Ethiopian

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 27th, 2014
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By Seid Hassan and Minga Negash In our December 19, 2013 article entitled “Explaining the Ethiopian outmigration: incentives or constrains” we alerted readers and policy makers in Ethiopia about the push, pull and mediating factors of outmigration in general and outlined the factors as they relate to...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 22nd, 2014
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Teshome Abebe If the worth of a project were in direct proportion to the support it received from the stakeholders, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) would be a huge success. But the GERD is much more than just a project. It is rather a reminder of what happens when you combine talent and vi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 15th, 2014
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The Horn of Africa is the most conflict ridden region in the world. The people and the land are devastated by endless wars. The de facto no war no peace policy that has persisted between Ethiopia and Eritrea for the last 13 years affects the lives of millions in both countries and the stability of [&...
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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 10th, 2014
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By Nebiyou Alemayehu & Natnael kabtimer (oslo) ) On 6th March 2014 Frontline club Oslo organized an event in collaboration with NEW FRONTIERS entitled “In the Name of Democracy: Land Grabbing and Genocide in Ethiopia” at Filmen Hus Oslo. As it is known Norway is the only Western country that has ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Exactly two years ago to the month, I wrote a commentary entitled, “The Dam and the Damned: Gilgel Gibe III Ethiopia” focusing on the impact of   “development” in the Omo River Basin (ORB) in southern Ethiopia. In that commentary, I echoed the deep concerns voiced by various int...