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By IndepthAfrica
Apr 16th, 2014
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Ethiopian officials say that attackers fired on a public bus in the country’s west, killing nine people and wounding seven. Redwan Hussein, a government spokesman, said Wednesday that the attack took place in the Banishangul Gumuz region, an area...
By IndepthAfrica
Apr 16th, 2014
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the guardian Claim and counter-claim has attended the delayed publication of a report on the likely impact of the Grand Renaissance dam. The opening sentence of Egypt‘s new constitution describes the country as the river Nile’s gift to Egyp...
By IndepthAfrica
Apr 16th, 2014
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By Daniel Assefa Response to Abebe Haregewoin’s article on Girma Seifu (lone MP) It is with some dismay that I read Abebe Haregewoin’s assault on the lone opposition member of parliament Ato Girma Seifu. As Sirgute-Selassie observed, lately the ‘...
By IndepthAfrica
Apr 16th, 2014
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by Alem Mamo TPLF/EPRDF’s major bragging source over the last number of years has been its ‘achievements’ in the education sector, particularly in university education. The ruling group constantly brandishes its statics about the ‘expansion’ of higher ...
By IndepthAfrica
Apr 15th, 2014
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By Biruk Mekonnen, Addis Fortune The recent media hype regarding military cooperation between South Sudan and Egypt has grabbed the attention of those who closely follow developments in the region. This is mainly because of the central role South Sudan...
By IndepthAfrica
Apr 15th, 2014
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Twenty Eight Ethiopian nationals were yesterday charged in a Makadara court with being in Kenya illegally. Munira Bashir, Hamdi Abdihakim, Tafakar Ndambike, Isaack Kabare and 24 others were charged with being found at Eastleigh in Nairobi with no ident...
By IndepthAfrica
Apr 15th, 2014
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By Gezahegn Abebe (Lena, Norway ) The ruling TPLF, aka woyane regime, in Ethiopia commits gross human rights violations in broad daylight on a daily basis, and this is a case well documented by Human Rights Watch (HRW), among others. Intimidation ,harr...
By IndepthAfrica
Apr 15th, 2014
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International River Network (IRN): “GERD Panel of Experts Report: Big Questions Remain” Response by GERD National Panel of Experts For so many years now the IRN, International River Network, this self-appointed “guardian” of all...
By IAfrica
Apr 15th, 2014
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Hargeisa (Somalicurrent) – Minister for Foreign Affairs & International Relations of Somaliland Administration Mr. Mohamed Bihi Younis has expressed his administration’s regret of the arrest of 2 Ethiopian diplomats at Gabiley region 2 ...
By IAfrica
Apr 15th, 2014
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The richest person in Poland to invest in Ethiopia By Staff Reporter    Tuesday, 15 April 2014 06:53 The polish billionaire, Jan Kulczyk is keen to invest in the energy sector in Ethiopia.The billionaire who arrived in Ethiopia early this wee...