Semayawi

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2014
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By Shiferaw Abebe There has been very little discourse anywhere regarding the 2015 general election in Ethiopia despite the fact that it is only a year away. It was therefore encouraging to read a recent editorial on Negere-Ethiopia by Semayawi Party on the subject urging opposition parties to put th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 24th, 2014
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Ethiopian American Council (EAC) Silver Spring, Maryland, March 23 – Just before boarding time last Friday night, airport personnel told Mr. Yilkal Getnet that he was to report to a Tigrayan Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) officer at Bole Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Mr. Getnet, chairperson of the...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 17th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Semayawi Party in Ethiopia has done it again! This time it is the young women of Semayawi Party who took to the streets of Addis Ababa during the 5k run held as part of the International Women’s Day celebrations on March 9. They spoke; no, they cried out the unvarnished truth [&...
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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Dec 30th, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam In January 2013, I proclaimed, “2013 shall be the Year of Ethiopia’s Cheetah Generation.” I promised “to make my full contribution to uplift and support Ethiopia’s youth and to challenge them to rise up to newer heights.” They rose to greater heights.  I pledged to “reach out to...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 23rd, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam In the days leading up to my speech at the first Semayawi (Blue) Party town hall meeting in Arlington, VA, just outside of Washington, D.C., on December 15, I was peppered with all sorts of questions. The one recurrent question revolved around my unreserved support for Semayawi ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 16th, 2013
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Africa’s Wise Lion and Ethiopia’s Restless Cheetahs—Never give up and keep on trying to build your Beloved Ethiopian Community! December 15, 2013. It is the saddest day of the year for me. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was finally interred with state honors in Qunu, a small rural village in South Africa&...