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by Princewell Ojong Odidi Thousands of Nigerian youths write jamb yearly with the hope of gaining admission into Nigerian Universities and be referred to as university graduates, while thousands graduate from the Universities yearly with the hope of joining the work force only to discover there’...
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Feb 3rd, 2014
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By Amsale Aberra I recently came across a summary of a report submitted by the government of Ethiopia to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in the year 2009. The EPRDF as a party to the convention is required to submit periodic reports to the Secretary General to...
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Jan 3rd, 2014
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Reuters South Sudan’s army fought on Sunday with “White Army” ethnic militia, accusing rebels of mobilising the force despite its offer of a truce to end the conflict in the new country. By Carl Odera and Aaron Maasho. Two weeks of fighting have left at least 1,000 dead and split th...
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Dec 22nd, 2013
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Elad Benari A massive brawl broke out on Saturday during a visit by the Eritrean ambassador to Israel to the northern part of the country. The ambassador attended a gathering in a kibbutz near the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) where he gave a speech. As he was speaking, an argument broke out among Eritre...
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Dec 22nd, 2013
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On December 2, the UN Secretary General (UNSG) submitted a second three-month report on Somalia to the UN Security Council (UNSC) since the establishment of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) on June 3rd in accordance with resolution 2102 (2013). On December 10, the Special Representative o...
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Dec 16th, 2013
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BBC The UN says more than 1,200 people have been killed in Islamist-related violence in north-east Nigeria since a state of emergency was declared in May. The UN said the figure related to killings of civilians and the military by the Islamist group Boko Haram in the states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe...
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Nov 5th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Folks, I am more than concerned at the manner in which President Mahama and his appointees are conducting government business through cyberspace. At least, everything is confirmed by the fact that the most preferred medium for reacting to the charge...
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Nov 4th, 2013
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Introduction This article makes a short observation on the economic and political landmarks, as well as related geopolitical circumstances in regard to Eritrea and Ethiopia. The intention and attitudes of our leaders towards close relationships between our sisterly nations is being included in my wri...
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Oct 10th, 2013
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By RODNEY MUHUMUZA, Associated Press KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Thousands of people each year flee Eritrea, a small Horn of Africa nation. Despite relative peace, many leave the repressive regime taking trips that can be as perilous as the recent boat disaster off the Italian island of Lampedusa. Here is...
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Refugee Community leaders in camps in Ethiopia have reported that Ethiopian Federal police have opened fire at protesting refugees, it is feared that there have been fatalities among the wounded. Home to many thousands of Eritrean refugees, Mai Ayni and Adiharush are United Nations refugee camps situ...