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By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 24th, 2013
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BANGUI, Central African Republic: Rebels in the Central African Republic said they had seized the presidential palace in the capital Bangui on Sunday after heavy fighting was reported there. “We have taken the presidential palace. (President Francois) Bozize was not there,” one of the reb...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 24th, 2013
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The Civil right movement by the Muslims is unified, coordinated and disciplined on their demand for the existing religious freedom to be respected and run their own affairs without government interference and respect their long standing harmonious relationship with the Orthodox Christians with inclin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 23rd, 2013
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By Graham Peebles In a report entitled Collective Punishment, Human Rights Watch (HRW) highlights the case of an innocent 17-year-old Ogaden Somali girl who was held captive for three months in a “dark hole in the ground” and raped 13 times. Describing her ordeal, which she shared with five other fem...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 23rd, 2013
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ETHIOPIA and history are synonymous. And the East Africans look set to write another story in the continent’s football annals. Not long ago, they qualified for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations – which was for the first time in 31 years . Now the Black Lions are on the verge of stretching their lead ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 23rd, 2013
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By Engineer Abdelwuhab Bushra The Ethiopian constitution states that “The state shall not interfere in religious matters and religion shall not interfere in state affairs” (Article 11 sub-article 3). But the state never stops interfering in religious matters. With respect to the constitution, the reg...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 23rd, 2013
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By Yilma Bekele “The Duce will have Ethiopia, with or without the Ethiopians.” – Rodolfo Graziani I am writing this as a proud Ethiopian because Graziani’s promise to the Fascist dictator was thwarted by my gallant ancestors. If it was not for the bravery and sacrifice of our grandp...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 23rd, 2013
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By Tesfa Mekuria Alemu Tafesse recently published a highly profound article – The Ethiopian Muslim Civil Rights Movement: Implications for Democracy in Ethiopia. In it, he argued that the 14-month old Muslim civil rights movement has had remarkable implications for the democratic transformation...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 22nd, 2013
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The government considers al Shabaab done as a major military force and is now considered a threat as bandits and terrorists. The AU (African Union) peacekeepers and government troops continue to chase the Islamic radicals out of towns and villages in central Somalia. There are not enough troops avail...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 22nd, 2013
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Economist THE brightly lit bars lining alleys off Bole Road in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, come to life around midnight. Folk melodies mix with electronic beats. Customers wiggle posteriors and rotate shoulders in fast dance-bursts derived from traditional music. Some disappear with hand-holding...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 22nd, 2013
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  Daniel Estrin Israel is putting its best face forward for President Obama, and what better face to put forward for America’s first black president than Israel’s first black beauty queen? The newly crowned Miss Israel is an Ethiopian Jewish immigrant to Israel. She is joining Obama Thursday for...