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UNDER THE SKIN Update on the global crisis for donkeys and the people who depend on them.

UNDER THE SKIN Update on the global crisis for donkeys and the people who depend on them.

Donkeys face population collapse due to skin trade Donkey populations collapsing in some countries across…

Radisson Hotel Bahir Dar to open in Ethiopia

Radisson Hotel Bahir Dar to open in Ethiopia

Radisson Hotel Group has signed Radisson Hotel Bahir Dar, located in the northeast of Addis…

Third day EPRDF EC discussing “Prosperity Party” Regulation

Third day EPRDF EC discussing “Prosperity Party” Regulation

Read : Exclusive-Prosperity-Party-Regulation Ephream Sileshi/ Addis Standard EPRDF office has released several pictures taken from…

Ethiopian human rights boss battles scant resources

Ethiopian human rights boss battles scant resources

By Giulia Paravicini ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – When Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appointed a…

Hundreds protest controversial figure outside South Seattle center

Hundreds protest controversial figure outside South Seattle center

SEATTLE – Hundreds of people are protesting controversial figure Jawar Mohammed outside of the Filipino…

Ethiopia Ruling Coalition Seeks to Further Unite Ahead of Vote

Ethiopia Ruling Coalition Seeks to Further Unite Ahead of Vote

By Samuel Gebre November 16, 2019 Ethiopia’s ruling coalition took a step closer to the…

Ethiopia’s inability to protect its ethnic minorities is the biggest obstacle to peace

Ethiopia’s inability to protect its ethnic minorities is the biggest obstacle to peace

By Yoseph Y. Getachew November 15, 2019 Ethiopia is currently unenviably leading the world on internally…

A Make-or-Break Moment Nears for Ethiopia’s Political Transformation

A Make-or-Break Moment Nears for Ethiopia’s Political Transformation

Stephen Rakowski Sub-Saharan Africa Analyst, Stratfor HIGHLIGHTS Hard-line regionalism and interethnic violence will likely surge…

Vision Ethiopia’s Letter to Speaker of the House of Peoples Representatives

Vision Ethiopia’s Letter to Speaker of the House of Peoples Representatives

Honorable Dr. Tagesse Chafo Speaker of the House of Peoples Representatives Federal Democratic Republic of…

Ethiopian Ordered Airbus A350s To Reduce Its Boeing Dependence

Ethiopian Ordered Airbus A350s To Reduce Its Boeing Dependence

byChris Loh On Sunday morning at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ethiopian Airlines celebrated the…

Two pastors beheaded as violence against Christians flares in Ethiopia

Two pastors beheaded as violence against Christians flares in Ethiopia

Two Ethiopian pastors have been beheaded in Sebeta, near the capital Addis Ababa, in an…

Ethiopia Cabinet Approves New Law to Fight False Information

Ethiopia Cabinet Approves New Law to Fight False Information

By Samuel Gebre/ Bloomberg November 9, 2019 Ethiopia’s cabinet approved a law to combat hate…

Bogaletch Gebre, who fought to end female genital mutilation in Ethiopia, dies in L.A.

Bogaletch Gebre, who fought to end female genital mutilation in Ethiopia, dies in L.A.

By MELISSA ETEHAD STAFF WRITER  Los Angeles Times NOV. 8, 2019 2:52 PM It was Bogaletch…

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser left for a five-day diplomatic and trade mission to Ethiopia

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser left for a five-day diplomatic and trade mission to Ethiopia

WAMU 88.5 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY RADIO On Friday morning, Mayor Muriel Bowser left for a five-day…

Nile Powers Set New Deadline to End Dam Spat After Trump Meeting

Nile Powers Set New Deadline to End Dam Spat After Trump Meeting

By  Nizar Manek November 6, 2019 Bloomberg Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan set a Jan. 15…

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan commit to solve dam dispute by early next year

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan commit to solve dam dispute by early next year

All sides will meet four more times ahead of dam’s planned launch in January By …

Trump says talks with Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan on dam dispute went well

Trump says talks with Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan on dam dispute went well

WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he held talks…

Factbox: Key facts about Ethiopia’s giant Nile dam

Factbox: Key facts about Ethiopia’s giant Nile dam

(Reuters) – Ethiopia is building a giant dam on the Blue Nile, close to its…

Nobel Prize for Ethiopian prime minister renews scrutiny of ‘premature’ awards

Nobel Prize for Ethiopian prime minister renews scrutiny of ‘premature’ awards

BY K. RIVA LEVINSON, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 11/05/19  THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN…

Ethiopians Protest Church Burnings as Ethnic Tensions Rise

Ethiopians Protest Church Burnings as Ethnic Tensions Rise

After a dramatic October, some say Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed must earn his Nobel Peace…

