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Abebe Bikila the barefoot runner

August 12, 2012

At the 1960 Olympics in Rome an Ethiopian athlete stunned the world.

Abebe Bikila the barefoot runner

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Posted by admin - 11/08/2012 at 10:38 pm

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Godana Doyo, Borana scholar, runs for office in upcoming Kenyan election

Aug 11, 2012, (ardaa jila) — Mr Godana Doyo is one of prominent Borana scholars who are running for office in upcoming Kenyan election. Currently he is gearing up to contest for Isiolo County Governor sit.

Isiolo County is located in the upper eastern region of Kenya and it has two constituencies, Isiolo south and Isiolo North. Isiolo borders seven counties with Garissa to the east, Wajir to the north east, Meru to the south west, Samburu to the east and Marsabit to the north west, with Kitui and Tana River counties to the south west and south east respectively. Isiolo is set to become a major part of Kenya’s economic development plan Vision 2030. The plan calls for Isiolo to become a tourist center that will include casinos, hotels, upscale retail outlets, a modern airport and transport facilities. Read more…

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Posted by admin - 11/08/2012 at 6:08 am

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Ethiopia Muslim media faces crackdown, arrests as worries heightened

Fedral police attacks moulims at prayer Dessie arebgenda mosque, August 10, 2012

Aug 11, 2012, CAIRO (bikyamasr): Ethiopia’s government is continuing its crackdown on Muslim media workers, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Friday. Read more…

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Posted by admin - 11/08/2012 at 5:49 am

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