Ethiopian people

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2014
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By Shiferaw Abebe There has been very little discourse anywhere regarding the 2015 general election in Ethiopia despite the fact that it is only a year away. It was therefore encouraging to read a recent editorial on Negere-Ethiopia by Semayawi Party on the subject urging opposition parties to put th...
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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Feb 22nd, 2013
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Poverty is ceaselessly hovering over the society with crippling effect on its motivation, on its physical activities, on its mental creativeness and dashing its hope. The intention of this article is to bring to the attention of the Ethiopian Diaspora the poverty situation of the Ethiopian society, p...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 14th, 2013
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By Keffyalew Gebremedhin When the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi related his take on the state of Ethiopia to Richard Dowden, one of the editors of African Arguments, a thing he made the point of bragging about on this May 25, 2012 encounter was his party’s reach in every nook and cranny throughout...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 12th, 2013
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When the Constitution was adopted in 1994, the Ethiopian people had hoped that press freedom and multi-party democracy would be a reality in Ethiopia. The people have been hoping for the last 22 years but their hope could not materialize beyond a semblance of democracy. In fact, at this time, it coul...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2013
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Ethiopians living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE ) have so far bought US$2.5 million worth of bonds for the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). They have also pledged to buy another $ 95,000 worth of bonds. Ethiopia’s Consul General in the UAE, Misaganu Arega, speaking...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 3rd, 2013
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By Ewnetu Sime Mr. Haile Mariam Desalegn, the new PM, marks 100 plus days in office and brought frustration to all pro-democracy campaigners starting from his first exclusive interview with Peter Heinlein the Voice of America – VOA news correspondent. Some people predicted he will be a compromise can...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 21st, 2013
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By Tagel Getahun opinion In the popular election of 2005, Addis Abeba’s voters cast their votes based on an irrelevant parameter, “who talked much in the campaigns?” If there is anything in elections that could be taken as a factor of resemblance to the entertainment industry, it is...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 2nd, 2012
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By Teklu Abate (Ph.D) Chairman of Unity for Democracy and Justice (UDJ) party, Dr Negasso Gidada, nicely highlighted the current political condition in Ethiopia. In a discussion forum arranged for party members, Ethiopia’s former president identified major challenges and problems that strangle contem...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 2nd, 2012
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By Abenezer Aregawi It’s very hard and difficult for a person like me to judge somebody as he is the men of God or not. First, I am not spiritual person though I believe in God. Second, it’s only God that can judge the overall activity or deeds of an individual. I believe on the [...]