East Africa

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 29th, 2014
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For many years, Ethiopia was the poster child for futility. Hip deep in the mire of cross-generational poverty, the eastern African nation never could find the kind of traction that was allowing so many of its sub-Saharan neighbors to find a foothold toward progress. My visits there as an aid worker ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 31st, 2014
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Eritrea withdrew from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition Sunday, the organisers said in a statement. The Red Sea Camels were due to play fellow east Africans South Sudan during April in a two-leg preliminary tie. No explanation was given for the pull-out, but it could be linked to ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 21st, 2014
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By: Lori Pottinger Industrialization of Omo River Threatens 500,000 pastoralists in Ethiopia, Kenya In a remote part of East Africa, the Ethiopian government is furtively transforming a pastoral landscape populated by small-scale farmers and herders into an industrial powerhouse of dams and plantatio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 6th, 2014
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By Betre Yacob A mass grave has been discovered in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, containing at least 6 bodies of young men, who may have been executed in the past few years. The identities of the bodies are still remained unclear. The grave was accidentally found in the area called Ferensay-l...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 4th, 2013
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By; Kiflu Hussain When you live in East Africa In the vicinity of Kenya; When you collate Books like IT’s OUR TURN TO EAT With what you see in flesh Where democratically elected MPs Pass draconian Bills Just to piss of those Who coveted their turn To gorge themselves; Then you know Kenya’s vibrancy I...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2013
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By Horace G Campbell As peace loving beings in all parts of the world absorb the enormity of the extremists attack on innocent civilians in Kenya leading to the deaths of over 70 persons, it is important to start out by condemning in no uncertain terms the cowardly nature of this attack by the fanati...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 28th, 2013
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By Peter Townson Working with various media outlets and NGOs has led to Betre Yacob being labelled a terrorist, and like many other journalists in Ethiopia, he fears for his safety as a result of his work. Betre Yacob fears for his safety after receiving unwanted attention from the Etihopian authorit...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 20th, 2013
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IPS Gondar — Since the violence that ensued after the ruling party won Ethiopia’s 2005 elections, this East African nation has seen little in the way of political dissent. That is, until the last few months. Since June, the country has witnessed protests in three of its major cities. Despite th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 19th, 2013
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by Bill Cook Ethiopia might be the most difficult country I have traveled in. It is one of the world’s poorest countries, and many of us older folks remember in the 1980s seemingly endless images on television and in newspapers of starving Ethiopians. Things are significantly better today, but this i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 19th, 2013
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Kidane Brehane, IndepthAfrica Saudi: Saudi Arabia government has temporarily banned Ethiopian foreign workers  from entering the nation taking after reports of criminal acts against children perpetrated by house maids from the East Africa nation, Ethiopia. According to the latest report, both interio...