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Burundians jailed for kidnapping Ugandan boy

Two Burundians have been sentenced to two and six years imprisonment each for kidnapping a child in Uganda. 



Last Updated on Friday, 23 December 2011 19:05

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Lazy Ugandan men face arrest

Ugandan men who fail to cater for their families may soon face the wrath of the law, as the government has proposed laws that censure laziness.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 December 2011 14:54

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Ethiopia: Kebede's fight for freedom continues

Award winning journalist, Dawit Kabede was sentenced to four years in prison in EthiopiaEthiopian journalists are continuously forced to flee the country, as the government labels those critical of it as messengers of terrorism, usually a precursor to arrest, detention or even death.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 December 2011 15:27

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Ethiopia convicts Swedish journalists on terrorism charges

Map of EthiopiaAn Ethiopian High Court judge on Wednesday convicted two Swedish journalists on terrorism and illegal entry.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 December 2011 16:39

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Ethiopia injects US$4 billion into sugar factories

Ethiopia wants to become one of the world's top 10 sugar exporters to the international market/Photo/ReutersIn its bid to become a major sugar exporter, Ethiopia is constructing 10 sugar factories following the injection of a US$4.6 billion investment.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 December 2011 20:43

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Ethiopia, China in railway deal

Ethiopia recently launched a nationwide railway line project to construct 5,000 kilometers of rail by 2020/Photo/ReutersEthiopia and a Chinese company have signed $ 1.5 billion agreement for the construction of a 339 kilometer railway line.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 December 2011 18:55

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