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Abraham Gebremichael   Today Nelson Mandela is acclaimed as one of the greatest personalities of our times. He belongs to that category of men who have graced our civilization with their personal charisma and noble contributions. His life long fight for the cause of freedom in South Africa and i...
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By Robele Ababya The indisputable Great Statesman Nelson Mandela glorified Ethiopia in these immortal words in 1961 at a conference in Addis Ababa: “Ethiopia has always held a special place in my own imagination and the prospect of visiting attracted me more strongly than a trip to France, England an...
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Belayneh Abate Writing about a remarkable man who scarified his life for the well being of others is challenging since no words could describe him fully. At any rate, I feel a sense of responsibility to express gratitude to the everlasting- honorable teacher, Nelson Mandela. Our teacher Mandela has a...
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By Alemayehu G Mariam NelsonRolihlahla Mandela finally finished his long walk to freedom in the last month of the Year 2013. The sun cast its last rays on the man who lifted South Africa from the darkness of apartheid. Nelson Mandela’s shadow is all we have left. We must now look to that shadow to [&...
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Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries. The relationship between Eritrea and Ethiopia is arguably the most important and volatile in East Africa. The fall-out between the former brothers-in-arms initiated a ...
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Folks, the NPP people are really scared that their house of cards is collapsing on them. By their daily utterances and public posturing, they make it abundantly clear that they are desperate. And they continue to confirm my poor opinion of them and why it is difficult for th...
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Folks, one major pitfall in our contemporary politics is that the Executive branch, as constructed under the 1992 Constitution is too over-rated. A major drawback of our constitutional democracy is the enormous powers vested in the President by the 1992 Constitution, especia...
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Of Titans and Trolls During the last two weeks we have lost two titans of African politics: the first, and somewhat lesser giant, was Ambassador Axmed Maxamed Adan (Qaybe) of Somaliland, and the second, was the inestimable Madiba – Nelson Mandela of South Africa. Clearly, Mandela was a figure of glob...