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This is Djibouti that I know! (1)

👤Mekki Center 🕔16.May 2015

This is Djibouti that I know?! (1) By\ Mekki Elmograbi   Djibouti visit was the last station in “Kerry’s East African tour – May 2015” after Kenya and Somalia. It was the first ever visit for a U.S. Secretary of State to the Horn of Africa. Associated Press published very interesting article on the visit, […]

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The Politicized “Human Rights Campaign” against Ethiopia! (1)

👤Mekki Center 🕔13.May 2015

 The Politicized “Human Rights Campaign” against Ethiopia! (1)  By\ Mekki Elmograbi   A proverb helped me to understand the controversial international intervention justified by human rights and against human rights in the same time; “wet blanket is not a blanket”! The meaning could be understandable in the context of the “clash of civilizations” between Western […]

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What do you know about PIDA?

👤Mekki Center 🕔13.May 2015

What do you know about PIDA? By\ Mekki Elmograbi The assembly of African heads of state and government on 26th May 2013 at African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, was historical not just because it marked the Golden Jubilee of the African Union but also because it adopted the declaration of Africa’s long term national […]

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The 17th COMESA Summit Kinshasa February 2014

COMESA 18 – Addis Ababa (1) …… photos and tales from COMESA 17

👤Mekki Center 🕔21.Mar 2015

By\ Mekki Elmograbi COMESA 18 – Addis Ababa (1) Before we comment on the upcoming summit let us have some tales from the previous one; the handover speech of the Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni at the 17th summit in Kinshasa was comprehensive and straightforward but a little bit funny! As expected, Museveni didn’t miss the […]

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Djibouti, the Pomegranate of the Scale in East Africa (1)

👤Mekki Center 🕔11.Jan 2015

Djibouti, the Pomegranate of the Scale in East Africa (1) By: Mekki Elmograbi The leadership of this small country has committed itself to wise and balanced policy in a surrounding full of conflicts. It has succeeded in employing the unique geographical location, where modern ports and investments – in stony and arid lands – are […]

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South Sudan and U.S. “Moral Trusteeship”!

👤Mekki Center 🕔8.Dec 2014

South Sudan and U.S. “Moral Trusteeship”! By\ Mekki Elmograbi Last January, I wrote an article under the title “American Proposal: South Sudan must be under American Trusteeship”. It wasn’t my own dream or “nightmare”, it was a real proposal published by New York Times, the article said “It Needs to be Put Under U.S.-led Trusteeship”, […]

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The “three Generations Exhibition” – Khartoum December 10th, 2014

👤Mekki Center 🕔6.Dec 2014

The “three Generations Exhibition” – Khartoum December 10th, 2014 By\ Mekki Elmograbi With its three colors; blue, red and green, it doesn’t make sense it is a “human rights activity”; but in fact, it is an exhibition dedicated for human rights, and it will be on December 10th, the International Day of Human Rights. Sudan […]

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The Sensitization Seminar in Addis Ababa: Four Questions to the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights

👤Mekki Center 🕔21.Nov 2014

By\ Mekki Elmograbi The Sensitization Seminar in Addis Ababa: Four Questions to the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights It was really a good opportunity for me to travel to Arusha while I was still staying in Addis Ababa! Actually Arusha came to Addis to conduct “the Sensitization Seminar on the African Court on […]

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Hello to Hilton Addis Ababa

👤Mekki Center 🕔3.Nov 2014

By\ Mekki Elmograbi Hello to Hilton Addis Ababa   Whenever I read “Tadias Magazine”, I say “Alen”, because I feel that some is greeting me, “Tadias” In Amharic language means how are you? “Alen” is the response to “Tadias”. “Tadias Magazine”, published an enjoyable interview with the General Manager of Hilton Addis Ababa Mr. Haakon […]

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Kerry – Karti Phone Call

👤Mekki Center 🕔2.Nov 2014

By\ Mekki Elmograbi: Kerry – Karti Phone Call Latest news said the Sudanese foreign affairs minister Ali Ahmed Karti received a phone call from the US secretary of state Mr. John Kerry; the two ministers discussed ways of improving US-Sudan relations. SUNA, the official Sudanese news agency disclosed that Karti reminded Kerry “the broken American […]

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