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BTI 2012 – Ethiopia Country Report; Transformation Index

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BTI 2012 – Ethiopia Country Report; Transformation Index

Gütersloh, Germany (BTI-Project)| History and Characteristics of Transformation Ethiopia in its present form – with 82 million inhabitants living in a multicultural federal state consisting of nine culturally diverse regions and two city administrations – is the outcome of the expansionist politics pursued by the Amharic-speaking people of the central highlands since the 19th century. […]

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ESFNA wins court battle over rival

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ESFNA wins court battle over rival

Press Release MARYLAND – A court has imposed a temporary restraining order on ESFNAONE, a group alleged to have closer ties to the ruling party in Ethiopia. The ruling was a victory for the popular Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America (ESFNA), which is hosting an annual event in Dallas, TX from July 1 to […]

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Ethiopia Is Arming South Kordofan Rebels says Ethiopian officer

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Ethiopia Is Arming South Kordofan Rebels says Ethiopian officer

  Ethiopian dictator Meles Zenawi is accused of arming Sudanese SPLM-N rebels April 13, 2012 (Durame) – A high-ranking Ethiopian security officer reveled his country is supplying arms to South Kordofan rebels in an attempt to overthrow Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir. Speaking on condition of anonymity by phone, the security agent explained Addis Ababa is […]

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Ex Ethiopian leader’s future uncertain in Zimbabwe

By Janet Shoko Former Ethiopian dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam, who oversaw the murder of several thousands of his countrymen during the “Red Terror” campaign could be living on the edge in Zimbabwe as his future after the demise of his friend President Mugabe is uncertain.

 Mengitsu also known as “Butcher of Addis” has lived in […]

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Gebrselassie to chase Radcliffe in special half marathon event

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Gebrselassie to chase Radcliffe in special half marathon event

VIENNA (AP) — Paula Radcliffe will get a head start of 7 minutes, 52 seconds on the Ethiopian great Haile Gebrselassie at a special half-marathon event in Vienna on Sunday. Radcliffe’s advantage equals the difference between their personal bests over the 13.1-mile distance. It’s her first race of the year, four months before the London […]

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Eviction of innocent peoples from their home is a crime against humanity – (OLF Press Release)

OLF Press Release | April 11, 2012 The Oromo Liberation front strongly believes that any members of nations, nationalities, and people of Ethiopia have the inalienable rights to live in all parts of Ethiopia without any fear of eviction or expulsion. The Oromo Liberation front advocates that in Ethiopia, governed by true federal system all […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Maitre Artiste Afewerk Tekle dies at 80

Ethiopia’s renowned and acclaimed painter the most honorable Maitre Artiste World Laureate Afewerk Tekle has died late last night at the age of 80 at Kadisco Hospital, Capital learnt. The country’s much-admired artist died due to a severe illness after receiving treatment in the capital Addis Ababa, a close family, who didn’t want to be […]

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Tribal Wives: Afar

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Tribal Wives: Afar
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Ethiopian migrant suicide: ‘I can’t tell my daughter that her mother is dead’ – video

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Ethiopian migrant suicide: ‘I can’t tell my daughter that her mother is dead’ – video

Alem Dechasa, an Ethiopian migrant, was beaten in the streets of Beirut by men who allegedly worked for the company that recruited her in Lebanon. Later she was found dead in hospital, having apparently killed herself. Alem’s partner, Lemesa Ejeta, explains why he cannot bring himself to tell their two children that she is dead

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Ethiopian gunmen attack Sudanese governor

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Ethiopian gunmen attack Sudanese governor

  April 9, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – A convoy carrying the governor of Sudan’s eastern state of Al-Qadarif across the shared borders with Ethiopia on Sunday was attacked by suspected members of the Ethiopian gang known as Shifta, Sudan Tribune has learned. The attack took place as the convoy of the governor, Karam Allah Abbas, was […]

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When suicide is the only escape

