Ethiopia

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Jul 31st, 2014
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THINK AGAIN: Eritrean authoritarianism and human trafficking in the Sinai On the world map, there is no such thing as an ‘ungoverned space,’ bar the two poles and our woefully under-regulated oceans. It is a neat, practical system, where all land is accounted for and all people know where they belong...
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Jul 31st, 2014
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Activists in Perth Ethiopians in Perth, Western Australia, protested the illegal abduction of Mr Andargachew Tsige, Secretary of Ginbot 7, a well known and respected patriot, freedom fighter and a human rights defender. Mr Tsige was abducted by the Brutal regime in Ethiopia while he was transiting th...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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By Houston Chronicle, As they ready for two days of wheeling and dealing with a high-ranking Ethiopian delegation at a local hotel, Houston business and elected leaders today need to look beyond a foreign market opportunity and first ask hard questions about Ethiopia’s recent crackdown on nine ...
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Jul 29th, 2014
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By Dula Abdu About to become a lame duck President, Obama is holding a roundtable discussion on Africa with African leaders. I guess better late than never. It is scheduled to be held on August 5-6 in Washington, D.C. Many of the African leaders bring lots of baggage of crony capitalism, anti-Gay leg...
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Jul 29th, 2014
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By Mulata Gudata Obviously, this question is very delicate and sensitive but I will try to navigate thru as fairly as possible without understating or over stating facts not only to avoid jeopardizing truth but also to spare some good people who are surely there as we talk of the bad apple in the bas...
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Jul 29th, 2014
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Mr. Obang Metho Keynote Speech at the 4th annual Ethiopian Heritage Society of North America (EHSNA) Washington, D.C Thank you for inviting me to speak at the 4th annual Ethiopian Heritage Festival, a special celebration for Ethiopians in the Diaspora. I thank the Ethiopian Heritage Society of North ...
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Jul 29th, 2014
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by Teshome Debalke It appears the unofficial policy of the Obama Administration on Ethiopia is ‘ignore the crime –’ translated in political speak ‘we are… concerned’. But, the official policy is; partnership with the Ethiopian Apartheid regime known for its extensive atrocities and corruption is a go...
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Jul 28th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam The African Circus is coming to town. It is officially called “U.S-Africa Leadership Summit” (not Ringling African Brothers). It is scheduled to be held on August 5-6 in Washington D.C. The theme of the “Summit” is “Investing in the Next Generation”. According to the pre-Summit ...
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Jul 28th, 2014
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Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha has outlined concrete steps parliaments in Africa can take to support the battle against corruption in their countries. Speaking at the 45th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (Africa region) in Arusha, Tanzania at the weekend, the depu...
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Jul 25th, 2014
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By Bekafa Adela Silver Spring-MD. Though it doesn’t happen often, it’s not so rare that the action of one individual changes the course of history. One example would involve an Ethiopian soldier of great character, Captain Guta Dinka, and Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s freedom fighter and most import...