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Emmanuel Goujon

Emmanuel Goujon

    Ethiopia's Meles set for easy re-election
    Ethiopia's Meles set for easy re-election
    Voters go to the polls in Ethiopia on Sunday with little doubt that Prime Minister Meles Zenawi will stay in power.
    Tension mounts in Ethiopia ahead of polls
    Tension mounts in Ethiopia ahead of polls
    Accusations of harassment and murder have led to tensions in Ethiopia between the ruling party and the opposition, a month ahead of the polls.
    Awkward summit as Africa ponders role of Gadaffi
    Awkward summit as Africa ponders role of Gadaffi
    After an awkward year with Libyan leader Moammar Gadaffi as chairperson, many at the AU fear he will seek re-election.
    A museum to save an Ethiopian tribe's soul
    A museum to save an Ethiopian tribe's soul
    Women jump up in their fluffy orange cotton skirts, waggling their shoulders at men who are swift to join the dance.
    African leaders adopt landmark refugee convention
    African leaders adopt landmark refugee convention
    African leaders on Friday ratified a convention on the protection of the continent's internally displaced people, refugees and returnees.
    Somali general says insurgents' days are numbered
    Somali general says insurgents' days are numbered
    African Union peacekeepers have an acronym for the guerrilla war in Somalia -- VUCA -- meaning volatile, unpredictable, complex, and ambiguous.
    UN Somalia envoy accuses Islamist leader of coup attempt
    UN Somalia envoy accuses Islamist leader of coup attempt
    The UN envoy for Somalia blamed Islamist leader Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys on Wednesday for recent fighting in Mogadishu.
    African Union summit overshadowed by fresh crises
    African Union summit overshadowed by fresh crises
    The AU's annual summit was to kick off Sunday with another year of crises likely to upstage an official agenda focused on infrastructure.
    'We want to remain Ethiopian'
    'We want to remain Ethiopian'
    The mountainous region in north-eastern Ethiopia was ravaged by the border conflict that left about 80 000 dead between 1998 and 2000.
    Disputed Ethiopia-Eritrea border town still stirs war fears
    Disputed Ethiopia-Eritrea border town still stirs war fears
    Every morning at dawn, Ethiopian soldiers poke long poles into the soil on the dirt track linking Badme with civilization, looking for landmines.
    Ousted Comoran renegade leader still on the run
    Ousted Comoran renegade leader still on the run
    Comoran and African forces on Wednesday battled die-hard supporters of Anjouan's fugitive strongman as the federal authorities pledged a transition government in the Indian Ocean isle by the end of the week. Mohamed Bacar (45) was still on the run on the second day of the military operation.