United Arab Emirates

By IAfrica
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Aug 26th, 2014
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While media attention has focused of late on the so-called Islamic State (ISIS), which has seized large swaths of territory in Syria and northern Iraq, jihadists are also on the march in Libya. A coalition of jihadists, operating under the name Dawn of Libya, has claimed to have taken control of Liby...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2014
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Why the arrest of Addis Ababa’s most vocal critics is a huge embarrasment for the West By Martin Plaut, Foreign Policy. Tall metal gates guard a courtyard just off a busy street north of London’s financial district. The area, once down and out, is today much sought after, but scattered be...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 14th, 2014
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By Ann M. Lesch Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, anointed president by 97 percent of the voters in May 2014, addresses Egyptians as their elder brother, insisting on correcting their wayward behavior. He’ll make sure that they get up at 5 a.m. so they can work hard and he’ll ensure that they adhere to ‘correct’...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 7th, 2014
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Egypt is considering preparing a formal request for Gulf mediation under the leadership of Saudi Arabia, in order to back Cairo’s stance vis-à-vis the ongoing conflict with Ethiopia about the Renaissance Dam. The mediation request comes as part of a basket of escalatory measures adopted by Egypt in J...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 1st, 2014
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by Ogbuefi Blogs The Reuters report below may be of interest to Goodluck Ebelemi Jonathan. I find it interesting that the present government happens to be the only government in living memory that have not recorded any high profile jailing for corruption – not even of his political opponents! I...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 20th, 2013
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Extremely Upsetting! These past few days we Ethiopian people have been screaming our lungs out en mass all around the world in almost all continents – even in Saudi Arabia itself and Beirut – protesting the inhumane acts being deliberated on our fellow citizens. Needless to say, the only ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2013
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Abuja — In what is considered a breakthrough in its fight against international crimes, the Interpol Unit of the Nigeria Police Force, headed by DCP Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, has in conjunction with its counterpart in Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, arrested one Itumo Anthony Chidebere, a suspected frau...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2013
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A maid who abandoned her newborn in a deserted house in the UAE has been jailed for a year. Dibba Criminal Court handed down the sentence to the Ethiopian woman after finding her guilty of an illegal affair and endangering the life of her baby boy. She had left the child in an empty building [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 24th, 2013
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By Joel Brinkley American Voices Tribune Media Services – Just outside President Goodluck Jonathan’s office sat 17 ambulances, just in case he or one of his aides fell ill. They were seldom if ever used. No actual health-care facility nationwide had as many, and in fact a few still have n...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 22nd, 2013
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Prime Minister Hailemarim Desalegn held discussions with the UAE’s Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at his offices on Thursday (March 22). On the occasion, Prime Minister Hailemariam extended appreciation to Sheikh Abdullah for his second visit to Ethiopia and highlighted ...