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has taken its message of economic freedom to Africa. Today’s stop is Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia—source of the Blue Nile river and one of the oldest countries in the world that traces its history back to Biblical times 1,000 years before Christ. Remember the Queen of Sheba, in the time of King Solomon? She was from Axum, in Ethiopia...See More
There is an interesting parallel between the popular uprising in Tigray led by TPLF in the 1980s and the recent popular protests in Oromo and Amhara regions of Ethiopia. All popular movements, including Eritrea’s secession led by EPLF, reveal the true characteristics, limitation and historical nature of the Ethiopian central state....,,.See More
As a matter of historical coincidence, both Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) were established in 1948. Dr. Tedros Adhanom became the former’s first unqualified but politically appointed minister in history and he now wants to take over the later, in a similar and unjustifiable trajectory......See More
The Ogaden National Liberation Army (ONLA) is continuing its offensive against Ethiopian regime army and its associated militia. This offensive has intensified since the regimes army’s massacres of innocent civilians in other parts of Ethiopia as they had done previously in ogaden since 2007. Since November 2015, ONLA has been waylaying and putting pressure on the killing forces of the regime.....See More
Popular Ethiopian actor, Znah-Bzu Tsegaye, is reported by the Voice of America (VOA) to have sought asylum in the United States after leaving the country two months ago.....See More
Defection is latest in wake of a wave of protests across two Ethiopian regions.
prominent soap actor has fled Ethiopia to seek asylum in the US, becoming the latest high profile figure to do so in the wake of a brutal government crackdown on political opposition.
Prominent Ethiopian actor Znah-Bzu Tsegaye has sought asylum in the US after leaving the country about two months ago, he told Voice of America.....See More
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem in protest of police violence against blacks landed him a spot on the cover of Time Magazine — kneeling. - See more at:
It took less than five seconds for Ethiopia’s Olympic medalist, Feyisa Lilesa, to go from national hero to despised traitor. “If I go back to Ethiopia maybe they will kill me. If not kill me, they will put me in prison, he said after his “traitorous act.” One may assume that Lilesa had committed a crime as heinous as treason or murder to warrant such punishment. Quite far from it, the Olympian’s offence was that on Sunday, as he clinched the Silver medal at the Brazil Olympics he raised his hand X shape in solidarity with protesters in his homeland many of whom have been imprisoned, tortured or killed. Ethiopia’s state broadcaster did not air a replay of Lilesa’s triumphant finish; it is the least of the backlash that he may end up facing from the country for whom he has had just put on the Olympic medal platform......See More
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