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Abadula Gemeda Resigns Speakership: Here’s Why He’s Leaving

Abadula Gemeda Resigns Speakership: Here’s Why He’s Leaving

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Forum 65: Dr Birhanemeskel Abebe Segni on Ireecha & President Lemma Megersa’s leadership

Forum 65: Dr Birhanemeskel Abebe Segni on Ireecha & President Lemma Megersa’s leadership

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News October 6, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News October 6, 2017

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Hiber Radio Interview With Activist Meron Ahadu

Hiber Radio Interview With Activist Meron Ahadu

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OMN Daily News October 5, 2017
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BBN Daily Ethiopian News October 4, 2017
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A brief note on the use of Mefaqia (plant-based traditional toothbrush sticks) in Ethiopia

by Fekadu Fullas, Ph.D. How did people clean their teeth and maintain oral hygiene before the advent of modern toothbrush, paste and the whole gamut of other techniques? Obviously, in olden times modern techniques were not known. Dentistry as we know today didn’t exist then. Even today, many people in different parts of the world, […]

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SBS Interview with Col. Abebe Geresu

Ethiopia: Interview with Col. Abebe Geresu

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UN Declares Detention of Opposition Politician Andualem Aragie Arbitrary; Calls for Release

Washington D.C.: In response to a petition filed by Freedom Now, the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention issued an opinion finding the detention of opposition politician Andualem Aragie by the Government of Ethiopia in violation of international law. The Working Group—an independent panel of five human rights experts from around the world—called for […]

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News October 3, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News October 3, 2017

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Ethiopian PM Hailemariam’s Protocol Head Defects to the US

The Head of Protocol of Ethiopian Prime Minister’s Hailemariam Desalegn, Baye Tadesse Teferi, has sought asylum in the US after attending the 72nd UN General Assembly with PM last month, the Voice of America (VoA) Amharic service reported tonight.

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Oromo struggle: Memories of an atrocity | by Awol K Allo

On the anniversary of the Irreecha stampede that claimed countless lives, the Oromo people are still seeking justice. By Awol Allo, Lecturer in Law at Keele University, UK. (Aljazeera) — Lying to the southeast of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa is Bishoftu, home to the Ethiopian Air Force and Lake Arsadii, the site of the Irreecha, the […]

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Kenenisa Bekele “dismayed” by Jos Hermens’ comments about his professionalism after Berlin Marathon, vows to break world record

“How can one question the professionalism of an athlete that has the second fastest marathon time ever and is still a world record holder in the 10k and 5k to this day?” By Elias Meseret October 2, 2017 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s long distance running great Kenenisa Bekele said he was “dismayed” over comments […]

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Ethiopia: BBN Daily News October 2, 2017

Ethiopia: BBN Daily News October 2, 2017

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Breaking: Las Vegas shooter’s father, ‘Bingo Bruce,’ lived colorful life of crime and deception

The father of the gunman behind the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history robbed a string of banks in Arizona, escaped prison in Texas and tried to start a new life as the manager of a bingo parlor in Oregon, according to historical newspaper articles. Eric, the brother of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, who […]

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Hiber Radio Daily Ethiopian News October 2, 2017

Hiber Radio Daily Ethiopian News October 2, 2017

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Can these Obama-era national security officials win in Congress?

By Josh Rogin Global Opinions October 1, 2017 In the first national election of the Trump era, more than a half-dozen Obama administration national security officials are running for Congress, which could result in the largest influx of foreign-policy-minded Democrats to Capitol Hill in years. But all of them face the challenge of moving from […]

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Mekdes Tsegaye Wedding Photos

Mekdes Tsegaye Wedding Photos

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Hiber Radio Presents Dr. Bezabeh Demessie & Yeshiwas Assefa

Hiber Radio Presents Dr. Bezabeh Demessie & Yeshiwas Assefa

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Ethiopia: Irreecha Festival in Pictures
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The Cracks In Ethiopia’s Federalism Are Getting Larger –  By Kebour Ghenna

As a nation, Ethiopia today is divided in pieces, the way the victorious liberation lads wanted it. Their vision was, I assume, to create a Switzerland styled federal state but with something extra…chuzpah! They, of course did not take into account all the rivalries among Ethiopia’s diverse peoples and regions. They did not realize that […]

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What’s Driving Clashes Between Ethiopia’s Somali, Oromia Regions? – Salem Solomon

Somaliland, a semi-autonomous region in the Horn of Africa, has displaced thousands of ethnic Oromos, according to Negeri Lencho, Ethiopia’s information minister. The forced relocations are the latest fallout of simmering conflict along the border between Ethiopia’s Oromia and Somali regions. Those tensions have boiled over in recent weeks, resulting in hundreds of deaths and […]

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Zehabesha Newspaper – 96 | PDF

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Interview with Abby Lakew

Interview with Abby Lakew –

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The Amhara Psychology | by BefeQadu Z. Hailu

by BefeQadu Z. Hailu To begin with less controversial fact, today’s Amhara is not exactly what it is referred in old historical scripts of the country (Ethiopia). It has mostly been used to refer to the Christians, and also, to mean ‘good people’. It is also used seldom to mean Amharic speaking people. But, all […]

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Ethiopia: Stories About King Menelik II You Won’t Believe Are True

Stories About King Menelik II You Won’t Believe Are True

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Asgegenew Ashko’s big break this weekend on Coke Studio Africa 2017

 September 29, 2017- Addis Ababa, Ethiopia– He always has a bright smile on his face that lights up the ambiance. Same goes for his songs. Asgegnew Ashko is currently one of the most favorite artists in the country. And now, Asge is featured on the fifth season of Coke Studio Africa. Asgegnew expressed his excitement […]

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EXPOSED: Ayalew Mengesha respond to Azeb Mesfin | Must Watch

EXPOSED: Ayalew Mengesha respond to Azeb Mesfin | Must Watch

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Tanzania: 39 Ethiopians Booked for Illegal Transit Stay

By Faustine Kapama THIRTY-NINE Ethiopian immigrants, some once found in a truck owned by Dangote Cement Limited, appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday, charged with illegal stay and entering Tanzania illegally. They were charged along with five Tanzanians, who now face separate counts of smuggling the immigrants in two […]

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As Hip-Hop Emerges As America’s Top Genre, Brands Stand To Benefit

by Gary Suarez  In its mid-year report, Nielsen Music revealed that hip-hop and R&B had overtaken rock for the first time as the dominant genre in America based on music consumption. During this week’s Advertising Week conference in New York, that sea change in pop culture was put front-and-center at a panel discussion presented by Universal Music Group […]

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