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By benim
In Egypt
Apr 10th, 2011
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Thieves stole around 1,000 relics from museums and archeological sites across Egypt since protests against the government broke out in January, Egypt’s minister for antiquities Zahi Hawass said Sunday in a newspaper interview. “We are investigating all the incidents to find the items. Up ...
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In News
Apr 10th, 2011
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President Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace, has flown to Singapore for a medical check-up after injuring herself and possibly dislocating her hip, a report said on Sunday. The privately owned Standard newspaper quoted “impeccable” sources as saying that Grace “slipped and fell in t...
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In Crime & Corruption
Apr 10th, 2011
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Guesh Woldmichel Gebreiwhot, who died last Tuesday in Baganzola, was killed with two shots from a Henry Croci, 40-year Varano de Melegari. The man was known in a nightclub where the girl worked The life of 24 year old Ethiopian Gouesh Woldmichael Gebrehiwot ended in a ditch. E ‘was buried dress...
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In East Africa
Apr 10th, 2011
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The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) downplayed the Egyptian government statement of instructing its military to prepare for any eventuality regarding a crucial water dispute with Ethiopia as being a psychological threat no different than what they used to be before. According to Egyptian...
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In Egypt
Apr 10th, 2011
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Egypt’s ruling generals said on Saturday they were ready to use force to end protests in Tahrir Square after troops cracked down on demonstrators overnight and sparked violence that medical sources said killed two people. Soldiers and police had used tasers and batons to try to drive out protes...
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In Libya
Apr 10th, 2011
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Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi killed four rebel fighters in a battle for control of the strategic east Libyan town of Ajdabiyah, rebels said on Sunday. A Reuters witness near Ajdabiyah’s eastern gate heard shooting and artillery fire and saw plumes of black smoke, suggesting Gaddafi’s f...
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In Election
Apr 10th, 2011
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* Ruling party expected to see majority weaken * Results slow arriving from remote areas * Poll is litmus test ahead of presidential vote   Election officials in Nigeria counted ballots from parliamentary polls through the night into Sunday, some arriving by horseback, in what they hope will be ...
By benim
In News
Apr 10th, 2011
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The Sudanese parliament on Saturday announced it has received 65 reports on corruption but dismissed as “exaggerated” talks of a rampant government graft. The head of the grievances and accountability committee in the national parliament, Al-fatih Izz al-Din, said that his committee had received 65 d...
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In News
Apr 10th, 2011
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he Government of South Sudan said on Saturday it allows journalists to freely exercise and perform their duties without entertaining violence, harassment or threats from any faction in the society against them, stressing they must “operate freely”. Minister of Information and Broadcasting...
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In News
Apr 10th, 2011
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Penguins waddle over giant boulders and dive into the shallow turquoise sea to the delight of camera-ready tourists near the tip of South Africa. The birds are a top attraction in Simon’s Town, a naval village in Cape Town where motorists yield to the seabirds, but their numbers are dwindling, ...