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Feb 13th, 2014
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By Survival International The United States Congress has acted to prevent its aid to Ethiopia being used to fund forced evictions of tribal peoples in the south west of the country. The provisions in the Omnibus Appropriations Bill for 2014 represent a slap in the face for USAID, which last month sai...
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Jan 28th, 2014
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Washington, DC–. Is United States policy towards Ethiopia shifting? For years Ethiopians, social justice groups, human rights organizations and civic groups have been calling on donor countries to demand greater accountability from the Government of Ethiopia for funds received, citing the lack of pol...
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Oct 1st, 2013
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The United States Government’s Power Africa Initiative Celebrates the Government of Nigeria’s hand-over of power companies to the private sector. Abuja, Nigeria – U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Maria Brewer said today that “the United States Government is proud to have contributed to this histori...
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Aug 10th, 2013
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by Teshome Debalke In the land of the lawless Woyane everything seems the opposite of what it is. Unity, freedom, equality and development are turned in to segregation, tyranny, inequality and corruption. The outdated propaganda to change fiction into reality is as dead as the late ethnic tyrant hims...
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Jul 19th, 2013
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Two new reports from the Oakland Institute, Development Aid to Ethiopia: Overlooking Violence, Marginalization, and Political Repression and Ignoring Abuse in Ethiopia: DFID and USAID in the Lower Omo Valley, show how Western development assistance is supporting forced evictions and massive violation...
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Mar 15th, 2013
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Photo: Kristy Siegfried/IRIN Children in pastoral regions often seasonally migrate with their families (file photo) ADDIS ABABA,  (IRIN) – Thousands of children in the pastoral regions of Ethiopia are dropping out of school despite government and donor efforts to bring schools closer to them. R...
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Feb 25th, 2013
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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has said President Obama’s administration will provide additional 35m-dollar support to Ethiopia to help the country combat drought and natural disasters. USAID Assistant Administrator Nancy E Lindborg told journalists here on Frida...
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Mar 6th, 2012
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Elena PONOMAREVA No matter how popular common human values, «global management» and other stereotypes are, a foreign policy of a sovereign state has always been and is still based on its own national interests and national security vision. Not many states can allow themselves this luxury in the conte...
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Feb 20th, 2012
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Nil NIKANDROV Several days ago, representatives of 55 Venezuelan NGOs called the international community to rise to the defense of democracy in the country at a media event in Miami, charging Hugo Chavez with threatening democracy, neglecting human rights, and igniting a civilian conflict in Venezuel...
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Jan 8th, 2012
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  By John LEWIS US National Security Senior Director of Russian and Eurasian Affairs until recently, Michael McFaul, a 48 year old Stanford University professor, was appointed US ambassador to Russia at the end of last year. He’s widely known as someone who initiated the “reset” Russian policy b...