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TPLF and its ethnic policy

By Atalel Sahalu September 30, 2015 The minority junta, TPLF, leading Ethiopia into a complete darkness stage by dividing the nation due ethnicity and religious affiliation. They came into power with a policy of ethnic cleansing and apartheid and practiced it especially in Amhara ethnic group by violating the constitution in which they wrote. The … Continue reading

Running for their lives from a dictator goverment – The Washington post

Genet Lire locked herself in a bathroom stall at Dulles International Airport and hid. The clock was ticking. If she was found, she would have to get on the plane and eventually return home. She feared she surely would be locked up again, probably beaten, and her family terrorized. The time passed slowly: five minutes, … Continue reading

U.N. Dreams Big: 17 Huge New Goals To Build A Better World, without democracy

U.N. has 17 huge goals to build a better world, however, they do not talk about democracy and good government.  The world is in crises with wars in many places.  The main problem, for example in Africa is dictators  there forever.  It is impossible to  build a better world in Africa   without removing dictators  and … Continue reading

DR. Lia Tadesse named to lead global center for women’s health

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — While an Obgyn resident in Ethiopia, Lia Tadesse saw too many women suffer and die simply because they didn’t have access to proper care. She vowed she’d pursue a path in Obgyn to help prevent such deaths in her home country. CIRHT_LOGO.jpg Now, the former hospital executive will play a key … Continue reading

Ethiopia urged to free jailed activists, World Bank worker

A group of international development organisations and human rights groups on Tuesday urged authoriities in Ethiopia to immediately drop all charges pressed against two local activists and a former World Bank employee. Governor of Ethiopia’s Gambella region pictured with the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn during a visit to the region (FILE photo) In a … Continue reading

World Bank Translator, Activists Face Trial in Ethiopia

Activists Heading for Food Workshop Charged With Terrorism (Nairobi) – Ethiopian authorities should immediately drop all charges and release a former World Bank translator and two other local activists charged under Ethiopia’s repressive counterterrorism law after trying to attend a workshop on food security in Nairobi, six international development and human rights groups said today. … Continue reading

Journalists From 4 Countries to Get Press Freedom Awards

Associated Press NEW YORK—International journalists who have endured death threats, physical attacks and imprisonment or exile are to be honored with Press Freedom Awards. The Committee to Protect Journalists’ 2015 International Press Freedom Awards will be presented to Malaysia’s Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, Paraguay’s Candido Figueredo Ruiz and bloggers and journalists from Ethiopia and Syria at … Continue reading

Journalists From 4 Countries to Get Press Freedom Awards

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORKInternational journalists who have endured death threats, physical attacks and imprisonment or exile are to be honored with Press Freedom Awards. The Committee to Protect Journalists’ 2015 International Press Freedom Awards will be presented to Malaysia’s Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, Paraguay’s Candido Figueredo Ruiz and bloggers and journalists from Ethiopia and … Continue reading

The most delicious Ethiopian dish you’ve probably never heard of

By Yanan Wang One look at the dish bubbling in its stone bowl, set beside a large plate of injera and fresh vegetables, and it’s difficult to understand why anyone would consider shiro a “poor man’s meal.” But this is how chef Tiruzer “T” Mamo of Abol in Silver Spring describes the stew (also spelled “shuro” … Continue reading

ASU researchers commit to a brighter energy future in Ethiopia

AORA Solar, a leading developer of solar-biogas hybrid power technology has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Arizona State University LightWorks, Addis Ababa Science and Technology University (AASTU) and Adama Science and Technology University (ASTU). The goal is to promote academic cooperation for the development and advancement of renewable energy technologies to support the implementation … Continue reading

ከአርበኞች ግንቦት 7 ለአንድነትና ዴሞክራሲ ንቅናቄ የተሰጠ መግለጫ (ሞላ አስገዶምን አስመልክቶ)

በኢትዮጵያ የቅርብ ጊዜ የፖለቲካ ትግል ታሪክ ውስጥ ባጠቃላይና በተለይ ደግሞ ህወሓት/ኢህአዴግ የፖለቲካ ስልጣኑን በተቆጣጠረባቸው ባለፉት ሁለት አስርት አመታት ውስጥ ህወሓት/ኢህአዴግን እንቃወማለን በሚለው ወገን ገንነው የመጡ ሁለት አፍራሽና ኋላቀር የፖለቲካ አዝማሚያዎች (trends ) አሉ። ከነኝህ ውስጥ አንደኛው ራስን በፖለቲካ አመለካከት ዙሪያ ከማሰባሰብ ይልቅ በጎጥና በዘውግ ደረጃ የመመልከትና ሀገራዊ ፖለቲካን በደም ቆጠራ የመመንዘር አባዜ ነው። ሁለተኛውና ከዚሁ … Continue reading

Zone 9 Bloggers Winners of the 2015 CPJ Press Freedom Award

(CPJ) – In April 2014, Ethiopian authorities arrested six bloggers affiliated with the Zone 9 collective. The bloggers–Abel Wabella, Atnaf Berhane, Mahlet Fantahun, Natnail Feleke, Zelalem Kibret, and Befekadu Hailu–were charged with terrorism. The Zone 9 blogging collective was formed in May 2012 in response to the evisceration of the independent press and the narrowing … Continue reading

We are on the Eve of a New Year of Freedom, Not Merely Adding a Number to Our Calendar!

by T.Goshu 1. It goes without saying that millions of people of considerable number of countries in this planet of ours have succeeded in making their lives relatively easy and pleasant not only in terms of material values but also in terms of the values of political and religious freedoms . Yes, saying goodbye to … Continue reading

The TPLF/EPRDF’s Political Journey and Current Challenges

by Abel A. Asfaw, Toronto Many Ethiopians welcomed the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) when it ousted the military junta led by Mengistu Hailemariam and assumed power in 1991 hoping that the new regime would bring democracy, rule of law and more importantly much needed peace that was evidently not present during much of … Continue reading

Happy New Year 2008 in Ethiopia!

(By Makeda Yohannes in Ethiopia) e-mail: engafrica@vatiradio.va On  the occasion of the Ethiopian New Year 2008, this Saturday 12 September, the Archbishop of Addis Ababa, Cardinal Berhaneyesus Souraphiel has given his New Year message and blessing through the Ethiopian media. The Ethiopian calendar is based on the Coptic calendar, which was fixed to theJulian calendar … Continue reading

EU diplomats reveal devastating impact of Ethiopia dam project on remote tribes –

By John Vidal source:  http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/sep/03/eu-diplomats-reveal-devastating-impact-of-ethiopia-dam-project-on-remote-tribes Lives of semi-nomadic tribespeople being irreversibly changed by relocation into poorly planned settlements to make way for sugar plantation, says released report A controversial World Bank-funded scheme to dam a major Ethiopian river and import up to 500,000 people to work in what is planned to be one of the … Continue reading