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Ethiopia faces showdown over push for new region
Ethiopia faces showdown over push for new region
The green, blue and red flag of the Sidama people flutters defiantly above government buildings in a southern Ethiopian city where leaders are on...
Africans win UN vote on Britain’s last colony
Africans win UN vote on Britain’s last colony
In a stinging defeat for Britain, the United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly demanded Wednesday that London cede to Mauritius the British-ruled Chagos Islands, home to an important military base....
It’s time for a reckoning for Kagame and his Western cheerleaders
It’s time for a reckoning for Kagame and his Western cheerleaders
As we commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, we cannot keep excusing the crimes of Rwanda’s current government - and the...
Sudan military 'trying to steal the revolution'
Sudan military 'trying to steal the revolution'
Sudanese opposition groups have dismissed the military council as "playing games" after it backpedalled on a two-year transition. With army...
Indonesian terror network 'larger than thought'
Indonesian terror network 'larger than thought'
The terror network blamed for the Jakarta hotel bombings is "larger and more sophisticated" than thought, a think tank said on Thursday as police...
Somali pirates a growing threat to shipping
Somali pirates a growing threat to shipping
Rapidly spreading lawlessness as Somalia collapses in the worst fighting for two nearly decades is fuelling a wave of piracy that increasingly...
Kenya athletes seek Olympic healing after tribal violence
Kenya athletes seek Olympic healing after tribal violence
They were the pride of Kenya, but the country's athletics community could not escape the worst of the post-election tribal violence after disputed...
Iraq begins sixth year of chaos, bloodshed
Iraq begins sixth year of chaos, bloodshed
The United States-led war on Iraq that toppled the brutal regime of dictator Saddam Hussein entered its sixth year on Thursday with millions of...
Sudan at turning point after rebel attack
Sudan at turning point after rebel attack
An unprecedented Darfur rebel attack on Khartoum is a turning point that could persuade Sudan's rulers to negotiate seriously with their foes or...
Sudan starts key census amid dispute
Sudan starts key census amid dispute
Sudan on Tuesday shut down for its first census in 15 years, a milestone in the peace deal that ended Africa's longest civil war but clouded in...
Problems loom ahead of Sudan census
Problems loom ahead of Sudan census
Cash-flow problems and logistic headaches are blighting preparations for Sudan's census, a cornerstone of the fragile peace ending a devastating...
Growing danger of coup in Zimbabwe
Growing danger of coup in Zimbabwe
There is a growing danger of a coup by military hardliners in Zimbabwe to prevent opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai from toppling President...

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