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When suicide is the only escape

by Khaled A Beydoun Washington, DC – For Alem Dechesa, death was the only way out. For thousands of voiceless Ethiopian domestic workers working in Lebanon, suicide is the only avenue for escaping a nihilistic existence. I witnessed the range of human rights abuses endured by Ethiopian maids – from both the perspective of a […]

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Ethiopia: Identity Politics and Transition to Democracy – Alemayehu G. Mariam

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Ethiopia: Identity Politics and Transition to Democracy – Alemayehu G. Mariam

by Alemayehu G. Mariam History Keeps Repeating Itself in Ethiopia Last week, the Voice of America Amharic radio program reported on the forced official removal (“displacement”) of a large number of people from the southern part of Ethiopia. According to the report, numerous Amhara farming families from the town of Gura Ferda were ordered by […]

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Ethiopia: Dire need for Amhara-Oromo et al united action

by Robele Ababya It is written in the Holy Bible in Ecclesiastic 3: 1 that: “There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the heavens” How long ago was is it since us Ethiopians said ENOUGH! Of TPLF regime’s multiple cruelties amounting to those of the ruthless invader Mussolini? When […]

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Man Utd win to go eight points clear at top

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Man Utd win to go eight points clear at top

By Neil Johnston BBC Sport Manchester United went eight points clear at the top of the Premier League after a controversial Wayne Rooney penalty helped them defeat QPR. Paul Scholes also scored from 25 yards as United secured an eighth straight league win, while Michael Carrick was denied by a post. QPR’s Shaun Derry was […]

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Premier League – Mancini: City set to sell Balotelli

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Premier League – Mancini: City set to sell Balotelli

Controversial striker Mario Balotelli will not be picked again this season by Manchester City and is likely to be sold at the end of the campaign, said manager Roberto Mancini after their 1-0 Premier League defeat at Arsenal. Balotelli was sent off for the second time this season as City’s hopes of lifting the top-flight […]

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Can Ethiopians Afford to Ignore TPLF Inc.’s atrocities?

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Can Ethiopians Afford to Ignore TPLF Inc.’s atrocities?

By Aklog Birara, PhD “The people occupying the plateau of the Blue Nile are conscious of a glorious past and proudly call themselves Ethiopians.” – Elise Reclus, Philosopher Ethiopian ethnic-based political elites, most prominently, the champion of ethnic politics and business, TPLF Inc., were always bent on shredding to pieces our commonalities, shared history and […]

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Stolen Childhoods: Child Prostitution And Trafficking In Ethiopia

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Stolen Childhoods: Child Prostitution And Trafficking In Ethiopia

by Graham Peebles Prostitution, perhaps the most distressing form of child abuse, is an epidemic throughout Ethiopia. The innocence of a childhood shattered, causing a deep feeling of shame, poisoning the sense of self and excluding the child from education, friends and the broader society. A society, which stands idly by whilst children suffer, speaking […]

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Artist Tamagne Beyene’s Recent Speech in Atlanta

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Artist Tamagne Beyene’s Recent Speech in Atlanta
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Hyenas Hunt In Ethiopia When Lent Makes Scavenging Impossible

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Hyenas Hunt In Ethiopia When Lent Makes Scavenging Impossible

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Humans aren’t the only ones who give up certain foods for Lent. In the 55 days before Easter in Ethiopia, hyenas are forced to turn from scavenging to hunting to make up for Christians’ fasting traditions. Members of the Orthodox Tewahedo Church give up meat and dairy during the […]

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Loving Ethiopia to death – The doctors

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Loving Ethiopia to death – The doctors

By Yilma Bekele On November 11, 2011 Yenesew Gebre was driven to kill himself on behalf of all suffering Ethiopians. He killed himself out of love for his people and country. He made the ultimate sacrifice to wake us up so we can see what it means to be humiliated in your own home. Love […]

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Can we be indifferent to TPLF destruction of Ethiopia?

