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Ethiopia’s villagisation scheme fails to bear fruit

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By William Davison | The Guardian April 22, 2014   The orderly village of Agulodiek in Ethiopia‘s western Gambella region stands in stark contrast to Elay, a settlement 5km west of Gambella town, where collapsed straw huts strewn with cracked clay pots lie among a tangle of bushes.     Agulodiek is a patch of land where [...

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Hundreds of Ethiopians Arrested While Attempting to Cross into Yemen

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115 African migrants arrested while attempting to cross into Yemen

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Published on 22 April 2014 in News
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SANA’A, April 20—Coastguard and military units on Saturday arrested 115 migrants and refugees traveling in two boats. The detained are from Somalia and Ethiopia.

Shuja Mahdi, the operations director of the Coastguard, said...

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Secretly recorded conversation with Berhanu Damte aka Abamela

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Secretly recorded conversation with Berhanu Damte aka Abamela

Secretly recorded conversation with Berhanu Damte aka Abamela

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ENTC Weekly radio – April 21

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Listen to ENTC radio program – April 21 News and analysis, ENTC public meeting in Washington DC Listen here (mp3) To listen by phone – 213-992-4363...

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Land campaigners criticise World Bank doing business and benchmarking of the business of Agriculture in Africa

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By Ishmael Kindama | Standard Times Press April 22, 2014   As a promoter and financer of large-scale land investments in agriculture, the World Bank Group has been accused by campaigners on land rights issues as key driver of land grabbing in the developing world. A joint statement from up to eight campaigners says the […]...

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Dam! White Elephants in Ethiopia?

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 Last week, in a bizarre display of faux outrage and indignation, the regime in Ethiopia unleashed its big “experts” to go after International Rivers, an organization that has been leading the global struggle to protect rivers and the rights of indigenous communities that depend on them for nearly three decades. International Rivers, headquartered...

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የአፍሪካ ሰብዓዊ መብት ኮሚሽን የታሰሩ ሙስሊሞችን ክስ ተቀበለ

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  April 19, 2014   ጋምቢያ የሚገኘው የአፍሪካ ሰብዓዊ መብት ኮሚሽን በሽብር ተከሰው በእስር ላይ የሚገኙ “የሙስሊሙ መፍትሔ አፈላላጊ ኮሚቴ” አባላት ያቀረቡትን የክስ አቤቱታ እንደተቀበለ ምንጮች ገለፁ፡፡ የኮሚቴው አባላት የክስ አቤቱታውን ያቀረቡት ከወራት በፊት ሲሆን በእነ አቡበከር አህመድ መዝገብ በሽብር የተከሰሱት 28 ግለሰቦች፤ ሙስሊሙ ማህበረሰብ ከአወሊያ ት/ቤት እና ሌሎች ሃይማኖታዊ ጉዳዮች ጋር በተያያዘ ለተፈጠረው አለመግባባት […]...

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Happy Fasika: Zelesegna by Jacky Gosee (video)

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Happy Fasika: Zelesegna by Jacky Gosee (video)

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ወያኔ የጋበዛቸዉ የኮሪያ ኤክሰፐርቶች ያለ ባህር በር ማደግ አስቸጋሪ ነዉ አሉ

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ከግብርና ወደ ኢንዱስትሪ የሚደረግ ሽግግርና የባህር በር አለመኖር ፈተና   በ ብርሃኑ ፈቃደ  |  ሪፖርተር ጋዜጣ April 16, 2014 ደቡብ ኮሪያ ከ30 ዓመታት በፊት ኢትዮጵያ አሁን በምትኝበት የኢኮኖሚ ደረጃ ላይ ትገኝ እንደነበር ይነገራል፡፡ ሆኖም የአምስት ዓመት የኢኮኖሚ ልማት ፕሮግራም በመንደፍ በፍጥነት ከድሆች ተርታ በመውጣት በዓለም ላይ ግዙፍ ከሚባሉ ኢኮኖሚዎች አንዷ ለመሆን በቃች፡፡  የጀቡቲ ወደብ።  ወደብ አያስፍልግም […]...

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Wro. Assegedech Assefa: Ethiopia’s First Solo Woman Pilot

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April 18, 2014 Click here to watch interview with Woizero Assegedech Asefa The first African women pilot By Negest Abate   Fifty four years ago, Weizero (MS) Asegedech Assefa, born from a privileged Ethiopian family, became the first female pilot; by breaking barriers in a totally male dominated field. When she was asked what motivated...

