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Ethiopia suspends exploration licenses

Map of EthiopiaEthiopia is suspending the issuing of exploration licenses to both foreign and local mining companies following a sudden influx of applications.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 November 2011 18:38

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Uganda: Funerals and weddings under the microscope

Photo/ReutersUgandan President Yoweri Museveni says his countrymen spend too much time at funerals and other ceremonies like weddings instead of engaging in productive work.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 May 2012 10:37

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Ethiopia: Swedish journalists' co-accused jailed

Map of EthiopiaThe Ethiopian High Court on Friday sentenced two fighters from a rebel group who were arrested alongside two Swedish journalists to 17 years in jail.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 November 2011 16:31

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Ethiopian court says journalists not members of terrorist group

Map of EthiopiaThe Ethiopian High Court has ruled that evidence submitted in the terrorism case against two Swedish journalists does not prove that they were  members of a rebel movement.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 November 2011 21:50

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Uganda MP says anti gay bill must be debated

Map of UgandaUgandan Member of Parliament, David Bahati, widely credited with having drafted the controversial Anti-homosexuality Bill, has said that he will continue pushing for the enactment of the disputed law despite pressure from donor countries.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 November 2011 18:42

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Ethiopian court to rule in Swedish journalists’ case

Map of EthiopiaAn Ethiopian court will on Thursday rule on whether a video allegedly linking two Swedish journalists to terrorism charges can be submitted as evidence.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 November 2011 17:42

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