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Feb 4th, 2014
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By Busha Taa (PhD) In his article, Time to Bring Back Eritrea from the Cold, Ambassador Herman Cohen initiated an important discourse ensued by voluminous reactions from fellow Ethiopians outlining their serious concerns and proposing alternative solutions to the one advanced by Cohen. With admiratio...
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Jan 28th, 2014
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Every year or two, there’s a wave of suggestions that it might be time for the US to try and once again engage with Eritrea. The latest such effort came in December from former US Assistant Secretary of State for Africa (1989-1993), Herman Cohen in a piece entitled: “Time to Bring Eritrea in from the...
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Jan 27th, 2014
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- A reply to Ambassador Hank Cohen By Professor Minga Negash Many observers agree that recent unfortunate developments in the Middle East can easily spillover to the Greater Horn of Africa region. There are groups that are fanning ideologies advanced by the various actors in Middle East’s sectarian c...
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Dec 16th, 2012
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United States has asked South Sudan to allow the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) assist in probing the recent killing of Isaiah Abraham, a renowned South Sudanese political commentator. South Sudanese political commentator, Isaiah Ding Abraham Chan Awuol, who was shot dead by unknown gunmen in...
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Aug 27th, 2012
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The Recent passing of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is going to have a huge impact and implication on the relations between Sudan and South Sudan. The question has to be when will they be felt? Tension between the two neighboring countries is already high. Thus far, the intensity resulted int...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 20th, 2012
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Sudan and South Sudan both claimed to be in control of a contested oil town near the countries’ ill-defined border on Friday after the south said it was withdrawing its troops to avert a return to war. Last week, South Sudanese troops took over the border town of Heglig, which they call Panthou...
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Apr 18th, 2012
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The United Nations Security Council says it is committed to making “every effort” to get Sudan and South Sudan to halt conflict and return to negotiations. After a closed briefing Tuesday, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, said the Security Council discussed potential sanctions t...
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Apr 11th, 2012
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By Anne Bartlett There is an old Indian story about a group of blind men and an elephant, which does a remarkable job of illustrating exactly how the NCP has managed to get away with its campaign of bullying and state sponsored violence against defenseless people throughout Sudan. In the story, six b...
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Apr 2nd, 2012
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Civilians in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile states are in need of food aid and are fleeing fighting between local militia and government troops. U.S. officials are working with Sudan’s government to open humanitarian access to the region. The U.S. special envoy for Sudan and Sout...
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Jan 30th, 2012
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Addis Ababa – South Sudan and Sudan could face a “major humanitarian crisis” if they fail to solve a running oil dispute, a top US envoy said on Sunday as African heads of state converged in Ethiopia’s capital for an African Union summit. South Sudan recently shut down oil pro...