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By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 25th, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Over the past decade, hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians have voted with their feet to escape one of the most ruthless and brutal dictatorships in Africa. According to Ethiopia’s “Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs”, approximately 200,000 women sought employment abroad...
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Apr 22nd, 2013
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By Osita Ebiem Kano as an Ancient Trading City – Kano as an important commercial city in Nigeria’s Islamic North also serves as gateway to some of Nigeria’s northern neighbors. Such countries like Niger, Chad and beyond have shared with the city for centuries lucrative business relationships. I...
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Mar 21st, 2013
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Khaled Almaeena Lately, there have been news items about Ethiopians committing crimes and infiltrating the southern borders of the Kingdom. Many writers in the Arabic press have gone ballistic and while commenting on these incidents have said things that have clearly hurt the sentiments of the Ethiop...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 21st, 2012
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More people from the Horn of Africa region, especially Ethiopia and Somalia, are crossing international borders as irregular migrants – lacking official documentation or approval – drawn by the promise of a better life in the Arabian Peninsula. “A growing number of Ethiopians opt to under...
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Nov 8th, 2012
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If you believe that Somalia’s problems can be pinpointed to particular phenomena such as sea pirates or the terrorist group, Al Shabaab, you are being mistaken. Even the Somali clan politics, the warlords, the so-called spoilers of peace, the secessionists in the north and even the downright anarchis...
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Nov 8th, 2012
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By Sh. Xasan Jaamici Yes.  There are mixture of feelings regarding the new members of PM Shirdon’s government and how they were selected.  Many of us view this is a positive but radical change from 4.5 to 5 and from big cabinet to small cabinet.  Others believe this selection does not reflect t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 2nd, 2012
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by Katy Migiro (AlertNet) – Migrants travelling from the Horn of Africa to Yemen in search of a better life are regularly   Ethiopian migrants sleep out in the open near a transit centre where they wait to be repatriated in the western Yemeni town of Haradh, on the border with Saudi Arabia, Marc...
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Jul 5th, 2012
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ABUJA — A Nigerian court on Thursday accused two men of having links with Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and of receiving funds from the militant group, court papers said. Olaniyi Babafemi Lawal, 31, and Luqman Babatunde, 30, were also accused of planning to use the money “to recruit and tra...
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Jun 26th, 2012
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The Muslim Brotherhood leadership in Egypt held a secret meeting last week in anticipation of Mohammed Morsi’s expected presidential victory. According to the Arabic report, discovered by the Investigative Project on Terrorism, the leaders drew up the “Jazira Plan” to Islamize Egypt and pave the way ...
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Mar 20th, 2012
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According to several Arabic news sources, last Monday, Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, declared that it is “necessary to destroy all the churches of the region.” The Grand Mufti made his assertion in response to a question posed by a delegation from Kuwait: a Kuwaiti ...