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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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Ethiopia’s ‘jihadi’ film and its boomerang effects –  By Awol K Alo

On February 5, 2013, Ethiopia’s only and publicly funded Television Station, ETV, aired a controversial documentary during prime time in violation of an outstanding court injunction. Oddly subtitled “Boko Haram in Ethiopia”, Jihadawi Harekat – Arabic for “jihadi movement” – ­denounces leaders of Ethiopia’s year-long protest movement for alleged links to foreign terrorists. Muslims in […]

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The Moral Equivalent of an Anti-Apartheid Movement in Ethiopia? – By Prof. Alemayehu G Mariam

Ethiopian Muslims engaged in the moral equivalent of an anti-Apartheid movement? In her recent commentary in the New York Times Book Review, “Obama: Failing the African Spring?”, Dr. Helen Epstein questioned the Obama Administration for turning a blind eye to human rights violations in Africa, and particularly the persecution of Muslims in Ethiopia. She argued […]

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Land Loyalties in Ethiopia

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Land Loyalties in Ethiopia

by GRAHAM PEEBLES With the coming of industrial-size farms in Ethiopia, local people, villagers and pastoralists (deemed irrelevant to the Government’s, economically-driven development plans) are being threatened, and intimidated by the military; forcibly displaced and herded into camps, their homes destroyed. Along with vast agricultural complexes, dams are planned and constructed, water supplies re-directed to […]

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Ethiopia’s Muslim populace has over the past couple of months

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Ethiopia’s Muslim populace has over the past couple of months

By Jonas Tameru Ethiopia’s Muslim populace has over the past couple of months, been on the uprising with a long list of demands considered unacceptable by the EPRDF. A mess created by the government itself is now proving hard to clean up. In turn it has evoked a wave protests by the Muslim masses in […]

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NES COMMENTARY On 117 Years Of Adwa Victory

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NES COMMENTARY On 117 Years Of Adwa Victory

 Network of Ethiopian Scholars (NES) March 1, 2013 Title: The Significance of Adwa Victory for Pan-Africanism and the African Renaissance 50 years after the OAU Inspiration “Those who have strength, support us with your strength Those who are weak, support us with your prayers” Aste Menelik “ I am a woman. I do not like […]

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Ethiopia’s Muslim populace has over the past couple of months

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Ethiopia’s Muslim populace has over the past couple of months

  By Jonas Tameru   Ethiopia’s Muslim populace has over the past couple of months, been on the uprising with a long list of demands considered unacceptable by the EPRDF. A mess created by the government itself is now proving hard to clean up. In turn it has evoked a wave protests by the Muslim […]

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The EOTC Decided

By Teklu Abate The 28th of February 2013 seems to mark the end of the end of reconciliation efforts that were underway between the two Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church (EOTC) synods. Abune Matias, Archibishop of EOTC Jerusalem, was announced as the sixth patriarch of the EOTC.    The news caught the attention of media, believers […]

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MENELIK THE GREAT OF ADWA

March 1st 1896 is the 117th anniversary of the Battle of Adwa. The decisive victory at Adwa is a tale to be told every year on this day of its commemoration because it warms the heart and lifts the spirit of every black person in the world. Few places evoke stronger memories than places of […]

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Debretsion Church and the Ethiopians. By Yilma Bekele

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Debretsion Church and the Ethiopians. By Yilma Bekele

Please follow the link above and watch the YouTube video before reading this article. This is Debretsion Ethiopian Orthodox Church in London England. The picture seems to have been taken on a cold winter day. It is such a beautiful church. Doesn’t it look so serene and peaceful? I am sure it is that most […]

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Obama: Failing the African Spring? By Helen Epstein

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Obama: Failing the African Spring?   By Helen Epstein

By Helen Epstein America’s new drone base in the West African city of Niamey, Niger, announced by the White House on Friday, further expands our counter-terrorism activity in Africa. It’s also consistent with the militaristic emphasis of the Obama administration’s engagement with the continent. This may help contain the spread of jihadist violence in specific […]

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