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Barry Malone

Barry Malone

    Ethiopia-Somalia reminisce on bloody history
    Ethiopia-Somalia reminisce on bloody history
    Five hundred years ago, an Imam who ruled much of what is now Somalia, led a daring invasion of Christian Ethiopia, looting monasteries, burning...
    ICC warns Saif al-Islam against fleeing
    ICC warns Saif al-Islam against fleeing
    The International Criminal Court said on Saturday Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was in contact through intermediaries about surrendering for trial, but it...
    Libya's new rulers contend with pro-Gaddafi district
    Libya's new rulers contend with pro-Gaddafi district
    The armed men wearing the colours of Libya's new government are everywhere, eyes darting side to side, some edgy, others excited, as they train...
    Horn of Africa aid caravan too late
    Horn of Africa aid caravan too late
    A besuited United Nations official wearing well-buffed shoes crouches in the orange dust near a cluster of huts in northern Kenyan, and, as his tie...
    Ugandan opposition leader detained for fourth time
    Ugandan opposition leader detained for fourth time
    Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was dragged from his car by police on Thursday and thrown into a pick-up truck during a fifth round of...
    Gbagbo 'likely to seek refuge in SA'
    Gbagbo 'likely to seek refuge in SA'
    South Africa, Togo and Angola are possible safe havens for Côte d'Ivoire's besieged Laurent Gbagbo should he negotiate an exit from his West...
    Somalia overshadows original theme of AU summit
    Somalia overshadows original theme of AU summit
    An African Union (AU) summit in Uganda is this week being dominated by the Somali crisis, which is overshadowing its official theme of maternal...
    African nations divided over al-Bashir genocide charge
    African nations divided over al-Bashir genocide charge
    African countries are divided about whether they should arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on suspicion of genocide, diplomats at a summit...
    Ethiopia opposition mounts court challenge to election
    Ethiopia opposition mounts court challenge to election
    Ethiopia's main opposition group on Tuesday filed a court case against the country's electoral board for rejecting its demand to re-run elections...
    Thousands celebrate Ethiopia election landslide win
    Thousands celebrate Ethiopia election landslide win
    Thousands of ruling party supporters streamed into a square in Ethiopia's capital on Tuesday to celebrate a peaceful election win for Prime...
    US, Ethiopia spar over Voice of America broadcasts
    US, Ethiopia spar over Voice of America broadcasts
    US-funded broadcaster Voice of America's local Amharic language service in Ethiopia will be blocked because it is destabilising the country, Prime...
    Ethiopia PM willing to meet long-time Eritrean enemy
    Ethiopia PM willing to meet long-time Eritrean enemy
    Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said he is willing to meet Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki despite more than 10 years of bitter words and a...