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AU renews mandate of AMIOSM for 12 months

Map of SomaliaThe African Union (AU) Commission on Friday moved to extend the mandate of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and also asked the United Nations to give its stamp of approval to additional troops.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 January 2012 17:43

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Ethiopia to import US$1,5 billion fertliser



More than 80 per cent of Ethiopians are involved in the agricultural sector/Photo/ReutersEthiopia says it will next week open tenders for the importation of more than $1.5 billion worth of fertiliser for its agricultural season this year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 January 2012 18:08

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Tullow oil to contest Uganda suit

Tullow Oil has said it will contest any injunction that seeks to halt its exploration and licensing activities.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 January 2012 17:15

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Uganda Opposition dismiss Museveni talks

Uganda's opposition claimed Museveni had been putting pressure on Besigye to agree to meet/Photo/Reuters

Uganda's leading opposition party, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has dismissed state media reports that its leader is ready to hold talks with President Yoweri Museveni.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 January 2012 19:30

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The phenomenal rise of Christians in Africa

Christianity is now stronger outside the confines of its historical birthplace/Photo/ReutersChristians in sub-Saharan Africa represent nearly a quarter of the world's Christians, according to a study by the Pew Forum.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 January 2012 18:31

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African forces make headway in Somalia

Troops from almost all IGAD member states are now in Somalia/Photo/Reuters

Two days after Ethiopian troops captured the Somali town of Baladweyne from extremist group al Shabab, Ethiopia has confirmed that it had sent troops to Somalia to help the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of that country in the fight against the Islamist militants.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 January 2012 14:45

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