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Ethiopians follow Zimbabwe events with Mengistu in mind

Ethiopians follow Zimbabwe events with Mengistu in mind

By Seleshi Tessema ADDIS ABABA (AA) The unfolding political crisis in Zimbabwe this week has intrigued Ethiopians for a specific reason all their own. Indeed, Harare hosts and refuses to…

Rethinking Gentrification and Racial Justice By Dr. Maulana Karenga

Rethinking Gentrification and Racial Justice By Dr. Maulana Karenga

Rethinking Gentrification and Racial Justice: Resisting the Return of the Plantation It is not over-reaching or misreading the signs and tendencies of the time to conceive and confront the ongoing…

The Politics of Famine, Media Activism, and Donor Aid in the Horn By Aregawi Berhe (PhD)

The Politics of Famine, Media Activism, and Donor Aid in the Horn By Aregawi Berhe (PhD)

Overview Ethiopia is a geostrategic country in the Horn of Africa region. This ancient country landlocked since 1991 is fractured along many political, ethnic and cultural fault lines and the…

‘We Are Everywhere’: How Ethiopia Became a Land of Prying Eyes (NYT)

‘We Are Everywhere’: How Ethiopia Became a Land of Prying Eyes (NYT)

By KIMIKO de FREYTAS-TAMURA NOV. 5, 2017 (NYT) FENDIKA, Ethiopia — When he is away from his fields, Takele Alene, a farmer in northern Ethiopia, spends a lot of his…

Oromo-Amhara Accord: Hope for Ethiopia’s Future By Addissu Admas

Oromo-Amhara Accord: Hope for Ethiopia’s Future  By  Addissu Admas

  The fact that Ethiopia is presently ruled by representatives of a minority nationality may puzzle, surprise, or aggrieve any reasonable Ethiopian. But a closer look and attentive examination of…

28 killed in rare protests in Eritrea – report

28 killed in rare protests in Eritrea – report

Several people have reportedly been killed and dozens arrested in Eritrea’s capital. Protests are rare in Eritrea, home to one of the world’s most repressive regimes. At least 28 people…

Looking Beyond the Façade: Ethiopia’s ‘Economic Miracle’

Looking Beyond the Façade: Ethiopia’s ‘Economic Miracle’

Indications are that Ethiopia is at a cusp of a revolution, at crossroads. Some who are old enough to remember the weeks and months leading up to the fall of…

Ethiopia’s Political Turmoil Worsening: Threatening Regional Security

Ethiopia’s Political Turmoil Worsening: Threatening Regional Security

ADDIS ABABA (HAN) October 19.2017. Public Diplomacy & Regional Security News.by Betre Y. Getahun. Political turmoil, ethnic tension and conflict have continued to engulf east Africa’s most populous nation, Ethiopia. The…

Dutchman to be tried for war crimes under ex-Ethiopian leader Mengistu

Dutchman to be tried for war crimes under ex-Ethiopian leader Mengistu

Netherlands (26-10-2017) A Dutch citizen will go on trial in the Netherlands next Monday on charges he committed war crimes in Ethiopia in the 1970s. The 63-year-old Dutchman, who was…

For Ethiopian rights advocate, not seeing is no obstacle

For Ethiopian rights advocate, not seeing is no obstacle

By dailymail 25 October 2017 Yetnebersh Nigussie’s first battle for disability rights was in law school, when she successfully pushed university administrators to provide Braille textbooks for blind students such as…

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