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By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 31st, 2013
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By Dr Biri Yaya My idea of this topic reflects the current on-going discussion about Ethiopian opposition groups’ alleged support from the Eritrean regime, aka the EPLF/Shabiya. There was a time that the EPLF was mainly about alliance with the TPLF under Tigre-Tigryne access on the basis that t...
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Aug 22nd, 2013
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By Terrence Lyons,   A year after Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn came to power following the death of longtime leader Meles Zenawi in August 2012, the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) remains firmly in control. It has continued to govern through a collec...
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Jul 25th, 2013
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By ESKINDER NEGA ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — I AM jailed, with around 200 other inmates, in a wide hall that looks like a warehouse. For all of us, there are only three toilets. Most of the inmates sleep on the floor, which has never been swept. About 1,000 prisoners share the small open space here [&hel...
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Jan 9th, 2013
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By Hilina Taye There is no doubt that 2012 was one of the most memorable years in our history. We witnessed high dramas, an unforgettable protest, a tyrant’s global hide-and-seek game, the elite’s wailing and cries, a mass hysteria, a dictator’s funeral in par with North Korea, the coronation of a pu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 23rd, 2012
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(By Getahune Bekele, Johannesburg) “Tekebresh yenorshiw babatochachin dem,” Enat Ethiopia yedeferesh yewdem,”the patriotic song madefamous bythe incomparable Ethiopian singer Shambel Belayneh was oneveryone’s lips on Saturday morning 21 December 2012, when the Horn Times visited the bustling GP stree...
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Feb 24th, 2012
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Wondimu Mekonnen, London Ethiopians living in London came out in unison to protest against The Prime Misery of Ethiopia, Meles Zenawi, upon his arrival to sit among delegates coming from over 40 countries to take part in Somalia[1] Conference. Although African corrupt and dictatorial leaders had the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2012
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Alemayehu G. Mariam In a memorandum sent to Deutsche Welle’s (DW) [Germany's international broadcaster] “correspondents outside Ethiopia” in late 2010, Ludger Schadomsky, editor-in-chief of DW’s Amharic program, blasted “ethiomedia and similar sites by extension” as a “disgrace” to press freedom. “Th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 19th, 2012
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In my previous article – Forced Indoctrination – I made the following remark in relation to Mr. Schadomsky, editor-in-chief of Deutsche Welle Amharic Radio Program: “It is unbelievable that some individuals even in the voice of America and the Deutsche Welle (DW) are importing the habit o...
By benim
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Aug 2nd, 2011
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Book publishing had its golden age in the ’60s and ’70s. So did theate 1 Month Break Up Your Girlfriend Is Still Holding You Back r. The singular genius of Tsegaye Gebre-Medhin, whose magnificent adaptations of Shakespearean plays are arguably the best of their kind anywhere in the w...
By benim
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Aug 1st, 2011
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VOA is the Voice of America. It is emphatically not the VOZ (Voice of Zenawi) or anyone else. Thus spoke VOA Acting Director Steve Redisch responding to the firestorm of controversy surrounding revelations of a blacklist of critics drawn up by the über-dictator Meles Zenawi and presented to a delegat...