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Ethiopia-Sudan border development conference kicks off on Thursday

February 14, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The 18th session of the conference on development of the joint Sudanese-Ethiopian borders will be held on Thursday in Mekelle, capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, said governor of Gadaref State. JPEG – 45.1 kb A road leading to Ethiopia-Sudan border (Photo Jamminglobal.com) The two-day conference, which is held alternately between […]

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Ethiopia: HRW – Dams, Plantations to Harm Neighbor Kenya

Ethiopia opened its Gibe III dam in December 2016 in the lower Omo Valley as part of a large project that includes sugar and cotton plantations, as well as dams. Water started collecting in a reservoir behind the dam in 2015, preventing it from flowing downstream to Lake Turkana in neighboring Kenya. Human Rights Watch […]

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NY Times says Trump campaign had repeated contact with Russian intelligence

(Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by Paul Tait) —- POLITICS | Wed Feb 15, 2017 Phone records and intercepted calls show that members of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and other Trump associates had repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials in the year before the election, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing four […]

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The Day America Taught the World the Meaning of the Rule of Law – by Alemayehu G. Mariam

“Fundamental to the work of this court is a vigilant recognition that is it but one of three equal branches of our federal government. The work of the court is not to create policy or judge the wisdom of any particular policy promoted by the other two branches. That is the work of the legislative […]

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Interview with Nesibu Sibhat

Interview with Nesibu Sibhat

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Teen refugee from Eritrea arrives in San Jose after travel ban delay

| tsanchez@bayareanewsgroup.com | PUBLISHED: February 10, 2017 The 17-year-old girl arrived alone in San Jose on Friday, marking a new chapter in a painstaking journey that took her from a refugee camp in Ethiopia to a new life in the Bay Area. Waiting at the end of a long passageway was her new foster mother, an […]

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Voice of Amara Radio – 11 Feb 2017

Voice of Amara Radio – 11 Feb 2017

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The Weeknd’s gift to U of T brings Ethiopian language to life

By Carmel Kilkenny | english@rcinet.ca The Weeknd will be entertaining millions tomorrow night when he makes his appearance on the American Grammy Awards in a performance with some other artists in what is sure to be a memorable mash-up of styles and sounds. He is much loved and appreciated in his home-town of Toronto where […]

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Calling All Ethiopian in EU Demonstration Against the Ethiopian TPLF/EPRDF tranny regime in Brussel

Calling All Ethiopian in EU Demonstration Against the Ethiopian TPLF/EPRDF tranny regime in Brussel

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Citizenship for Jamaicans high on Ethiopia’s agenda
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Donald Trump will not be welcome to address Parliament on his state visit to the UK

Independent Donald Trump will not be welcome to address Parliament on his state visit to the UK because of its opposition to racism and to sexism, the Speaker of the House of Commons has said in a major snub to the American President. In a dramatic intervention, John Bercow, the Speaker, said he was “strongly opposed” to […]

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Ethiopia On The Brink? Politics And Protest In Horn Of Africa

Location of Ethiopia. Source: CIA World Factbook. BY TRANSCONFLICT FEBRUARY 6, 2017 Ethiopia is 12 months in to a political crisis which has seen at least 1,000 people killed. But unless the government introduces significant reforms, it will get worse. By Andrea Carboni* An unprecedented wave of protests has shaken Ethiopia since November 2015. These […]

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Bagir Pays USD1.9 Million For Remaining 50% Of Ethiopia Factory Site

By Adam Clark; adamclark@alliancenews.com Alliance News LONDON (Alliance News) – Tailoring company Bagir Group Ltd said Monday it has agreed to purchase the remaining 50% shareholding in Nazareth Garments, the joint venture owner of its manufacturing site in Ethiopia Bagir said it will pay USD1.9 million to Kassaye Mindesyil and his family in order to […]

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The Times They Are A-Changin’ in the Land of Immigrants? – by Alemayehu G. Mariam

by Alemayehu G. Mariam Author’s note: I have written this commentary to better reach a broader audience concerning issues involving President Trump’s January 27, 2017 Executive Order “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” (“Immigration”). I have been asked by many concerned students, individuals in the community, organizations and media, particularly […]

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Interview with Messafint Bazezew and Lydia Zewdu – SBS Amharic

  Interview with Messafint Bazezew and Lydia Zewdu – SBS Amharic

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TPLF: The current Ethiopia’s  political cancer! –  by Muluken Gebeyew

WHAT is this Political cancer? TPLF (Tigray People Liberation Front) is a minority parasitic regime currently bleeding, wounding, imprisoning, selling, killing and terrorizing Ethiopians for the last 26 years. It is private company which controls Ethiopia under the pretext of party owned by an elite ultra Tigrayans and pro-Eritrean secession family members. It owns the […]

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NFL Super Bowl TV schedule: What time does Super Bowl start today? (2/5/17) Time, TV, channel, Patriots vs. Falcons

