Ethiopia First

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In African Union (AU)
Jan 28th, 2013
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Daily Updated images from The 20th Ordinary session of the Assembly of the African Union  ...
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In East Africa
Jan 28th, 2013
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The racist Israeli regime and the US intentionally test a deadly banned birth control drug on ethiopian women “The drug that the people are using is Depo-Provera. It’s being used on African American women by the Pfizer Corporation (the world’s largest research-based pharmaceutical company). The...
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In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Jan 28th, 2013
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The Silent World of Hippos on Planet Cheetah In my first weekly commentary of the new year, I “proclaimed” 2013 “Year of Ethiopia’s Cheetah Generation” (young people). I also promised to reach, teach and preach to Ethiopia’s youth this year and exhorted members of the Ethiopian intellectu...
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Jan 28th, 2013
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Introduction The reconciliation efforts underway between the EOTC home and exile synods seem to come to an abrupt halt. Technically speaking, it is the home synod who takes it to the limit. The ratification of a law that governs patriarch choice, the selection of patriarch nominating committee, the c...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 27th, 2013
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Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn was elected the African Union chairman on Sunday, taking over the one-year post from Benin’s President Thomas Boni Yayi. “It is with a great sense of honour and humility that I accept the chairperson of our union,” Hailemariam told leade...
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In Djibouti
Jan 25th, 2013
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Lelisa Desisa was not far away from the world record in his debut race as Ethiopia swept the men’s and women’s podium at the Dubai Marathon on Friday. Desisa, 23, clocked 2 hours 4 minutes 45 seconds over the 42.195-kilometres distance, just 1:07 minutes off the world record 2:03:38 from Kenyan Patri...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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by Fekade Shewakena Over the last couple of weeks, particularly following news that the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) foiled an assassination plot against Ato Abebe Gellaw, a journalist and political activist who heckled Meles Zenawi at a heads of states meeting in Washington DC last year,...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 25th, 2013
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Ethiopia coach Swenet Bishaw has backed his team’s fans ahead of the African Nations Cup Group C clash with Burkina Faso, despite the fine imposed for bad behaviour against Zambia. Ethiopia fans reacted angrily to the sending off of Jemal Tassew, throwing missiles on to the pitch after the goal...