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By IAfrica
Jan 24th, 2015
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January 23, 2015 (WASHINGTON) –A rights advocacy group in a report released on Thursday said the Ethiopia’s government has intensified crackdown against independent media ahead of the general elections scheduled for May 2015. “Ethiopi...
By IAfrica
Jan 22nd, 2015
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It’s not easy being a journalist in Ethiopia. In fact, it is nearly impossible, according to a new Human Rights Watch report that documents the scale of the state’s censorship apparatus. As journalists ourselves, it makes for highly disturb...
By IAfrica
Jan 22nd, 2015
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Tesfa-Alem Tekle January 21, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – A new report released by the World Bank said Ethiopia had registered remarkable progress in eradicating poverty during the past decade. Considered one of Africa’s poorest nations, Ethiopia h...
By IAfrica
Jan 22nd, 2015
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Tesfa-Alem Tekle January 21, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – A new report released by the World Bank said Ethiopia had registered remarkable progress in eradicating poverty during the past decade. Considered one of Africa’s poorest nations, Ethiopia h...
By IndepthAfrica
Jan 21st, 2015
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By Harry Davies and James Ball, Guardian Leaked World Bank report rejects claims from the Bank’s management that no link existed between their programme and villagisation A major UK- and World Bank-funded development programme in Ethiopia may have cont...
By IndepthAfrica
Jan 20th, 2015
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by Hindessa Abdul Earlier in the month, amid the ongoing 40th anniversary of the founding of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), Major General Samora Yunis, the Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian defense forces, was expounding on the position of ...
By IndepthAfrica
Jan 20th, 2015
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By Muse Abebe After virtual disappearance since the end of the ‘historic election’ of 2010 in which TPLF won 99.6 % of parliamentary seats, the National Election Board has once again resurfaced in the last few weeks in a bid to carry out the dirty job ...
By IAfrica
Jan 20th, 2015
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle January 19, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – An Ethiopian court last week handed down prison terms to three British citizens convicted on terrorism-related charges. Sources at the ministry of justice told Sudan Tribune on Monday that the ...
By IAfrica
Jan 20th, 2015
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle January 19, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – An Ethiopian court last week handed down prison terms to three British citizens convicted on terrorism-related charges. Sources at the ministry of justice told Sudan Tribune on Monday that the ...
By IndepthAfrica
Jan 19th, 2015
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More Crackdowns Lock Out Opposition Groups from Political Participation “If we do not have a proper multiparty democracy, this country is going to end up like Somalia. This is imperative” he said. “It is up to the people to decide on how many seats sho...