Archive | January 28, 2017

Ethiopia faces new drought, seeks urgent aid for 5 million

Ethiopia faces new drought, seeks urgent aid for 5 million By Elias Meseret | AP January 28 WARDER, Ethiopia (The New York Times) — The carcasses of goats and sheep litter the ground near the airstrip in this remote eastern region of Ethiopia, which is struggling to counter a new drought that authorities say has left 5.6 […]

The rotten gasp of Ethiopianism and the confused Amharic speaking inferiors

The rotten gasp of Ethiopianism and the confused Amharic speaking inferiors By Rundaasaa Ashetee Hundee There is no doubt that most of the ethnic groups of empire Ethiopia are the victims of the political catastrophe that the Abyssinian kings and clergy men have created.  Thought such catastrophe can and should be left behind as history, […]

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Federal judge blocks Trump immigration order: report -The Hill

A federal judge in New York has reportedly issued an emergency stay (The Hill) — A federal judge in New York has reportedly issued an emergency stay temporarily halting the removal of individuals detained after President Trump’s order banned immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. The move appears to mark the first […]

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Countries where Trump does business are not hit by new travel restrictions

Countries where Trump does business are not hit by new travel restrictions (The Washington Post) — The seven nations targeted for new visitation restrictions by President Trump on Friday all have something in common: They are places he does not appear to have any business interests. President Trump signed an executive order halting all refugees […]

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Ethiopia: Zone 9 – Government continues misuse Anti-terrorism Proclamation

Ethiopia: Zone 9 – Government continues misuse Anti-terrorism Proclamation By Adotei Akwei and Miho Mitobe (Amnesty USA) — At the end of 2016 Amnesty International published a report titled Ethiopia Offline: Evidence of Social Media Blocking and Internet Censorship in Ethiopia. This report documented how social media and networks in Addis Ababa and the Oromia region were […]

Ethiopia’s Oromo leader facing terrorism charges denied bail again

Ethiopia’s Oromo leader facing terrorism charges denied bail again ADDIS ABABA (Africa News) – Dr Merera Gudina, leading opposition figure in Ethiopia and Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), has been denied bail by a court. Gudina is facing terrorism charges by the government which accuses him of meeting anti-government elements during a European […]

African, world leaders converge in Ethiopia for 28th African Union Summit

African, world leaders converge in Ethiopia for 28th African Union Summit The 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) will commence on January 30 to 31 at the AU Headquarters in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa. (Africa News) — Ongoing are pre-consultative meetings, sessions and dialogues […]

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