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Ethiopia's once-dominant political party marks anniversary

Ethiopia's once-dominant political party marks anniversary

The political party that dominated Ethiopian politics for nearly three decades staged massive anniversary celebrations Wednesday that highlighted rising tensions with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government and neighbouring Eritrea. The Tigray People's Libera

Bloomberg courts black vote in Democratic candidate countdown

Bloomberg courts black vote in Democratic candidate countdown

US billionaire Michael Bloomberg has launched a charm offensive to convince black voters, an important bloc in Democratic politics, that he is the right candidate to take on President Donald Trump in November.The former New York mayor rallied supporters in Tex

Amazon wins suspension of $10 bn 'JEDI' contract to Microsoft

Amazon wins suspension of $10 bn 'JEDI' contract to Microsoft

A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked the US military from awarding a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft, after Amazon claimed the process was tainted by politics.A preliminary injunction requested by Amazon was issued by Judge Patric

Return of the Bern: The pros and cons of Sanders 2.0

Return of the Bern: The pros and cons of Sanders 2.0

Bernie Sanders has emerged from the leftist hinterland of Democratic politics to become a frontrunner for the party's presidential nomination alongside moderate Pete Buttigieg. AFP takes a look at the strengths and weaknesses of the 78-year-old former Vermont

Destructive far right out to shatter German politics

Destructive far right out to shatter German politics

The city of Erfurt, a quiet, chocolate-box town of around 200,000 inhabitants, is an unlikely epicentre for an earthquake that is shaking German politics to its post-war foundations. Yet last week, the city was the scene of a political scandal that toppled Cha

Pete Buttigieg: Millennial trailblazer eyeing White House

Pete Buttigieg: Millennial trailblazer eyeing White House

Millennial White House candidate Pete Buttigieg is no creature of Washington.He was a virtual unknown before 2019, when he served as mayor of a mid-size Midwestern US city. He eschews the overt theatrics so ingrained in today's presidential politics.As a tech