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Listeners’ Questions, Prof Ezekiel Gebissa’s Answers – Netsanet L’Ethiopia Radio

Listeners’ Questions, Prof Ezekiel Gebissa’s Answers – Netsanet L’Ethiopia Radio

Listeners’ Questions, Prof Ezekiel Gebissa’s Answers – Netsanet L’Ethiopia Radio

Amhara Resistance – by Veronica Melaku | Video

Amhara Resistance

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Addis Ababa’s Landfill Tragedy

By Daniel Teferra (PhD)* According to news reports, over one hundred people died on March 8, 2017 when Addis Ababa’s landfill suddenly collapsed over the makeshift shelters nearby. Most of the victims were poor, who lived off the dump scavenging scrap materials. Since the government launched its urban renewal program, most Addis-Ababans have been forcibly driven […]

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Border Walls and the Rise of the Right – By Dawit W Giorgis

By Dawit W Giorgis A wave of right wing nationalism is sweeping across Europe and the US. A decade ago it was not so visible but in the last two years the phenomenon has gripped the world and created a tension that could lead into global turmoil. From UK to France, Netherlands, Hungary, Poland, Austria, […]

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Why we should care if Ethiopia stops loving us

BY STUART GROVER Tacoma, WA  — I recently returned from three weeks in Ethiopia, an abysmally poor, highly primitive nation of more than 100 million people on the Horn of Africa. Ethiopia is also the cradle of civilization, from which humanoids migrated to Europe and beyond. It was also probably the first nation to adopt […]

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The Lords of Living Lies in Ethiopia – By Alemayehu G. Mariam

Author’s Note: In this commentary, I take a careful look at the “very sophisticated report from the Embassy [of Ethiopia]” submitted for the record at the “Democracy Under Threat in Ethiopia” hearing of the Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives on March 9, 2017. The “embassy” report […]

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Sustaining Egypt’s Strategic Water Security: The Myth and the Truth

  By Ermias Hailu 22/03/2017 Background Following to the end of the second world war Egypt’s failure to integrate Eritrea to its territories, due to Emperor Haile Selassie’s superior diplomatic skills, the then Pan- Arab nationalistic President Nasser’s government turned to ethnic and religious subversion against Ethiopia. In 1955 Egypt began working for the instigation […]

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“KOSHE” VICTIMS PAYS THE PRICE FOR GOVERNMENT NEGLIGENCE

By B. Aklilu, The irresponsible TPLF led government, in this 21st century, has quietly watched when its citizens pick garbage for living and make a living out of it. As if that wasn’t enough, on March 11 2017 around 8pm local time, Koshe, a land fill in Addis Ababa collapsed in a land slide bringing […]

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No Honor at Tampere University for a Dictator in Ethiopia – By Alemayehu G. Mariam

Author’s Note: In my March 19, 2017 commentary, I indicated that I will be contacting the President and Board Chairman of the Tampere University of Technology to withdraw or rescind the offer of an honorary doctoral degree to Hailemariam Desalegn, the putative leader of the T-TPLF regime in Ethiopia. Below is a copy of the […]

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ESPDP: a new loyal ally to TPLF?

by BefeQadu Z. Hailu EPRDF is convinced that it has controlled the mood of public protests that had been escalating when State of Emergency (SoE) was declared. (Now, the directives are lifted up.) This is true especially for areas surrounding the Capital, Addis Ababa. People whom I talk to tend to forget the high tension […]

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“KOSHE” VICTIMS PAYS THE PRICE FOR GOVERNMENT NEGLIGENCE  – By B. Aklilu,

The irresponsible TPLF led government, in this 21st century, has quietly watched when its citizens pick garbage for living and make a living out of it. As if that wasn’t enough, on March 11 2017 around 8pm local time, Koshe, a land fill in Addis Ababa collapsed in a land slide bringing with it a […]

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Sustaining Egypt’s Strategic Water Security: The Myth and the Truth – Ermias Hailu

By Ermias Hailu 22/03/2017 Background Following to the end of the second world war Egypt’s failure to integrate Eritrea to its territories, due to Emperor Haile Selassie’s superior diplomatic skills, the then Pan- Arab nationalistic President Nasser’s government turned to ethnic and religious subversion against Ethiopia. In 1955 Egypt began working for the instigation of […]

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President Trump’s Administration Can “Confront” Ethiopia’s Repressive Regime By Aklog Birara (Dr)

Aklog Birara (Dr) >For more than a quarter of a century, the government of the United States whose relations with Ethiopia spans more than 100 years, felt persuaded by the cunning and con-artists of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (the TPLF) who literally run Ethiopia as family enterprise to pour tens of billions of dollars […]

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65Percent.org Presents Jawar Mohammed

65Percent.org Presents Jawar Mohammed

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Somali refugees killed near Bab al-Mandeb Strait | Aljazeera

