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

On the very day Ethiopia’s ruling party celebrated another crushing electoral victory, a young blogger on trial under anti-terrorism
laws in an Addis Ababa courtroom lashed out at the authorities. 1,002 more words


Ethiopia on track to achieve Millennium Development Goals

Despite a challenging global economic environment, many poor and middle-income countries are making dramatic progress towards the highly ambitious MDG targets. To help ensure that the world sprints to the 2015 finish line, ONE’s 2013 DATA Report examines the recent progress of individual countries against eight MDG targets, focusing particular attention on sub-Saharan Africa, and compares that progress against African government and donor spending in three key poverty-reducing sectors: health, education, and agriculture.


Egypt and Ethiopia change course on Nile Basin treaties

Aly Verjee

Amid continuing political drama in both Egypt and Ethiopia, the management of Africa’s longest river might not seem an urgent priority. But every year that passes without meaningful cooperation between the Nile Basin’s two most populous states narrows the room to find compromise over that most precious of finite and depleting resources: fresh water. 699 more words

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State Sugar Project Harming Ethiopian Tribes, Rights Group Says

Bloomberg:Human Rights Watch said tens of thousands of semi-nomadic people in southern Ethiopia may be forced off their land to make way for state-owned sugar cane plantations. 426 more words

Origin of Tribalisation of Ethiopian Politics: From Fascism to Fascism by Prof. Aleme Eshete

From Baron Prochazka to Benito Mussolini “Legge Organica” the “Charter” for the Tribal Dismemberment of Ethiopia 


I. Background

The Nazis of Austro Hungary had already in the 1930′s targeted Ethiopia as a threat against white supremacy, and white colonialism in Africa, in much the same way as the Bush administration talks about Iraq’s “weapons of mass destruction” and threat to “ 4,897 more words


Ethiopian maid jumps from 21st floor

 An Ethiopian housemaid fell to death from the balcony of the 21st floor apartment of an Arab family in Al Majaz area of Sharjah on Friday evening. 170 more words