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Analysis: Egypt is losing its war against ISIS in Sinai

Thursday, July 2, 2015 @ 9:19 pm

(Yossi Melman) Wednesday’s terror attack was the largest ever carried out by the Sinai Province, Islamic State’s Egyptian affiliate, since it began its fight against the government in Cairo some four years ago. It also marked the most [...]

British Amb.: Ethiopian election results bad for democracy

Thursday, July 2, 2015 @ 1:33 pm

Britain’s Ambassador said: “It is starting to sound as if the ruling party and its allies will have a 100 percent of the seats in parliament. And I think that is not good for democracy; that is what you get in places like North Korea. [...]

Eritrean protestors threatened UN experts in Geneva

Thursday, June 25, 2015 @ 10:49 pm

Security redoubled for members of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea following threats and intimidations by pro-regime protesters in Geneva, Switzerland. According to protest organizers, 6,000 people from Eritrea and around Europe protested the [...]

What has befallen Eritrea?

Friday, June 19, 2015 @ 10:34 pm

(Natty Berhane) One of the crimes of the Eritrean ruling party’s that have not made it to the last week’s UN report must be brainwashing scheme of a large number of youth – perhaps a generation. It is heart breaking to see so many [...]

Watchdog: Roads Authority prone to corruption and overruns

Thursday, June 18, 2015 @ 6:20 pm

The Federal Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (FEACC), revealed that it found the contracting practices of Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) vulnerable to corruption. The commission also pointed out that the authority is also prone to cost and [...]

Eritrea’s 15 favorite methods of torture (+ pictures)

Saturday, June 13, 2015 @ 4:29 am

A United Nations report listed about 15 different methods of torture applied by the Eritrean regime. Descriptions and drawings of the various torture methods were provided by the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea‘s report, [...]

Kenyan view: On ‘belligerent noises’ from Egypt, Ethiopia

Friday, June 7, 2013 @ 10:46 pm

(Charles Onyango-Obbo) Well, with a new government that is still taking shape, [Kenya] is understandably preoccupied with domestic affairs. The same is true of most of the rest of East Africa. Uganda is in the throes of a messy squabble over [...]
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