Egypt

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 22nd, 2014
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During the last uprising wave and cracking down on Islamist in Egypt June 30, 2013. All the media outlets have been accused of taking a side, “when you point a camera to a side you neglect the rest of the real scene” Said a protester to me “People are following those media outlets which confirms [&he...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 2nd, 2014
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By Carol Berger For decades, Egypt has felt like a world unto itself. The state’s preoccupations were internal: containing protests and arresting its critics and alleged terrorists. National concerns revolved around the availability of bread and work, the daily challenges of power blackouts and traff...
By IAfrica
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Aug 26th, 2014
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While media attention has focused of late on the so-called Islamic State (ISIS), which has seized large swaths of territory in Syria and northern Iraq, jihadists are also on the march in Libya. A coalition of jihadists, operating under the name Dawn of Libya, has claimed to have taken control of Liby...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 31st, 2014
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THINK AGAIN: Eritrean authoritarianism and human trafficking in the Sinai On the world map, there is no such thing as an ‘ungoverned space,’ bar the two poles and our woefully under-regulated oceans. It is a neat, practical system, where all land is accounted for and all people know where they belong...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2014
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By Beyene, B.M.* In 2011, the Ethiopian government announced its plan to construct the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile. Acknowledging the difficulty to get funding from foreign sources (mainly due to Egypt’s campaign against any project on the Nile in the upstream countries), ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 14th, 2014
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By Ann M. Lesch Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, anointed president by 97 percent of the voters in May 2014, addresses Egyptians as their elder brother, insisting on correcting their wayward behavior. He’ll make sure that they get up at 5 a.m. so they can work hard and he’ll ensure that they adhere to ‘correct’...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 3rd, 2014
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Ethiopia has received an official letter from Egypt suggesting the resumption of negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over the Renaissance Dam, a senior Ethiopian official has said. Turkish news agency Anadolu quoted the director of the Ethiopian department of trans-border rivers, Faqih Ahm...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 28th, 2014
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Nearly 1,000 illegal African immigrants in Israel on Friday staged a march towards the southern border with Egypt to protest against living conditions in their internment camp, public radio reported. Israeli soldiers stopped the demonstrators, most from Eritrea and Sudan, nearly 300 metres (yards) fr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 17th, 2014
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By Teodros Kiros We Ethiopians know what we do not want, but some of us know what we do not want,as well us what we want and could want. When we ask for regime change, we do so with a firm vision of a new Ethiopia. We have a well thought out possibility for change, […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 12th, 2014
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By Getachew Begashaw (PhD)* Part I: Economic and Political Backdrop Most Ethiopians agree that appropriately planned, designed, constructed, and operated dams on Abay (the Blue Nile) are economic necessities that should be supported to ensure the long-term economic development of the country and the ...