Mengistu Hailemariam

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Apr 3rd, 2014
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By Dr. Tadios Tesfu dedicated to Ahmed M. Nasser, April-1-2014 By now, maybe you are expecting to read an April fool. Not at all, the Eritrean politics and quantum mechanics have common denominator. In both cases, the problems to be treated are very small but the frameworks of their solutions are sop...
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Feb 15th, 2014
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Teshome Abebe Many will note that the phrase in the title of this essay represents the famous words of Jose Marti, the Cuban patriot and national hero, an important figure in Latin American literature, a philosopher, poet, political theorist, professor, essayist, and one time leader who fought for Cu...
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Feb 10th, 2014
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Behold the rider of the Black Horse (famine) eyeing Ethiopia once again Last week, NBC News aired an investigative report by Martin Geissler on the creeping famine in Ethiopia: [Ethiopia] is the face of the world food crises. In a village in Southern Ethiopia, mothers cue with their malnourished chil...
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Feb 5th, 2014
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By Daniel Tefera (PhD) One of the factors, essential for economic development, is a successful and thorough transformation of subsistence agriculture into commercial farming. This is not just a technical transformation. It is also a social transformation. It requires changing existing property relati...
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Dec 18th, 2013
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By Hindessa Abdul Former Ethiopian leaders are breaking their silence. Colonel Mengistu Hailemariam, who for the last 22 years has been living in exile in Zimbabwe, spoke about his encounters with the late South African President Nelson Mandela. From that interview we learned: Mengistu handed a $100,...
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Nov 14th, 2013
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SMNE holds KSA and EPRDF accountable! Press Release Washington, DC, November 11, 2013 SMNE Calls on the Saudi government to stop this brutal and inhumane treatment of the Ethiopian migrant workers immediately And on the TPLF/ERPDF regime to Protect Ethiopian Citizens in Saudi Arabia The Solidarity Mo...
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Oct 4th, 2013
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Dr. Daniel Teferra* A capitalist state depends on freedom, science, technology and commerce for its prosperity. The Ethiopian state is a non-capitalist state. It relies mainly on controlling land and the peasantry for its survival. The land question in Ethiopia, therefore, is as old as the country. A...
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Oct 2nd, 2013
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By Asefa Gultu Marxist Ideology and Ethnic Politics Have Destroyed Ethiopia: Are There Ways to Reverse the Damage? I have the utmost respect for the ’60s and ’70s generation of the brave Ethiopians that sacrificed immensely for our country. It is the generation that paid one of the heavie...
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Sep 26th, 2013
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Dr. Daniel Teferra* I just returned from Addis Ababa after giving a paper at an international conference on development in Ethiopia. The Conference was organized by Forum for Social Studies (FSS), a domestic think-tank, the only one of its kind, and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), a German NGO. While...
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May 27th, 2013
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By Dawit Solomon,   I do not live in Canada, and have very little knowledge of the country but I have travelled throughout Canada like to Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Québec City to Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, and Niagara Falls. As a tourist I found the country ver...