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By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2014
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Abeba, a 31-year-old Muslim woman who worked for a local government branch of Ethiopia’s youth and sports office, was at work when Ethiopian security officials detained her and took her to a military camp. The authorities accused her of mobilizing Ethiopian Muslims – often ethnic Oromos like herself ...
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 12th, 2014
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Dear Fellow Nigerians,   The year 2014, which we hoped for certain expectations have come and is already advancing faster than we thought. As we always hope that our dear country will be part of the positive outcomes in our lives, we will keep our fingers crossed and keep praying.  Though praying (fa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 7th, 2014
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Egypt is considering preparing a formal request for Gulf mediation under the leadership of Saudi Arabia, in order to back Cairo’s stance vis-à-vis the ongoing conflict with Ethiopia about the Renaissance Dam. The mediation request comes as part of a basket of escalatory measures adopted by Egypt in J...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 6th, 2014
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By Tedla Asfaw I followed the “730 Days Ethiopian Muslims Non-Violent struggle for Religious Freedom ” documentary posted on YouTube by Demtsachene Yesema. The little less than one hour and thirty minutes video is an educational video for all of us. It divides the story of the struggle in...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 21st, 2014
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WASHINGTON — Several Ethiopians living abroad are accusing their home government of using sophisticated computer spyware to hack into their computers and monitor their private communications. One Washington area man has filed a federal suit against the Ethiopian government, and another has filed a co...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2014
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Source: ALJAZEERA As the economy thrives, we examine the plight of Ethiopians forced from their land to make way for foreign investors. NGO’s and policy advocates say the true consequences of the land grabs are almost all negative [Reuters] NGO’s and policy advocates say the true consequences of the ...
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Jan 9th, 2014
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by Semahagn G. Abebe, Special to The Gazette The Saudi government certainty didn’t waste any time. As soon as the seven-month warning period for expatriate workers expired in November, officials rounded up tens of thousands of illegal immigrants, many of them facing violence, rape and torture at the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 6th, 2014
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As Fresh killings reported in Ogaden province of Degehbur By: Ahmed Abdi Somalilandsun – The Puntland Administration has arrested and severely tortured 15 undocumented Somali deportees from Saudi Arabia on Friday. These 15-young men were trying to return to Ethiopian-Occupied Ogaden region by w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 3rd, 2014
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By Yilma Bekele It is a new year and it is always nice to take stock of the damage after another year of trials and tribulations that is testing our endurance as a Nation and people. 2013 has not been a good year. Our children are still migrating out of the homeland in every direction. […]...