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Africa, Ethiopia

GERD construction, third anniversary

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On 2nd April, Ethiopians all over the world celebrated the third anniversary of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), launched in 2011 by the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. The $4.7bn project, mostly funded by Ethiopians at home and abroad, is being built in Western Ethiopia near the Sudan...

Africa, kenya

Anger aganist Kenya atrocities

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PRESS RELEASE 14/04/2014 The Somali Civil Society Organizations, and the Somali people are deeply dismayed by the abject atrocities of unprecedented magnitude committed against our brothers and sisters in Kenya by the Kenyan Security in the name of anti-terrorism. This is in no doubt a profound violation...

Africa, Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s first female ‘Deputy PM

HE Aster Mammo

  H.E. Aster Mammo has been appointed Minister of the Civil Service and Good Governance Reform Cluster Coordinator with the rank of Deputy Prime Minister, making her the first woman to hold such a position in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Parliament approved her appointment on 8th April, after she was...

Opinions, Somaliland

Being a Somalilander Part 3

18 may12

Somaliland is totally different from Somalia, and that Somaliland has a lot of things that Somaliland doesn’t have: 1. Stability 2. Peace 3. Fair Free elections and the citizens vote not the government to select the parliament, president, city council. 4. Thriving Economy 5. Return of the diaspora...