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Corruption Is Holding Back Democracy and Prosperity in Ethiopia

Corruption Is Holding Back Democracy and Prosperity in Ethiopia

🕔06:02, 8.Aug 2017

Charles Busch / James M. Roberts / August 07, 2017 Ethiopia, a huge and beautiful country that straddles the Great Rift Valley just north of the equator in Africa, traces its history to biblical times. Blessed with a long growing

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No Honor at Tampere University for a Dictator in Ethiopia – By Al Mariam

No Honor at Tampere University for a Dictator in Ethiopia – By Al Mariam

🕔11:28, 24.Mar 2017

Author’s Note: In my March 19, 2017 commentary,  I indicated that I will be contacting the President and Board Chairman of the Tampere University of Technology to withdraw or rescind the offer of an honorary doctoral degree to Hailemariam Desalegn,

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Ethiopia: Year of Brutality, Restrictions – Human Rights Watch

Ethiopia: Year of Brutality, Restrictions – Human Rights Watch

🕔12:31, 12.Jan 2017

(Nairobi, January 12, 2017) – Ethiopia plunged into a human rights crisis in 2016, increasing restrictions on basic rights during a state of emergency and continuing a bloody crackdown against largely peaceful protesters, Human Rights Watch said today in its

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Ethiopia: Ethnic nationalism and the Gondar protests

Ethiopia: Ethnic nationalism and the Gondar protests

🕔12:55, 11.Jan 2017

An analysis on what the rising ethnic nationalism among the historically powerful Amhara means for the country’s future. byKalkidan Yibeltal Amba Giorgis, Ethiopia – Etenesh* sits alone on a worn cow skin in her mud-walled home in Amba Giorgis, a

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Feyisa Lilesa: Ethiopia’s Olympic protester hopes to compete for his country

Feyisa Lilesa: Ethiopia’s Olympic protester hopes to compete for his country

🕔05:06, 5.Jan 2017

BBC News Ethiopian Olympic marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa still hopes to compete for his country – despite being exiled since last summer’s Games. Lilesa has been living in the US on a temporary visa after making an anti-government gesture when

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Proud  Ethiopian AAU Instructor who told Meles Zenawi the fact –   Does anyone know the instructor?

Proud Ethiopian AAU Instructor who told Meles Zenawi the fact – Does anyone know the instructor?

🕔10:55, 2.Jan 2017

ይህ መምህር ዛሬ የት እንዳለ የሚያውቅ ይኖር ይሆን ? በተለይ አንቀጽ 39 ኝን ቁጭ ብሎ ያጸደቀ ባንዳ በቅንነት ሀገር ይመራል ብሎ ማሰብ ይከብዳል የሚገርመው ሁሉንም ቁጭ ብለን በአይናችን ብሌን አየነው . ምስጋናዬ ከፍ ያለ ነው ለዚህ ምሁር . ሰውዬውም ተሳስቶ

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Embi Ale Workneh AssefaGoldie

Embi Ale Workneh AssefaGoldie

🕔21:22, 13.Dec 2016

Embi Ale – Workneh Assefa- New Ethiopian revolutionary music 2016 Embi Ale Workneh AssefaGoldie

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Ethiopia’s crisis: Things fall apart: will the centre hold? [RENÉ LEFORT- Open Democracy]

Ethiopia’s crisis: Things fall apart: will the centre hold? [RENÉ LEFORT- Open Democracy]

🕔01:59, 21.Nov 2016

RENÉ LEFORT Open Democracy Almost exactly a year ago, Ethiopia entered its worst crisis since the arrival of the regime in 1991. Last month, a state of emergency was proclaimed. These two events have generated a flood of commentary and

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Ethiopia Moves to ‘Rehabilitate’ Opposition Protesters

Ethiopia Moves to ‘Rehabilitate’ Opposition Protesters

🕔22:28, 31.Oct 2016

&nbsp Marthe van der Wolf VOA   BRUSSELS/ADDIS ABABA — A state-backed news agency in Ethiopia reports that about 2,000 people detained during recent protests have been released after receiving what the report called education and counseling services. &nbsp According to

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Ethiopia: State of Emergency Risks New Abuses (Human Rights Watch)

Ethiopia: State of Emergency Risks New Abuses (Human Rights Watch)

