Eritrea

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Dec 20th, 2014
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By Observer Research Foundation By Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty* Since the overthrow of the regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya has been plagued by violence and instability. Different militias now control most of the country, including the two largest cities — Tripoli and Benghazi. Armed civ...
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Dec 18th, 2014
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by Masresha Tilahun I once met Laureate Tsegaye Gabre-Medhin during a 3 days and closed door meeting between top opposition leaders of 15 political organizations from inside and outside of Ethiopia in Alexandria, Virginia. Despite his deteriorating health, Laureate Tsegaye attended the most anticipat...
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Dec 17th, 2014
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First of all, I would like to thanks Ato Girma Biru, all members and supporters of the SMNE in Minnesota for taking your time to organize this wonderful forum. Thank you for inviting me to speak to you on the topic of Starting the Conversation between Diverse Ethiopians in Minnesota. I have spoken to...
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Dec 17th, 2014
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By Bereket Kiros and Ghelawdewos Araia The Dan Rather video clip on abused adoptees and subsequent homeless Ethiopian teenagers in Seattle, Washington is a wakeup call for all of us Ethiopians. After exchange of ideas and information and discussing the adoption enigma in some detail, we at the Ethiop...
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Dec 17th, 2014
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By Robele Ababya Greetings of the Season! The European Year 2014 is coming to a draw to usher in 2015. So I am exceedingly delighted to extend my Greetings of the Season and a Happy New Year to my readers. I seize the moment to express my congratulations to fellow Ethiopians in Europe, U.S.A., South ...
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Dec 17th, 2014
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Women were fighting and emerging from centuries of being held down. It has been a difficult battle which is still not complete. During the long armed struggle one of the objectives of Eritrean revolutionaries was to combat the oppression of women in Eritrea. Eritrea is a patriarchal society were the ...
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Dec 4th, 2014
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By Ben Rawlence Few political rights exist in Ethiopia and even fewer voices criticise the government. The right to remain silent is one liberty not denied to critics of the Ethiopian government. Most other political entitlements have vanished. This explains the puzzle of Ethiopia’s invisible p...
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Dec 4th, 2014
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by WS. Asfaw To have the arts of peace, but not the arts of war is to lack courage. To have the arts of war, but not the art of peace is to lack wisdom.”[1] It is neither right nor fair to compare and contrast Ethiopia and Eritrea in terms of political, social, and economic [...]
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Dec 2nd, 2014
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By Vince Beiser | Takepart.com Ethiopia’s rapid growth in recent years – per capita GDP has more than quadrupled since 2002 – is often touted as an African success story. But the economic boom is costing traditional pastoral people their land and livelihoods, a new report charges. The rep...
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Dec 1st, 2014
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By ELIAS MESERET Associated Press More than 3,300 people were tested for HIV Sunday in the Ethiopian region of Gambella, a massive turnout that exceeded expectations among AIDS campaigners who had hoped to test 2,000 people, according to local officials. Rahel Gettu, an official with the U.N. Aids ag...