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Mogachoch part 59

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Mogachoch part 59

  Mogachoch part 59

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Genzebe Dibaba runs 4:13.31, breaks indoor mile world record – Video

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Genzebe Dibaba runs 4:13.31, breaks indoor mile world record – Video

Dibaba was clocked at 3:56.27 for 1,500 meters, which was just 1.1 seconds off her world record in the 1,500 meters from outdoors. Watch Dibaba’s record-breaking run below:

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Respond to Professor Messay Kebede Article  –  By Kaleab Tessema

  I barely remember a long time ago, Professor Messay had given a speech at Columbia University and I was there to listen his speech, and his speech was not inspiring to me at all. I can not even recollect the topic of his speech, just that he was speaking about the Amhara ruling class […]

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Why did Ethiopians remain under tyrants? – Tefera Dinberu

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Why did Ethiopians remain under tyrants?  – Tefera Dinberu

This question revolves around many folks due to their aspiration for change, common among men and women who participated in the student movement since 1960’s and 1970’s. That generation having been emotionally affected regrets very much as the revolution was hijacked by the military junta/Dergue/  and Weyane/EPRDF/ in a row. After so much material and […]

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Supreme Court President, Judge Tegene Getaneh has resigned from his post

Supreme Court President, Judge Tegene Getaneh has resigned from his post, effective February 9, 2016. His resignation, officially communicated to the Judges’ Administrative Council, cites health problems that render him unable to carry out his duties. Sources close to the system contemplate other factors, including weak commitment to the good governance campaign. Others, however, strongly argue the cause […]

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Meseret Defar runs year’s fastest 3,000 meter after long layoff

Ethiopian two-time Olympic champion Meseret Defar ran the year’s fastest 3,000 meters as she returned to the track for the first time in more than two years at the Boston indoor grand prix on Sunday. The 2004 and 2012 Olympic 5,000 meters gold medalist romped to victory in 8 minutes, 30.83 seconds in her first […]

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Responses to Some Criticisms Toward “The Danger of a Single Story…” Commentary | By Assegid Habtewold

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Responses to Some Criticisms Toward “The Danger of a Single Story…” Commentary | By Assegid Habtewold

  Feedbacks It has been a little more than a week since my commentary entitled “The Danger of a Single Story And What We Ethiopians Can Do About It” (http://nazret.com/blog/index.php/2016/02/05/ethiopia-the-danger-of-a) was posted on many Ethiopian Diaspora websites. Since then, a couple of friends encouraged me to take some follow up actions like arranging forums, panel […]

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Protesters in Shalla, West Arsi broke down a jail and freed over 100 political prisoners | OMN Breaking News

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Protesters in Shalla, West Arsi broke down a jail and freed over 100 political prisoners | OMN Breaking News

Protesters in Shall, West Arsi broke down a jail and freed over 100 political prisoners | Oromo Media Network Breaking News

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Kenya, Ethiopia business leaders pursue bilateral trade pact

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Kenya, Ethiopia business leaders pursue bilateral trade pact

BUSINESS leaders in Kenya and Ethiopia have pledged to push their respective governments to implement a bilateral trade agreement signed in 2012. The leaders who met in Nairobi on Thursday said implementation of the Special Status Agreement was key to growing trade between the countries. According to the Kenya Association of Manufacturers, the country “has […]

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Thousands of Chinese prostitutes have joined the scramble for African riches

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Thousands of Chinese prostitutes have joined the scramble for African riches

Kampala, Uganda (Quartz) — The Soothing Spot has Muzak, gurgling fountains, and a friendly local staff. By all accounts it is a legitimate, happy-ending-less massage parlor. No matter. A few months after opening in an upscale mall, management began photocopying ID cards and blanketed the waiting room with posters warning that untoward advances would not be […]

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Proposed Kentucky bill would require spouse to sign off before husband gets Viagra

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Proposed Kentucky bill would require spouse to sign off before husband gets Viagra

The bill is intended to make sure men are informed about the drug and its side effects, but was also proposed as a response to current anti-abortion measures, the Courier-Journal reported. A Kentucky bill signed into law earlier this month requires a woman seeking an abortion receive counseling 24 hours in advance of the procedure.

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Ah! Qatari Resort in Addis Ababa!  Why Don’t Ethiopians Eat Cake?

