Ethiopia news

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 16th, 2014
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the guardian Claim and counter-claim has attended the delayed publication of a report on the likely impact of the Grand Renaissance dam. The opening sentence of Egypt‘s new constitution describes the country as the river Nile’s gift to Egyptians. It is a grand claim, but one that helps ex...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2014
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By Gezahegn Abebe (Lena, Norway ) The ruling TPLF, aka woyane regime, in Ethiopia commits gross human rights violations in broad daylight on a daily basis, and this is a case well documented by Human Rights Watch (HRW), among others. Intimidation ,harrassement ,imprisonment torture and murder are the...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 13th, 2014
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The National Panel of Experts linked to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has slammed the International Rivers Network (IRN) for criticising the Renaissance Dam project, accusing the body of being biased and supporting Egypt against the dam. The panel accused, in a statement issued Thursday,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 11th, 2014
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By Awol K Allo, Aljazeera In Ethiopia, Muslim leaders are facing an unjust trial for crimes they did not commit. Last updated: 10 Apr 2014 14:06 Awol K Allo Awol K. Allo is a Fellow in Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science. A high profile trial against protest leaders –...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 9th, 2014
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Despite harassment from the EPRDF ruling party, the Ethiopian opposition coalition party “Medrek” held successful meetings in Hawassa and Adama. Meanwhile, the former Medrek member, the Unity for Democracy and Justice (UDJ) party, also held several demonstrations, including in Dessie and Bahir Dar ci...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2014
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By Alem Mamo Totalitarianism and renaissance are fundamentally on the opposite end of sustainable social, economic and political development. The basic principle of totalitarianism is full control of economic and political power through cohersion, torture, imprisonment and extrajudicial killings. Ren...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2014
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By Thor Benson, Motherboard There’s a knock at your door. You open it, only to find several grave-looking police officers accusing you of a crime you didn’t commit. They pull out records of your most recent phone calls and tie you to your alleged co-conspirator, and now you’re screwed. This is Ethiop...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2014
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BY Jessica McKenzie Last week Human Rights Watch published a 100+ page report on government surveillance in Ethiopia that explains how the authorities use technology from countries like China, Germany and Italy to spy on opposition members, dissidents and journalists, even after they flee the country...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 14th, 2014
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A reply to Zelalem Eshete’s article (PhD) By Andualem Tefera In present-day Ethiopia there are two political schools of thought. These schools lead to the political struggle and the actions taking place on our land today. They are diametrically opposed to each other. The first one states that a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 14th, 2014
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A response to Dr Zelalem Eshete’s article By Alemayehu Behulu In recent days, my cousin, Dr. Zelalam Eshete has been writing articles about our beloved motherland, Ethiopia. I am so happy to see an educated young Ethiopian like him participating in socio-political debates. I encourage him and t...