Djibouti

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 3rd, 2014
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There is a familiar argument that in the early stages of economic development, African countries do not need democracy. They just need command growth. Democracy will naturally follow. Southeast Asian countries, such as, South Korea are given as examples. However, command growth cannot lend itself to ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 1st, 2014
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WASHINGTON, DC – Yemeni authorities on June 24 arrested a top Ethiopian rebel group leader while he was in transit at Sanaa airport, sources said. Andargatchew Tsige, secretary of Ginbot 7, a rebel group based in Eritrea, arrived in the Yemeni capital aboard Yemenia Airlines. He was waiting for...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2014
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By Samuel N The Eritrean government propaganda are so outrageous that even the hardcore government supporters have to tune-down government propaganda in an effort to make the claims seem less stupid. Even critics often moderate many of the government’s claims just to make them reasonable enough to be...
By IAfrica
In Eritrea
Apr 14th, 2014
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Eritreans in Djibouti: Photo Meskerem  — The Djiboutian government has handed 267 Eritreans, seized during a three-day border conflict in 2008, over to the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), presidential adviser Najib Ali Tahir said on Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. “Some of them are military deserters...
By IAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2014
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By Nurye Yassin Coming from the uprooted communities in the New World and Europe, the ideology of Pan-Africanism has been triumphant as a libratory force in freeing the people of Africa from the dungeons of European imperialism, colonialism, and neo-colonialism. Some posit that Pan-Africanism has suc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 3rd, 2014
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HRCE Eritrean Refugee dies in Negad detention cerntre in Djibouti Thomas Haddish, a 21 -year-old Eritrean, died yesterday evening in Djibouti Negad Detention Centre. Having fled from Eritrea three years ago, fearing serious persecution, he sought asylum in Djibouti. From the moment of his arrival in ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 27th, 2013
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By – Herman J. Cohen , After being part of Ethiopia for forty years, the people of Eritrea held a referendum in April 1993 and decided to establish an independent state. The referendum took place in the aftermath of a thirty-year insurgency against two successive Ethiopian regimes waged by the Eritre...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 19th, 2013
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Once upon a time, there was a railway line linking Addis Ababa with Djibouti. Haphazard and unmaintained, the route fell out of service and land-locked Ethiopia lost one of its most important lifelines to the sea. But it’s nothing a little bit of Chinese money can’t fix. Construction has begun on a n...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 1st, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA: A helicopter en route to the United Nations mission in South Sudan crashed Wednesday in Ethiopia, with four Russian crew members injured but no one killed, civil aviation officials said. “An investigation is underway,” Girma Gebre, accident investigation chief for Ethiopia...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 15th, 2013
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The international community must keep Eritrea under “close scrutiny”, an independent United Nations expert said today, stressing the need to fundamentally transform the East African nation’s “current culture of rights denial.” “Blatant disrespect for human rights in Eritrea is unacceptable,” said She...