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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 30th, 2013
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By Prof. Feqadu Lamessa (ADAMA, Ethiopia) – Recently, the Qatar-based media al Jazeera has published several articles concerning the Oromo people of Ethiopia. It is the first international media outlet to extensively report on our people and it should be praised for bringing our cause to the wo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 4th, 2013
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If the detest for Mohamed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood came genuinely from Egyptians, I would welcome it since I detest ideologies constructed around ethnicity and religiosity. However, I simply can’t buy the economy as an excuse to sack Morsi.Even angels can’t sort out a shambolic economy botched up b...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 19th, 2013
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Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim speaks out about experience in jail where he was lodged for interviewing alleged rape victim. Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim set free after Somalia’s attorney general says the original investigation misled the court. ( 17-Mar-2013 ) Somalia’s Supreme Court has freed a reporter jail...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 1st, 2013
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The recent foiled abduction of two Ogaden political leaders who were asylum seekers in Kenya by Ethiopian secret service agents in collaboration with rogue elements in the Kenyan security services has increased the worries of Ogaden refugees in Kenya and raised many questions. And the answers lead to...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 3rd, 2013
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By Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar (Reuters) – A woman who said she was raped by Somali soldiers and a journalist who interviewed her went on trial on Saturday in a case that has sparked international concerns over sexual violence and press freedom in the country. The woman, her husband and journal...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 31st, 2013
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NAIROBI, Kenya — The Somali government, in a move that has outraged human rights groups, has charged a woman who said she was gang-raped by soldiers with making a false accusation and having “insulted and lowered the dignity of a National Institution,” crimes that could mean many years in prison. The...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 30th, 2013
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(Nairobi) – Somali authorities should drop politically motivated charges against five people including a journalist and a woman who alleged she was raped by state security forces. The attorney general on January 29, 2013, brought charges of insulting a government body and inducing false evidence, amo...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 11th, 2013
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Having fled violence in their home regions, Somali women remain at risk from sexual predators while in temporary homes. Many homes in informal IDP encampments are not secure in any meaningful way [Laila Ali/Al Jazeera] By: Laila Ali Aljazeera.Com Mogadishu, Somalia – After a protracted conflict that ...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 28th, 2012
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Foreign Based Ethiopian footballers who may play for Ethiopia in the African Cup of Nations From Left to right David Beshah (TSC Euskirchen Germany), Abdusalam Abas “Fuad” Ibrahim (Minnesota FC), Abdul Wali Aman (Washington University), Yusuf Saleh (Syrianska, Sweden), Khalid Mesfin-Mulug...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 13th, 2012
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by Hindessa Abdul Ethiopia and Qatar restored diplomatic ties, was the news that dominated the airwaves this past week. The Qatari delegation led by the Prime Minister were accorded a warm welcome in Addis Ababa that included a banquet. There are no permanent friends or enemies only permanent interes...