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Sudan, South Sudan fail to reach oil revenue agreement

Sudan and South Sudan have been involved in various negotiations since the south gained its independence in July/Salva Kiir and Omar El Bashir/ Photo/ ReutersSudan and South Sudan have failed to reach an agreement on oil revenue after five day negotiations in Ethiopia.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 December 2011 10:36

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Homo Urbanus Africanus and Change

The Plateau district of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire/Photo/ReutersIn 1950, there were 20 million city dwellers in Africa. Today the number has gone up to 400 million and in 2050 it is projected that there will be more than a billion people.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 December 2011 00:32

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Ethiopians up in arms against gay conference

Map of EthiopiaReligious leaders on Tuesday denounced the holding of a gay rights meeting scheduled for Saturday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, a day ahead of an international Aids gathering.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 December 2011 18:32

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Army in Uganda alerted against Al Shabab

President Yoweri Museveni has directed soldiers to remain on alert and stay in army barracks until after the Christmas holidays/Photo/ReutersThe Ugandan army in has been placed on high alert following reports that Somali militants, Al shabab threatened an assault on the country during the forthcoming Christmas period.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 November 2011 18:20

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Ethiopia likely to send troops to Somalia after Kenya

Ethiopian troops were first deployed in 2007 after the former Union of Islamic Courts declared a holy war/Photo/ReutersEthiopia is likely to officially send its troops to Somalia to help the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) almost a month after Kenya joined the assault against Al Shabab Islamic militants.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 November 2011 12:03

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Clearing South Sudan of deadly landmines

South Sudan government says 1,653 dangerous areas have been identified/Photo / Tim McKulka - UNIntensive UN-led efforts are ongoing in newly independent South Sudan to remove landmines. As a result lives are being saved and the huge costs of transportation are going down

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 November 2011 12:14

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