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Ethiopia: Right in Prison, Wrong on the Throne

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Ethiopia: Right in Prison, Wrong on the Throne

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Last April, I wrote a “Special Tribute to My Personal Hero Eskinder Nega”.  In that tribute, I groped for words as I tried to describe this common Ethiopian man of uncommon valor, an ordinary journalist of extraordinary integrity and audacity. Frankly, what could be said of a simple man of humility […]

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Is the TPLF Using the Tigeri People for their Dirty Game?

By Surafel Admassu First and foremost, I would like to  let my Tigrian brothers and sisters  know that  my opinion in  this writing does not intended to attack any one of you except those perpetrators and hard core TPLF supporters and members who work tirelessly to destroy our  country and unanimity.  Read Full Story In PDF

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SMNS Applauds Oromo Democratic Front – By Obang Metho

Oromo Democratic Front (ODF) Declares Commitment to Work with Others towards a Democratic, Multi-national Ethiopia: Is this the Same “New Ethiopia”  We in the SMNE Envision?   On March 30, 2013, I had the privilege of watching history in progress while attending the first meeting of the newly formed Oromo Democratic Front (ODF) as an […]

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Hailemariam Desalegn and Shiferaw Shigute the TPLF collaborators are accountable for Ethnic Cleansing

By Tedla Asfaw On Monday April 8, 2013 Ethiopians are gathering in front of the White House like we have been doing for more than two decades. Our  Voice is the  Voice of the Voiceless Ethiopian people who are living in a giant jail with no freedom at all. Freedom to live  shutting ones own […]

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22 Years On: The Caravan Still Rolls On

By Destaw Andargie (Dr.) It will soon be twenty-two years since TPLF seized power in Ethiopia. Over these long and torturous years, TPLF faced no serious external challenge whatsoever. It has been in absolute command. Its rule has never come under threat. Even during its worst internal crisis back in 2001, the issue was all about which […]

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Africa: Sending Money Back Home Beats Foreign Aid

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Africa: Sending Money Back Home Beats Foreign Aid

BY ADAMS BODOMO, ANALYSIS The African diaspora is a major source of foreign income – so large that it now outstrips foreign aid sent by Western donors. Nearly 140m Africans live abroad. The money they send back home, remittances, is worth far more – in value and usefulness – than the development donations sent by […]

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Food or freedom: Which comes first?

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Food or freedom: Which comes first?

By Abraha Desta, Mekelle It is true that economic growth is a necessary condition for a country like Ethiopia….. Yet, food is not sufficient. Food is necessary for our survival but our survival is meaningless without freedom. Food and freedom cannot be dealt separately. Food must be accompanied by freedom to make humanity flourish. Human […]

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The TPLF Variant on Apartheid

From the outset TPLF defines itself as a liberator for one specifically racially defined group. And still after two decades on power, irrespective of its ostensible claim that it is under the umbrella of EPRDF, people of the same origin monopolistically has held the whip-hand; and the whole country has been cash cowed by one […]

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The Scramble for Ethiopia. By Prof. Messay Kebede

By Prof. Messay Kebede What else could better express the existence in today’s Ethiopia of more than eighty political parties, out of which ethnic parties represent the overwhelming majority, than the term “scramble?” That for now the TPLF holds together the disjoined parts of the country by force for its own sectarian interests only reconfirms […]

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Land and Ethiopia’s Corruptocracy

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Land and Ethiopia’s Corruptocracy

By Prof. Alemayehu G Mariam The silence of Ethiopia’s “beautiful minds” Professor A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, the renowned Indian scientist (“Missile Man of India”) and Eleventh President of India (2002-2007) said, “If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal […]

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EPRDF’s ethnic policy imperils the goal of AU

By Robele Ababya, 31 March 2013   Unity of Ethiopia is paramount The EPRDF regime is killing, arbitrarily arresting and encouraging ethnic cleansing; therefore an all-inclusive struggle in self-defense is morally and legally justified. The Amharas and Oromos are the main victims of such heinous crimes and must rely on their combined overwhelming majority and […]

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Top Secret about Ethnocentrism and Religion

By Dagmawi Gudu Kassa Maybe instinctively reading what will happen in his country after some fifty years, HM Emperor Haile Silasie I is said to have delivered the following ominous speech in front of this world’s ‘best citizens’, the dignitaries, the ‘enlightened and chosen ones’ of this planet who were the then actors and actresses […]

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ESAT – Yehud Weg March 31,2013

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ESAT – Yehud Weg  March 31,2013
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Why the Former First Lady Mrs. Azeb Mesfin Cared About Rumors?

