New York Times

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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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In Nigeria
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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In East Africa
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...
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In East Africa
Jan 24th, 2013
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By Ibrahim Hirsi, TC Daily Planet When Hassan was recently asked to come to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services center in Bloomington, he thought immigration authorities needed the usual updates he had often given since he was freed from prison in 2010. That didn’t happen, though, when Hass...
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Jan 21st, 2013
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The Real Stakes of the War Rocking West Africa A Malian soldier peeks through a doorway behind which Malian and French soldiers are stationed in Niono. (Joe Penney / Courtesy Reuters) The last few months have shaken Mali to its core. In March 2012, the country’s 20-year relationship with democr...
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In Algeria
Jan 21st, 2013
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They hid in false ceilings and beneath beds. They blocked doors with furniture. They waited as hours turned into terrifying days, echoing with the sounds of gunfire and mortars. They were unarmed, unable to defend themselves. Many were captured. Some were forced to wear belts packed with explosives. ...