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Obama criticized for calling Ethiopia’s government ‘democratically elected’ – THE GUARDIAN

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Barack Obama has been criticised by opposition groups and journalists in Ethiopia after referring to the country’s government as “democratically elected”, with one human rights watchdog describing the statement as “shocking”.
The US president was speaking at a joint press conference with Hailemariam Desalegn, the...

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Obama – Hailemariam joint anti-democracy press conference in Addis Ababa – 27 July 2015 (video)

Details President Obama and PM Hailemariam Desalegn joint press conference in Addis Ababa, July 27, 2015   10943...

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Ethiopia’s main opposition party boycotts reception dinner for President Obama to protest Obama’s endorsement of the ruling party’s 100% election win

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Yilika Getinet, leader of Semayawi, the main opposition party in Ethiopia, has announced today that he will not attend a reception party that is hosted at the National Palace in honor of President Barack Obama after he heard the president claiming that Ethiopia's government that has won 100% of the votes in the recent election is "democratically...

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Obama endorses Ethiopia’s North Korean-type election where the ruling party won 100%

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By EDWARD-ISAAC DOVERE | Politico.com
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – President Barack Obama diverged from top aides and most outside observers here Monday by declaring twice that he thinks Ethiopia’s government was “democratically elected.”
Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s party knocked out the last remaining...

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Financing for (Under)development in Africa?

Details Alemayehu G Mariam How the West underdeveloped Africa and is now trying to “finance develop” it The “Third International Conference on Financing for Development” was held in Addis Ababa last week. It was billed as a “gathering of  high-level political representatives, including Heads of State and Government,...

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Lawsuit reveals extent of Ethiopian internet hacking amid Obama visit

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By Jack Gillum | AP
WASHINGTON — As President Barack Obama faces pressure to discuss human rights in his first official visit to Ethiopia this weekend, a unique lawsuit back home is challenging whether the African country can spy on an American by turning his computer into a giant recording device.
The federal case alleges Ethiopian...

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Obama National Security Adviser bursts out laughing when asked about Ethiopian election (video)

Details President Obama’s National Security Adviser Susan Rice bursts out laughing when asked about Ethiopian election C-Span, July 25, 2015 2460...

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President Obama lands In Kenya; greeted by his sister Auma Obama

Details President Barrack Obama lands at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport - July 24, 2015 1563...

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Molla Asgedom, the next Meles Zenawi?

Details All signs point to Eritrean regime's plan to march the Tigrean People Democratic Movement (TPDM) into Ethiopia in the near future. So far, there is no action on the ground except hyper propaganda. But by all indications, Shabia is ready for action bec......

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Berhanu Nega’s poison pill strategy is an extremely risky gamble

Details All signs point to Eritrean regime's plan to march the Tigrean People Democratic Movement (TPDM) into Ethiopia in the near future. So far, there is no action on the ground except hyper propaganda. But by all indications, Shabia is ready for action bec......

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Haile Gebreselassie’s rigorous routine (video)

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Haile Gebreselassie’s rigorous routine (video)

Haile Gebreselassie's rigorous routine...

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Emperor Haileselassie I of Ethiopia was born on this day 123 years ago (July 23, 1892)

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Emperor Haileselassie I of Ethiopia was born on this day 123 years ago (July 23, 1892)

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Ethiopian Emperor Haileselassie I – Born on July 23, 1892...

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Joint conference on the forming of an alternative force (July2-3) – Presentations (New Video)

Details Ethiopian National Transitional Council (ENTC), Ethiopian People’s Congress for United Struggle (Shengo), Ethiopian Youth National Movement (EYNM) and United Ethiopian Muslims Peaceful Movement Support Group (UEM-PMSG) jointly hosted a consultative conference on the process of the formation of a unified alternative force to lead the...

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AG7, TPDM, and ADFM to form a coalition; OLF and ONLF excluded

Details Arbegnoch Ginbot 7 (AG7), Tigray People's Democratic Movement (TPDM), and Amhara Democratic Force Movement (ADFM) have been directed by the Eritrean regime to form a coalition, according to ER sources in Eritrea. Two senior leaders of AG7, Dr Berhanu ......

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Ethiopian women national football team has been stranded at Yaounde, Cameroon airport since Sunday

Details Pinned onto Ethiopians in the NewsEthiopian Airlines is unwilling to pick them up....

