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Apr 20th, 2013
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by GRAHAM PEEBLES No matter how tightly truth is tied down, confined and suffocated, she slowly escapes. Seeping out through cracks and openings large and small, illuminating all, revealing the grime and shame, that cowers in the shadows. The arid Somali (or Ogaden) region of Ethiopia, home to some 5...
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Apr 5th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor My good friends, once again, reality is with us. Two major happenings confirm fears that those in charge of our national affairs are toying with the citizens’ destiny. Government has released money to be paid to all 230 MPs who served in the fifth Parliament of the fourth Re...
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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Ten years and war implications still pertinent Horace G. Campbell INTRODUCTION On Tuesday 19, March 2013, there were commentaries all over the Western media about the impact of the war against the People of Iraq on the world. US commentators focused on the meaning of the war for their society while t...
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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...