By Samson Gebremariam, March 30, 2013 The former First Lady and widow of the late Ethiopian Prime Minister, Mrs. Azeb Mesfin, comment on the TPLF/EPRDF 9th Congress Meeting about her late husband income was out of the meeting’s agenda context. On an article (http://ecadforum.com/blog/tplf-eprdf-regime-has-failed/) I wrote prior to the meeting I quoted CelebrityNetWorth.com to substantiate […]

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Ethiopia: The Death of Democracy and a New Level of Tyranny

By Dawit W. Bedada(Norway) For those who had any lingering doubt about the death and burial of democracy in Ethiopia, a recent incident in Addis Ababa gave all the evidence they might have needed. A few weeks ago, there was a perfectly legal and peaceful demonstration by concerned citizens to protest against the construction—in Italy—of […]

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Ethnic-Based Politics in Ethiopia

Ethnic-Based Politics in Ethiopia By Teklu Abate According to the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia, there are 79 political parties registered under Proclamation No573/2008. Of these, only 29% have country-wide (national) identity whereas 71% are regional parties that are organized around ethnic lines. Of those parties dubbed to have national outreach, some such as All […]

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A case for the release of Eskinder and others. By Girma Kassa

Girma Kassa Muziky68@yahoo.com March 28, 2013 Ethiopia’s ruling party, EPRDF, has held its 9th General Assembly this week. It elected Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Ato Demeke Mekonnen as its chairman and vice chairman. The late Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi’s spouse, Azeb Mesfin, who herself was elected as a Polite Bureau member of the party, […]

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Medhanealem Orthodox Tewahedo (MOT) of New York City should Buy and Clean Home at the same time !!!!!

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Medhanealem Orthodox Tewahedo (MOT) of New York City should Buy and Clean Home at the same time !!!!!

By Tedla Asfaw The New York City Medhanealem Orthodox Tewahedo (MOT) permanent members who are paying their dues  will gather this Sunday March 31, 2013 to vote on buying new home at Yonkers, NY, the first home of the church. MOT was founded  by the late Tagaye Paulose and has been paying monthly rent for more than […]

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The general assembly of the EPRDF

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The general assembly of the EPRDF

The general assembly of EPRDF got underway on Saturday 23rd March 2013 at BAHIRDAR, where the four main member parties and other partner parties united to discuss the issues concerning the EPRDF.Foreign parties that were invited to the general assembly were also present at the venue and some even went further to make speeches praising […]

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Ethiopia: Prime Minister Bereket Simon

Amanuel Biedemariam After the late genocidal dictator Meles Zenawi was rumored to have been sick, incapacitated or dead, Bereket Simon used the time cunningly to direct the course of the current Ethiopian political direction to suit his needs and the needs of few of his close allies. I have in the past written that “the […]

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Fingers Crossed for Kenya, our Second Home

By Teklemichael Abebe Ever since I left Kenya for Canada, I hardly missed a single day not following Kenyan politics online. It is the humour and flexibility in Kenyan politics that give me a break from the rigidity and bitterness in Ethiopian politics. Many things fascinate and puzzle me about Kenyan politics. One of the things […]

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The upcoming kebele & city elections

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The upcoming kebele & city elections

By Jonas tameru As we all know the upcoming kebele & city elections are scheduled to be carried out in the coming month. This election is being carried out with the intention of giving the public a chance to elect its leaders at the lower level of administration. It is known that in Ethiopia most […]

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The Dragon Eating the Eagle’s Lunch in Africa? By Prof. Alemayehu G, Mariam

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The Dragon Eating the Eagle’s Lunch in Africa? By Prof. Alemayehu G, Mariam

By Prof. Alemayehu G, Mariam Flight of the Eagle and pursuit of the Dragon In June 2011, during her visit to Zambia U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton pulled the alarm bell on a creeping “new colonialism” in Africa. While dismissing “China’s Model” of authoritarian state capitalism as a governance model for Africa, she took […]

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The race for MDGs Vs land grabbing

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The race for MDGs Vs land grabbing

            By~Geletaw Zeleke The United Nations’ number one millennium development goal is eradicating extreme poverty from the face of the earth. Holding this slogan high, countries across the globe are working to get rid of poverty. Supporters of bilateral aid both international and national nongovernmental organizations up and down are working to achieve this goal. […]

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Geberekidan Desta and his unrestrained hate against Emperor Menlik

Geberekidan Desta and his unrestrained hate against Emperor Menlik Read Full Story In PDF            

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Open Letter to World Bank, Stop Financing Displacement and Killing !!!

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Open Letter to World Bank, Stop Financing Displacement and Killing !!!

Tedla Asfaw Dear World Bank, I am from Ethiopia and worked in Ethiopia from 1980 to 1985 in the lower Awash Valley  irrigation project. In fact I did my masters on how to grow Maize in that part of Ethiopia where  people can feed themselves. The cash crop cotton the communist regime cultivated never improved the […]

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Tigray Economics and Ethiopian Politics

Teklu Abate During the last two decades, Tigray has occupied the minds of Ethiopians. That EPRDF’s (the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Party) creator, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), is native to Tigray explains all the discourses. Ordinary conversations, media reports, and developments on the ground all seem to testify that Tigray is being preferentially […]

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Ethiopia: The vulture regime’s deception and our ignorance of the truth took a toll on our people

By Teshome Debalke The truth is Woyane is illegitimate regime of Ethiopia, illegal representative of the people of Tigray and chronically corrupt entity. Let the truth set it free than the constant deception it perpetuate to stay alive. Those that choose to take the deception as truth are digging their own grave. If anyone has […]

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Graziani and the TPLF, an Ethiopian saga.

