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By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 24th, 2013
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By: Mustafa al-Labbad Translated from As-Safir (Lebanon). In the coming years, Egypt and Ethiopia may be forced to fight a “water war” because Ethiopia’s ambitions contradict Egypt’s historical and legal rights in the Nile waters. Ethiopia can only be deterred by the regional and international balanc...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 24th, 2013
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A fierce battle between Somali government troops backed by their Ethiopian counterparts and Alshabab militias started in different parts of Gedo. The government troops and the Ethiopian army moved from Garbaharey, a town in gedo region and attacked positions of Alshabab in the area. The first fight e...
By IndepthAfrica
In Botswana
Mar 24th, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG – Ethiopia’s chances of reaching the 2014 World Cup in Brazil became a little more realistic on Sunday after beating Botswana to open a two-point gap at the top of its group in African qualifying. Ghana beat Sudan 4-0 to apply the pressure on leader Zambia in their group afte...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 24th, 2013
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The Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), the ruling party in Ethiopia, on Saturday kicked off the 9th Organizational Congress with the theme of “With Thoughts of Meles Stronger Organization and Development Focus for the Renaissance”. The four-day Congress being held i...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 24th, 2013
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Ethiopian withdrawal has forced AMISOM and Somali government to take steps to fill in the potential security vacuum The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Thursday said it was prepared for an eventual Ethiopian troop withdrawal from areas in the south of the country, barely a week after Al-...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Mar 24th, 2013
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BANGUI, Central African Republic: Rebels in the Central African Republic said they had seized the presidential palace in the capital Bangui on Sunday after heavy fighting was reported there. “We have taken the presidential palace. (President Francois) Bozize was not there,” one of the reb...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 24th, 2013
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The Civil right movement by the Muslims is unified, coordinated and disciplined on their demand for the existing religious freedom to be respected and run their own affairs without government interference and respect their long standing harmonious relationship with the Orthodox Christians with inclin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 23rd, 2013
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By Graham Peebles In a report entitled Collective Punishment, Human Rights Watch (HRW) highlights the case of an innocent 17-year-old Ogaden Somali girl who was held captive for three months in a “dark hole in the ground” and raped 13 times. Describing her ordeal, which she shared with five other fem...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 23rd, 2013
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ETHIOPIA and history are synonymous. And the East Africans look set to write another story in the continent’s football annals. Not long ago, they qualified for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations – which was for the first time in 31 years . Now the Black Lions are on the verge of stretching their lead ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 23rd, 2013
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By Engineer Abdelwuhab Bushra The Ethiopian constitution states that “The state shall not interfere in religious matters and religion shall not interfere in state affairs” (Article 11 sub-article 3). But the state never stops interfering in religious matters. With respect to the constitution, the reg...