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Supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia

Supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. 115th CONGRESS 1st Session RES. 128 Supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES February 15, 2017 Mr. Smith of New Jersey (for himself, Ms. Bass, Mr. Coffman, Ms. Kelly of Illinois, Mr. Veasey, and Mr. Ellison) submitted the following resolution; which was referred […]

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Refugees, host communities in Ethiopia to benefit from €30mln regional development, protection programme

Refugees, host communities in Ethiopia to benefit from €30mln regional development, protection programme Note: This is another money making strategy for TPLF. Most of the refugees will be Tigreans camouflaging Eritreans Addis Ababa, February 22, 2017 (Fana Broadcasting Corporate – TPLF website) – The European Union (EU) and the Netherlands, in cooperation with Ethiopia and UN […]

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The current leadership of the OPDO is now rocking the boat among the Revolutionary Democrats

The current leadership of the OPDO is now rocking the boat among the Revolutionary Democrats Note: The TPLF regime tries to reduce the Oromo struggle to youth unemployment issue. Ridiculous! What about land grabbing? What about political and economical marginalization? What about human rights violations? What about mass killing and imprisonment? What about cultural infringement? […]

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Sidama, 15th Year on Since Loqee Massacre whilst You are Tolerating the TPLF’s Regime and Your Own Worst Quislings?

Sidama, 15th Year on Since Loqee Massacre whilst You are Tolerating the TPLF’s Regime and Your Own Worst Quislings? (Open Letter to Sidama People in Diaspora and the Sidama Land). By One of the Sdiama’s Human Right Defenders February 22, 2017 My Beloved Sidama Nation, In today’s Ethiopia, you have got more pressing Quest than […]

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A boy watches sacks of food drop to the ground during a United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) airdrop close to Rubkuai village in Unity State, northern South Sudan, February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola/File Photo

Famine threatens millions in the Horn of Africa as Washington prepares expanded war in Somalia

Famine threatens millions in the Horn of Africa as Washington prepares expanded war in Somalia By Thomas Gaist (WSWS) — Even as starvation and malnutrition threaten more than 10 million lives in the Horn of Africa countries of Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, the United States and its allies are preparing a massive expansion of military operations […]

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Family identifies man killed during jewelry store robbery

Family identifies man killed during jewelry store robbery MEMPHIS, Tenn. (News 3 Channel)  — Police identify the jewelry store employee murdered while at work just feet from his one-year-old son. Police are looking for the person who stabbed Noah Ashene to death Thursday afternoon at Golden Jewelers on Winchester near Kirby. “I heard a little […]

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Why the Eerie Silence of the Peoples of Ethiopia As State Terrorism Mainly Rampages Oromia?

Why the Eerie Silence of The Peoples of Ethiopia As State Terrorism Mainly Rampages Oromia?      ‘Unite to Defend Your Rights, Or Else, You’ll Cease to Exist’  by Denboba Natie, February 20, 2017 “Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat To Justice Everywhere. We Are Caught In An Inescapable Network Of Mutuality, Tied In A Single Garment Of […]

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Canada: Former refugee an advocate for education

Canada: Former refugee an advocate for education Dammee, who is originally from Ethiopia, received a World University Service of Canada scholarship to study in Canada at Laurier. Students living in refugee camps can apply to the WUSC Student Refugee Program for a scholarship, with the funding donated by students at Canadian universities. Universities sponsor a […]

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Ethiopia Leans toward Chinese Economic Ties

By Henok Tibebu (All Africa) — Ethiopia and China started economic relations about 100 B.C when the Han dynasty of China and the Axumite empire of Ethiopia had trade exchanges. The two countries had made official relationship when they opened embassies in their respective capitals beginning from 1972. This relationship has reached a greater level […]

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zimbabwe : ‘Hungry’ Ethiopian illegals faint in court

zimbabwe : ‘Hungry’ Ethiopian illegals faint in court Richard Muponde, Gwanda Correspondent (kichuu) – THERE was pandemonium at Gwanda courts recently when a group of Ethiopians which was intercepted enroute to South Africa, fainted because of hunger, resulting in eight of them being hospitalized. The 56 Ethiopians led by Lonsako Esatu Sumoro was intercepted last […]

