Amara

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 30th, 2014
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By Abebe Haregewoin (MD,PhD) As the Vice President of the Amara region, Ato Alemneh Mekonnen is presumably and officially the second most important Amara in the world. He is putatively and by default the leader of a people that is over 30 million strong. There are about as many Amaras as there are Gh...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 25th, 2014
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By Abebe Haregewoin (MD, Ph.D.) Have you ever tried to call an Arab an Ahrab, or a Tigrean a Tihgrian, or an Oromo an Orhomo? Or ever tried to call somebody called Berhanu, Behrhanu etc..? Try any of these alone or in combination and you will find out this is one of the best ways […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 23rd, 2014
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By Najib Mohammed Once again the Ethiopian government openly displayed its evil intentions by airing a fictitious drama depicting Ethiopian Muslims as blood thirsty people bent on establishing an Islamic state. This second drama that was aired on January 18, 2014 is the twin drama of “Jihadawi Haraka...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 1st, 2013
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Response to Tagel Getahun By Andualem Tefera (Eskemeche) When I read Tagel Getahun’s article – Ethiopia: No Easy Way to Democratize Ethiopia, on one of the Ethiopian websites, I was shocked. Then I went to find out the original source of the article. Alas! – it was the REPORTER. Taking it serio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 23rd, 2012
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by Msmaku Asrat Can you hear me now? is a familiar question posed by a series of advertisements for Verizon wireless. I am using it here Sebhat Negga as a metaphor for a series of lofty pronouncements made by Sebhat Negga – the High Priest, the Gate keeper, the Philosophical Guru, the Intellectual Fo...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 2nd, 2012
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Solidarity Committee for Ethiopian Political Prisoners (SOCEPP – Canada) As variously confirmed by international media outlets including the German Radio, Voice of America and other Ethiopian media sources 22,000 Ethiopians of the Amara ethic origin have been forcibly expelled and their property expr...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 24th, 2012
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A man stabbed his wife to death late Monday night and hanged himself while two of the couple’s three children were locked in a room in their Rishon Letzion apartment. The couple, Lawaka Amara, 37, and his wife, Yeshi Amara, 32, had immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia five years ago. They were fo...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 29th, 2011
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After attending Paltalk(R) for four years I feel I need to put my feelings, thoughts and observations about Ethiopian interactions in Paltalk rooms. This is by no means an attempt to scientifically assess the Ethiopian Paltalk subculture; it is just an observation. From the hundreds of nick names I h...