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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 17th, 2013
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Ethiopia hold the dubious record of being runners-up in the Africa Cup of Nations without winning a game or even scoring a goal. That came at the inaugural tournament, held in 1957, after the Confederation of African Football was established by the Egyptian, Ethiopian, South African and Sudanese Foot...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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Former Nigerian stars have admitted that the Super Eagles will face a tough challenge at the South Africa 2013 Africa Cup of Nations as the team aim at winning the tournament for the third time. The ex-internationals advised the Super Eagles against underrating Group C opponents Burkina Faso and Ethi...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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By: Mubarak Keder Authoritarian rule, in contrast to its counterpart democracy, takes various forms. The most common ones are being: personal, military, one-party and electoral authoritarianism. Among these, electoral authoritarianism stands out as rather complicated and tricky in that, it possesses ...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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By Ewnetu Tessema There is probably no reporter in VOA Amharic service’s history, save Mimi Sibhatu, whose dubious and deliberately manipulative reporting skills have raised eyebrows and controversies as much as those of Henok Semaegzer Fente. Some of Ethiopia’s well-known dissidents and rights defen...
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In Djibouti
Jan 17th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA — The Ethiopian foreign ministry announced Wednesday that Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn is to take over as chairman of the African Union (AU) from President Yayi Boni of Benin this month — which has raised questions of breached protocol and timing. Mr Hailemariam’s appointment coinc...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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- I am used to writing the hectic life in the capital Addis Ababa. In fact, as a person born and raised in Addis Ababa, I have mostly thought Ethiopia is pretty much its capital. I thought Addis has all kind of people from every part of the country and if a person wishes to […]...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 16th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s players were promised more than $100,000 each Wednesday if they win the African Cup of Nations on the country’s return to the tournament after a 30-year absence. Ethiopia Football Federation president Sahilu Gebremariam said the players would get $1...
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In Djibouti
Jan 16th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn is slated to take over as the chairperson of the African Union this month, replacing Benin president Boni Yayi as the head of the pan-African bloc, officials said Wednesday. “Ethiopia is going to pick up the chairmanship of the African...
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In Djibouti
Jan 15th, 2013
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(By Getahune Bekele-Pretoria, South Africa) Ethiopian embassy sources in Pretoria have told the Horn Times that over 10,000 t-shirts bearing the late poisonous tyrant Meles Zenawi’s image have been printed and thousands of refugees are recruited by well known TPLF cadres to don them. The refugees wil...
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In East Africa
Jan 15th, 2013
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This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 15 January 2013, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. A record 107,500 African refugees and migrants made the dangerous journey from the Horn of Africa to Yemen ...