Ethiopian

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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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Aug 25th, 2014
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By Eyassu Lebenu I must confess, before I decided to write the article I had a little conversation with myself about why I should deal with this complex and elusive subject matter when too many people have too many opinions and perceptions, factual or otherwise. I also questioned myself if I really a...
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Aug 14th, 2014
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By Seid Hassan, Murray State University First if all, I thank Professor Alemayehu for both reading my commentary and for pointing out a technical error that I made while trying to show the appreciation of the birr’s real exchange rate. Professor Alemayehu’s commentary and positive criticism was broug...
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Jul 29th, 2014
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Mr. Obang Metho Keynote Speech at the 4th annual Ethiopian Heritage Society of North America (EHSNA) Washington, D.C Thank you for inviting me to speak at the 4th annual Ethiopian Heritage Festival, a special celebration for Ethiopians in the Diaspora. I thank the Ethiopian Heritage Society of North ...
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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), ...
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Jun 27th, 2014
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By Zeg Fanta Introduction The Ethnic Federalism practiced in Ethiopia is non-consequential to Ethiopia’s past or present social or political evolutions. Considering the unending external attempts to control Ethiopia, logics guide us to the footprints of Ethiopia’s worst enemies who designed and presc...
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Jun 5th, 2014
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By Hailu Kassa It is and should remain the prerogative of the Eritrean people to say whether or not the government they brought to power after a long fight for independence is serving their interest or not. So I would be the last person to say how bad or good the government in Asmara is [...]
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Apr 25th, 2014
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by Teshome Debalke We stand before the court not because we expect justice but because we wanted to bear witness to history. The powerful statement above was made by two brave Ethiopian leaders in front of the Tigray People Liberation Front led’ Ethiopian Federal Court’. What Abubaker Ahmed and Ahmed...
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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...
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Apr 14th, 2014
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By Tesfaye Demmellash (PhD) – Part I Moving steadily toward political transformation in Ethiopia and picking up the pace of change require advancing the resistance in thought, strategy, and practice. Essentially, this means gaining clarity about what the resistance is broadly and deeply against...