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First Hijra Foundation press release

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Ethiopia’s anti-terror law suppresses press freedom: Press TV

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http://www.presstv.ir/ Wed Apr 16, 2014 The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), a continental body of African free expression organizations, condemned the 27-year sentence imposed by Ethiopia on veteran Somali journalist, Mohamed Aweys Mudey. Ethiopian prosecutors accused Mudey of having information about Al-Shabab operations in...

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Meskel Square traffic chaos (video)

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Meskel Square traffic chaos (video)

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Civilians and police clash in the town of Aykel, north eastern Ethiopia

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An eyewitness who resides in the town of Aykel, Chilga Awraja, informed Ethiopian Review that a bloody confrontation took place between local population and TPLF regime security forces. Several civilians and soldiers have died and the regime is now sending a heavy reinforcement to the area, according the eyewitness. The armed clash followed a...

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ENTC Washington DC Public meeting – Report

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ENTC concluded a successful public meeting in Washington DC on April 13, 2014 Read the Report here (pdf)...

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የሩዋንዳ የዘር ማጥፋት ረዥም ጥቁር ጥላዉን በ(መካከለኛው) አፍሪካ ጥሎአል

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ከፕሮፌሰር አለማየሁ ገብረማርያም ትርጉም በነጻነት ለሀገሬ   የ1994 የሩዋንዳ የጭፍጨፋ እና የእልቂት ጸጸት በ2014 የመካከለኛው አፍሪካ ሪፐብሊክ ሰማይ ላይ እያንዣበበ ነው! ባለፈው ሳምንት የሩዋንዳ ህዝብ እርስ በእርስ የተራረደበትን 20ኛውን ዓመት የሩዋንዳ የዘር ፍጅት መጥፎ ገጽታ ለማስታወስ የሀዘን ሳምንት አውጆ ድርጊቱን በመራር ሀዘን ዘክሮታል፡፡ እ.ኤ.አ በኤፕሪል 6/1994 በመንግስት የስልጣን እርከን ላይ የነበሩ አክራሪ የሁቱ ጎሳ አመራሮች፣ […]...

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ENTC Washington DC public meeting (short video clip)

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ENTC held a successful public meeting in Washington DC on April 13, 2014. Invited guests and ENTC leaders made great presentations and discussions. We will release the full report and video of the event when it is ready. In the mean time, as the Easter holiday is approaching, watch the religious leaders Aba G/Sellassie and […]...

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The Long Shadow of Rwanda on (Central) Africa

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 Déjà vu 1994 Rwanda in 2014 Central African Republic Last week, the people of Rwanda began a solemn week of official mourning to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide. On April 6, 1994, Hutu extremist leaders in government, their political supporters and organized militiamen coordinated a systematic killing spree, which lasted ov...

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ከአገር መውጣት የማይችሉ ባለሥልጣናት በጭንቀት ውስጥ ናቸው

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አሁን ያለው ኢህአዴግ ላዩ በቀለም ቀቢ የተዋበ ይመስላል Source:  Goolgule.com April 10, 2014     ኢህአዴግ በሙስና ስም የ”ማጥራት ዘመቻ” ማካሄዱን ተከትሎ የተከሰተው አለመተማመንና እርስ በርስ በጥርጥር የመተያየት ችግር ካድሬውን ማስጨነቁ ተጠቆመ። ኢህአዴግን ለመሰናበት የሚፈልጉ በርካታ ካድሬዎች “ለምን” በሚል የሚቀርብላቸውን ጥያቄ በመፍራት የግድ ፓርቲውን መስለው እንደሚኖሩ ተገለጸ። የጎልጉል የአዲስ አበባ ዘጋቢ ቀደም ሲል ኢህአዴግን ተሰናብተው […]...

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Britain funds gunmen in Ethiopia who perpetrate mass murder, rape and torture (video)

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Britain funds gunmen in Ethiopia who perpetrate mass murder, rape and torture (video)

The UK government is providing financial aid to human rights abusers in Ethiopia through funding training paramilitaries, who perpetrate summary killings, rape and torture in the impoverished African country,  ...

