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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 11th, 2012
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Ethiopia is among the bottom five countries in a new report published by the World Wide Web Foundation’s Web Index listing. The study ranked a total of 61 countries on the number of individuals online as well as the amount of useful online content available to web users. It also took into account the...
By benim
In Article
Feb 1st, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt’s anti-government protesters, scenting victory after President Hosni Mubarak agreed to discuss political reforms, rallied support for what they hope can be a million-strong march for democracy on Tuesday. Mubarak’s newly appointed vice-president began talks with opposi...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 31st, 2011
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he United States led an international push last night to force Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to yield to Egyptians’ demands for democracy. Protest marches came to the streets of America, with one group of demonstrators marching from the Egyptian Embassy in Washington to the White House today...
By benim
In Article
Jan 31st, 2011
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President Hosni Mubarak, facing a popular revolt against his rule, ordered his new cabinet on Sunday to preserve subsidies, control inflation and provide more jobs. In this image made from Egypt State TV, broadcast Sunday Jan. 30, 2011, showing Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, 2nd left, is flanked b...
By benim
In Egypt
Jan 31st, 2011
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Mubarak’s days are numbered and the US is in a quandary: can it trust a new regime’s foreign policy – the implications are huge for the West and Israel, writes Richard Spencer. Egyptians took to the streets for the sixth consecutive day calling for current long-term President Hosni Mubara...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 30th, 2011
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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak visited a military headquarters and met top commanders, state media reported, showing the leader chairing a meeting as protesters who have rocked the country demanded he quit. State television showed Mubarak meeting newly appointed Vice President Omar Suleiman, Defens...
By benim
In Egypt
Jan 30th, 2011
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Australian-Egyptians have added their voice to the growing calls for the removal of President Hosni Mubarak, amid a mounting death toll from political protests in the troubled north African nation. “They all want the same thing, they want Mubarak out,” Australian Egyptian Friendship Assoc...
By benim
In Article
Jan 30th, 2011
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CAIRO – Egypt’s military deployed on the streets of Cairo to enforce a nighttime curfew after the sun set Friday on a day of rioting and violent chaos that was a major escalation in the challenge to authoritarian President Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year rule. In the strongest sign yet that...
By benim
In Article
Jan 27th, 2011
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Two more people died and hundreds were arrested as the biggest uprising against Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year rule widened, prompting Washington to prod its long-time ally on democratic reforms. Incensed demonstrators appeared set for further protests despite a crackdown that saw h...
By benim
In News
Jan 26th, 2011
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Tunis – Tunisian Justice Minister Lazhar Karoui Chebbi said on Wednesday 71 prisoners died during riots before and after the fall of president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, including 48 killed in a fire. “The number of prisoners killed during recent events is 71,” the minister told repor...