Tag Archives: Ethiopia

27Jul/15

Kenyans criticize Obama’s push for gay rights in Africa

(NVO) – As U.S. President Barack Obama’s Kenyan trip comes to an end, a controversial message lingers — one of gay rights.

Kenya, like many African states, outlaws homosexual behavior.
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26Jul/15

US President Obama arrives in Ethiopia

US president Barack Obama arrives in Ethiopia for a two-day visit, where he is expected to discuss regional security and address the African Union.

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20Jul/15

Experts warn Burundi’s controversial presidential election could reignite civil war

A day before Burundi is due to hold controversial presidential elections, analysts warn the East African country risks sliding into violence, sparked by President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to run for a third term, which opponents say violates the constitution.

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10May/15

Africa’s richest man looking at Arsenal

Africa’s richest man, Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote, hoping to buy top English side Arsenal one day, but critics say the business mogul should invest in local soccer instead.

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14Apr/15

Gabon will host next Africa Cup of Nations and draw is made

(CONFEDERATION OF AFRICAN FOOTBALL, 2017 TOURNAMENT) – Gabon was named on Wednesday (April 8) as the host of the next African Cup of Nations finals in 2017.

The Gabonese beat rival bids from Algeria and Ghana in a vote by the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) executive committee at a meeting in Cairo.
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11Mar/15

Grape expectations: Castel eyes Africa

(Reuters Business Report) – The French.

Born with a nose for wine – and an uncanny ability to sniff out a vintage.

Even when they’re in Ethiopia.
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10Feb/15

World’s biggest flower market gears up for Valentine’s Day

The world’s biggest flower market gears up for Valentine’s Day, selling around one hundred million red roses.

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