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Released Prisoners Arrive Addis Ababa

June 11, 2018   Addis Ababa (ENA) — Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived home today along with 32 Ethiopian prisoners released from Egyptian jails. The Ethiopian prisoners, including children and their mothers who were detained from 4 years to 10 months in Egyptian jails, have arrived Addis Ababa with Premier Abiy. The former inmates, 32 in number, expressed their joy ...

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Egypt frees 32 Ethiopian prisoners during PM’s visit

June 11, 2018   Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi pardoned the prisoners, who returned to their home country on Monday El-Sisi had met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to discuss a massive upstream Nile dam that Cairo fears will cut into its share of the river when it is completed Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) meets with Ethiopian Prime ...

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Anti-Kabila activist dies in house fire

June 11, 2018   President Joseph Kabila   By Agencies   Pro-democracy activist Luc Nkulala was killed in a suspicious fire overnight at his home in Goma, in eastern Democratic of Republic of Congo, his opposition Struggle for Change (Lucha) group said Sunday, calling for a swift and transparent enquiry. “We suspect that the enemies of democracy and peace carried ...

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Saudi woman seeks action against Iran, Qatari sites

Gulf News| Published: June 10, 2018 Al Ghamdi says her name and pictures were used in report on arrests in Saudi Arabia Image Credit | Caption: Nouf Al Ghamdi – Al Riyadh     By Habib Toumi Habib Toumi is Bahrain Bureau Chief of Gulf News, based in Manama.   Manama: A Saudi consultant has threatened to take legal action against ...

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Suicide car bomb in Somalia injures seven soldiers

June 10, 2018   File Photo   MOGADISHU (Reuters) – A suicide car bomb explosion at a military base in Somalia injured seven soldiers late Saturday, a military official said, and Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack. Al Shabaab fights to topple Somalia’s western-backed central government and impose its a rule based on its own strict interpretation ...

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Chandler Soldier, Staff Sgt. Alexander Conrad, Killed In Somalia

June 10, 2018   BY: ADI NEWS SERVICES   The Department of Defense announced the death of Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Conrad, 26, of Chandler, Arizona. Staff Sgt. Conrad was supporting Operation Octave Shield. He died June 8, in Somalia of injuries sustained from enemy indirect fire. The incident is under investigation. Conrad was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special ...

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Ethiopian Community Members in Uganda Keen to Return Home, Invest

June 09, 2018   Addis Ababa (ENA) – Members of the Ethiopian community residing in Uganda have expressed strong desire to return home and invest in various sectors. The Ethiopian community in Kampala held discussion with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is on official visit in Uganda, yesterday. The Premier earlier conferred with President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda on bilateral, ...

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We’ll revenge against whoever is killing Ugandans, says Museveni

June 09, 2018   President Museveni and Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed Ali in Kakumiro for Heroes’ Day celebrations on June 9, 2018. COURTESY PHOTO   By FRANCIS MUGERWA   President Museveni has vowed to revenge against suspected criminals killing Ugandans. “We shall revenge against whoever is killing Ugandans. Whoever has killed people will pay by his or her blood,” ...

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Abiriga to be laid to rest on Monday

June 09, 2018   By Robert Ariaka   Arua Municipality Member of Parliament, Ibrahim Abiriga, the late will be buried on Monday in his ancestral home in Madi, Arua. PIC: Abiriga’s car being towed away   MURDER   ARUA – Preparations are ongoing at the home of Late Ibrahim Abiriga. The Arua Municipality Member of Parliament was shot dead on ...

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