Tag: Politics

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Prime Minister Desalegn's Office Turns Down Appeal for Tax Reduction

The Prime Minster’s Office has rejected an appeal to consider a corporate profit tax reduction for manufacturing companies by 17pc from a flat rate of

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Two South Sudan army generals killed in clashes with rebels

Two senior South Sudan army (SPLA) officers were killed in renewed confrontations with the armed opposition forces (SPLA-IO) in the Western Bahr el Ghazal region

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Our Children Have Been Abducted and the Ethiopian Government Keeps Silence

It is nearly a year since our Woredas, in Gambella Regional State, came under attacked by well-armed South Sudanese Murles Cross- border abductions of Ethiopian children

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Ethiopians In Saudi Face Possible Government Crackdown

Saudi Arabia caused outrage in Ethiopia and triggered a government campaign to protect migrant workers in the middle east when it cracked down on Ethiopian

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French Presidential Candidate hit with Flour at Campaign Event

French rightwing presidential candidate Francois Fillon was hit in the face with flour on Thursday by a young man at a campaign event. Fillon, 63, has

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Government officials start relocating to new administrative city in Tanzania

Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has said that at least 2,069 government officials have shifted to Dodoma Tanzania’s new capital, the citizen reports Government Ministers, heads

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No Justice in Somali Region Killings by Ethiopia’s “Liyu Police”

Ethiopian authorities have failed to hold accountable a paramilitary force that killed at least 21 villagers in the Somali region of Ethiopia in June 2016.

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Do the Right Thing, Drop All Prosecution of Zone 9 Bloggers (CPJ)

Ethiopia’s Supreme Court today ruled that two bloggers from the Zone 9 collective, previously acquitted of terrorism charges, should be tried instead on charges of

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Ethiopia's Foreign Affairs Head Reports on Failed US Congress Resolutions

This week on Thursday, April 4, 2017, Ethiopia's Minister of Foreign Affairs told the country's Parliment, in his report, that two resolutions which would have

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UAE Ambassador hands Financial Grant to Children's Cancer Centre

Ghazi Abdullah Salem Al Mehri, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Ethiopia today handed a donation cheque from the Sharjah City International charity organisation to

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Tanzania’s Former First Lady Sworn in to Parliament

Tanzania’s former first lady Salma Kikwete was sworn in to parliament after being nominated by the President John Magufuli as Member of Parliament of the

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Somali President Abdullahi Farmajo offers amnesty to al-Shabaab militants

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” has offered amnesty to al-Shabaab fighters in a change of tact in the fight against Islamist extremism in the country. President

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