🕔13:02, 31.Oct 2016

(Nairobi) – An Ethiopian government directive under a state of emergency contains overly broad and vague provisions that risk triggering a human rights crisis, Human Rights Watch said today in a legal analysis. The government should promptly repeal or revise

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UN chief urges Ethiopia to protect rights during emergency  #FoxNews

UN chief urges Ethiopia to protect rights during emergency #FoxNews

🕔10:00, 18.Oct 2016

Published October 17, 2016 Associated Press   UNITED NATIONS –  U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging the Ethiopian government to ensure “the protection of fundamental human rights” following its imposition of stringent rules under its state of emergency. U.N. spokesman

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TPLF’s political and economic supremacy makes Ethiopia’s biggest ethnic groups protest

TPLF’s political and economic supremacy makes Ethiopia’s biggest ethnic groups protest

🕔16:46, 16.Sep 2016

By: Asress Mulugeta Unique among African countries, the ancient Ethiopian monarchy has ruled the country until 1974. In September 1974, the Derg, deposed Emperor Haile SELASSIE and established a socialist state. In 1991, the coalition of rebel forces, the Ethiopian

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Ethiopia: The Time for Change is Now!

Ethiopia: The Time for Change is Now!

🕔11:39, 16.Sep 2016

By:  Elizabeth Fraser Last weekend on the eve of two large celebrations in Ethiopia—the Ethiopian New Year and the beginning of Eid al-Adha festivities—the Ethiopian authorities pardoned approximately 1,000 people, 135 of whom had been charged under the country’s draconian

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Angela Merkel stunned by massive protest against Ethiopian government (TPLF) in Berlin.  [By Zerihun Shumete/ Germany]

Angela Merkel stunned by massive protest against Ethiopian government (TPLF) in Berlin. [By Zerihun Shumete/ Germany]

🕔14:27, 10.Sep 2016

By Zerihun Shumete/ Germany Ethiopians who live in Germany have held a huge protest against the 25 years dictatorial Ethiopian government ( TPLF) on 09 Sep 2016 .  As the beating, killing and jailing of innocent Ethiopians by the ruling

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A Hopeful Beginning  [Tadesse Nigatu]

A Hopeful Beginning [Tadesse Nigatu]

🕔11:24, 3.Sep 2016

Now more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness and corruption. If it be intelligent, brave and pure,

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Social Media and the simmering Ethiopian Revolution (Alem Bitew)

Social Media and the simmering Ethiopian Revolution (Alem Bitew)

🕔08:23, 3.Sep 2016

“There are no nations! There is only humanity. And if we don’t come to understand that right soon, there will be no nations, because there will be no humanity.”  Isaac Asimov, an American author Declining political space and tightly controlled

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Speaking up for Ethiopia in Rio  [Toronto CNW]

Speaking up for Ethiopia in Rio [Toronto CNW]

🕔21:24, 29.Aug 2016

The following is a statement from the PEN Ethiopia centre in exile. TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2016 /CNW/ – Ethiopia’s government is known for suppressing independent voices. It routinely jails journalists, opposition leaders, activists, and peaceful demonstrators. During 25 years of undemocratic

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Video: Amhara Protests in Enjibara, Gojam

Video: Amhara Protests in Enjibara, Gojam

🕔14:21, 28.Aug 2016

#AmharaProtests in Enjibara, Gojam. The regime intelligence has sent alarm to center confirming the entire Gojam today is out of control of government.

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The Current Ethiopian Stalemate and the Way Forward [Alem Bitew]

The Current Ethiopian Stalemate and the Way Forward [Alem Bitew]

🕔05:13, 21.Aug 2016

“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”  John F. Kennedy, the 35th US President, 13 March 1962 Ethiopia’s political landscape is changing rapidly and irreversibly. Protests demanding better living conditions face brutal crackdown. Security forces have killed at least 100

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Crisis in Ethiopia and the Role of the International Community: Politics of Fear

Crisis in Ethiopia and the Role of the International Community: Politics of Fear

🕔23:59, 13.Aug 2016

By Fikrejesus Amahazion       August 12, 2016 Rather than condemn and censure Ethiopia’s brutal crackdown, the international community has turned a blind eye. Dozens of anti-government protesters have been killed and arrested by government authorities amid ongoing unrest

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