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Dec 9th, 2013
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By Robele Ababya The indisputable Great Statesman Nelson Mandela glorified Ethiopia in these immortal words in 1961 at a conference in Addis Ababa: “Ethiopia has always held a special place in my own imagination and the prospect of visiting attracted me more strongly than a trip to France, England an...
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AFRICANS have been used to visitors with big entourages and exotic baggage, at least since European explorers first traipsed through their savannahs at the head of long trains of porters laden with trunks full of florid crockery, even libraries. But when Barack Obama sets foot in Africa on June 26th ...
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May 27th, 2013
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Chinese President Xi Jinping’s special envoy and Vice Premier Wang Yang addresses a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organization for African Unity (OAU), in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 25, 2013. (Xinhua/Meng Chenguang)   Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopian prime min...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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If you haven’t noticed, Africa — once the playground of colonial powers — is at the center of another geopolitical tug of war. With its abundance of natural resources, African nations are being courted by the world’s superpowers. This struggle largely pits the interests of the U.S., the world’s leadi...
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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By Narayani Basu On his first state visit overseas, Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Africa in March 2013, in a gesture to celebrate the closeness of the economic ties that have made Beijing the continent’s largest trading partner. During the high-profile tour, Xi signed deals worth billions o...
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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Despite U.S. and China pressure, continent must decide what is in its best interests. If you haven’t noticed, Africa — once the playground of colonial powers — is at the center of another geopolitical tug of war. With its abundance of natural resources, African nations are being courted by the ...
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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by Simon Barber, AS CHINA’s President Xi Jinping was noninterferingly signing deals in Africa last week on his first overseas foray as head of state, his American counterpart, Barack Obama, had four African leaders around to the White House for a pat on the back and a quiet chat about democracy, gove...
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Dec 3rd, 2012
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By: The Henry Jackson Society The President should announce his intention to nominate Susan Rice as the next Secretary of State, or move on. By Timothy Stafford It is abundantly clear that Dr. Susan Rice is the President’s first choice to be the next Secretary of State. The newly re-elected President...
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Nov 12th, 2012
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AT LEAST with the Chinese decadal leadership change, the world will have to learn to spell new names. First Xi Jinping, the new and incoming party leader and President of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Second Li Keqiang, the incoming deputy party leader and new Chinese Premier. Both repl...
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Oct 29th, 2012
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By David Barboza, The New York Times Editor’s Note- Corruption in Ethiopia is so rife that the country had lost over $11.7 billion to illicit capital outflows from 2000 to 2009, according to a report by the Global Financial Integrity. The people of Ethiopia are being bled dry, the report adds. Well, ...