South Korea

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 28th, 2014
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by Ogbuefi Blogs South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won has resigned over his government’s handling of the sinking of a passenger ferry that killed more than 100 people and left more than 300 missing. He apologized for not preventing the tragedy and for not being able to respond properly to it, s...
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Feb 5th, 2014
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By Daniel Tefera (PhD) One of the factors, essential for economic development, is a successful and thorough transformation of subsistence agriculture into commercial farming. This is not just a technical transformation. It is also a social transformation. It requires changing existing property relati...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 29th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor My good friends, while we in Ghana are engrossed in arguments concerning bread and butter, happenings in other parts of the world suggest something ominous that we must not gloss over. If not resolved amicably, this conflict has the potential to cause catastrophe worldwide. ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 19th, 2013
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We are astonished to find that The Punch, a national newspaper, can publish an editorial that is so ignorant, malicious and defamatory (“Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala, and waivers”, The Punch Editorial, Monday 18 November, 2013). We know the antecedents of this newspaper, but this recent editorial truly be...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Aug 20th, 2013
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By Bahk Eun-ji A group of 39 Ethiopians seeking asylum here are having difficulty filling in forms as they are obliged to write in either English or Korean. They are the descendants of Korean War veterans who have received job training, such as mechanic, welding and electrical skills under the offici...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Aug 12th, 2013
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When South Korea came under communist invasion in 1950, Ethiopia was part of a UN multinational force that sided with South Korea and fought against the northern invaders. Almost 65 years later today, an affluent South Korea remembers the camaraderie, and pays tribute with a solemn gesture. Forty you...
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Jun 26th, 2013
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Berhan Hagos Yemane Gebreab: Let us read it; Let us understand it! Before delving into discussing Yemane Gebreab’s recent comments at the 22nd independence celebration in DC, it is worth revisiting PIA’s 22nd tired independence speech.  PIA’s favourite comment used to be, ‘Every Arab student blames I...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 13th, 2013
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By Chung Min-uck Ethiopian Airlines will start operating flights to South Korea starting from June, diplomatic sources said Tuesday. It is “highly possible” that Ethiopian Airlines will begin direct flights from Addis Ababa to Incheon International Airport in June, an Ethiopian diplomat said, on cond...
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In Rwanda
Oct 18th, 2012
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UNITED NATIONS—The UN General Assembly elected Rwanda, Argentina and Australia to the 15-national Security Council on Thursday for 2013 and 2014. Rwanda and Argentina were unopposed in their bids for the Africa seat and the Latin American and Caribbean seat, but needed to win a two-thirds majority of...
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In Asia
Sep 25th, 2012
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Visitors to Japan have reached pre-earthquake numbers, for the first time since the disaster struck in March last year Reports from the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) show the country had 686,600 foreign visitors in June, up 1.4% from June 2010. The earthquake had a seriously negative aff...