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    ETHIOPIA GETS DOUBLE F ON OROMO AND SOMALIA AFFAIRS May 12, 2005

    <|zanawi.jpg|PM. Meles Zenawi|left|> 44-page long study published by Human Rights Watch gives Ethiopia a failing grade on human rights. The report says Ethiopian government uses brutality and torture to suppress Oromo people who make up the bulk of the population. On Somalia front, Ethiopia is ac

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    SUDAN URGED TO FOCUS ON PEACE August 1, 2005

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In the Wake of Garang’s Death, USCRI Urges Sudan to Remain Focused on Peace and Development so Refugees Can Return Home WASHINGTON DC, August 1, 2005 The U.S. Committee for Refugees and I

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    ETHIOPIA: VIOLENCE IN ADDIS November 1, 2005

    <|ethiopia.jpg|Ethiopia|left|>(SomaliNet) Addis Ababa Police clashed with opposition supporters, killing at least five people and wounding more than twenty. These clashes came after the government arrested members and supporters of the opposition party. The government is claiming the police used

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    UGANDAN PRESIDENT, MUSEVENI BLAMES DONOR- DEPENDENCY ON INADEQUATE TAXES COLLECTION December 11, 2005

    Apunyu Bonny. (SomaliNet) President Museveni while presiding over tax appreciation day organized by Uganda Revenue Authority ! (URA) said lack of enough taxes has resulted into donor-dependency, which has slowed down crucial decision-making processes in Uganda. “The whole economy is

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    ETHIOPIA TO WITHDRAW TROOPS FROM BORDER WITH ERITREA December 11, 2005

    Apunyu Bonny <|eritria_ethiopia_border.jpg|Ethiopia Eritrea border|left|>(SomaliNet) In a bid to comply with a recent United Nation’s resolution demanding Ethiopia and its neighbor Eritrea to reverse worrisome military build - up on their tense borders, Ethiopia said on Saturday December

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    UGANDAN GOVERNMENT BLOCKS NOMINATION OF OPPOSITION LEADER, BESIGYE December 11, 2005

    Apunyu Bonny (SomaliNet) Electoral Commission has been instructed by the Attorney General to stop leader of major opposition party, Col. Dr Kizza Besigye's nomination, saying the jailed Forum for Democratic Change Leader has no integ! rity and his conduct is a subject of serious criminal procee

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    KENYAN FIRMS TO SUPPLY PACKING MATERIAL TO UK December 11, 2005

    Apunyu Bonny (SomaliNet) Two local firms, Packaging Industries Limited (PIL) and Thermopak on Thursday 8th, December 2005, signed contracts valued at US$1 million to produce rigid and flexible packaging for Kenya's horticultural exports to UK. The lucrative deal was signed with Adare Packaging

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    WTO KENYAN DELEGATES GET AN AGENDA December 11, 2005

    Apunyu Bonny. <|wto_kenya.jpg| |left|>(SomaliNet) Kenyan government was on Saturday the 10th petitioned by Trade Unions and civil society organizations against signing protocols that promote trade imbalances at the World Trade Organization ministerial conference in Hong Kong. The Kenya Publi

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    ERITREA DISMISSES ETHIOPIA'S INTENSION TO WIDRAW TROOPS. December 12, 2005

    Apunyu Bonny (SomaliNet) Ethipia’s move to meet United Nations (UN) demands to pull back troops from their tense border has been dismissed by Eritrea Monday. Eritrea has accused UN chief Kofi Annan of "meddling" amid rising fears of a new war. Reports AFP Ethiopia and Eritrea fought

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    UGANDAN GOVERNMENT "HOT"ON OPPOSITION PARTY-FDC TO REPLACE JAILED LEADER December 12, 2005

    Apunyu Bonny (SomaliNet) Ugandan government has continued to put opposition party Forum For Democratic Party (FDC) under pressure to let go their candidate Dr. Kiiza Besigye, and select another leader, party deputy president Sam Njuba has revealed. Njuba is also a member of Besigye Legal team

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