Amharic language

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 30th, 2012
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By Michal Shmulovich,timesofisrael JENDA, Ethiopia — In a secluded village in northern Ethiopia, near the foot of the Blue Nile, Zahava Aregito Zagaya, 16, and a group of other Israeli-Ethiopian teens were walking through expansive green and yellow pastures of grass and teff, the sour grain used to m...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 17th, 2012
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By Addisfortune A recent discussion with a friend of mine, who is a business management coach by profession, has taken me by surprise. It is not that the discussion was unique in subject but it brought a rather new perspective to a popular issue. Our discussion was about culture and how it affects ec...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Oct 11th, 2012
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By Meron Tekleberhan Several times now I have come upon articles which declare that the Amharic language is in danger because of the increasing influence being exerted on it by English and other foreign languages. Dr. Befekadu Wakjera cites the writing on the billboards and other advertisements that ...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 22nd, 2011
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NEW YORK, November 22, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Dawit Kebede, managing editor of Awramba Times, one of Ethiopia’s two remaining independent Amharic-language newspapers offering critical analysis of local politics, announced today that he was forced to leave the country aft...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 12th, 2011
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Voice of America’s Acting Director and Executive Editor, Steve Redisch, has told Tadias Magazine that the recent controversy surrounding the removal of a June 23rd content from the broadcaster’s Amharic website was “consistent with VOA’s standards of accuracy.” Redisch also said VOA’s characterizatio...
By benim
In Analysis
May 31st, 2011
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Voice of America’s relationship with the Ethiopian authorities has been a rocky one. For over a decade, after the TPLF (Tigray People Liberation Front) ascension to power VOA was hardly a major source of news for many Ethiopians. It was all good and nobody bothered the Washington D.C. based broadcast...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 12th, 2011
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An elderly man, 64, who lives in Kebele 01/02 of Akaki Sub-city, was charged with attempting to rape his granddaughter of 10 on April 5, 2010 as she was getting ready to go to school in the morning. In the details of the charge presented to the court by the public prosecutor, the little girl [&hellip...
By benim
In Analysis
Oct 18th, 2010
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Ethiopian Citizens Have the Absolute Constitutional Right to Listen to the VOA So many lessons to learn from Columbia University! When dictator-in-chief Meles Zenawi spoke unceremoniously at Columbia on September 22, he was talking trash about the Voice of America (VOA). He said he decided to jam VOA...