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welcome to ethiopia’s growing skate scene

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welcome to ethiopia’s growing skate scene

With the construction of the country’s first skatepark last month, local skaters came together with volunteers to create a spot to call their own. Last month over 50 volunteers from 20 countries came together with local skaters to build Ethiopia’s first skatepark, in the capitol city Addis Ababa. Prior to the park being built, locals’ only option was street skating. […]

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EBAC Condemns the Brazen Violation of Ethiopia’s Border and Killings of Innocent Citizens

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EBAC Condemns the Brazen Violation of Ethiopia’s Border and Killings of Innocent Citizens

EBAC Press Release The Ethiopian Border Affairs Committee (EBAC) has a well-established record in defending the country’s borders and the social, cultural, political, security and economic interests of the Ethiopian people as whole. EBAC is therefore aghast by the incident in Gambella and by the wanton destruction of villages, homes, families and properties by a […]

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Ethiopia: Horrified shipwreck survivors watched as hundreds drowned – (UNHCR)

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Ethiopia: Horrified shipwreck survivors watched as hundreds drowned  – (UNHCR)

By Tania Karas, Athens ATHENS, Greece,  – All Yasin Osman Ibrahim and his three-year-old son Abdulrahman could do was watch in horror as more than 500 migrants and refugees drowned two weeks ago, in one of the Mediterranean’s worst shipwrecks in modern history. Clutching Abdulrahman to his chest, Yasin stood on the deck of a […]

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Refugee crisis: 99 migrants feared dead as two boats capsize in Mediterranean

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Refugee crisis: 99 migrants feared dead as two boats capsize in Mediterranean

By Pavitra Dwibhashyam Around 99 people have reportedly drowned off the coast of Libya in two separate shipwrecks on 29 April. A newborn baby was among the victims, survivors claimed. On Friday, 26 migrants were rescued by an Italian cargo ship as the rubber dinghy they were travelling in, sank off the Mediterranean coast, soon […]

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Weyeyet Magazine # 1 | PDF

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Weyeyet Magazine # 1 | PDF

Weyeyet Magazine # 1 PDF

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Can you make a living driving for Uber or Lyft in Las Vegas? | Hiber Radio
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Teddy Afro – Oh Africa | Live Performance

Teddy Afro – Oh Africa | Live Performance

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Teddy Afro – Tsebaye Senay | Live Show

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Teddy Afro – Tsebaye Senay | Live Show
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Teddy Afro – Tsebaye Senay | Live Show

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Teddy Afro – Tsebaye Senay | Live Show
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Teddy Afro – Hewan Endewaza | Live Show

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Teddy Afro – Hewan Endewaza | Live Show

Teddy Afro – Hewan Endewaza | Live Show

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Bekele Gerba’s Trial in T-TPLF Monkey Court

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Bekele Gerba’s Trial in T-TPLF Monkey Court

Bekele Gerba’s Trial in T-TPLF Monkey Court by Al Mariam  In American legal lore, there is the Scopes Monkey Trial. In 1925, a high school teacher named John Scopes was prosecuted in Tennessee for teaching human evolution in a public school [violating the Butler Act]. Throughout the U.S., the Scopes trial was widely seen as a struggle […]

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Ethiopia terminate coach Yohannes Sahile’s contract

(BBC) Ethiopia coach Yohannes Sahile has had his contract terminated after the team’s poor run of form. The Ethiopian Football Federation acted following the 7-1 loss to Algeria in March and 3-3 daw at home with the same opponents in two consecutive African Nations Cup qualifiers. Ethiopia had led on three occasions in the second […]

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Ethiopia’s Simmering Sores and the Re-Opening of Old Wounds

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Ethiopia’s Simmering Sores and the Re-Opening of Old Wounds

Kalkidan Yibeltal & Tesfalem Waldyes (Addis Standard) The current government in Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), often claims the multi-national constitutional federalism that it introduced a quarter century ago answered the country’s age-old question – famously known as the ‘national question’ – once and for all. Ethiopia’s constitution, the government further claims, is […]

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Ethiopia: Ayantu Dhaqabo Won Women’s Pittsburgh Marathon 2016

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Ethiopia: Ayantu Dhaqabo Won Women’s Pittsburgh Marathon 2016

Not even inclement weather could stop Ayantu Dakebo Hailemaryam, as she navigated a wet course to win the 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon. Dakebo brought home her first Pittsburgh Marathon crown Sunday at the young age of 19. Her time of 2:39:19 was a little under seven minutes slower than Clara Santucci’s winning time of a year […]

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‘I Was Forced to Drink My Own Urine’: Freedom For Netizens After 647 Days Locked Up, But Not For All

On April 15, 2016, the Ethiopian Federal High Court acquitted two netizens, Yoantan Wolde and Bahiru Degu, who spent more than 600 days incarcerated on terrorism charges that critics allege were politically motivated. Zelalem Workagenehu, a third man, was not so lucky. He was convicted and will be sentenced on May 10. (On April 26, the public prosecutor submitted […]

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Tom Saintfiet: “Money isn’t an issue, I want to coach Ethiopia and can start immediately!”