The AFC Champion New England Patriots, led by QB Tom Brady, will meet the NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons, led by QB Matt Ryan, in Super Bowl LI, or 51, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, on Sunday, February 5, 2017 (2/5/17). Super Bowl Super Bowl 2017: Which N.J. guy will have the biggest impact? Here’s […]

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Toxic Propaganda Targeted at Ethiopia and Ethiopian Unity: the Divisive Strategies

By Matebu Benti, Ph.D. The political crisis in Ethiopia is getting various dimensions. The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) has divided the country along ethnic lines. With its infamous Article 39 of the constitution, TPLF has made secession of ethnic groups a constitutional right. In its 25 years of brutal rule, TPLF-led EPRDF has been […]

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Aid for the sake of Ethiopian children

Ehiopia is no stranger of aid workers, community builders and contributors from Canada. But what sets John Graham apart is, he has lived through many African episodes of disasters, from the Ethiopian drought of 1984, to war and the flux of refugees in Southern Africa and can speak from experience and with rare authority. Inside […]

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Nuer leader in Ethiopia joins government after meeting Kiir

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle February 3, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) – Chairman of the South Sudanese Nuer community in Ethiopia has defected to join President Salva Kiir’s government in Juba. JPEG – 15.2 kb President Salva Kiir addresses the nation from the State House on September 15, 2015, in Juba (Photo AFP/Charles Atiki Lomodong) The defection of […]

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Ethiopian military officer in Somalia accused of  selling arms, massive corruption

ESAT News (February 2, 2017) An investigative report by a Somali website accused a high ranking Ethiopian officer in Somalia of arm sales to rival factions and collecting bribes from Somali politicians who want come to power. Waagacusub media described Haile Gebre as “the most corrupt military officer” who became extremely wealthy from huge sums […]

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Ethiopia born artist Awol Erizku is the man behind Beyonce’s pregnancy photo

Meet the artist behind Beyonce’s pregnancy photo By Lola Mosanya BBC Entertainment Beyonce’s pregnancy announcement portrait is now the most liked Instagram post of all time. But who is the artist behind the image? The photo of Beyonce wearing a veil and cradling her stomach has now been liked over eight million times. This might […]

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Ethiopian National Movement (ENM) Public Meeting, Atlanta, February 5th, Sunday.

Ethiopian National Movement (ENM) Public Meeting, Atlanta, February 5th, Sunday.

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Interview with Herui Tedla Bairu – Pt 2 – SBS Amharic

Interview with Herui Tedla Bairu – Pt 2 – SBS Amharic

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Ethiopia’s Oromo Youth Will No Longer Stay Silent

Written by Uju Okoye Mohammed Ademo, an Ethiopian journalist and editor of the OPride news platform, had a difficult time choosing the 2016 Oromo Person of the Year. In fact, Ademo admits in his end-of-year essay that he originally planned to write about Olympic athlete Feyisa Lilesa’s courage, and how Feyisa’s protest at the Olympic […]

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European Leaders Are Now Describing Trump as a Threat

The new administration has called into question “the last 70 years of American foreign policy,” one says Something has fundamentally changed in the world when one of the leaders of the European Union mentions the American president among the top threats to European unity, along with Russian aggression, radical Islamic terrorism, and civil wars in […]

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Canada Lauds Ethiopia’s Drought Response Mechanism

Addis Ababa January 31/2017 The response made by the Ethiopian government in curbing the El Nino induced drought over the previous year is commendable and among the best by global standards, Canada’s Ambassador to Ethiopia said. In an exclusive interview with ENA, Ambassador Philip Baker commended the strong and timely response made by the government […]

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NASA images reveal new fissures and unexplained rise is lave levels near the 100 year old lava lakes of Ethiopia’s Etra Ale volcano

Lava lake inside Ethiopia’s Etra Ale volcano reaches searing temperatures exceeding 1,100 degrees Celsius New fissures opened up about 7 kilometers (4 miles) from the summit caldera, spilling large amounts of lava At least one of the lava lakes has experienced large changes in the level of its lava   By Annabel Fenwick Elliott and Mark Prigg […]

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Ethiopian shoe designer hopes for repeat success with coffee

Bethlehem Alemu founded SoleRebels in 2005, a company that makes shoes from old tires.[/caption by Bianca Britton Bethlehem Alemu’s shoes have been sold worldwide by Amazon(AMZN, Tech30), Urban Outfitters (URBN) and Whole Foods (WFM). When she started her business the Ethiopian accountant had much more modest ambitions. “I wanted to do something that would give […]

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High paracardial fat volume linked to increased risk for heart disease in postmenopausal women

A higher volume of a certain type of fat that surrounds the heart is significantly associated with a higher risk of heart disease in women after menopause and women with lower levels of estrogen at midlife, according to new research led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. The findings reveal a […]

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