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Ethiopia And Egypt: Dammed If You Do

Ethiopia And Egypt: Dammed If You Do

AFRICANGLOBE – During the tenure of deposed President Mohamed Morsi, Egypt threatened to arm an opposition group in Ethiopia to stop the dam’s construction, an indication of how political tensions could play out — and the danger it could pose to regional security.

Three South African Teenage Girls Creating Africa’s First Private Satellite

AFRICANGLOBE – The satellite, which will launch in the first quarter of 2016, is not only a celebration of African innovation, but a positive shift in participation of the African girl child who would have, in the past, let the “geeky boys” handle it. Teenagers like Nina-Rose Clarke of Pinelands High School have become more confident as young women and can testify to this paradigm shift. “I never thought building things could be this interesting. I am loving this experience. It’s so exciting to be exposed to more than just drawing and studying ideas. Constructing stuff is so much better.”

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Meet The Man Voted Africa’s ‘President Of The Year’

AFRICANGLOBE – The Head of State was picked for the prestigious Africa Education and Leadership Awards for his ability to build consensus locally and abroad and his efforts to change policies for the better and supervise solutions that address pressing issues.

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‘Mugabe Is The Only Leader Holding Africa Together’

AFRICANGLOBE – Malema says Mugabe is the only African president who makes decisions in the interest of the entire continent without apologising for them. “We may not agree with him on this or that issue but on a broader perspective, he’s the man that represents the kind of Africa we want… An Africa where Africans own their land and their economy.”

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How Powerful Is Ethiopia?

AFRICANGLOBE – Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest country and with tensions rising with its neighbor Eritrea, we were wondering just how powerful is Ethiopia?

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Five-Year-Old African Girl Raped By French Soldier As Another Filmed It

AFRICANGLOBE – France has suspended two of its soldiers over allegations they sexually abused children, including a five-year-old girl, while operating in West Africa, the defence ministry has confirmed. The child is understood to have been attacked in the impoverished former French colony of Burkina Faso by two servicemen who were known to her parents.

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Paul Kagame Breathes Fire Over Spy Chief’s Arrest

AFRICANGLOBE – Paul Kagame described the decision by Britain to arrest General Emmanuel Karenzi Karake as “contemptible”, and said Gen Karenzi Karake was a “freedom fighter who has brought us where we are as a people”. “Absolute arrogance and contempt is the only basis for this arrest,” said Kagame. “They must have mistaken him for an illegal immigrant. The way they treat illegal immigrants is the way they treat all of us. Black people have become targets for shooting practice. We cannot accept that people treat us this way just because they can.”

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The Africa The Media Never Shows You – In Pictures

AFRICANGLOBE – The hashtag #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou goes viral on Twitter as young Africans rush to share positive pictures of the continent. The international media’s representation of Africa all too often seems to focus on disaster or catastrophe. But a fightback is now taking place.

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Ethiopia Aims To Join International Space Station By 2025

AFRICANGLOBE – The Entoto Space Observatory and Research Center, the first of its kind in Ethiopia, says it has been preparing to launch a satellite by 2025, enabling the Horn of Africa country to join the international space station.

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