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President Obama, Make Kality Your First Stop in Ethiopia – EAC

Details Mr. President,As you are heading to Ethiopia to make a history by being the first sitting American President to visit that country, we appeal to you to make your first stop at Kalite Prison, the notorious place where over one thousand political prison......

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Consultative conference on forming a unified alternative (July 2 – 3) – Video

Details Ethiopian National Transitional Council (ENTC), Ethiopian People’s Congress for United Struggle (Shengo), Ethiopian Youth National Movement (EYNM) and United Ethiopian Muslims Peaceful Movement Support Group (UEM-PMSG) jointly hosted a consultative conference on the process of the formation of a unified alternative force to lead the...

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Ginbot 7’s phantom war

Details [Ginbot 7 virtual army in action]Ginbot 7 is exploiting the anger and frustration of patriotic Ethiopians by falsely claiming that it has launched a massive military attack against the Woyanne fascist junta. I have been working hard to gather as much ......

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The Hacking Team was frustrated by the stupidity of the Ethiopian spy agency – Wikileaks

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These are excerpts from the Hacking Team's leaked email exchanges:
On Mar 7, 2015, at 10:45 AM, Alberto Ornaghi <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> wrote:
in my humble opinion the only right move right now is stop supporting the customer (Ethiopian Information Network Security Agency - INSA) forever. so they cannot embarrass us in the future again....

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Certificate of recognition to the Ethiopian heroine journalist Reeyot Alemu

Details Ethiopian National Transitional Council(ENTC) and Ethiopian Youth National Movement (EYNM) jointly issued a certificate of recognition to the Ethiopian heroine journalist Reeyot Alemu. Reyot, not only has been unbreakable to the brutality of the regime but she still vows to continue to speak her mind whatever the cost is. She is a true...

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Thus Spoke Ethiopia’s Reeyot!

Details Reeyot Invictus! Thus spoke Reeyot Alemu to the Voice of America- Amharic Service on July 9, 2015, a few hours after she was literally thrown out of the infamous Meles Zenawi Prison in Kality, (Ethiopia’s “Robben Island”) on the outskirts of Addis Ababa: I will continue to fully struggle to make Ethiopia a good place […]...

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Ethiopian singer Mahlate Teshome wows Australia (video)

Details The Voice Australia 2015 | Mahalate Teshome Sings Broken-Hearted Girl 18-year-old Mahalate puts a unique twist on the Beyoncé track.  4625...

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Ethiopians in Los Angeles reject Shabia-Ginbot 7 anti-Ethiopia alliance – update

Details It was difficult to report about Shabia-Ginbot 7 fund raising in Los Angeles this afternoon because I could not find any Ethiopian who is willing to go to the event. I used to live in Los Angeles and know a lot of people there. After making several ph......

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Prominent Ethiopian human rights lawyer Temam Ababulgo suspended – DW

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Prominent Ethiopian human rights lawyer Temam Ababulgo suspended – DW

አቶ ተማም እንደሚሉት ፍቃዳቸዉ የታገደዉ ለአንድ ዓመት ከሰባት ወር ነዉ።ለመታገዱ የተሰጣቸዉ...

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After releasing from jail a few journalists this week, the Ethiopian regime has jailed several others in a new round of arrests

Details Since yesterday, the following journalists and activists have been arrested by security forces in Ethiopia:Ashagre MesheshaHabtamu MinaseZenebe DesalegnTewodros habteMengistu DebayAshagre MesheshaHabtamu Minase...

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Ethiopians in Los Angeles to boycott Shabia Ginbot 7 fund raising on Saturday

Details My sources in Los Angeles have informed me that the Ethiopian community in Los Angeles are boycotting the Shabia Ginbot 7 fund raising event that is planned for today, Saturday. The reasons for boycotting the Shabia-sponsored Ginbot 7 fund raising are......

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Ethiopian-born British national Yosef Haimanot missing in Eritrea; feared arrested or killed

Details Yosef Haimanot on Press TV 23552.pngYosef Haimanot , an Ethiopian-born British citizen, has disappeared in Eritrea. The last time I have heard from him was over 2 years ago, but recently I have been informed that the Eritrean regime may have arrested or killed him.
Yosef went to Eritrea for the first time in 2009 and several times after that to...

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Ethiopian North America festival 2015 in Maryland (video highlights by VOA)

Details Byrd Stadium, College Park, Maryland - July 1 - 5, 2015 93...