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Can we be indifferent to TPLF destruction of Ethiopia?

By Aklog Birara (Ph.D.) “The people occupying the plateau of the Blue Nile are conscious of a glorious past and proudly call themselves Ethiopians.” — Elise Reclus, Philosopher Ethiopian ethnic-based political elites, most prominently, the champion of ethnic politics and business, TPLF Inc., were always bent on shredding to pieces our commonalities, shared history and […]

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The Ethiopian town that’s home to the world’s greatest runners

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The Ethiopian town that’s home to the world’s greatest runners

(The Guardian) – What do Kenenisa Bekele, Tirunesh Dibaba, Derartu Tulu and Fatuma Roba have in common, apart from being Olympic gold medal-winning runners? They all come from Bekoji in Ethiopia – and they were all trained by one man. Outside the blue hut is a plaque with a beautifully calligraphed set of rules and […]

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Ethiopia resettlement plan falls short on development

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Ethiopia resettlement plan falls short on development

By Jenny Vaughan (AFP) | GAMBELLA, Ethiopia — When the Ethiopian government asked Thwol Othoy if he wanted to be resettled, he agreed, attracted by promises of a better life – a clinic, school for his children and land to farm. But he now struggles to feed his family. After moving from western Ethiopia to […]

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Tibetan sets himself on fire outside Indian parliament

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Tibetan sets himself on fire outside Indian parliament

Source: The Guardian Man treated in hospital for severe burns after protest before visit to India by Chinese president Hu Jintao A Tibetan exile has set himself on fire at a demonstration in central Delhi, a day before a visit to India by the Chinese president. Jamphel Yeshi, a 27-year-old Delhi resident, doused himself with […]

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Ethiopian top model Liya Kebede is to star in a French film

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Ethiopian top model Liya Kebede is to star in a French film

Ethiopian top model Liya Kebede is to star in a French film for children set in an imaginary South American country. In what is perhaps an effort to counteract all that posing for cosmetics giant Estée Lauder, top model Liya Kebede has put the serious pouting on the backburner and made a film for children. […]

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Grab the Land – By Josh Tetrick

By Josh Tetrick It’s a global trend, and not a good one. It’s called land grabbing, and it’s happening on a massive scale — especially in Africa. For millions of indigenous villagers and pastoralists it means forced relocation, loss of livelihoods, and a death blow to their ancient cultures. Ethiopia is a sad example of […]

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Lebanon urged to investigate death of worker abused on tape

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Lebanon urged to investigate death of worker abused on tape

Source Los angeles Times Lebanon is being urged by human rights groups to investigate the death of an Ethiopian domestic worker who killed herself after she was videotaped being publicly abused in Beirut, spurring outrage over her mistreatment. The eyewitness video above was aired by the Lebanese Broadcasting Corp. and quickly spread through social networks. […]

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As separatists in Ethiopia disarm, a new chapter for D.C.’s Oromo community

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As separatists in Ethiopia disarm, a new chapter for D.C.’s Oromo community

By Emily Wax April 1, 2012 (Washington Post) – On a windy Saturday afternoon at a small Petworth cafe, Taha Tuko orders a round of celebratory macchiatos for three of his countrymen and tells them their 38-year armed struggle for secession from Ethiopia is over — fighters back in Africa have laid down their arms. […]

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Ethiopia’s universities: Educational institutes or places of training for the oppressive TPLF?

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Ethiopia’s universities: Educational institutes or places of training for the oppressive TPLF?

  By Million Feyyisa Lenjiso | Upon seizing government power, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front’s promised policy was, among others, to improve the education of Ethiopia. If it was to be done so, education was meant to help the country step one leap forward, show economic progress, and feed its people. However, the Nation’s […]

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blackburn-rovers 0-2 manchester-united highlights

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blackburn-rovers 0-2 manchester-united highlights

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