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Aug 22nd, 2013
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By Terrence Lyons,   A year after Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn came to power following the death of longtime leader Meles Zenawi in August 2012, the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) remains firmly in control. It has continued to govern through a collec...
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Jul 18th, 2013
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By Tosin Adeonigbabe, IndepthAfrica Gumsu Sani Abacha, the daughter of Nigeria former head of state General Sani Abacha, on twitter today ridiculed Wole Soyinka and called him “a mad professor”. “Wole Soyinka is a “Mad Empty Professor that lives on criticising negatively his Motherland an...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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AFCON 2013 Result: Zambia 1 – 1 Nigeria Champions Zambia saved themselves from defeat and possible elimination from the African Nations Cup when goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene scored an 85th minute penalty to give them a 1-1 draw with Nigeria at the Mbombela Stadium on Friday. Earlier Nigeria had be...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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Nigeria-Zambia Preview: Bruised egos of Eagles and Chipolopolo clash to soothe nerves. Two bruised egos in the form of Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the defending champions Zambia will clash on Friday at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, and the likelihood is that whoever loses the match may be on the ...
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Jan 15th, 2013
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Addis Ababa – An Ethiopian court handed down heavy jail terms to 10 people convicted of having links to al-Qaeda, a judge said on Tuesday. The sentences ranged from three years to 20 years, and several of the convicted also face stiff fines. Judge Bahiru Darecha said the heavy sentences were ju...
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Jan 15th, 2013
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The government and the International Monetary Fund are at odds over projected GDP growth figures. The IMF says Ethiopia’s economy will grow by 6.5 percent in 2013. The government estimate is around ten percent.  The argument is important because the government is seeking more international investment...
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Jan 15th, 2013
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Ghirmay Yeibio, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The Beginning The bible is not only a spiritual book but also a book of wisdom.   I would like to begin Part 2 of my article “Independent Eritrea” -  A crumbling nation and a tragedy, with a quotation from the good book. “A wise man …...
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Jan 15th, 2013
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Two maids who stole their employer’s mobile phone and made over Dh2,000 worth of calls from it, while she was ill in hospital, have been referred by the Dubai Public Prosecution to the criminal court on the charges of theft and illegally using Etisalat services. Allegedly, the duo also transferred cr...