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Ethiopia Bans Weapons at Upcoming Religious Gathering

Ethiopia has banned weapons at the upcoming Irrecha religious festival in order to avoid the violence that killed several dozen people last year. Sept. 24, 2017, By ELIAS MESERET, Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia has banned weapons at the upcoming Irrecha religious festival in order to avoid the violence that killed several […]

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I told you so, Sai Karuturi. But you would not listen!

Author’s Note: Last week, the infamous landgrabber in Ethiopia, Sai Karuturi, wrote a letter  informing the black apartheid T-TPLF (Thugtatorship of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front) prime minister that he has had enough and wants out. Karuturi “accused the (T-TPLF) state of nationalizing its farming investments” and demanded “adequate and appropriate redress.” Karuturi  also condemned the T-TPLF […]

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Embassy grills Chinese companies over alleged abuse

The Chinese Embassy in Addis Ababa called an unprecedented meeting with all Chinese companies operating in the country last week following repeated events such as labor issues and abuse of accusations involving Chinese companies working in the country, The Reporter has learnt. The embassy confirmed such a communication had taken place but refused to go […]

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The Peace Corps Experience In Ethiopia

When the Peace Corps was founded, the statement used to endorse the idea was that it was intended to promote world peace and friendship through volunteers, who would offer their services even through hardship. From the 1960s to 2015, nearly 220,000 people have joined the Peace Corps and served in 141 countries. In that regard, Ethiopia was among the first countries to […]

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US Companies Seek Level Playing Field, Transparency To Invest In Ethiopia

As more American companies are coming to engage in various investment projects in Ethiopia they are demanding for level playing field and transparency. Tanya L. Cole, senior foreign commercial service officer with the US Embassy, told The Reporter that there is a great interest coming from US companies to invest in Ethiopia. “The only thing […]

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Life and Legacy: Prof Ephraim Isaac – Pt 3 – SBS Radio

Life and Legacy: Prof Ephraim Isaac – Pt 3 – SBS Radio

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Self- Interests:  The Enemies of Truth, Morality and Peace

by Belayneh Abate It is the days our lives to hear individuals, leaders, rulers, and government representatives talking about self-interests. Government representatives often declare they took this or that action to protect self- or national-interests. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines self-interest as concern only for what you want or need and not about what happens to […]

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Ethiopia: The Long Arm of Ethiopia Reaches for Those Who Fled

By Felix Horne (Senior Researcher, Horn of Africa) “Wako” fled Ethiopia for Kenya in 2012, after his release from prison. He had been locked up for two years after campaigning for the Oromo People’s Congress, an opposition party that has often been targeted by the government. In Kenya, he hoped to be safe. But six […]

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Ethiopia: Human Rights Watch Letter to Inspector General of Police of Kenya Ethiopia: Human Rights Watch Letter to Inspector General of Police of Kenya

Joseph Kipchirchir Boinet, The Inspector General, Kenya Police Service, Nairobi (Kenya) Tel: +254 020 3341411 Dear Sir, I am writing, on behalf of Human Rights Watch, to solicit your views and input in respect of our ongoing research on threats to Ethiopian refugees and asylum seekers in Nairobi since 2014. Inspector General of Police of […]

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Thunder Bay Police arrest man on Canada-wide warrant

Suspect wanted on 11 charges including assault on an officer. Sep 1, 2017 4:09 PM by: TbNewsWatch.com Staff Thunder Bay Police on Friday apprehended a man wanted in Toronto on multiple charges including weapons-related offences, aggravated assault of an officer, flight from police and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. Kibrom Kevin Tesfay, 25, was […]

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Ethiopia: Al Jazeera’s Regional Office Showcases Ethio-Qatar Blossoming Ties – Director

By Bilal Derso Al Jazeera’s decision to open its Regional Office in Addis Ababa showcased the ever-widening Ethio-Qatar relationship in the media sector, Office Director says. Director of the Al Jazeera Regional Office, Mohammed Teha Tewekel tells The Ethiopian Herald that the decision is the manifestation of Qatar’s keenness to bolster its multifaceted relation with […]

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Ethiopia govt must avoid repeat of deadly chaos at Irreecha festival: HRW

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban with HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH International rights group, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has tasked the Ethiopian government and security forces to create an enabling environment for the conduct of a top cultural festival, the Irreecha. The call comes days to the event and will mark a year since violence blamed on highhanded […]

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Sudan: Military link with Ethiopia a pillar of stability in the region

by Middle East Monito “Military relations between Sudan and Ethiopia are key to achieving stability in the two countries and the region,” Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir said yesterday. This came during his meeting with Ethiopian Joint Chief of Staff General Samora Muhammad Yunis, according to the statement of the Ministry of Defence reported by the […]

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OPERATION CONSCIENCE: Raising Western Awareness of Ethiopia’s Genocides

David Steinman The challenge of changing official Western policy toward the ruling regime in Ethiopia has frustrated Ethiopia’s opposition for more than a quarter century. The West has never taken meaningful steps to stop the crimes committed by Ethiopia’s brutal dictatorship against the Ethiopian people. Given the level of collusion demonstrated for decades, it is […]

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Misinterpretation of the recent clashes along the border of Ethiopia’s Oromiya and Somali Regions

Tsegaye Tegenu (PhD) 2017-09-20 Following the recent clashes along the border of Oromo and Somali National Regions, in which more than 55 people were killed and over 70,000 ethnic Oromos have been displaced, there is rush to a conclusion about Ethiopia’s ethnic based federalism as a failed experiment. Some say that institutionalizing ethnic divisions by […]

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WHY IS THE U.S. WORRIED ABOUT ETHIOPIA?

