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News September 2013

Ethiopia: Addis Ababa-Djibouti railway

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  Ethiopia and Djibouti’s economies have been reliant for a long time now. Djibouti is the main port that connects Ethiopia with global economy, in particular with China, the most important  trading partner of the country. A symbiotic relationship has developed between Djibouti and Ethiopia. Addis Ababa handles 90 per cent of its import-export trade…

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South Africa – Ramphele: “My challenge to ANC”

   “I want South Africa to become a just nation”, said Mamphela Ramphele, among the founders of the black consciousness movement and companion of the late anti-apartheid icon Steve Biko. At the end of June, she launched  a new party, Agang, which promises to challenge the African National Congress (ANC) and President Jacob Zuma. Ramphele,…

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Asia – The new frontier of military navies

The Asian naval arms race is relentless: military ships and related technologies recorded  a further  spike  in sales to the continent during the first six months of 2013. China and India are the major export markets of the West. Last May, Singapore hosted the biennial Asia Pacific International Maritime Defense Exhibition, the foremost international maritime…

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DRC – The third Inga dam

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  The Kinshasa authorities are planning the construction of a third dam at Inga falls by October 2015, before the next presidential election.   During a conference which took place in Paris on the last 17 and 18 May, the Congolese Minister of Water Resources and Electricity, Bruno Kapandji announced that the construction of the…

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Advocacy

The 4 Freedoms.

One of the most important aims of advocacy is building strong democracy and democratic organizations to hold those in power accountable, expanding citizen’s understanding of…

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Baobab

The Water in Olive Lake.

Long, long ago, a mother and her son lived by Olive Lake below Olive Mountain. The mother was very, very old and could not work anymore.…

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Youth & Mission

Youth on the frontline against Covid - 19.

In the time of Coronavirus, young people have organised to prevent COVID-19 from spreading and supporting their communities. In Cameroon, Achalake Christian, the coordinator of Local…

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