Monthly Archive: July 2012

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Ethiopia: A trip to a timeless land

On a visit to ‘magical’ Ethiopia, Clover Stroud is beguiled by the ancient and the everyday.   By Clover Stroud  Thousands of people had congregated in the field, including hundreds of priests dressed in...

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Post-Meles Possible Scenarios

By Messay Kebede (Prof.) The trouble with tyranny and personalized power is that institutional mechanisms of power transfer do not work. In most cases, such mechanisms exist and are enshrined in written and exalted...

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Ethiopia bans citizens from jobs in the UAE

Preeti Kannan The National (DUBAI) – Ethiopia has banned its citizens from applying for domestic or blue-collar jobs in the UAE until an agreement can be reached to protect their rights. The Ethiopian consul...

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Where is Meles Zenawi? Ethiopians don’t know

By Tom Rhodes If you search for the name of Ethiopia’s prime minister, Meles Zenawi, on Twitter these days, you’ll see a flurry of incongruent postings: Meles is hospitalized in critical condition; he’s fine and returning...

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A Disturbing Verdict In Ethiopia

The United States remains deeply concerned about the convictions and judgments passed down on the defendants in this case. Lengthy prison terms now loom for the Ethiopian journalists and political activists charged with violating...

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የመሪዎቻችን መልእክት፡ ለዚህ ሰዓት ይመጥን ይሆን?

አለቃ ተክሌ፤ ካናዳ ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትሩና ጠቅላይ ተቺው፡ ይሄንን ጽሁፍ የምጽፈው፤ በተወለድኩኝ በ36ኛው አመቴ ዋዜማ ላይ ነው። ሰው በኔ እድሜ ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ሆኖ፤ 21 አመት ሊገዛ ይመቻቻል፤ እነሆ እኔ ደግሞ ጠቅላይ ተቺ ለመሆን ኮምፒውተሬን እስላለሁ።...