf Ali As a widely respected civil society leader and a founder of a large and successful university, President Mohamud was seen as a different kind of a leader who can herald the country into a new dawn and overcome enormous challenges. There were reasons to believe that President M...
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Apr 7th, 2014
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by Alemayehu G. Mariam Justice delayed, again? In late January of this year, I wrote a commentary entitled, “Kenyatta at the ICC: Is Justice Deferred, Justice Denied?” In that commentary I openly expressed my angst over the endless delays, postponements and backpedalling talk about “false evidence” a...