Egyptian

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 7th, 2014
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A potential candidate for the Egyptian presidency announced that he will order the use of military force against Ethiopia if the latter does not suspend the construction of the Grand Renaissance dam. In announcing his presidential bid at a press conference on Sunday, lawyer Mortada Mansour said that ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 28th, 2014
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by Richard Falk The Meaning of a 98.1% Vote In mid-January, there was a vote in Egypt as to whether to approve a constitution drafted by a 50-person committee appointed by the interim government put in place after the military coup carried out on July 3, 2013. The constitution was approved by 98.1% o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 23rd, 2014
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After all attempts to solve the Egyptian-Ethiopian crisis over the Renaissance Dam at the negotiating table ended in failure after a third round of negotiations on Jan. 4, with Egypt withdrawing from the discussions and conferences being held in Khartoum, there is now talk at the governmental level a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 7th, 2013
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Anonymous The current political crisis in Egypt holds important lessons for Ethiopians. It is often said that democracy is not just about elections. Democracy means that people have to agree to live together and by certain rules, as described in a constitution, for example. In order to come to such a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 21st, 2013
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  In the big marble halls of Washington, in the slow ambling pace of summer cocktail parties where veterans of the political establishment still shake their heads at the fall of the Graham dynasty and the sale of the Post to a parvenu dot comer, the second favorite topic of conversation is how t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 18th, 2013
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HANAN ALI   Ethiopia has always had the wits for good foreign policy. This is manifested by the fact that Ethiopia got the diplomatic support of the international community, particularlySouth Sudan, Sudan and most likely Egypt, states that at one point objected to the construction of the once controv...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 22nd, 2013
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By Kidane Brehane, IndepthAfrica Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom discussed with newly appointed Egypt Foreign Minister on Sunday on the Renaissance Dam that Ethiopia plans to construct the river Nile, a foreign ministry stated. During a phone interview, Fahmy pointed out the significance of...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jul 16th, 2013
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By Keshab Giri Of late, events in Egypt have attracted profuse attention from all over the globe. Democratically elected government back in 2011/12 has been ousted by moderate, secular opposition with the help from Egyptian military, thus culminating in pivotal role of military. Some have expressed e...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 15th, 2013
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After months of turmoil, the far right and the liberal youth are united in their desire for an efficient government By Avi Asher-Schapiro This article originally appeared on Jacobin. As Egyptians battle over the precise definition of a coup, the wording of constitutional declarations, and the future ...
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...