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Anita Powell

Anita Powell

    Better farms the key to ending Africa's cycle of hunger
    Better farms the key to ending Africa's cycle of hunger
    Hussein Ibrahim walked solemnly past tidy rows of bright green cabbages, vines bursting with tomatoes and trees weighed down with plump avocados....
    Drought leads to new starvation crisis in Ethiopia
    Drought leads to new starvation crisis in Ethiopia
    This year's poor rains have nearly killed Bizunesh.
    Ethiopia votes in first round of elections
    Ethiopia votes in first round of elections
    Ethiopians voted on Sunday in a first round of general elections that the opposition coalition boycotted to protest alleged intimidation of its...
    Who will be the Washington, DC, of Africa?
    Who will be the Washington, DC, of Africa?
    The United States of Africa is one of few concrete plans on which African leaders agreed as they struggled with issues of peacekeeping and...
    Beyoncé makes a splash in Addis Ababa
    Beyoncé makes a splash in Addis Ababa
    R&B star Beyoncé Knowles joined year-long millennium celebrations in Ethiopia on Saturday evening with a spirited concert in the capital of...
    Ethiopia welcomes millennium, not its homeless
    Ethiopia welcomes millennium, not its homeless
    Thousands of homeless people will be moved from the capital to the countryside before next month's millennium celebration and provided help with...
    Somali pirates name ransom for merchant ship
    Somali pirates name ransom for merchant ship
    Somali pirates are demanding $20 000 for the return of an Indian-flagged merchant ship and its crew, officials said on Thursday.