Ethiopia

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Sep 24th, 2014
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by Yilma Bekele This issue of Eritrea has been with us for more than I can remember. In fact it is fair to say like most of you I have lived all my life being affected by the problem with our relatives to the North. Considering the life expectancy in our ancient land it would […]...
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Sep 24th, 2014
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If you ask me, the problems and the solutions begin and end when we deal with the hypocrisy of our contemporary elites. There is no need to waste time and resources on other things before we confront the roots of the problems. by Teshome Debalke In a world of hypocrisy noting can be done but [&hellip...
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Sep 15th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam I wish all of my weekly Ethiopian readers throughout the world a happy and prosperous Ethiopian New Year*. I join you joyfully in ringing in 2007 and ringing out 2006. For many of my Ethiopian readers in the United States, September 11 (Ethiopian New Year’s Day, Meskerem 1) is a...
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Sep 9th, 2014
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y Alemayehu G. Mariam* What is the difference between the abduction of a young girl in a village and the “abduction” of a film by a young filmmaker in a capital city? “DIFRET” is an Amharic language feature film based on a “true story” of a teenager named Hirut (Tizeta Hagere, depicted in Sundance po...
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Sep 9th, 2014
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By Ethiopian Review Editor’s Note – This is the first report that has shed light on the mystery surrounding the abduction of Ginbot 7 leader, Andargachew Tsege, from Yemen in June. If there is a drawback to this otherwise exciting story, it is the second last line that invites Isaias Afew...
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Sep 4th, 2014
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by Graham Peebles Imprisoning, killing, spying Wrapped in dishonesty, arrogance and paranoia, Ethiopia’s ruling regime (as all such brutal brigades), are following a nationwide policy of violent suppression and constitutional vandalism.Imprisoning, killing, spying in Ethiopia It was the 24th June – m...
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Sep 3rd, 2014
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By Hindessa Abdul Last week, the Southern Regional State launched their own TV station. Debub TV is expected to air a ten-hour programming from its station in Hawassa to the region’s estimated 16 million people. So far they were airing a one hour broadcast through Ethiopian Radio Television Agency (E...
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Sep 3rd, 2014
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Since becoming an independent country in 1993, my country consistently and routinely harasses, imprisons, and tortures Jehovah’s Witnesses. To date, at least 73 Jehovah’s Witnesses are in Eritrean prisons suffering harrowing conditions [1]. None have been charged or sentenced. Jehovah’s Witness...
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Sep 2nd, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam In the “Game of Thrones”, (the book from which the internationally popular television series of the same name is adapted), rival lords among the ruling families clash violently to take over the kingdom of the Iron Throne. The internecine warfare rages on as the kingdom faces thr...
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Sep 2nd, 2014
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By Tsehai Alemayehu, PhD It appears that the Ethiopian authorities are at seriously considering the World Bank’s most recent advice to devalue the Birr. There are in fact indications that the decision to devalue might already have been made. Reading the media reports of the recent press conference he...