New York Times

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Mar 18th, 2013
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Ghana is on a risky and an uncertain trip down the cliff. The heightened risk we face is due to the erratic spells and flippant nature of the man in charge, disputed president Mahama. Its unimaginable his self-confessed childhood problems of indecisiveness and flip flopping are still with him and Gha...
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Mar 12th, 2013
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By Jeffrey Paller Politics is more than elections A few hours before an official winner was declared in Kenya’s election, New York Times correspondent Jeffrey Gettleman tweeted: “Raila REJECTS Kenyatta victory in Kenya election. A 2007 type scenario could be shaping up. See story at http://nytimes.co...
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Feb 28th, 2013
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The Afghan model of future war based on armed-drones and special-forces is being refined in Mali. But the western states there risk provoking the reaction that defeated them in Afghanistan and Iraq. The evolving western military operation in Mali continues to offer insight into the changing nature of...
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Feb 27th, 2013
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By Faisal A. Roble “More than 100 religious leaders and business executives, a doctor and other prominent residents of this Port city were hunted door to door and killed in three nights of terror that began on the eve of the Americans landing in Mogadishu…” Jane Perlez, New York Times, Dec. 199...
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Feb 23rd, 2013
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Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon met February 16 with the local journalist union. (NUSOJ) Spirits of journalists in Somalia, the most dangerous country in Africa to practice the profession, were lifted slightly this week after Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon made several auspicious announce...
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Feb 23rd, 2013
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By Maya Shwayder. IBT; His Highness Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie Haile Selassie of Ethiopia would like to speak with you, Mr. Giorgio Napolitano, President of Italy. Selassie, the grandson of the last emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie, has taken a personal interest in a small monument in the small ...
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Feb 17th, 2013
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Reeva Steenkamp, a lively, well-liked young woman with a promising career, was allegedly killed by Oscar Pistorius on Valentine’s Day. It is a horrible, surreal story. The discovery that a national hero and global poster-boy for inspiration may also be a murderer is devastating. But we cannot allow P...
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Feb 3rd, 2013
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As the dust over President Goodluck Jonathan’s embarrassing outing in a recent CNN interview is yet to settle,we can report that the presidency actually spends thousands of dollars in public funds to arrange interviews with foreign media outlets. Mr. Jonathan’s penchant for foreign media has fetched ...
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Jan 31st, 2013
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NAIROBI, Kenya — The Somali government, in a move that has outraged human rights groups, has charged a woman who said she was gang-raped by soldiers with making a false accusation and having “insulted and lowered the dignity of a National Institution,” crimes that could mean many years in prison. The...
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Jan 28th, 2013
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The New York Times and its cult followers in the American media, amongst others, manufactured an attempted “coup” that never happened in the small East African country of Eritrea.   The story of this “attempted coup” began last Monday morning, January 21 in a small garrison base south of here wh...