Fifteen million Ethiopians are suffering Biblical famine right NOW! The Thugtatorship of the Tigrean Peoples Liberation Front (T-TPLF) is chasing after “resort developers” from the Middle East. What about the fifteen million facing the Biblical Black Horseman? The T-TPLF says, “Let them eat cake!” It is said that Marie-Antoinette, the Queen consort of Louis XVI, […]

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Waza Ena Kumneger 13 Feb. 2016

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Waza Ena Kumneger 13 Feb. 2016

Waza Ena Kumneger 13 Feb. 2016

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Meleket 43 – Ethiopian Drama

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Meleket 43 – Ethiopian Drama
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Dana Season 4 – Part 16 – Ethiopian Drama

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Dana Season 4 – Part 16 – Ethiopian Drama
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Home » Ethio Soccer » Latest News » Premier League » Soccer » Sports » You are reading »Kelvin Friday joins St George of Ethiopia

By Markos Berhanu Dar es Salaam — Azam Football club striker, Kelvin Friday has finally managed to get his first international break after signing for Ethiopia first runners, St George. Speaking with The Citizen, Azam FC head coach, Stewart Hall, said that Kelvin had already joined the club in Ethiopia ahead of both local and […]

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To ease assimilation of future olim, Bnei Akiva launches in Ethiopia

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To ease assimilation of future olim, Bnei Akiva launches in Ethiopia

Youth movement opens center in Gondar, Ethiopia, to cater to last-standing of historic Jewish community. The world Benei Akvia youth movement recently  launched an inaugural branch in Gondar, Ethiopia, to cater to the remaining 6,000 person-large Jewish community awaiting aliya to Israel. The 6,000 mark the last of Ethiopia’s Jews, and, according to a governmental decision […]

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Hagere Nuri – Kalkidan Demelash – Ethiopia/ Indonesia
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Betoch Comedy Drama – Part 130

Betoch Comedy Drama – Part 130

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Somalia’s al Shabaab says its bomber behind airline blast

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Somalia’s al Shabaab says its bomber behind airline blast

Somalia’s al Shabaab insurgents said on Saturday they were responsible for a blast that punched a hole in the fuselage of a plane last week that the government said was caused by a bomb meant to kill everyone on board. The suspected suicide bomber was sucked out of the Daallo Airlines plane through a one-meter […]

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15-Yr-Old Boy’ Who Killed Swedish Social Worker Is Actually Somali-Born Adult

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15-Yr-Old Boy’ Who Killed Swedish Social Worker Is Actually Somali-Born Adult

A Somali-born refugee charged with the murder of a Swedish social worker is not 15 years old, as previously believed, but is likely over 18, which means he could face trial in an adult court. The new conclusion about the age of Youssaf Khaliif Nuur, who is accused of killing 22-year-old social worker Alexandra Mezher, […]

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Creating the Pattern for Democracy: A bottom up approach | By Tadesse Nigatu

In this write-up, I argue that the reason for the unsuccessful attempt to create a democratic Ethiopia was that we worked on a top-down approach to replace the government from the top with the hope to “trickle down” democracy to the people when the better approach would have been a bottom-up, that is, spread the […]

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FEATURE: Eritreans favour “out of camp policy” over peril sea route

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FEATURE: Eritreans favour “out of camp policy” over peril sea route

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle February 12, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – Some Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia say the government’s “out of camp policy”, which relaxed restrictions on Eritrean refugees has encouraged them against taking the desperate and dangerous sea crossings to Europe. Introduced in Ethiopia in 2010, the policy provides Eritrean refugees an opportunity to live in […]

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OROMO PROTESTS AND THE STATIC OROMO DIASPORA POLITICS

By Edao Dawano * Ever since the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) dominated Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) took power 24 years ago, there has not been any robust and nationwide political protests, involving people from all walks of life, as the still-ongoing Oromo protests. Rightly, this popular objection to EPRDF’s uncontested reign has captured […]

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Oromo Protesters Burned Down Properties. Should we Condemn or Condone It?  Who’s to Blame? Could it Repeated Itself in Other Regions?

Seid Hassan- Murray State University February 13, 2016   Introduction In addition to the senseless killings of protesters by the ruling party against the Oromos, the latest video clips and news reports also indicate that the same protests in Oromia region have led to the burning/destruction of properties, foundations, etc. There is an ongoing and […]

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Six High Level Ethiopian Diplomat defected

ESAT News (August 4, 2015) Six high-level diplomats who have been serving at different consular positions have reportedly defected from the Ethiopian regime.Sources told ESAT that these diplomats didn’t returned to Ethiopia and failed to report to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after completing their terms.Sources from the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs also revealed […]

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Ethiopia lecturing Ghana about Election? Please !

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Ethiopia lecturing Ghana about Election? Please !

Editor’s Note EPRDF’s ambassador to Ghana, Gifti Abasiya, calls for the people of Ghana to exhibit the decency, maturity and civility in the upcoming general elections of Ghana. For sure, It is TPLF that needs advise from Ghanaians. In the last (may, 2010) Ethiopian election, the ruling party scored 99.6%. Yes, 99.6% in the 21st […]

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