Saudi Arabia

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 4th, 2014
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By Stephen Lawan *To remove his body to an anonymous grave One of Islam’s most revered holy sites, the tomb of the Prophet Mohamed (PBUH), at al-Masjid al-Nabawi mosque could be destroyed and his body removed to an anonymous grave under plans which threaten to spark discord across the Muslim world. T...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2014
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By Aklog Birara “Not even shooting and jailing the opposition, manipulating aid to starve the opposition, seizing the lands of villagers (Gambella, the Omo Valley, etc.) and relocating them (Villagization) against their will, and perpetrating violence against villagers who protest has been enough to ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 20th, 2014
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The Alliance between the Rashaida and the EPLF, Then and Now Many political observers of all stripes on Eritrea agree that the Badme war and the resultant no-war no-peace situation which has persisted to this day is the result of the alleged fierce nationalism prevailing in Eritrea. They attribute th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 30th, 2014
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By Houston Chronicle, As they ready for two days of wheeling and dealing with a high-ranking Ethiopian delegation at a local hotel, Houston business and elected leaders today need to look beyond a foreign market opportunity and first ask hard questions about Ethiopia’s recent crackdown on nine ...
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Jun 7th, 2014
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By: Mawuna Remarque KOUTONIN Nigerians spend more time and resources trying to impress their fellow nigerians than doing something truly extraordinary that impress the whole world. “Survival” or “dominance” seems to be the 2 main individual drivers, which makes the environment particularly unfriendly...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 2nd, 2014
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By William Davison, Bloomberg Sintayehu Beyene left Ethiopia planning to earn money to begin a carpentry business — he ended up captive in Yemen where Kalashnikov-wielding traffickers stole what little he owned. Grabbed from a boatload of migrant workers as it landed on a Yemeni shore, he says ...
By IAfrica
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May 12th, 2014
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By Abdi Noor Mohamed When a nation is reeling with pain, it expects help from every well-meaning party. In Kenya, both in print and electronic media, many have been giving their thoughts on the best way to deal with the Alshabaab threat and how to counter radicalization amid the remarkable sangfroid ...
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Mar 28th, 2014
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Abeba, a 31-year-old Muslim woman who worked for a local government branch of Ethiopia’s youth and sports office, was at work when Ethiopian security officials detained her and took her to a military camp. The authorities accused her of mobilizing Ethiopian Muslims – often ethnic Oromos like herself ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2014
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By Seid Hassan and Minga Negash In our December 19, 2013 article entitled “Explaining the Ethiopian outmigration: incentives or constrains” we alerted readers and policy makers in Ethiopia about the push, pull and mediating factors of outmigration in general and outlined the factors as they relate to...
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Mar 12th, 2014
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Dear Fellow Nigerians,   The year 2014, which we hoped for certain expectations have come and is already advancing faster than we thought. As we always hope that our dear country will be part of the positive outcomes in our lives, we will keep our fingers crossed and keep praying.  Though praying (fa...