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PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 10: Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn speaks during the press conference regard to the COP 21 in Paris, France on November 10, 2015. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

The Ethiopian Regime Is Destabilizing the Horn of Africa Region

The Ethiopian Regime Is Destabilizing the Horn of Africa Region By Yohannes Woldemariam (The Huffington Post) — The Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn claims Al-Shabab is diminishing with Ethiopian support to the Somali government. He also told BBC Africa editor, Mary Harper, that “Ethiopians are satisfied with the system of government in the country.” During […]

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Long Time Historian Dr. Richard Pankhurst Passed Away at 90

Addis Ababa, February 16, 2017 (Fana Broadcasting Corporation) – The doyen of historians and scholars of Ethiopia, Dr. Richard Pankhurst has passed away at the age of 90. Dr. Pankhurst was one of Ethiopia’s greatest friends during his long and productive life, and his scholarship and understanding for Ethiopia will be sorely missed. He was […]

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Ethiopian Government Must Stop Rights Violations

Ethiopian Government Must Stop Rights Violations

(US Congressman Chris Smith, NJ) — Joined by victims of torture at the hands of the Ethiopian government, Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04) and Rep. Mike Coffman (CO-06), came together this afternoon to bring to light the actions of the oppressive government of President Mulatu Teshome. “For too long the government of Ethiopia has used violence, […]

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Foreign Investment in Ethiopia Slumps After Business Attacks

Foreign Investment in Ethiopia Slumps After Business Attacks FDI dropped 20% to $1.2 billion in six months through December Foreign companies receive financial compensation for damages (Bloomberg) — Foreign direct investment in Ethiopia dropped by a fifth in the first half of the country’s fiscal year after violent anti-government protests in which foreign-owned businesses were […]

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Ethiopia spends $1.8 million for lobbying only on one firm

Ethiopia spends $1.8 million, a year, for lobbying on one of firms it retains.  (kichuu) – Ethiopia has hired SGR LLC Government Relations and Lobbying firm to lobby on behalf of the Ethiopian government to U.S. policy makers, congress, the media and business leaders. According to the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) database seen by nazret.com, Ethiopian […]

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Oromo people stage a protest against the government near the Hora Lake at Debre Zeyit. Photograph: Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Ethiopia: How long can state of emergency keep the lid on anger?

A state crackdown has silenced ethnic Oromo people in Ethiopia, but grievances over land and rights, and a lack of political options, could reignite protests By William Davison in Guder (The Guardian) — In a muted show of defiance near Ethiopia’s capital city, a tall farmer glanced around before furtively crossing his arms below his […]

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Nile Diplomacy: Cunning Arm Twists, but whose losing game?

Analysis: Nile Diplomacy: Cunning Arm Twists and Turns, but whose losing game? Zecharias Zelalem, Special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, Feb. 10/2017 – On January 9, 2017, South Sudanese President, Salva Kiir, arrived in Cairo, Egypt, to meet with his counterpart, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, and discuss, according to media reports, “bilateral ties.” With most media […]

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Political unrest simmering in Ethiopia despite lethal crackdown

Political unrest simmering in Ethiopia despite lethal crackdown Germany (DW) — Four months after declaring a state of emergency in a crackdown on protests, Ethiopia’s government claims the country has returned to normal. Critics says the emergency decree remains an instrument of repression. This coming April marks three years since protests broke out in Ethiopia. They […]

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Miracle or Mirage? Manufacturing Hunger and Poverty in Ethiopia

Miracle or Mirage? Manufacturing Hunger and Poverty in Ethiopia Note: This article was, first, posted on ayyaantuu on September 27, 2016 By Frederic Mousseau | Oakland Institute, In 2016, food crisis in Ethiopia once again topped the international headlines, with 18 million people reportedly requiring food assistance for survival. The food crisis has been widely […]

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