Attack on boat near Bab al-Mandeb Strait leaves dozens of people, reportedly carrying official UNHCR documents, dead. Dozens of Somali refugees have been killed off the coast of Hodeidah in Yemen after a helicopter attacked the boat they were travelling in, according to the International Organization for Migration. Joel Millman, spokesman for the Geneva-based agency, told […]

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Video: The whole TPLF is now a smoking pile of rubble

Video: The whole TPLF is now a smoking pile of rubble

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EXPOSED: Religious discrimination in Ethiopian military

EXPOSED: Religious discrimination in Ethiopian/TPLF military

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Revealed: The real reason why Engineer Yilkal Getnet left Blue/Semayawi Party | Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Semayawi party president reveals the reason they sacked Engineer Yilkal Getnet

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Hearing Ethiopia on The Hill – By Alemayehu G. Mariam

Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam “Having been on this Committee now 36 of my 37 years, I have to tell you that I remember when Nicolae Ceaușescu of Romania, one of the most brutal dictatorships, with the Securitate, the KGB equivalent, every year his lobby form would come around with bullet points. They made them look […]

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Is There Connection Between Corruption and Democracy? | by Tadesse Nigatu

Tadesse Nigatu “Democracy must be built through open societies that share information. When there is information, there is enlightenment. When there is debate, there are solutions. When there is no sharing of power, no rule of law, no accountability, there is abuse, corruption, subjugation and indignation.” Atifete Jahjaga                                                                                                                 Introduction EPRDF has been making deafening […]

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Extremism and the Struggle for Unity and Democracy | By Worku Aberra

Extremist ethnic nationalism has harmed the struggle for peace, justice, equality, and democracy in Ethiopia. The reason is that extremism fosters conflict, undermines unity, and engenders authoritarianism. For the purposes of this commentary we can distinguish between two types of ethnic nationalisms that we find in Ethiopia today: extremist and moderate. Extremist ethnic nationalism can […]

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Who gave Eritrea away?

Who gave Eritrea away?

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Democracy under Threat in Ethiopia: Testimony of Seenaa Jimjimo

Testimony of Seenaa Jimjimo President of Coalition of Oromo Advocates for Human Rights and Democracy House Subcommittee on Africa, Global health, Global Human Rights and Intentional Organization March 9, 2017 “Democracy under Threat in Ethiopia” *All points stated in my testimony are documented or can be validated by State Department report that came out on […]

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What a giant moment!  – Yegonchaw!

What a giant moment! A true testimony for the power of people, a monument, A legacy of our struggles reaching a new height, Which stands tall, dwarfing the kangaroo court, Elevating high moral and standards for those enduring the plight, Let it shine in the darkest dinginess a bright star that ignite, On the hills, […]

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Why is TPLF waging a proxy war on the Oromo through the Liyu Police?

By: Nadhii G. Hawaas This article explores the raison d’être for why the Neo-Agazians – the king makers in the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), a.k.a. the present-day rulers of Ethiopia – have adopted a non-intuitive strategy of waging a war of attrition against the Oromo through a notoriously brutal proxy, the ill-reputed Liyu Police […]

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Ethiopia: The Power of Grassroots Advocacy Over Paid Lobbying – By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam

Author’s Note: This commentary is the third installment in an ongoing series opposing the lobbying efforts of the Praetorian regime in Ethiopia which rules by a declaration of emergency. For years and particularly over the past month, I have strongly argued to the Trump administration to review U.S. foreign aid programs in Ethiopia and Africa. […]

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Adwa: when Oromos fought Italy as Abyssinians | By Teshome M. Borago

As we celebrate the 121st anniversary of Ethiopia’s victory against Italy at the Battle of Adwa, it is important to put our current polarized politics in perspective. We usually pointout Adwa’s pan-African symbolism and it’s role as an inspiration for black people worldwide. But we often overlook Adwa’s importance when it comes to our historic […]

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Diplomatic activities by Oromos in diaspora: Problems and Perspectives

by: Bayisa Wak-Woya [1] This DRAFT aide memoire is prepared and shared with Oromo Political Organizations. Concept Diplomacy has always been part of human history since the emergence of states. It is a conduct of relations between States/Nations, otherwise known as subjects of international law, both in peace and at times of conflicts and wars. Diplomacy […]

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GREATER ACCOUNTABILITY FROM ETHIOPIA’S AUTOCRATIC REGIME  SHOULD BE A CONDITION OF CONTINUED

ETHIOPIA CHARGES NON-VIOLENT OPPOSITION LEADER WITH TERRORISM AFTER HE MET WITH MEMBERS OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT Press Release. March 1, 2017. The EU, the US, the UK, Canada, Germany, Sweden, Norway and other Western democratic countries should not continue to give large amounts of aid to the increasingly authoritarian Ethiopian regime of the TPLF/EPRDF. In […]

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Who Gave Away Eritrea to Italy?

Who Gave Away Eritrea to Italy?

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