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Graziani and the TPLF, an Ethiopian saga.

By Yilma Bekele ‘The Duce will have Ethiopia, with or without the Ethiopians’. Rodolfo Graziani I am writing this as a proud Ethiopian because Graziani’s promise to the Fascist dictator was thwarted by my gallant ancestors. If it was not for the bravery and sacrifice of our grandparents, to day our country will be referred […]

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[Super Funny] Fugera News – Episode 7 – March 2013

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[Super Funny] Fugera News – Episode 7 – March 2013
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A Critical Appraisal of the Diaspora Organized Groups Opposed to the Regime in Ethiopia

Walle Engedayehu, Ph.D. An Overview The collective staying-power of the opposition within the Ethiopian Diaspora community against the regime in Addis Ababa still remains in a state of paralysis after more than two decades of cry-out for a unity of purpose, goals, and objectives. The opposition has not been able, as yet, to help stamp […]

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Naked TPLF Fascism exposed

The Horn Times Newsletter 18 March 2013 Naked TPLF Fascism exposed “Two police men doused my daughter with petrol and set her alight, she died in my arms.” A grieving mother’s plea for justice to the world.   (By Getahune Bekele, South Africa) As the United Nations fails to declare the current ethnic Apartheid rule […]

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Please watch this disturbing video and how our Ethiopian youth has been treated in Saudi Arabia

By Obang Metho This is one example of what has become of us Ethiopians under the ethnic apartheid regime of the TPLF. Ethiopians seek freedom and opportunity or they would not run to the free world; yet, why not create the “free world” in Ethiopia? If each of us pass on strength, courage and kindness, […]

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EPRPYL Leadership Members on Ethiopian Current Issue on Ethiopiawinet Radio (Audio)
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Obama “Moonwalking” Human Rights in Africa? – by Prof. Alemayehu G Mariam

The great American poet Walt Whitman said, “Either define the moment or the moment will define you.” Will the election of Uhuru Kenyatta as president of Kenya define President Barack Obama in Africa or will President Barack Obama use the election of President Kenyatta to define his human rights policy in Africa? Following the presidential […]

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Developmental State Ideology

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Developmental State Ideology

The concept of a developmental state by itself has no predefined rules and procedures that can guide leaders in making decisions about a country’s economic future. Even so the EPRDF by the blind arrogance of its leaders has decided that a developmental state is the best solution to transform Ethiopia to a middle income country, […]

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The selling of Ethiopia. By Yilma Bekele

Actually that statement might not be true. We do know our country is being sold but we have no idea if the bidding has been open or closed. We have sold almost all of Gambella, we have leased half of Afar and Oromia has been parceled out bit by bit. Our Beer factories are under […]

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Hiber Radio: News & Interviews

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Hiber Radio: News & Interviews
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Why Are We Funding Abuse in Ethiopia?

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Why Are We Funding Abuse in Ethiopia?

By Helen Epstein,  The New York Review of Books In 2010, the Ethiopian government began moving thousands of people out of the rural villages where they had lived for centuries to other areas several hours’ walk away. The Ethiopian government calls this program the “Commune Center Development Plan and Livelihood Strategy” and claims it is […]

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The Paradox We Need to Deal with Seriously and Honestly

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The Paradox We Need to Deal with Seriously and Honestly

March 07, 2013 by T.Goshu 1) As an introduction Let me start by saying that as numerous researches conducted by many psychologists, sociologists, and other social scientist have shown , there is no any human or social interaction that is absolutely free from paradoxical attitudes and behaviors . Hearing and watching people making contradiction between […]

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She finally succeeded in making him succumb to the jackals’ “rays”!

 She finally succeeded in making him succumb to the jackals’ “rays”! Ethiopian Anonymous Though unsystematically aggressive and unnecessarily provocative he was, I used to admire him most. Moreover, I was not happy in his dictatorial tendency and Melesic approach towards attaining an everlasting power, like Kamuzu Banda of Malawi. As a human, of course, it […]

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Let the evidence speak: Three-Decade TPLF’s Deception and Disinformation Strategy

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Let the evidence speak: Three-Decade TPLF’s Deception and Disinformation Strategy

By Ewnetu Sime | Tigrai People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) is “celebrating” thirty eight years birth of their mob rule style at Mekele town. The on going discussions of the issues are not known to general public, at least to my knowledge. But it is expected that they will be confined to dogmatic ethnic politics and […]

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