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የዓለም ወንጀለኛ ፍርድ ቤትን (ICC) ከውድቀት አደጋ መከላከል

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ከፕሮፌሰር አለማየሁ ገብረማርያም ትርጉም በነጻነት ለሀገሬ ፍትህ እንደገና ዘገየችን? እ.ኤ.አ በዚህ ዓመት በጃኗሪ ወር መጨረሻ አካባቢ “ኬንያታ በዓለም አቀፉ የወንጀለኞች ፍርድ ቤት (አይሲሲ/ICC): ዘግይቶ መቅረብ ፍትህ እንደተነፈገ መቆጠር የለበትምን?“ በሚል ርዕስ ትችት አቅርቤ ነበር፡፡ በዚያ ትችቴ ላይ ICC የኡሁሩ ሙጋይ ኬንያታን ጉዳይ አስመልክቶ በሄግ እያደረገ ያለው ተደጋጋሚ የፍትህ ሂደቱን የማዘግየት ስራ፣ በቀጠሮ የማሳለፍ እና “የውሸት […]...

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How to perform the Heimlich Maneuver on yourself (video)

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How to perform the Heimlich Maneuver on yourself (video)

Warning: Never practice the Heimlich maneuver on an infant under a year old or on a person who is not choking. You could cause serious injury.

Step 1: Confirm the victim is choking. If they are coughing, they are not choking — yet — so encourage them to continue. Signs of choking include the universal hand sign of clutching one’s...

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A woman who killed her Ethiopian employee by forcing her to drink pesticide sentenced to 15 years in prison

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Dubai court upholds sentence for death of Ethiopian maid

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Monday 7 April 2014 – 9:53am

DUBAI – A Dubai court has upheld a 15-year jail term for an Emirati woman who tortured her Ethiopian maid to death by forcing her to drink pesticide, media reported on Monday.

The 46-year-old housewife was also accused of torturing a Filipina maid and...

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MEDREK or the End of a Political Masquerade? Messay Kebede

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It is now abundantly clear that the project of creating a strong multiparty opposition by uniting unitary parties and ethnic parties is anything but feasible. The inability of MEDREK to achieve unity despite numerous attempts as well as Dr. Negaso Gidada’s––who stepped down from the chairmanship of the strongest unitary party, namely, UDJ––recent c...

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ቤተ-መንግስት ስር የሚኖሩ ቤት አልባዎች በጅብ መንጋ ልንበላ ነው አሉ

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Addisadmassnews.com Apri 7, 2014 ቦታው ለልማት ይፈለጋል ተብሎ ቤት ሲፈርስ፣መጠለያ አጥተው ቤተ-መንግስት ስር መኖር የጀመሩት  48 ቤት አልባዎች፤ሰሞኑን “በጅብ መንጋ ልንበላ ነው” ሲሉ ምሬትና አቤቱታቸውን ገለፁ፡፡ ከጅቦቹ ይከላከሉናል ብለን የሰበሰብናቸው ውሾችም በወረዳው ባለስልጣናት በመርዝ ስለተገደሉብን ከፍተኛ ስጋት ላይ ነን ብለዋል – ቅሬታ አቅራቢዎቹ። የወረዳ ስምንት ዋና ሥራ አስፈፃሚ አቶ ደሳለኝ ደበሌ ስለጉዳዩ ጠይቀናቸው ሲመልሱ፤በወረዳው ሸራተንና […]...

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Ethiopian Football Federation cancels Barreto’s appointment, chooses Stevanovic

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Ethiopian Football Federation cancels Barreto’s appointment, chooses Stevanovic The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) has announced the rescission of the appointment of Portuguese manager Mariano Barreto as head coach of the country’s national men…...

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Kenenisa breaks Paris course record in his first marathon race (video)

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Kenenisa breaks Paris course record in his first marathon race (video)

Kenenisa Bekele wins the Paris Marathon in a course record of 2:05:02 – April 5, 2014.

 

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Saving the ICC: A Proposal for a Witness Protection Program

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 Justice delayed, again? In late January of this year, I wrote a commentary entitled, “Kenyatta at the ICC: Is Justice Deferred, Justice Denied?” In that commentary I openly expressed my angst over the endless delays, postponements and backpedalling talk about “false evidence” and “lying witnesses” surrounding the Uhuru Kenyatta trial at The Hague....

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Kenenisa Bekele wins Paris Marathon

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PARIS (AP) — Three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia won the Paris marathon Sunday on his debut at the distance. Bekele completed the 42-kilometre (26-mile) race in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 4 seconds to break the race record set by Stanley Biwott of Kenya in 2012. Limenih Getachew of Ethiopia finished second, 1:45 behind. […]...

