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By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 24th, 2013
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Source: washington.cbslocal A former parking manager at the Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Air and Space annex in Chantilly has pleaded guilty to stealing roughly $1.4 million in parking fees. Thirty-three-year-old Abeselom Hailemariam pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Alexandria. He’s is the third...
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In Mali
Apr 12th, 2013
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By Karafillis Giannoulis Diango Sissoko, the Malian interim Prime Minister has promised that elections in Mali will take place in July. Sissoko visited Gao in Northern Mali. This was the first visit by a senior government in the region since the French forces freed Gao from all the al Qaeda linked re...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 21st, 2012
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PRI’s The World Dame Endalew is in his final year at St. Paul’s Medical College in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Photo by Anders Kelto.) Ethiopia has struggled with a shortage of qualified doctors for years. In an effort to resolve that, it’s vastly increased the sizes of existing classes and o...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Oct 29th, 2012
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ADDIS ABABA — Twenty-nine Ethiopian Muslims were charged Monday with plotting acts of “terrorism”, the majority arrested after protests accusing the government of interference in religious affairs. According to court documents, the group is accused of “intending to advance a politic...
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In Article
Oct 10th, 2012
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The Libyans clearly indicated in July what kind of government they wanted, and who should be in it. But things are not working out that way and the security situation is deteriorating by Patrick Haimzadeh Nothing is going to plan in Libya. It took the death of the US ambassador in an attack on the [&...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 14th, 2012
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South Sudan said on Wednesday it is seeking international arbitration to settle a dispute with neighbouring Sudan over ownership of several contested borderlands. The African neighbours, which split apart in July, have clashed repeatedly along their 1,800 km (1,200 miles) long border, parts of which ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 16th, 2012
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JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN – The United Nations has voiced concern about South Sudan’s ailing economy and says its people could suffer from spiraling inflation in the coming months, while around half the population already faces food shortages. South Sudan has taken in little revenue since January, when...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Mar 13th, 2012
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A senior opposition leader in Malawi is accusing President Bingu Wa Mutharika of inciting violence by urging his supporters to “aggressively” defend him from political attacks. Earlier this month, President Mutharika said his supporters should “step in and defend their father” from insults by interna...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Feb 13th, 2012
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Khartoum – Sudan and breakaway South Sudan on Sunday agreed to cooperate in the transfer of more than 300 000 people to the South, the official SUNA news agency said. Khartoum’s Social Welfare Minister, Amira al-Fadel Mohamed, signed a memorandum of understanding on the issue with South S...
By IndepthAfrica
In Conflict/Tragedy
Feb 3rd, 2012
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An official in South Sudan says 37 people were killed when shooting broke out at a meeting to settle disputes over stolen cattle. The incident happened Wednesday in Mayendit county, in South Sudan’s Unity State. The state information minister, Gideon Gatpan, says random shooting began after gun...