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Part 2: Dr. Aziz Mohammed on Patriotic Ginbot 7

Part 2: Dr Aziz Mohammed on Patriotic Ginbot 7 | BBN Radio

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News August 11, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News August 11, 2017

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Fifty-five more migrants feared drowned after being forced from boat off Yemen – U.N. agency

(Reuters) By Stephanie Nebehay and Charlotte Steenackers GENEVA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Some 180 young Ethiopian and Somali migrants, many weakened by hunger and drought in their home countries, were forced from a boat into rough seas off Yemen by smugglers on Thursday and 55 were presumed drowned, the U.N. migration agency said. It was the second […]

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Heavy fighting erupts in South Sudan near border with Ethiopia

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Heavy fighting erupted on Friday in the South Sudanese town of Pagak near the border with Ethiopia when rebels launched an offensive against government forces, the rebels said. Rebel spokesman Lam Paul Gabriel told Reuters that the rebels were seeking to regain Pagak, which was captured by government forces on Aug. 7. […]

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Video: Ethiopia Road Map

Video: Ethiopia Road Map

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American expert accuses TPLF of reviving apartheid in Ethiopia, embezzling billions of dollars

(ESAT) An American economist and civil resistance expert has accused the TPLF of copying the policies of the defunct apartheid regime in South Africa to oppress and exploit the poor people of Ethiopia. In an exclusive interview with ESAT, David Steinman, who advises pro-democracy movements around the world, said the minority regime is draining all […]

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Ethiopia: Periodic Monitoring Report 2017 Humanitarian Requirements Document (Covering 1 Jan to 30 June 2017)

REPORTfrom Government of Ethiopia, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Published on 30 Jun 2017 Introduction While Ethiopia continues to battle residual needs from the 2015-2016 El Niño-induced drought, eastern and southern Ethiopia are in the grip of a new drought, which is the result of failed 2016 spring1 and autumn rains exacerbated […]

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Intense fighting in Ethiopia as key road is blocked, U.S. warns citizens

africanews The United States embassy in Ethiopia has reported of intense gunfire between two cities leaving a main road linking the capital and another town blocked. A statement released by the embassy read: “The U.S. Embassy is aware of reports that the main road from Addis Ababa to Jijiga has been blocked by security forces […]

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Angry Ethiopian Nuers Curse at Government Forces while Reporting to Ethiopian Authority at the Main Bridge

Philip Gual JIKOW WAREDA – Dozens of local civilians gathered on Jekow River bank cursed at government forces for crossing the border because of imminent threats against them from the opposition forces in Pagak. The two rival forces have reported to have been fighting against each other for control over the SPLM-IO Headquarters Pagak, South […]

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Air India, Ethiopian Airlines grounded after wings collide at Delhi airport

No passengers in Air India plane, those in Ethiopian aircraft accommodated in substitute plane Press Trust of India | New Delhi August 10, 2017 Ethiopian Airlines An Ethiopian Airlines plane clipped wings with an Air India aircraft at the Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi. The incident happened on Tuesday night when the Ethiopian […]

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Up to 50 migrants from Somalia, Ethiopia ‘deliberately drowned’ by smuggler off Yemen, UN says

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG — Up to 50 migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia were “deliberately drowned” when a smuggler forced them into the sea off Yemen’s coast, the U.N. migration agency said Wednesday, calling the drownings “shocking and inhumane.” International Organization for Migration staffers found the shallow graves of 29 of the migrants on […]

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Fifty African teenage migrants ‘deliberately drowned’ off Yemen: IOM

GENEVA (Reuters) – Roughly 50 teenage Somali and Ethiopian migrants were “deliberately drowned” early on Wednesday by a smuggler who forced 120 passengers into the sea off Yemen’s coast, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. “The survivors told our colleagues on the beach that the smuggler pushed them to the sea, when he saw […]

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Zemenech Bililin and her mother facebook print send to friend comment Female soldier waits 12 years for her sisters from Ethiopia

The two sisters of Zemenech Bililin were not permitted to immigrate to Israel together with the whole family because they were already married. Twelve years have passed since then, and Bililin, now a combat soldier in the IDF, expects the state to help; ‘My sisters have to be here, not alone in Ethiopia. They suffer […]

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Ethiopia’s manufacturing sector export revenue disappoints

