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By IndepthAfrica
Sep 2nd, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam In the “Game of Thrones”, (the book from which the internationally popular television series of the same name is adapted), rival lords among the ruling families clash violently to take over the kingdom of the Iron Throne. The inte...
By IndepthAfrica
Sep 2nd, 2014
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By Tsehai Alemayehu, PhD It appears that the Ethiopian authorities are at seriously considering the World Bank’s most recent advice to devalue the Birr. There are in fact indications that the decision to devalue might already have been made. Reading th...
By IAfrica
Sep 1st, 2014
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By ESAT News, A TASK Force established to seek justice for the martyrs and victims of the 2005 Ethiopian General election violence by the government, has submitted a charge containing the names of 13 Ethiopian government and Defense Force official...
By IAfrica
Aug 31st, 2014
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Home/English/Ethiobia:Political tension high in Somali region state in Ethiopia Posted onAugust 31, 2014byWarsameinEnglish he president of the Somali regional state of Ethiopia Mohamed Abdi Omar is facing political pressure thatcan cause his position. ...
By IAfrica
Aug 31st, 2014
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More journalists have fled Ethiopia than any other country in the world. This month alone, 17 Journalists forced to flee for safety as laws in the country are increasingly used for political expediency By Marthe van der Wolf, THIS month, Ethiopian...
By IndepthAfrica
Aug 28th, 2014
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By Aklog Birara “Not even shooting and jailing the opposition, manipulating aid to starve the opposition, seizing the lands of villagers (Gambella, the Omo Valley, etc.) and relocating them (Villagization) against their will, and perpetrating violence ...
By IAfrica
Aug 28th, 2014
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August 27, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese presidency has dismissed rumours of an assassination attempt on president Salva Kiir as “fabricated lies” meant to “scare-off” the latter from representing the country at interna...
By IAfrica
Aug 27th, 2014
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By AFP, FOR a town seen as a key trading centre for khat, a drug that is banned in many countries, Ethiopia’s Awaday can seem pretty drowsy and laid-back. As the sun sets on the small eastern town, farmers and brokers of the amphetamine shru...
By IndepthAfrica
Aug 27th, 2014
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By Yilma Bekele What are the ways the Diaspora help the TPLF Government to rule with an iron fist and abuse our people and country? The Diaspora money is cash with no strings attached. The Diaspora is a major player in the condominium building process ...
By IAfrica
Aug 27th, 2014
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By Abraha Belai, THREE Ethiopian rebel groups said on Monday they were heading for a merger in a bid to expedite the end of the dictatorial regime which has been in power since 1991. Those who signed an agreement for a merger are the Ethiopian Peo...