Archive | January, 2017

Ethiopia Made a Mistake to Build Dam Without Permission From Egypt

Ethiopia Made a Mistake to Build Dam Without Permission From Egypt: Irrigation Ministry Official 25, January 2017 (Nyamilepedia) — A South Sudanese official has blamed Ethiopia for recent crisis that has brought suspicion between countries sharing the Nile waters. This comes just weeks after reports on media that Ethiopian rebels have opened a base inside […]

Famine in Ogaden deliberately underestimated by Ethiopia and UN Agencies

ONLF Urgent Appeal: Famine in Ogaden Famine in Ogaden deliberately underestimated by the Ethiopian government and UN agencies in Ogaden The failure of two consecutive rains in Ogaden, has killed thousands of livestock and many vulnerable people in Ogaden. Most regions in Ogaden have extreme water shortages, no pasture for livestock and food supplies have […]

Trump to sign executive order to dramatically reduce funding of UN

Donald Trump to sign executive order to dramatically reduce funding of United Nations The upcoming order would dramatically reduce the US’ role in the UN and other international organisations (The Independent) — Donald Trump is preparing executive orders that would dramatically reduce US funding of the United Nations, as well as other international organisations that do […]

Still Feels Horror and Terrific to be black and African after all …

The Horror of being black and African! By Nimi Princewill, E-mail from Nigeria To the wider world, being ‘black’ first identifies you as human, but further categorizes you as a “special grade” of human, fortified with great physical gallantry, but a reduced level of brain power. Well, as a black man and an African, I do […]

Management

The State Department’s entire senior management team just resigned

The State Department’s entire senior management team just resigned By Josh Rogin Rex Tillerson, President-elect Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, had a rocky first day facing members of the Senate during his confirmation hearing on Jan. 11 at the Capitol. (Video: Peter Stevenson/Photo: Melina Mara/The Washington Post/The Washington Post) (kichuu.com) — Secretary of State […]

Never Again? Inside Ethiopia’s “retraining” programme for thousands

Never Again? Inside Ethiopia’s “retraining” programme for thousands of detained protesters Detainees rounded up in the state of emergency were treated to a six-part course that included units in “Constitutional Democracy”, “Colour Revolutions” and “Ethiopian Renaissance”. By Kalkidan Yibeltal (kichuu.com) – Looking drained last month, thousands of Ethiopian detainees swore on their release from prison […]

Trump Blocks Syrian Refugees and Orders Mexican Border Wall to Be Built

Trump Blocks Syrian Refugees and Orders Mexican Border Wall to Be Built

rump Blocks Syrian Refugees and Orders Mexican Border Wall to Be Built WASHINGTON (The New York Times) — President Trump on Wednesday began a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigration, ordering the immediate construction of a border wall with Mexico and aggressive efforts to find and deport unauthorized immigrants. He planned additional actions to cut back […]

United States Deports 90 Back Home to Somalia – VOA News

United States Deports 90 Back Home to Somalia – VOA News (VOA News) — Ninety Somali immigrants who either ran afoul of U.S. law or had their asylum applications rejected have been deported to the Somali capital, Mogadishu, witnesses and officials said Wednesday. Somalia’s ambassador to the United States, Ahmed Isse Awad, told VOA Somali […]

The Engine of Tigreans nationalism – By Rundassa Asheetee Hunde

The Engine of Tigreans nationalism By Rundassa Asheetee Hunde The narrative that the Tigreans have an old and venerable heritage long before any one has always been the source of Tigreans superiority complex. It is this notion what made Qadaamawii Wayne Harineet Tigrai to believe that the Amharic speaking people colonized the greatest kingdom of […]

ESAT Haile Larebo

Here you go! Once again, ESAT attacks the great Oromo nation

Here you go! Once again, ESAT attacks the great Oromo nation through its media outlet. By Boona Sabaa This is certainly not the first time ESAT strategically campaigning against the Oromo nation in order to belittle, mock and discredit the great Oromo nation in the horn of Africa. ESAT is systematically implementing and running propaganda […]

The Gambia: a beacon for African democracy? – Deutsche Welle

The Gambia: a beacon for African democracy? West Africa’s regional bloc ECOWAS was able to exert huge pressure on Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh and force him to step down. Other African regional blocs don’t have ECOWAS’s clout. (DW) –In Zimbabwe, media consultant Reyhana Masters is avidly devouring WhatsApp content from The Gambia. Zimbabweans are also busy […]

