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Ethiopia shall overcome By Yilma Bekele

Ethiopia shall overcome By Yilma Bekele

In May of 2005 the noble idea of bringing change by peaceful means died a violent death in Ethiopia. The Tigrai People Front declared in no uncertain terms power sharing…

Young Ethiopian Musicians Rising!

Young Ethiopian Musicians Rising!

Young Diaspora Ethiopian musicians are rising fast and gaining attention on the international scene. They sing in English, but some include Amharic songs in their repertoire. Their lyrics are serious…

100 Ethiopians headed for South Africa arrested in Nairobi

100 Ethiopians headed for South Africa arrested in Nairobi

BY CYRUS OMBATI, February 24th 2015 : Nairobi, Kenya: More than 100 Ethiopians were Monday night arrested in Tasia, Nairobi for being in the country illegally. The 101 men said…

Spirit vs. War-machine By Aregawi Berhe (PhD)

Spirit vs. War-machine By Aregawi Berhe (PhD)

Spirit vs. War-machine: A Patriotic Resistance to Italian  Occupation of Ethiopia (1936-1941) “…The traditional past, for most Ethiopians, was therefore not as bad as the “modern” present with the disposition of…

Bye, Bye Karuturistan, Ethiopia! By Prof. Al Mariam

Bye, Bye Karuturistan, Ethiopia! By Prof. Al Mariam

RIP: A post-mortem on Karuturistan, Ethiopia  It was too good to be true. It is too bad it was true for the people of Gambella in western Ethiopia. Last month,…

Kenya: 11 Ethiopian Immigrants Fined for Illegal Entry

Kenya: 11 Ethiopian Immigrants Fined for Illegal Entry

By Malemba Mkongo ELEVEN Ethiopia nationals arrested on Monday for being in Kenya illegally have been fined Sh10,000 each or three-month jail terms. The 11 yesterday pleaded guilty to the charges…

Ethiopia’s Media War: Al Jazeera video

Ethiopia’s Media War: Al Jazeera video

Prof. Tecola Hagos’ protest against Tamiru’s article

Prof. Tecola Hagos’ protest against Tamiru’s article

Dear Editor, I read Mr. Tamiru Ayele’s brief article “A Misunderstanding on Tecola’s book price,” posted in your Website on 19 February 2015. The brief article is full of demeaning…

Ethiopia’s media war – Join Aljazeera today, February 17 at 19:30 GMT

Ethiopia’s media war – Join Aljazeera today, February 17 at 19:30 GMT

Ethiopian anti-terrorism laws are forcing journalists into exile and prison, a push the government says will secure the nation. Members of Ethiopia’s jailed Zone 9 bloggers who are on trial…

Ethiopia’s Perfekt Elektion? Much Ado About Nothing!

Ethiopia’s Perfekt Elektion? Much Ado About Nothing!

Who knows about Ethiopia’s perfekt elektion in May 2015?It is the middle of February 2015 as I write this commentary. But I always remember in November.  I see some of my…

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