World Report 2014: Ethiopia

Hopes that Ethiopia’s new leadership would pursue human rights reforms following Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s death in August 2012 have been shattered; there was no tangible change of policy in 2013. Instead, the Ethiopian authorities continue to severely restrict the rights to freedom of expression, association, and peaceful assembly, using repressive More...

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By Admin On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Ethiopian Dreams for 2015 and Beyond

by Alemayehu G. Mariam “Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy,… [and] see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams” A Happy New Year to all of my readers!!! I get to celebrate New Year twice every More...

By Admin On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Conflict over political power in contemporary Ethiopia

January 13, 2015 By Abeyot Bogale Violent conflict, in Ethiopia, is one of the major factors adversely affecting development. It diverts key resources what could have been otherwise used productively. These conflicts More...

By Admin On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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Andargachew Tsige and the Struggle for Freedom

by Yilma Bekele Andargachew Tsige was taken prisoner by the TPLF Woyane regime on June 24, 2014 while on transit at Sana, Yemen International Airport. He was removed from the airplane and flown to Ethiopia. What More...

By Admin On Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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Ethiopia says no to Egypt on new study on its dam

Ethiopia has rejected a proposal by Egypt that would halt the construction of its dam on the Blue Nile, saying the facility meets international standards with insignificant impact on water volumes downstream. Egypt More...

By Admin On Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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Ethiopians return home to a bleak future

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ahmed, 20 years old, weakly sits down in a chair under the hot sun, dazed, as young men and women jostle in the yard around him. He has just been deported from Saudi Arabia after a month-long imprisonment, More...

By Admin On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014
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Unveiling Lies: EPRDF on Ethiopian Nationalism and Identity

I recently came across a summary of a report submitted by the government of Ethiopia to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in the year 2009. The EPRDF as a party to the convention More...

By Admin On Friday, January 17th, 2014
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Chad, Ethiopia and Angola at bottom of Oxfam’s new global food table

January 16, 2014 The Netherlands is No. 1 in the world for having the most plentiful, nutritious, healthy and affordable diet, beating France and Switzerland into second place. Chad is last in 125th spot behind More...

By Admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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“ወሬ አይደለም፤ አገር ቤት አንገባለን” ሌንጮ ለታ

January 16, 2014 የኦሮሞ ነጻ አውጪ ግንባር ከፍተኛ አመራርና ጸሐፊ የነበሩት አቶ ሌንጮ ለታ አዲስ ያቋቋሙትን ድርጅት ይዘው አዲስ አበባ More...

By Admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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ፕ/ር በየነ “የአካኪ ዘራፍ ትግል አክሳሪ ነው፤ የስሜት ፖለቲካ ያብቃ” አሉ “ከኤርትራ ጋር መስማማት አግባብ ነው፤ ግን ፍርሃቻ አለኝ”

January 16, 2014 “የአካኪ ዘራፍ ፖለቲካና ከስሜት ያልጸዳ የፖለቲካ ትግል መሪውንም ሆነ አምኖ የሚመራውን ህዝብ ለድል” እንደማያበቃ ፕሮፌሰር More...

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