BY CONOR GAFFEY ON 9/19/17 News Week Ethiopia is a major U.S. ally in Africa. The government in Addis Ababa has long cooperated with Washington on security and counterterrorism while benefiting generously from U.S. aid. In 2016, the U.S. pledged $809 million to Ethiopia, behind only war-torn South Sudan and Kenya, another Western ally, in sub-Saharan Africa.   But the U.S. Embassy […]

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Kenya Under-20 arrive from Ethiopia

By CELLESTINE OLILO More by this Author National women’s junior team Harambee Starlets are expected back home on Tuesday to prepare for the return match of their 2018 Fifa under 20 Women’s World Cup against Ethiopia scheduled for Friday next week in Machakos. The junior Harambee Starlets came from a goal down to draw 2-2 […]

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US calls for probe into Ethiopia ethnic clashes

By AFP The United States on Tuesday urged Ethiopia to investigate deadly clashes between two of the country’s major ethnic groups that have caused tens of thousands to flee. Fighting broke out in recent weeks along the border between the Oromia and Somali regions, which Oromia president Lemma Megersa said earlier this week led to […]

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‘Flashpoint’ Festival Looms in Ethiopia

By Nizar Manek September 18, 2017, Scores of people died in stampede at cultural event last year Human Rights Watch says security forces’ actions caused panic Ethiopian authorities should exercise restraint at a festival held by the country’s largest ethnic group in October, after security forces at last year’s event triggered a fatal stampede by […]

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Ethiopia’s Ethnic Federalism is turning out to be a curse

By: Asress Mulugeta Ethnic-federalism as governing system had been implemented and tested in a number of countries of the world. But it has lead all of them to violent disintegration. The real reason for the failure ethnic federalism in those countries was not economic or lack of democracy. It was simply because of the politicization […]

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Ethiopia’s Ethnic Federalism is turning out to be a curse

By Asress Mulugeta Political activists from the Oromo ethnic group in Ethiopia. PHOTO | FILE[/caption]Ethnic-federalism as governing system had been implemented and tested in a number of countries of the world. But it has lead all of them to violent disintegration. The real reason for the failure ethnic federalism in those countries was not economic […]

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Watch “Ethiopian Protest Toronto Canada Sep 18.2017

Watch “Ethiopian Protest Toronto Canada Sep 18.2017

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WEEK OF CLASHES IN EASTERN ETHIOPIA KILL 50, DISPLACE 50,000

The area along the border of Ethiopia’s Oromiya and Somali regions has been plagued by sporadic clashes for decades. Picture: Reuters ADDIS ABABA – Clashes along the border of Ethiopia’s Oromiya and Somali regions have displaced around 50,000 people, a senior regional official said on Sunday, in violence that has prompted the government to send […]

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Somalia parliament opens probe into handover of citizen to Ethiopia

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban Somalia’s parliament, the House of the People, has instituted a body to investigate the government’s decision to handover a Somali national to neighbouring Ethiopia. Their position was contained in a press release issued on Monday September 18, 2017 from the office of the Speaker of the House. It comprises 15 persons […]

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BBC launches services for Ethiopia and Eritrea

BBC News The BBC World Service has launched three websites for Ethiopia and neighbouring Eritrea as part of its biggest expansion since the 1940s. The sites would be a “source of truth” in a region with limited independent media, said BBC editor Will Ross. The Amharic, Afaan Oromo and Tigrinya sites’ launch will be followed […]

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Ethiopia: 55,000 people displaced amid ethnic clashes.

By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — More than 55,000 ethnic Oromos have been displaced from Ethiopia’s Somali region after a week of clashes with Somalis in which dozens were killed, the regional government of Ethiopia’s restive Oromia region said on Sunday. The statement from the Oromia government follows claims by Somali regional officials earlier […]

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Ethiopia: Ten Days of Accountability and Reckoning for the T-TPLF! – By  Alemayehu G. mariam

The ten days of T-TPLF kumbaya propaganda charm offensive in Ethiopia I have heard of the “12 Days of Christmas”.  Even sang it. “On the first day of Christmas/ my true love sent to me:/ A Partridge in a Pear Tree/…/”   Who has ever  heard of the T-TPLF’s  ten days of the Ethiopian New […]

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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE ETHIOPIAN PEOPLE: WHAT COURSE OF ACTION NOW WILL GIVE ALL ETHIOPIANS  THE BEST SUSTAINABLE ENDING TO TPLF/EPRDF DOMINATION?

September 17, 2017 Dear Ethiopian, We wish you a meaningful Ethiopian New Year, hoping that Ethiopians will join with us in finding an effective and sustainable solution to the crisis as we enter the New Year. We come to you as stakeholders who care about the future of all of us. We believe sustainable peace […]

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The Ethno-Language based FEDERALISM has failed in Ethiopia

by Muluken Gebeyew The ethno-language based federalism crafted and implemented by TPLF ( Tigray People’s Liberation Front) in Ethiopia caused significant rift, conflict, suffering, destruction and death among Ethiopian people. TPLF synthesised this experiment not with intention to offer better governance and development but as means of controlling Ethiopians by dividing them and inciting one […]

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Ethiopia’s tense ethnic federalism is being tested again

WRITTEN BY Tom Gardner September 15, 2017 Quartz Africa Addis Ababa The federal republic of Ethiopia is one of Africa’s most daring constitutional experiments. The radical idea—that by institutionalizing ethnic divisions the country might peacefully overcome them—was a gamble from the outset. The doubters have largely been proven wrong: Ethiopia’s distinct model of ethnically-based federalism […]

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