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South Sudan capital votes 97.5% to break away

Wednesday, 19 January 2011 21:09 (AFP) JUBA, Sudan — The once sleepy south Sudan town of Juba that hopes to become the world’s newest national capital opted 97.5 percent for independence, preliminary results from a landmark vote showed Wednesday. There were 211,018 votes cast for independence for the mainly Christian, African region against just 3,650 […]

In memory of Hamid Idris Awate. The Father of the Eritrean Revolution

On May 28th 1962, the martyr and father of the Eritrean armed struggle for independence and freedom,  passed away peacefully without any fanfare or ceremony. The Eritrean armed struggle for independence was at its infancy when the hero passed away, but his heroic companions continued the struggle with the same determination and spirit.  It took […]

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