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Fifa crisis: ‘Ex-President Mbeki approved South Africa’s $10m’

South Africa's sports minister says the decision to donate $10m (£6.5m) to Fifa to develop Caribbean football was approved by then President Thabo Mbeki. The...

Starving Ethiopia helping India feed its 1.2 billion people (CNN)

By Mohammad Amir Anwar (CNN)The global food price crises between 2008 and 2009 led countries that bore the brunt of the catastrophe to look elsewhere...

86 Eritrean migrants ‘kidnapped by Isil’ in Libya

Isil militants believed to have kidnapped 86 Eritrean refugees from a smugglers' caravan in western Libya By Louisa Loveluck 6:36PM BST 05 Jun 2015 Militants from Islamic...

Garissa massacre suspects charged in Kenyan court

REPORT from Agence France-Presse Published on 04 Jun 2015 Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Thursday 6/4/2015 – 14:23 GMT Five men arrested in connection...

“Weapons and Ammunition Air Dropped to SPLA-IO Forces in South Sudan.”

By Conflict Armament Research INTRODUCTION Fighting between the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and the SPLA-in Opposition (SPLA-iO) forces has been ongoing in the Greater Upper...

Islamic State Persecution Of Christians: ‘Orange Jumpsuit’ Campaign Launched After ISIS Killings

By Aaron Morrison @aaronlmorrison on June 03 2015 8:58 AM EDT Christians worldwide said they plan to send a message to Islamic State militants Sunday...

5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD TRY AN ETHIOPIAN COFFEE CEREMONY

Kersten Jaeger June 3, 2015 Every Sunday at 2 p.m., a small, sleepy cafe in a secluded Denver neighborhood hosts one of the most cultural...

The next Pan-African wave

 By Brian Ihirwe Kamanzi Africa Day is a moment unique and yet unremarkable when placed aside any other – be it yesterday or today. This...

Kenya’s Reprisals Against Ethiopia

By African Intelligence, UNDERMINED by the incursion of the Ethiopian army into Kenyan territory in late May (at the Illeret locality, 15 km from the...

Ethiopia: I Can’t Hear You, Wendy Sherman! – By Al Mariam

Echoes of deceit On May 24, 2015, Ethiopia had an “election”. On May 27, 2015, the Associated Press reported that “early results” of ballot counts showed...

Somalia: At Least 10 Killed in Clashes Near Somalia-Ethiopia Border

Shabelle Media Heavy fighting broke out between Somali Regional State of Ethiopia forces and pastoralists in small towns in central Somalia, leaving At least 10...

Opposition party rejects election results – By Tesfa-Alem Tekle

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle May 30, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – One of Ethiopia’s main opposition, Semeyawi (Blue) party rejected both the election process and the preliminary...

Israel to deport Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers to third countries

Authorities will give people 30 days to leave; those who refuse will face a hearing to determine their indefinite imprisonment African asylum seekers gather around...

U.S. Under Secretary of Policy, Wendy Sherman, has announced her plan to resign in...

Abebe Gellaw U.S. Under Secretary of Policy, Wendy Sherman, has announced her plan to resign in a few weeks. She had a tough time after...

Ethiopia: Partial results show ruling coalition in huge win

By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s ruling coalition won a sweeping victory in parliamentary elections, according to partial results released Wednesday....

Ethiopia’s ruling party sweeps parliament in early vote results

By Reuter Addis Ababa: Ethiopia's ruling party and its allies have won a big majority in parliament, election officials said on Wednesday, based on an...

African observers say Ethiopia poll credible, opposition cries foul

Reuters African Union observers said on Tuesday that Ethiopia's parliamentary election held on Sunday was credible except for a few irregularities, but the opposition dismissed...

Banned in his own country and forced to leave SA under a xenophobic cloud

LEGESSE SEIFU, a 46-year-old Ethiopian asylum seeker, has been ordered to get out of the country before 28 May (tomorrow) by the South African department...

Vote counting has started across Ethiopia

Ethiopia election comes to an end; vote counting starts across the country's regions. World Bulletin / News Desk Polling stations have closed their doors across Ethiopia,...

Ethiopia’s Ruling Coalition Expected to Win Landslide Victory on Sunday

Ethiopian voters will go to the polls on Sunday for an election that is expected to easily keep the ruling coalition, Ethiopian People's Revolutionary...

Ruling party seen winning Ethiopian vote, opposition says supporters harassed

ADDIS ABABA | BY DRAZEN JORGIC AND AARON MAASHO REUTERS Ethiopians voted on Sunday in a parliamentary election that is expected to hand a landslide win...
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