Ethiopia: The Slow Death of a Civilian Government and the Rise of a Military Might

Ethiopia: The Slow Death of a Civilian Government and the Rise of a Military Might Addis Abeba, Jan. 24/2017 (Addis Standard) – To the media’s keen observation, the immediate cause that triggered Ethiopia’s recent nose-dive into the unknown began when, on November 12, 2015, the residents of Ginchi, a small town some 80 Kms South […]

FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 file photo, Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh shows his inked finger before voting in Banjul, Gambia. As regional leaders flew in for last-ditch negotiations and a regional military force was poised to swoop in and force him out, Jammeh remained Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 at his official residence.  (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)

What hinders the smooth transfer of power in Africa?

What hinders the smooth transfer of power in Africa? INSIDE STORYPOLITICS (AlJazeera) — The former president of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has flown into exile to avoid a military confrontation. After 22 years in power, Yahya Jammeh has left Gambia. The former president flew into exile heading for Equatorial Guinea. He’d refused to step down for […]

UN calls for “swift deployment” of regional protection force to South Sudan

UN calls for “swift deployment” of regional protection force to South Sudan New York/Juba, January 23, 2017 (SSNA) — The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Monday called for an immediate deployment of the regional protection force to end what it described as systematic “obstructions.” The world body says it is concerned by the continuation […]

Ethiopia, South Sudan Diplomatic Row Breaks Out

Ethiopia, South Sudan Diplomatic Row Breaks Out Over Claims Salva Kiir allowed Ethiopian rebels to operate in his country *Addis Ababa Expelled South Sudanese Ambassador  *South Sudan official: This is an unfounded rumour orchestrated by rebels loyal to Riek Machar Awramba Times (Addis Ababa)- An extraordinary diplomatic row has broken out between Ethiopia and the neighbouring […]

Reclaiming Oromo Indigenous Organizational Structures and Fostering Supportive Environments for Health

Reclaiming Oromo Indigenous Organizational Structures and Fostering Supportive Environments for Health Begna Fufa Dugassa Toronto Public Health Abstract The health of the Oromo people is determined by complex and intertwined social and natural environments. Modifying or entirely changing these environments necessitates developing effective organizations and leadership. Colonial socio-cultural-structural impositions conditioned the Oromo people to adopt […]

War

Ethiopia: War Crimes Against the Oromo Nation in Ethiopia

Ethiopia: War Crimes Against the  Oromo Nation in Ethiopia HRLHA  Urgent Action The Oromo nation is under severe coordinated internal  and external attacks  by TPLF/EPRDF- sponsored mechanized killing squads. In the past three months, since  the state of emergency was declared on October 8, 2016, the  Ethiopian TPLF/EPRDF  government  has  deployed  its killing squad Agazi […]

Medical Journal: Ethiopia Health Policy, Omot Olok Dang, MPH

Medical Journal: Ethiopia Health Policy, Omot Olok Dang, MPH BY OMOT OLOK DANG, MPH Rochester, MN, January 21, 2017 (GMN) – Introduction, Ethiopia has a history of hunger, poor health care service and well known as one of the poorest countries in Africa devastated by the famine. In 1984, thousands of citizens relocated to another […]

Ethiopia’s Electioneering in Somalia: Ethiopia is desperately trying to..

Ethiopia’s Electioneering in Somalia: Ethiopia is desperately trying to By: Abukar Mohamed (kichuu) — Let’s start with the basic facts: Ethiopia is desperately trying to get Hassan Sheikh Mohamud re-elected as a president of Somalia. The evidence of this effort was encapsulated in a recent report by a think-tank affiliated with Ethiopia’s Foreign Ministry and […]

New leader of Gambia : Jammeh leaving for Guinea within hours

New leader of Gambia – Jammeh leaving for Guinea within hours By KRISTA LARSON DAKAR, Senegal (AP) – Gambia’s new president says defeated leader Yahya Jammeh is expected to leave for Guinea within hours. Adama Barrow told The Associated Press in an interview Saturday that he will return home to Gambia once it’s “clear” and a […]

Where Lies Obama’s Africa Legacy? – Addis Standard

Where Lies Obama’s Africa Legacy? – Addis Standard Zelalem Kibret, special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, Jan. 20/2017 (Addis Standard) – On November 09, 2016 while the GMT + world woke up to a surprising news of victory by the most unexpected candidate in the US election, the US Embassy in Addis Abeba was hosting an […]

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