Diaspora

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 7th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam In my first weekly commentary of 2013, I declared that year to be the “Year of Ethiopia’s Cheetah (young) Generation”. It was a great year for Ethiopia’s Cheetahs. I declare 2014 “Year of Ethiopia’s Chee-Hippo Generation”. A Chee-Hippo is a Hippo (member of the older generation)...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 3rd, 2014
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By Yilma Bekele It is a new year and it is always nice to take stock of the damage after another year of trials and tribulations that is testing our endurance as a Nation and people. 2013 has not been a good year. Our children are still migrating out of the homeland in every direction. […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 8th, 2013
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By Perry Munzwembiri Zimbabwe has witnessed a significant outflow of her citizens over the years. This was one of the effects of the so called ‘lost decade’ where Zimbabweans migrated abroad in droves searching for greener pastures. These now constitute a Zimbabwean Diaspora community scattered aroun...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 5th, 2013
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By Tintagu Tigley In his article We owe it to them, Professor Solomon Terfa begins with a cliché describing being a revolutionary when one is young i.e. ages 18-30 and that this comes as a result of being  “motivated by emotions and idealism”. He continues to inform us that If one remains a revolutio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 30th, 2013
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Ethiopians’ struggle to be free from the corrupt ethnic tyranny must move into multiple fronts to force the regime surrender without delay. The cash cows that finance the regime’s crude rule and corruption must also be the target of the struggle and dealt with sooner than later. And, the elites that ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 25th, 2013
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By Walle Engedayehu An Overview The collective staying-power of the opposition within the Ethiopian Diaspora community against the regime in Addis Ababa still remains in a state of paralysis after more than two decades of cry-out for a unity of purpose, goals, and objectives. The opposition has not b...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 18th, 2013
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John F Kennedy’s inaugural address in 1961 is remembered for one very famous quote: “my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” More than twenty years of war has driven over one million Somalis from their homes. Today Somalis reside in many c...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 14th, 2013
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By Petros Tesfagiorgis The occupation of Forto, the Ministry of Information, on January 21, 2013 by soldiers from the   Eritrean Defence Forces has shaken the foundations of PFDJ and exposed the emptiness of its repressive ideology. The demands for the implementation of the constitution and the relea...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 27th, 2013
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By Yilma Bekele The picture at right is Debretsion Ethiopian Orthodox Church in London. The picture seems to have been taken on a cold winter day. It is such a beautiful church. Doesn’t it look so serene and peaceful? I am sure it is that most of the time. But according to one video, it […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 18th, 2013
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As the Zimbabwe diaspora community continues to multiply, so have been the accompanying challenges. Some of the tragedies experienced in the last decade have been traumatizing, concerning and worthy social commentary. In this sad part of history as many are now refugees from their independent home ba...