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Reeyot Alemu and several other Ethiopian journalists freed today

Details ከአራት አመት እስር በኋላ ጽኑ እና ጠንካራ የሆነችው ርዕዮት አለሙ ተፈታለች::እንኳን ደስ ያለን!!!...

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Five Ethiopian journalists freed – CPJ

Details There are other journalists in jail. And let's not forget all the political prisoners too! Additionally, it's time to investigate the recent allegations of politically motivated killings of opposition leaders.
Nairobi, July 8, 2015--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release from prison today of two bloggers affiliated with the...

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Meet the Ethiopians who lived in fear of the state surveillance Hacking Team helped make possible – PRI

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Perhaps no massive hack of a private company has been met with such glee on Twitter as the one that occurred early Monday morning. A notoriously unethical Internet security firm called “Hacking Team” itself became the target of a hacker, resulting in an outpouring of LOLz from those who enjoy a healthy dose of...

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Ethiopia after its electoral drama – Rene Lefort

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The history of this country is one of eternal recurrence. The ‘national question” re-emerges where it has always been, with varying degrees of visibility: at the heart of Ethiopian political life.
The so called “dominante party” steamroller has flattened everything in its way. The opposition held one seat in the outgoing...

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Shabia is helping Woyanne to divert public attention from domestic troubles that were compounded by the recent North Korea-style elections

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I have yet to able to confirm ESAT's recent report about Ginbot 7's military action in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. Many of the people I spoke with in Humera and surrounding towns say that they had heard about skirmishes between local Woyanne militia and a group of unidentified gunmen over the past week, but not the kind of full-scale war that...

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Hailemariam Desalegn responds to ESAT report about Ginbot 7 alleged military action in Tigray region (video)

Details Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn Q&A session at parliament - July 7, 2015 4799...

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Italian company sold $1 million worth of software to Ethiopia’s regime to spy on journalists and dissident, hacked documents reveal

Details Italian company sold $1 million worth of software to Ethiopia’s regime to spy on journalists and dissident, hacked documents reveal
Italian company sold $1 million worth of software to Ethiopia’s regime to spy on journalists and dissident, hacked documents reveal
An unknown number of hackers accessed and posted at least 400 GB of the “offensive technology” manufacturer Hacking Team's internal documents, emails, slideshow presentations, and more, on Sunday evening. Up until now, the company hadn't confirmed reports that its clients were using its technology for more insidious purposes, including...

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A Teachable Moment for Ethio-Americans on July 4, 2015

Details My topic for my Monday Commentary this week was not about a teachable moment for Ethiopian-Americans.  I dropped my intended topic and wrote this piece because I was madder than a nest of hornets. A couple of weeks ago, I was reading a report by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) entitled, “Journalists Assaulted While […]...

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Some highlights of the 2015 ESFNA event in Maryland (video)

Details Video highlights of the Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America event in College Park, Maryland - 3 July 2015 1811...

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No independent confirmation of military action in Tigray by Ginbot 7

Details I have been trying to verify ESAT's report about military actions in Tigray, northern Ethiopia, by Ginbot 7 fighters over the past few days. As of tonight, I could not find any one locally who can give me an independent confirmation. I will continue my effort to gather all the facts and report to you. In the mean time, I can tell you for certain...

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Ethiopians protest Obama’s visit to Ethiopia (video)

Details Ethiopians hold protest rally in front of the White House against President Obama's visit to Ethiopia this month - VOA, 3 July 2015 6849...

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Harassing VOA journalist Henock SemaEgzer today in front of the White House was wrong and shameful

Details I have watched this video with utter disgust and disappointment. It is against one of the core principles of what we Ethiopians who have been fighting for over the past several decades. The right of all journalists, including that of VOA's Henock SemaEgzer, to report any thing as they see fit. We have the right to question his reports, but to...

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Teddy Afro and Gossaye Tesfaye @ Echostage in Washington DC, today July 2, 2015

Details Pinned onto MusicESFNA event featuring Ethiopian music stars Teddy Afro and Gossaye Tesfaye at Echostage, 2135 Queens Chapel Rd NE, Washington, DC 20018 (202) 503-2330...

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ESFNA Event Lineup

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COLLEGE PARK, MD – Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America (ESFNA) proudly presents its event lineup for its 32nd Annual Sports and Cultural Event to be held in the D.C./Maryland/Virginia area from June 28 to July 4, 2015. ESFNA has secured the University of Maryland’s world-class sports venue Byrd Stadium and the state-of-the-art...

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