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A sharp split on Obama’s Ethiopian trip

A sharp split on Obama’s Ethiopian trip

Friday July 3, 2015 07:52 PM The Associated Press (c) 2015, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON — When Barack Obama entered the White House, many Ethiopian immigrants in the Washington area…

The “Jiggery Pokery” Jurisprudence of Justice Scalia

The “Jiggery Pokery” Jurisprudence of Justice Scalia

The angry wasp in the colony of worker bees Hell hath no fury than a dissenting Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court! When Scalia wins and writes for the…

The Impasse of Fear in Ethiopia and the Necessity of Comprehensive Struggle By Messay Kebede (PhD)

The Impasse of Fear in Ethiopia and the Necessity of Comprehensive Struggle By Messay Kebede (PhD)

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Roosevelt An ounce of action is worth more than tons of preaching  Mahatma Gandhi The consensus is that dictatorial regimes…

Ethiopia’s election insult to the people and democracy By Graham Peebles

Ethiopia’s election insult to the people and democracy By Graham Peebles

By Graham Peebles Every five years the Ethiopian people are invited by the ruling party to take part in a democratic pantomime called “general elections”. Sunday 24 May saw the…

Obama Should Flag Rights Abuses on Ethiopia Visit – HRW

Obama Should Flag Rights Abuses on Ethiopia Visit – HRW

(Washington, DC, June 19, 2015) – United States President Barack Obama will hold meetings at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa and with the Ethiopian government during a visit…

Ethiopian opposition party says candidate’s murder was politically motivated

Ethiopian opposition party says candidate’s murder was politically motivated

ADDIS ABABA | BY AARON MAASHO An Ethiopian opposition party said on Wednesday that one of its candidates, who took part in last month’s elections, was beaten to death in…

Ethiopia’s crackdown on dissent drives opposition to push for ‘freedom first’

Ethiopia’s crackdown on dissent drives opposition to push for ‘freedom first’

By William Davison, The Guardian “You yourself should respect the law,” said Abel Wabella, 28, from the Zone 9 blogging group, after judges denied him the chance to protest against…

Ethiopian Thugmocracy By Prof. Al Mariam

Ethiopian Thugmocracy By Prof. Al Mariam

What do you get when you cross a thugocracy with democracy? A thugmocracy. When thugs are “elected” to political office, they become thugmocrats. Naturally, “elected” thugmocrats run   thugmocracies. If democracy…

Making Sense of an Electoral Score of 100 Percent By Messay Kebede (PhD.)

Making Sense of an Electoral Score of 100 Percent By  Messay Kebede (PhD.)

  According to the National Election Board of Ethiopia, the result of last week’s national election is that the EPRDF has achieved a complete victory by grabbing all the parliamentary…

Ethiopia’s economy neither a sprint nor a marathon – The economist

Ethiopia’s economy neither a sprint nor a marathon – The economist

Africa’s most impressive economic managers suffer from excessive caution May 30th 2015 | ADDIS ABABA |economist From the print edition NOWHERE in Africa is modern China more of a lodestar…

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