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Preparations for Protests in Tigray and Wollo – photos

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Preparations for protests in the northern Ethiopian towns of Mekele and Dessie tomorrow are currently underway. The protests are being organized by Arena Party in Tigray and UDJ in Dessie, Wollo. The Addis Ababa protest has been rescheduled for next week.

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Ethiopian American Council Endorses Ike Leggett for Re-Election in Maryland

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“I am an Ethiopian.”

Those were the opening words from Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett as he delivered the keynote speech at the Ethiopian Battle of Adwa Commemoration Ceremony held recently, for a standing-room-only audience, in Silver Spring, Maryland. The ceremony was sponsored and organized by the Ethiopian-Heritage Society in No...

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Obang Addresses Women’s National Democratic Club

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Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) April 2, 2014 The reason I am with you today began on December 13, 2003[i] when Ethiopian National Defense Forces, accompanied by militia groups they had armed, began a massacre of leaders of my own ethnicity, the Anuak, in the resource-rich Gambella region of southwestern Ethiopia. Within three...

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Malawi police arrested 159 Ethiopians who were fleeing their country’s apartheid junta

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(Nyasa Times) – Police in Northern Malawi have arrested 159 Ethiopian nationals who were found in Mzimba district and Mzuzu city after entering the country illegally.

The Police also apprehended a Malawian man; James Gondwe aged 21, from Mwafulwa village, Traditional Authority Mwansambo in Karonga district, believed to have aided the...

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Ethiopia – Land of Extremes (BBC video)

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Ethiopia – Land of Extremes (BBC video)

Ethiopia – Land of Extremes (BBC Documentary)...

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“ሺህ ዘጠኝ መቶ ሰማንያ አራት” በሁለት ሺህ አስራ አራቷ ኢትዮጵያ እይታ ሲገመገም፣

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ከፕሮፌሰር አለማየሁ ገብረማርያም ትርጉም በነጻነት ለሀገሬ   “ታላቅ ወንድም” በአንክሮ እየተመለከቷችሁ ነው! በሚስጥር፡ የሚንሾካሾከው ወሮበላ መንግስት በ2014ቷ ኢትዮጵያ  በኢትዮጵያ ያለው ሚስጥር አነፍናፊው ገዥ አካል በጉአዳ ውስጥ የተደበቁ የኢትዮጵያውያንን/ትን ሚስጥሮች መርምሮ ለማውጣት በጣም ውድ የሆኑ የኤሌክትሮኒክስ መሳሪያዎችን በመጠቀም የስለላ ፕሮግራሞችን በመተግበር በታላቅ ፍርሀት ውስጥ ተዘፍቆ በመንፈራገጥ ላይ ይገኛል፡፡ ከፍርሀታቸው የተነሳ ህዝቡ በእነርሱ ላይ ምን ለማድረግ እንደሚችል ስጋት ውስጥ […]...

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Ethiopia Habtemariam is named president of Motown

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(ALLACCESS.COM) – UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP has reorganized its EAST COAST recorded music operations that re-establishes DEF JAM RECORDINGS, ISLAND RECORDS and MOTOWN RECORDS as stand-alone labels within the UMG family. In making the announcement, UMG Chairman/CEO LUCIAN GRAINGE said, “UMG is a collection of some of the greatest record labels t...

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ENTC Press Release – A clear-cut solution for the cirsis in Ethiopia

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ENTC issued a press release today outlining the road map to a solution for the crisis in Ethiopia. Read the statement (pdf)  Amharic     English      ...

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Ethiopian sues UK for funding repression in his country

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By Ian Birrell | Dailymail.co.uk March 29, 2014 The farmer claims aid is funding a despotic one-party state in his country Alleges regime is forcing thousands from their land using murder and rape Prime Minister David Cameron says donations are a mark of compassion If farmer is successful, Ministers might have to review overseas donations...

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How Ethiopia Spies on Its Diaspora Abroad

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European companies sell surveillance technologies to abusive foreign regimes By Felix Horne | The Wall Street Journal March 31, 2014 Many Europeans are upset over revelations that the United States government spies on them. But European companies are selling surveillance tools and know-how to other governments, allowing them to spy abroad....

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BREAKING NEWS: Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalegn resigns – ETV

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Deputy Prime Minister Teodros Adhanom becomes acting prime minister, taking the oath of office this morning on April’s Fool Day.

