History

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 10th, 2013
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Live streaming of Nelson Mandela’s memorial service...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 22nd, 2013
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The world does not know me The world does not know me. I am the lover of my homeland. It is the place that I will forever call home. I’ve played in its dusty streets. I’ve observed all religious days and shared communal feasts in honor of the deity. I can recite the names of […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 21st, 2013
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…A tribute by Mr. Joshua Attoh Quarshie The greatness of Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher was the greatest after Prime Minister Westcon Churchill. I realized her greatness after I offered my personal advice to her about the Golf Crisis. This advice was put in a form of a letter dated 20th July, 1990. In the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 5th, 2013
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Written by Meraf Leykun Ethiopia is preparing a draft law to regulate Internet, radio and TV. The draft is being prepared by a steering committee constituting the Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority, Ethiopian Ministry of Communications & Information Technology and Information Network Security Agenc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 14th, 2013
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WATERLOO, Iowa — At just 13 years of age Temesgen Larson has overcome more than any child ever should. The boy, born in Ethiopia, struggled daily for survival. When his mother fell ill, the child — then only 5 or 6 — took to begging on the streets of his city to gather enough food [...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Mar 7th, 2013
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Italy’s former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi gestures on a television show in Rome in this February 20, 2013 file photo. An Italian court on March 7, 2013 sentenced Berlusconi to a one-year jail term for making public the taped contents of a confidential phone call in a case related to a 200...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 5th, 2013
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We live in a country that was in the past inundated with many coups. One of these coups propelled our President to write a must read classic book entitled “My First coup d’ etat”. With this precedence, writing on “My third coup d’ etat that never happened” would not be a crime. It all began […...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 23rd, 2013
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By Yohannes Berhe In the first part of my commentaries, The future of democracy in Ethiopia, I presented some of the potential threat to the stability of our country as a result of a sudden turn of events. Further, I tried to highlight some of the pitfalls of going into an election in a context [&hel...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 20th, 2012
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By Ali Abdi The Borana traditional king who reigns in Ethiopia has spoken again on the community’s politics in Marsabit County. The Abba Gadha, Guyo Gobba met delegates representing Moyale MP Mohamud Ali and his rival Chachu Tadicha, an NGO official, in Moyale, Ethiopia on Tuesday afternoon but never...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 15th, 2012
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By Fukadu Fullas (Ph.D.) The present article grew out of a lively exchange of views in the Ethiopian Electronic Distribution Network (EEDN) discussion forum on the merits of fenugreek (vernacular Amargna name: abish) in traditional medicine. Useful data, literature citations, testimonials and opinion...