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Jul 16th, 2012
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                                                                               By Getahune Bekele On Thursday 12 July 2012,the city of Nazareth, 90 KMS east of Addis Ababa came to a standstill when Tigraye republic president Abbay Woldu(pictured) arrived to attend a sod turning ceremony as part of Ti...
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Jul 16th, 2012
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Alemayehu G. Mariam Free to Speak To paraphrase an old expression, “There are two things that are quintessentially important in any society. The first is free speech and I can’t remember the second one.” Free speech is the bedrock of all human freedoms. In my view, the value a society gives to freedo...
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Jul 16th, 2012
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By Eric Reeves The National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime in Khartoum has had plenty of opportunities over the past year and more to learn from the experiences of other repressive regimes during the ongoing “Arab Spring.” In fact, “spring” seems an increasingly ...
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Jul 15th, 2012
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Adams Oshiomhole, as the winner of the July 14th governorship elections in Edo State. The incumbent governor polled 477,478 votes-73.72 per cent of 647,698 total votes cast-to defeat h...
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Jul 12th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor We have a good cause to be concerned at the damage being done to our national interests by the judgement debt problem. Having already assumed partisan political dimensions, this problem has gripped the public and will be a major campaign issue for Election 2012. Here is why:...
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Jul 4th, 2012
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Abuja – An explosion went off on Tuesday at a shopping centre in the Nigerian capital Abuja, where an unexploded bomb was later discovered, rescue officials said. The first blast happened at about 21:00 at a shopping plaza in the city’s Wuse II district, spokesperson for the National Emer...
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Jun 26th, 2012
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Gunmen with explosives attacked two police stations Tuesday in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, previously a target of major violence by Islamist group Boko Haram, police and residents said. Meanwhile, residents reported gunfire and blasts around another police station in the northeastern city of ...
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Jun 25th, 2012
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NAIROBI — A Kenyan court charged two Iranian nationals with illegal possession of explosives Monday, a day after a grenade attack on a bar in the southern city of Mombasa that killed three people. The Iranians, whom police said they arrested last week over suspected links to a terror network planning...
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Jun 25th, 2012
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Scores of people are feared dead after a landslide struck villages in a mountainous region of eastern Uganda, officials say. The Ugandan Red Cross told the BBC that the landslide had buried at least 15 homes in Bududa district. Villages affected are near Mount Elgon, a major tourist attraction, which...
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Jun 25th, 2012
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Winnipeg police have made an arrest in the deaths of three women reported missing within the last year. Shawn Cameron Lamb, 52, has been charged with three counts of second-degree murder in connection to the deaths of Carolyn Sinclair, 25, Tanya Jane Nepinak, 31, and Lorna Blacksmith, 18. Police Chie...