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WISDOM PRECEDES BRUTAL FORCE:  EGYPT AND TRUMP/Kushner AGAINST ANCIENT ETHIOPIA?

WISDOM PRECEDES BRUTAL FORCE: EGYPT AND TRUMP/Kushner AGAINST ANCIENT ETHIOPIA?

Tecola W Hagos (30 March 2020) “If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.” Abraham Maslow                                                                        In General The acceptance by the Government of Ethiopia the invitation of the Trump Government for Ethiopia to continue the negotiations with Egypt and Sudan in Washington DC was a serious […]

Commentary response to article: The Nile Conflict: Compensation rather Than Mediation

How Europeans Can Lead an Alternative Way Forward? By Ethiopian International Professional Support for Abbay (EIPSA) This commentary is a response by Ethiopian International Professional Support for Abbay (EIPSA) to the article, “The Nile Conflict: Compensation rather Than Mediation, How Europeans Can Lead an Alternative Way Forward” by Tobias von Lossow, Luca Miehe and Stephan Roll […]

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Adwa Great African Victory Association (AGAVA) in South Africa on the 124 Adwa Day!

March 2, 2020 Inspiration “Menelik, the Great, inspired generations yet unborn with his daring defeat of the Italian Army at the battle of Adwa. He tried diplomacy and experienced cunning; he showed character and got in return snobbery and lies; and when he saw the signs of war, he rallied Ethiopian forces to defeat the enemy […]

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The Ethiopian Victory At Adwa: Meanings For Africans & People of African Descent in the Diaspora 

PRESENTED FOR THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF THE VICTORY OF ADWA Howard University, Washington DC; Dusable Museum, Chicago, March 1996 By Ghelawdewos Araia In this article, I will attempt to employ an Afrocentric perspective of history in light of the geopolitical vicissitudes of the 19th century that completely changed the African scenario vis-à-vis the survival of […]

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Nile has been a free-lunch for Egypt, it will be super-duper free-lunch with Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

By Tekleab Shibru Associate Professor of Geomatics, Chicago State University In economics, “Free-Lunch” depicts a condition where goods and services are attained without any cost an individual. Normally, such investment or condition is none-existent and often the situation come to being when someone else is carrying the cost. It could also be that expenses are […]

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Nile River is “taker of life”, say Egyptians but not with Grand Ethiopian Renascence Dam

By Tekleab Shibru Associate Professor of Geomatics, Chicago State University Previous article entitled, “Grand Ethiopian Renascence dam (GRED) is a blessing in disguise to Egypt”, argued how an Ethiopia’s project, GERD, is extremely misunderstood by the very beneficiary of it. The project mainly aimed at harvesting cheap and clean energy has a great potential to […]

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Grand Ethiopian Renascence dam (GRED) is “a blessing in disguise” to Egypt

By Tekleab Shibru Associate Professor of Geomatics, Chicago State University Previous article entitled: “Greater love is to lay down one’s life for one’s friends: How Nile river related Ethiopia to Egypt”, has reflected on President Al Sisi’s twitter remark that Nile River is God’s gift to Egyptian. The article argued that not just Ethiopia’s Nile […]

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Greater love is to lay down one’s life for one’s friends: How Nile river related Ethiopia to Egypt

By Tekleab Shibru Associate Professor of Geomatics, Chicago State University Egyptian president Al Sisi said; “Nile River is God’s gift to Egyptian people” in his twitter account on Oct 05, 2019. The president made the statement to reaffirmed to Egyptians people and international community that his country is going to take necessary measures to ensure […]

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Module for History of Ethiopia and the Horn (of Africa) for Higher Learnings

By Getatchew Haile This 196-page presentation (The Module) is prepared by four scholars affiliated with four Ethiopian universities as a module for teaching the history of the nation to students at the country’s universities. The Module is sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, which sought a remedy for what the present government […]

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Christianity in Ethiopia

By Dan Paterson | patheos.com Christianity is not Western. Christianity is (Middle) Eastern. We need to go back to the world of first century church to sort out claims groups have made and creative interpretations they have come up with. Understanding the historical context is indispensable to interpreting Scripture. Romanticizing things ancient and exotic without […]

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Development 101 for Willfully Ignorant Economists, Politicians, Journalists, investors… of Ethiopia

The political Marketplace of Money, war and the business of Power” will end and replaced by the Marketplace of individual liberty, peace and the business of Democracy only when access to information is possible to force willfully ignorant economists, politicians, journalists, investors… embrace reality on behalf of the people than fairytale on behalf of their […]

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The State of Ethiopian Jews in Israel: Seamless Integration or Subtle Exclusion?

by Walle Engedayehu, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Political Science Prairie View A&M University November 2019 The State of Ethiopian Jews in Israel: Seamless Integration or Subtle Exclusion?   ABSTRACT Studies on the Ethiopian Jews, also known as Beta Israel, have increasingly focused on the underlying correlation between their unique identity of Jewishness, rooted in an […]

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Drivers of ethnic conflict in contemporary Ethiopia

Executive summary Over the past two years, Ethiopia has experienced both rapid political liberalisation and a surge in violent conflicts. The surge in violence is largely due to a rise in militant, competing ethnic nationalisms in the context of perceived fragility of state and party institutions. The two forces have been closely and cyclically influencing […]

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150+ INSPIRING LEADERSHIP QUOTES BY SOME OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST LEADERS

by Sherrie Gossett Words are powerful. They inspire us, launch us into action, and they drive us to create the changes we want to see in the world. The power words carry are one of the reasons we love quotes so much. When worded just right, a sentence can become a mantra, an ethos, an endless source […]

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Liberal democracy is no liberator

November 3, 2019 by Emmanuel Yirdaw Under the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, the EPRDF ruling coalition diagnosed two existential threats: a perpetuation of poverty and a lack of accommodation of ethnic diversity. To survive state collapse and prosper, EPRDF ideologues argued, Ethiopia needed a system that respected ethnic diversity and delivered rapid economic growth. […]

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Inadvertently, the Intellectual Prostitutes Are Promoting Amara Genocides!

By Belayneh Abate Like many other countries, Ethiopia has been inundated with intellectual prostitutes for the last half a century. These intellectual prostitutes are promoting the leaders of the Ethiopian Peoples Democratic Front (EPRDF) even at this juncture, when the ongoing ethnic cleansing of Amara is escalated to genocide throughout the country. As we know, […]

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Focus on Ethiopia – World Grain

By Chris Lyddon World Grain Ethiopia is dominated by the agriculture sector, which is responsible for more than 70% of the country’s employment. Grain production is focused on supplying domestic needs, but the country’s growing oilseeds sector is an important export earner. The International Grains Council (IGC) puts Ethiopia’s total grains production at 21.1 million tonnes […]

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“Scheming African minds”: Neocolonialism and Africa’s uncertain future

By Temesgen Aschenek Zeleke Introduction Africa was divided among colonial powers since the late 1800’s where the whole of the continent was partitioned like a homemade peach pie.  However, due to the major international developments, the impact of World War II (the defeat of the axis powers) and the emergence of new sense of African […]

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