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ኢህአዴግና አሜሪካ — የፍቅረኞች ኩርፍያ?

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ኢህአዴግ የአፍሪካ ቀንድ ስጋት? By Goolgule.com March 31, 2014     ለአፍሪካ ቀንድ ሰላም ብቸኛ ተዋናይና ፊት አውራሪ አድርጎ ራሱን የሾመው ኢህአዴግ ለቀጠናው ስጋት እንደሚሆን ተጠቆመ። አልሸባብንና አልቃይዳን ከምንጩ እናጠፋለን በሚል ስትራቴጂ መለስ ከቆፈሩት ጉድጓድ ውስጥ ሰምጣ የነበረችው አሜሪካ ከጉድጓዱ ለመውጣት ወስናለች። ኢትዮጵያዊያን የሚያምኑትና የሚቀበሉትን መሪ በድፍረት አደባባይ የማውጣት ሃላፊነቱ “አገር ወዳድ” በሚሉ ዜጎችና የተቃዋሚ […]...

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Georgia Supreme Court upheld the conviction of a man who killed an Ethiopian immigrant

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The Georgia Supreme Court on Friday unanimously upheld the conviction and life prison sentence given to Demarcus “Money Marc” Crawford for his role in the brutal 2008 killing of an Ethiopian immigrant who was residing in Lilburn, a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. Crawford was part of a four-person robbery crew that prosecutors said stole $15,000 [&#...

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Woyanne and Shabia at each other’s throat over South Sudan crisis

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This is Woyanne’s accusation:

Addis Ababa, 30 March 2014 (WIC) – The Ethiopian government has blamed Eritrea for being involved in the South Sudan crisis.

He told foreign journalists that Eritrea is involving itself in the crisis of South Sudan and stressed that his government “has circumstantial evidence of Eritrea’s involvement...

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“Nineteen Eighty-Four” in 2014 Ethiopiana

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“Big Brother is Watching You!” secretly: The snooping thug state in 2014 Ethiopiana  The secrecy-obsessed regime in Ethiopia has a huge creepy dragnet of secret electronic surveillance programs to sniff out the deeply-buried secrets of the people of Ethiopia. They spend sleepless nights interrogating  themselves about what the people could do...

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Semayawi Party leaders in Wolayta, southern Ethiopia, arrested

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The TPLF junta has arrested 5 members of Semayawi Party’s leadership in Wolayta, southern Ethiopia, on Friday. The detained individuals are: 1) Wochefo Sadamo, 2) Tademe Fekadu, 3) Tsadiku W. Selassie, 4) Tewodros Geta, 5) Bogale (?). Police has prevented relatives of the detainees from visiting them and providing them with food and water....

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Ethiopia’s early architecture – (video)

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Ethiopia’s early architecture – (video)

Ethiopia’s early architecture – Documentary...

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ኢህአዴግ የእምነት ተቋማትን በጥብቅ የሚቆጣጠርበት ህግ ሊያጸድቅ ነው

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ኢህአዴግ ከቀን ወደ ቀን ቀውስ እየተደራረበት እንደሆነ የተረዳችው አሜሪካ በከፍተኛ ባለስልጣኖቿ አማካይነት ኢህአዴግን እየመከረች እንደሆነ ከዲፕሎማቶች የተገኘው መረጃ ያመለክታል። ከፖለቲካው ቀውስና በቀጠናው ካለው አለመረጋጋት ጋር በተያያዘ አሜሪካ በተደጋጋሚ የህወሃትን ሰዎች በተናጠል እያነጋገረች እንደሆነም ለማወቅ ተችሏል። ዲፕሎማቶቹ እንደሚሉት አሜሪካ መለስ “ከተሰዉ” በኋላ አገሪቱን ማን እየመራት እንደሆነ በቅጡ ለመረዳት በሚያስቸግር ሁኔታ የስልጣን መዛነፍና ደረጃን የጠበቀ የስልጣን ተዋረድ […]...

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100,000 children live in the streets of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Shocking Documentary

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100,000 children live in the streets of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Shocking Documentary

100,000 children live in the streets of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Shocking Documentary...

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Nile dam an issue of no compromise – Egypt Foreign Ministry

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News Release by State Information Service of Egypt The issue of the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam is linked to Egypt’s water security which is an integral part of Egypt’s national security, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Badr Abdel Atti said in a press conference on Thursday. He asserted that the Ethiopian dam is an issue that cannot...

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