Meles

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Aug 22nd, 2014
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By Semahagh Gashu Abebe (PhD) The Ethiopian regime and supports are commemorating the second year anniversary of the passing away of Ethiopia’s long time dictator Meles Zenawi. Although the late leader was responsible for making Ethiopia a land locked country and masterminded a repressive ideology th...
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Aug 18th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam a This commentary, perhaps confession is a better descriptor, has been long in coming. Why have I written lengthy weekly Monday commentaries for hundreds of weeks without missing a single week? Why are my “commentaries so long”? Why am I so critical of the ruling regime in Ethio...
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May 12th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Whether the people of Ethiopia are better off in 2014 than they were in 2010 or in 2005 is the sole question that should be decided in the 2015 parliamentary “election”. If they are not, the people should vote to change diapers. After all, “politicians are like diapers. They bot...
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Dec 27th, 2013
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By – Herman J. Cohen , After being part of Ethiopia for forty years, the people of Eritrea held a referendum in April 1993 and decided to establish an independent state. The referendum took place in the aftermath of a thirty-year insurgency against two successive Ethiopian regimes waged by the Eritre...
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Oct 1st, 2013
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By Sadik Ahmed Meles was an administrative felon who turned his elegance to one giant political orphanage, as he departed unexpectedly; the scream from his political orphanage is wandering throughout the world wherever his cult followers live. Unlike the well-known world leaders, he hasn’t attached h...
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Sep 3rd, 2013
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By Hindessa Abdul A giant poster that spans the length of the giant Maskel Square shows how the ruling party is desperate to immortalize Meles Zenawi, the tyrant who turned Ethiopia into a landlocked impoverished nation during his over 20 years of rule. It has been a year since long time Ethiopian ru...
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Aug 27th, 2013
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A year after the death of Meles Zenawi the ruling party is once again spreading more lies and rumors in an attempt to paint him larger than life. Ever since that devil [some say Angel Gabriel] Abebe Gellaw knocked him off the world stage with blood-curdling shout reinstating him has become a national...
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Jun 4th, 2013
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By Shiferaw Abebe In two recent postings, Dr. Tecola Hagos shared with readers of this page his optimism about the EPRDF governance under Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. While he has already characterized potential detractors as being “trapped in the past unable to see changes and new possibilit...
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May 20th, 2013
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House cleaning or window dressing? Are they playing us like a cheap fiddle again? For a while, it was all about the Meles Dam and how to collect nickels and dimes to build it. That kind of played itself out. (Not to worry. That circus will be back in town. The public has the attention […]...
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Apr 15th, 2013
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By Teklu Abate The Ethiopian regime has launched the Meles Zenawi foundation following its April 6 Congress at the AU Hall here in the capital. The foundation constitutes a library, a research center, a fellowship programme, and a public park, and will also recognize great achievements. Present on th...