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By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Aug 21st, 2013
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|AFP Hero, freedom fighter, dictator: Eritrean President Issaias Afeworki has ruled the Horn of Africa nation with an iron grip from independence in 1993, following an epic 30-year liberation war. Authoritarian and austere, 67-year old Issaias led one of Africa’s most remarkable rebel armies in a bit...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 20th, 2013
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By Black T Bvumavaranda, zimeye.org For any nation and people, history matters. It is the repository of past records of what transpired such as social and even science-related problems. These repositories have the solutions. Since history repeats itself on a regular frequency, it is only helpful if w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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by Baile Derseh Miherete The highly repressive environment in Ethiopia worsened before and after Meles. The independent media journalists, the oppositions activists, the civil society, even innocent Ethiopians have fled the country to avoid prosecution. The ruling regime has turned Ethiopia today int...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 29th, 2012
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By Senator Obert Gutu, thezimbabwemail These are some of the adjectives that one can use to describe the MDC participation in the so-called ” inclusive” government.I am exactly two years and three months old as a deputy minister in this government. My  experience as a minister in this apparently uniq...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 6th, 2012
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By Tibebe Samuel Ferenji Some Ethiopians have expressed their disappointment in the way that the people of Ethiopia mourned the death of Mr. Meles Zenawi. In the absence of free press, it is hard to tell who is mourning his death for real, and whether the mourning and the funeral was staged by his co...
By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Apr 1st, 2012
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Rule of Law, Rule by Law, Rule by Unjust Law, Rule by Man Alemayehu G. Mariam All of the weekly commentaries I have written over the years have been structured on a single fundamental principle: the rule of law. What is it? How does it configure in Ethiopia’s transition from dictatorship to democracy...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 22nd, 2011
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Time Magazine on its December 21, 1987 cover page featured a downcast and crestfallen young Ethiopian mother as a symbol of famine victims in that country. Time asked two timeless questions: “Why are Ethiopians starving again? What should the world do and not do?” In its analysis, Time wrote somethin...