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Analysis: Inside the controversial EFFORT

Analysis: Inside the controversial EFFORT

By Oman Uliah, Special to Addis Standard   Every authoritarian regime has its own symbol of economic exploitations and monopoly either in an individual face or in an organizational mask.…

Remembering the Meles’ Massacres By Prof. Al Mariam

Remembering the Meles’ Massacres By Prof. Al Mariam

“For the dead and the living, we must bear witness. For not only are we responsible for the memories of the dead, we are also responsible for what we are…

Saudi Arabia to confiscate $300b assets of Alwaleed, Al-Amoudi and others

Saudi Arabia to confiscate $300b assets of Alwaleed, Al-Amoudi and others

NOVEMBER 9, 2017 (Vanguard) Saudi Arabia has announced it will confiscate money and assets, running into $300billion held by dozens of top officials and businessmen detained in an anti-corruption crackdown.…

Strategic Advocacy, Human Rights is Everyone’s Business By Aklog Birara (Dr)

Strategic Advocacy, Human Rights is Everyone’s Business By Aklog Birara (Dr)

During her visit to South Sudan at the end of October, 2017, U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, questioned the wisdom and return on investment of more than $11…

Fighting T-TPLF Internal Colonialism (Part III) By Prof. Al Mariam

Fighting T-TPLF Internal Colonialism (Part III) By Prof. Al Mariam

Fighting T-TPLF Internal Colonialism Using the Irresistible Power of EthiopiaWINet (Ethiopian-ness) (Part III) “EthiopiaWINet is an addiction [deep passion]. It is in the heart of each and every Ethiopian. If…

Saudi detains princes, ministers and al-Amoudi in anti-corruption probe

Saudi detains princes, ministers and al-Amoudi in anti-corruption probe

NOVEMBER 5, 2017 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia detained 11 princes, four current ministers and tens of former ministers in a probe by a new anti-corruption body headed by Crown Prince…

Former member of Ethiopia Marxist regime apologizes in court

Former member of Ethiopia Marxist regime apologizes in court

By MIKE CORDER, ASSOCIATED PRESS THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Nov 2, 2017 A former member of a Marxist group that seized control of Ethiopia in the 1970s in a bloody purge known as…

Fighting T-TPLF Internal Colonialism By Prof. Al Mariam

Fighting T-TPLF Internal Colonialism By Prof. Al Mariam

Fighting T-TPLF Internal Colonialism: Defeating EthiopiawiNOT With EthiopiaWINET (Ethiopian-ness) (Part II) “We must either learn to live together as brothers or we are all going to perish together as fools.…

Police fire live rounds in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region to disperse protests (Reuters)

Police fire live rounds in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region to disperse protests (Reuters)

Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Police in a town in Ethiopia’s restive Oromiya region fired live rounds on Thursday to disperse demonstrators who had blocked roads, witnesses said. The…

“Ethnic clashes” in Ethiopia: setting the record straight By RENÉ LEFORT

“Ethnic clashes” in Ethiopia: setting the record straight By RENÉ LEFORT

First there are the undisputed events. Then there are the media reactions, and these – apart from a few rare exceptions, among them some of Ethiopia’s private media – have…

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