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News: UN Chief warns world hunger on the rise

  Addis Abeba, 28 January 2018  – United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, has warned that hunger is on the rise the world over with Africa registering the highest rates. He was speaking during an event organized on the margins of the African Union Summit under the theme “Renewed Partnership to End Hunger in African […]

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News: EPRDF says mistrust and suspicion rife within party; current crisis due to weakness of the executive

  Addis Abeba, December 20/2017 – A statement released from Ethiopia’s ruling party EPRDF ongoing executive committee meeting admitted that the party was facing a gradual & widening “mistrust” & “suspicion” among the four major parties that make up the EPRDF. The statement further said that although the executive recognizes the reform it has taken […]

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News: Record number of jailed journalists for second year, CPJ census finds

  Turkey, China, Egypt continue to top list New York, December 13, 2017 -For the second year in a row, the number of journalists imprisoned for their work hit a historical high, as the U.S. and other Western powers failed to pressure the world’s worst jailers–Turkey, China, and Egypt–into improving the bleak climate for press […]

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