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  • Abiy has made peace with the devil himself
  • The Flaws with Ethiopian Political System
  • The elasticated demands of ethnic extremists and the malarkey given by the government
  • The elasticated demands of ethnic extremists and the malarkey given by the government
  • The Danger of Narcissist Political Behavior and the Politics of Ethno-Centrism  
  • The Nonnegotiable truths in Ethiopian Politics
  • DIGITAL PSYCHO-TERRORISTS’ INFOWARS ON ETHIOPIA: Fool Me Once, Shame on You. Fool Me Twice, Shame on Me!
  • Ethiopia where the oppressed become the oppressor
  • Why Ethiopians are losing faith in Abiy’s promises for peace
  • Ethiopia Will Explode if It Doesn’t Move Beyond Ethnic-Based Politics
  • Ethiopia: Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed, demagogue and his deceptive mind

UNDER THE SKIN Update on the global crisis for donkeys and the people who depend on them.

Donkeys face population collapse due to skin trade Donkey populations collapsing in some countries across Africa, South America and Asia Millions of donkeys killed by traders for their skins to be used in traditional Chinese medicine Pregnant mares, foals and sick animals illegally stolen, transported and killed Biosecurity risk of anthrax and equine flu throughout…

UNDER THE SKIN Update on the global crisis for donkeys and the people who depend on them.

Citizenship and the New Ethiopian

By Teodros Kiros (Ph.D) Introduction The present crisis in Ethiopia, however, dangerous it may feel, and for now it is that, can be an opportune moment for Ethiopians from all nationalities and ethnicities to look inward and develop answers to two foundational questions: What is Ethiopianity? and Which Way Ethiopia? In this paper I will…

Citizenship and the New Ethiopian

Africa’s looming drugs crisis fuelled by organised crime and poor policy

New research warns that African consumption of illegal drugs is projected to become a public health emergency. 5 September 2019 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Africa faces a substantial increase in illegal drug use, fuelled by organised crime and ineffective policy. In the next 30 years, sub-Saharan Africa will see the world’s biggest surge in illicit drug…

Africa’s looming drugs crisis fuelled by organised crime and poor policy

World Athletics Championships: Lelisa Desisa wins men’s marathon

Desisa is the first Ethiopian to lift world title since 2001, as 18 runners fail to finish the race in Doha’s intense heat. Ethiopia‘s Lelisa Desisa has won the men’s midnight marathon in a sprint finish at the World Athletics Championships in Qatar, ending an 18-year-wait for a world title over the long-distance for his country. Desisa, last…

World Athletics Championships: Lelisa Desisa wins men’s marathon

Bizuayehu Demissie: I do not have a single album or a full album each and every month to release it make money and become a celeb.

By Zelalem Endeta Our records show us that many of Ethiopian musicians cannot easily leave their careers who live outside the country like Ethiopian singer Bizuayehu Demissie.   Since he was living abroad, he was mostly dealing on working with different types of jobs besides his music career. The young modern Ethiopian musicians are being enslaved by foreign cultures and have been killing the music outside of real life and the artistic process by acting through westernized cultures, but many other Ethiopians are…

Bizuayehu Demissie: I do not have a single album or a full album each and every month to release it make money and become a celeb.

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Africa’s looming drugs crisis fuelled by organised crime and poor policy

Africa’s looming drugs crisis fuelled by organised crime and poor policy

New research warns that African consumption of illegal drugs is projected to become a public health emergency. 5 September 2019 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Africa faces a substantial increase in illegal drug use, fuelled by organised crime and ineffective policy. In…

A brief note on the use of Mefaqia (plant-based traditional toothbrush sticks) in Ethiopia

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…

Health Tips: Cancer

Health Tips: Cancer

Health Tips: Cancer…

Health Tips – How to lose weight … fast (Amharic)

Health Tips – How to lose weight … fast (Amharic)

Health Tips – How to lose weight … fast…

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GEMECHU LEADS ETHIOPIAN 10,000M SWEEP AT AFRICAN GAMES

GEMECHU LEADS ETHIOPIAN 10,000M SWEEP AT AFRICAN GAMES

The women’s 10,000m produced one of the major highlights of the fourth day of athletics…

Rights group wants FIFA to ban Ethiopia 

Rights group wants FIFA to ban Ethiopia 

Teshome Borago Satenaw and zehabesha News Columnist An Ethiopian rights group asked the World’s football…

Farah in dispute with Gebrselassie over theft at Ethiopian’s hotel

Farah in dispute with Gebrselassie over theft at Ethiopian’s hotel

Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Mo Farah, who will be running in the London…

World Athletics Championships: Lelisa Desisa wins men’s marathon

World Athletics Championships: Lelisa Desisa wins men’s marathon

Desisa is the first Ethiopian to lift world title since 2001, as 18 runners fail to finish the race in Doha’s intense heat. Ethiopia‘s Lelisa Desisa has won the men’s midnight marathon in a sprint finish at the World Athletics Championships in Qatar,…

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