By Zecharias Zelalem / Ethio Sports Former Namibia, Zimbabwe, Yemen, Malawi, Ethiopia and Togo national team coach Tom Saintfiet believes he is the best option to succeed the recently fired Yohannes Sahle as Ethiopian national team coach.     Yohannes Sahle, has finally been given the sack after a poor run of results saw Ethiopia exit the […]

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32 kidnapped Ethiopian children recovered by authorities in South Sudan

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32 kidnapped Ethiopian children recovered by authorities in South Sudan

By: Jason Patinkin Associated Press JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN—Authorities in South Sudan said they have recovered 32 of the 125 Ethiopian children who the Ethiopian government said were abducted from its Gambela region two weeks ago during a deadly cattle raid blamed on a South Sudanese militia. Ogato Chan, acting governor of South Sudan’s Boma state […]

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OLF in the Swedish Parliament and Oromo Youth in Global Intercultural Show

by Dr. Shigut Geleta,  full speech. Dear Mr. Chairman, Esteemed members of the Swedish Parliament, Dear Honourable guest speakers, Ladies and Gentlemen, First of all, I would like to thank and convey my deepest gratitude to the organizing committee for inviting me to present a paper on this seminar on behalf of the Oromo Liberation […]

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Are there ONLY 169 Ethiopians around the world to help Hamtamu Ayalew?

by Kirubel Bekele Selam all, It has been about 6 days since the “Habtamu Ayalew Medical Fund” is launched. So far ONLY 169 Ethiopians have donated $13, 200. They gave whatever they can. . There are well over 1.5 million Ethiopians in the Diaspora. We couldn’t even find one thousand patriotic Ethiopians to donate. This is a […]

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U.S Department of State: On Ethiopia’s Charges of Terrorism Against Political Leaders

Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC April 29, 2016 The United States is deeply concerned by the Government of Ethiopia’s recent decision to file terrorism charges against Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) First Vice-Chairman Bekele Gerba and others in the Oromia region who were arrested in late […]

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DEFYING CENSORSHIP, HUNGER STORIES EMERGE FROM ETHIOPIA

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DEFYING CENSORSHIP, HUNGER STORIES EMERGE FROM ETHIOPIA

BY  CHRISTABEL LIGAMI During my recent visit to Addis Ababa, one thing caught my eyes: the increased number of people on the streets begging for food and money. This is not the same Ethiopian capital I visited last year. It is very different due to a severe drought, and the government is trying hard to […]

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Bete Israel: Ethiopian Jews To Return To The ‘Promised Land’ by 2020

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Bete Israel: Ethiopian Jews To Return To The ‘Promised Land’ by 2020

The Passover celebrations in the northern Ethiopian region of Gondar are particularly lively this year. Preparations took weeks of advance work with tens of thousands of matzahs, a flatbread of Jewish cuisine, being baked for the festivities. The Seder, which fell on April 22 of this year, is the commencement feast for Passover. The story […]

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Ethiopia: Drought-Ravaged Ethiopia Now Faces a Seed Shortage

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Ethiopia: Drought-Ravaged Ethiopia Now Faces a Seed Shortage

A food crisis is shaping up to be the worst in 30 years.  by Whitney McFerron A food crisis developing in Ethiopia may get worse because farmers in the drought-ravaged nation are facing a shortage of seeds to plant the next crop, the United Nations said. More than 10 million people in the east African […]

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Police arrests 15 for mixing Teff flour with sawdust | Capital

(Capital) Fifteen people in Akaki Woreda 1 were arrested by police suspected of mixing Teff flour with earth, sawdust and other cereals’ waste products and baked Injera using unpurified flour. A microenterprise known as Belayneh Kinde and His Friends S.C. was associated with the crime. From the 15 people who are under custody by police, […]

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Hiber Radio Exclusive Interview with Journalist Befekadu Moreda and Sadik Ahemed | Audio

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Hiber Radio Exclusive Interview with Journalist Befekadu Moreda and Sadik Ahemed | Audio
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Ethiopia: Group demands freedom for Bekele Gerba and all political prisoners in Ethiopian prisons

The following is a statement of the Oromo Federalist Congress International Support Group (OFC-ISG) … OFC-ISG Press Release No. 4 – April 27, 2016 “Ethiopian Prosecutors Charge Oromo Opposition Leaders under Anti-Terrorism Proclamation” On April 22, 2016, Ethiopian federal prosecutors charged 22 individuals, including Mr. Bekele Gerba, First Secretary-General of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), […]

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Mogachoch 68 | Ethiopian Drama

MO_68 by EthiopianVideo Mogachoch 68 | Ethiopian Drama

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Klobuchar, Franken Condemn Ethiopia’s Lethal Violence Against Protesters

The bipartisan resolution calls for the Secretary of State to conduct a review of U.S. security assistance to Ethiopia in light of allegations that Ethiopian security forces have killed civilians; it also calls upon the government of Ethiopia to halt violent crackdowns, conduct a credible investigation into the killing of protesters, and hold perpetrators of […]

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Oil Plunge Casts Doubt on South Sudan Plan to End Civil War

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Oil Plunge Casts Doubt on South Sudan Plan to End Civil War

April 27, William Davison South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar returned to the capital of the world’s newest nation to rejoin the government and end a two-year civil war. An economic crisis caused by the conflict and a plunge in oil prices could derail everything. The government is almost bankrupt due to sliding crude revenue, […]

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BREAST MILK:  A Number one Natural Medicine  for your Kids!

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BREAST MILK:  A Number one Natural Medicine  for your Kids!

by Seble Tesfaye There are always exceptional cases when a mother can’t feed her baby with breast milk such as due to chronic or serious  illness.  However, in the absence of any sensible reasons, it is highly recommended to feed a baby exclusively with breast milk AT LEAST 6 months. The longer a baby stays […]

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