Ethiopian government

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2014
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By Beyene, B.M.* In 2011, the Ethiopian government announced its plan to construct the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile. Acknowledging the difficulty to get funding from foreign sources (mainly due to Egypt’s campaign against any project on the Nile in the upstream countries), ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2014
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By Temesgen Deressa and Amadou Sy Last month, Moody’s Investors Service assigned a debut sovereign rating of B1 to the government of Ethiopia. A B1 rating is equivalent to a B rating in Fitch Ratings’ scale, which is the agency that rates most African sovereigns. The rating puts Ethiopia on par with ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 28th, 2014
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9 Bloggers, Journalists Held Before US Official Arrives By HRW The Ethiopian authorities should immediately release six bloggers and three journalists arrested on April 25 and 26, 2014, unless credible charges are promptly brought, Human Rights Watch said today. United States Secretary of State John ...
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
In East Africa
Mar 26th, 2014
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HRLHA Urgent Action March 26, 2014 Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) would like to express its deep concern over the safety and fates of Shakiso High School Oromo Students who became victims of discriminate mass arrest and detention in Shakiso Town of Guji Zone in southern Oromia. Aro...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 23rd, 2014
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By Jonas Clinton As the most educated Ethiopian immigrants migrate to North America looking for economical opportunities, it has been suggested, and most will end up being stalwart of customer service jobs such as driving taxis and ultimately shutter an Ethiopian dream of being useful to their home c...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Mar 19th, 2014
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Graham Peebles  wrote the article below about growing child prostitution in Ethiopia in 2012 and till today the number of children going into prostitution on Addis Ababa street continues to grow at alarming rate. Around 90,000 children were found to be working in prostitution, over 50%...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 8th, 2014
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Facing inequality, poverty and domestic violence, Ethiopian women are aspiring for a better future, as millions around the world as marking the International Women’s Day. “I support my family. I pay school fees for my sisters and brothers. I am also married,” Elzabeth Beyene, 21, a ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 21st, 2014
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Below is a press release from the African Rights Monitor: Geneva, The Ethiopian Army and Secret Service continue to track refugees from Ogaden in East African countries, the last incident occurring yesterday. Guri’el Cnrtal Somalia District Commissioner Mr. Isma’il Isse Nur “Taardhu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2014
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Refugees and Leaders of the Ogaden separatist group face increasing human-rights abuses. By Les Neuhaus, mintpressnews Refugees in Kenya who come from Ethiopia’s eastern Ogaden region, where the predominant population is ethnically Somali, are calling on the Kenyan government to protect them as haras...