ADDIS ABABA, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) — Ethiopia managed to earn 436.73 million U.S. dollars from the manufacturing sector exports in the Ethiopian Fiscal Year (EFY) 2016/17 that ended on July 8. The export revenue met only 47.8 percent target of the 913.66 million U.S. dollars the East African nation had planned to earn during the […]

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Ethiopia: Capital of Amhara region shut down in memory of 2016 protest deaths

East Afric a News Bahir Dar, capital of Ethiopia’s Amhara region was almost shutdown on Monday but police and residents accounts seem to differ on the cause of the shutdown. According to local media reports, the shutdown was in commemoration of deadly security crackdown on protesters last year. It affected businesses and the transport system in the […]

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If Ethiopia’s state of emergency is over, will Merera be released?

by Africa Times Editor Ethiopia lifted last week the state of emergency imposed since October 2016, but the decision has raised questions about what happens to those detained during mass arrests on politically motivated charges during that time. Among them is Merera Gudina, the academic and longtime opposition leader whose arrest was – according to […]

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Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam 60 pct completed

ADDIS ABABA, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopian government on Monday disclosed that the construction of its Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has reached 60 percent completion rate. The construction of the dam, which will be Africa’s largest dam upon completion with a total volume of 74,000 million cubic meters, was started in April 2011 […]

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Ethiopia: Dr Aziz Mohammed on Patriotic Ginbot 7

Ethiopia: Dr Aziz Mohammed on Patriotic Ginbot 7

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South Sudan Army Capture Rebel Headquarters Near Ethiopia

By SAM MEDNICK, Associated Press ZANZIBAR, Tanzania (AP) — South Sudan’s government forces have overtaken the rebel-held stronghold and opposition headquarters of Pagak, along the Ethiopian border, William Gatjiath Deng, spokesman for the opposition IO, told The Associated Press. “They took the main town and our forces are now regrouping,” said Deng, reached by phone. […]

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PICTORIAL: BAHIR DAR CITY SHUTS DOWN BUSINESSES TO COMMEMORATE ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF PROTEST KILLINGS

Addis Abeba, August 07/2017 Several businesses in the city of Bahir Dar, the capital of the Amhara Regional state, 558 kms from Addis Abeba, have spent today closed off.   Residents of the city are commemorating the one year anniversary of the killings by security of several civilians during a weekend anti-government protests on August 07/2016.   […]

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News August 7, 2017
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‘We are treated like sporting slaves’: Ethiopian lifts lid on trade in athletes

Lily Abdullayeva, who says she had prize money stolen and was tricked into taking drugs after moving to Azerbaijan, reveals the dark side of athletics where African runners are bought by richer nations and exploited The smell of fish stew pervades Lily Abdullayeva’s house, a 40-minute drive from central Addis Ababa, past a throng of […]

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Tirunesh Dibaba, Genzebe Dibaba & other Ethiopian Athletes robbed in London

Ethiopia-Athletes Robbed. London IAAF World Championships: Ethiopian athletics team are victims of robbery

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Tazebew Assefa on Amhara Democratic Force Movement

Tazebew Assefa on Amhara Democratic Force Movement

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Hiber Radio Daily Ethiopian News August 7, 2017

Hiber Radio Daily Ethiopian News August 7, 2017

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The 22nd Annual conference of Ogaden Somali communities Worldwide Resolution

The 22nd Annual conference of Ogaden Somali communities Worldwide held in Frankfurt. The annual 22nd conference of Ogaden Somali communities Worldwide was held from 4 to 6 August 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany. The three-day conference was organized by the Ogaden community in Germany was attended by delegates representing Ogaden Communities from all five continents and […]

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A Silver Medal For Ethiopia In Men’s Marathon

London – Ethiopia won a second silver medal at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 after Tamirat Tola finished in second place in the men’s marathon race Geoffrey Kirui of Kenya, the 2017 Boston marathon winner, extended his country’s record as the most successful nation in the history of this event at the IAAF Championships. Tola, the Rio 10,000m bronze medallist and […]

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Brana Radio Daily Ethiopian News August 6,2017

Brana Radio Daily Ethiopian News August 6,2017

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Interview with Prof Bereket Habte Selassie – SBS Radio

Interview with Prof Bereket Habte Selassie – SBS Radio

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Ethiopia Lifts State of Emergency Imposed in October

By Aaron Maasho Reuters ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia has arrested its state minister for finance on suspicion of corruption, state-run television said on Friday, part of an anti-graft drive that the government says has led to dozens of arrests in the last two weeks. Alemayehu Gujo is the highest-ranking official to have been detained […]

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