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United States welcomes selection of Hailemariam Desalegn

Press Statement – Victoria Nuland Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 21, 2012 The United States warmly welcomes Ethiopia’s selection of Hailemariam Desalegn as the country’s new P...
 
 
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Hailemariam Desalegn: Backer of dominant party rule By Peter Heinlein, VOA | September 22, 2012

Hailemariam Desalegn is Ethiopia’s second leader since the EPRDF came to power in 1991.  At 47, he is considered part of a new breed not associated with the guerrilla war that ousted the pro-Soviet military dictatorship l...
 

 
 
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Ethiopian court ordered the freezing of Andualem Arage and Eskinder Nega’s property

Posted by admin on September 20, 2012 Awramba Times (Washington DC) – The Federal High court in Addis Ababa has ordered the freezing of the property of Eskinder Nega and political leader, Andualem Arage. According to Awramba Ti...
 
 
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Internet: Online freedom under threat By Deutsche Welle | September 19, 2012

Unlimited information at the tip of your fingers, a mouse click away: that was the vision of a free, open and worldwide Internet. Meanwhile, many states restrict users by erecting digital fences. Vinton Cerf, the US computer sc...
 

 
 
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What Ethiopia Is Up Against

Messay Kebede – A friend recently sent me a video presenting Sebhat Nega’s defense of the TPLF constitution. My friend was rightly amazed at the dismissive and arrogant nature of the defense.  My reaction wandered a bit in the ...
 
 
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Freed Swedish journalists accuse Ethiopia of using anti-terrorism laws to stifle journalism Reuters | September 17, 2012

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Two Swedish journalists pardoned by Ethiopia after spending 11 months in jail for aiding a rebel group said on Friday they had been subjected to a mock execution, and accused the country of using ant...
 

 
 
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Ethiopia Finally Has a New Prime Minister?

by Alemayehu G. Mariam It seems Ethiopia finally has a new prime minister. Two days ago, the leaders of the ruling EPDRF party approved Hailemariam Desalegn, the current deputy prime minister [DPM], to replace the late Meles Ze...
 
 
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The ‘miracle revolution’

EthiopianReview.com | September 15th, 2012 With selection of Hailemariam Desalegn from Wolaita and Demeke Mekonnen from Amhara as prime minister and deputy prime minister, Meles Zenawi’s and TPLF’s dream of ruling Ethiopia for ...
 

 
 
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TPLF Reschedules Its EPRDF Assemblage Meeting for Tomorrow

by Tsinat Haile TPLF moved up the meeting of the council of its facade assemblage it calls EPRDF from Sept 16, 2012 it initially announced to Sept 14-15, 2012. It is not clear what prompted the rescheduling of the meeting but o...
 
 
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Ethiopia: Automatically the chairperson will be the prime minister

(AFP) ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia’s ruling coalition will hold a two-day governing council meeting from Friday to choose a leader to succeed former prime minister Meles Zenawi, who died last month, it said. “The council assigns the ...
 

 
 
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Post Meles Ethiopia: continuation of Meles Zenawi or a new vision insight?

By Adisie Tesfu, Oslo, Norway Date : 12 September 2012 ————————————————————————R...
 
 
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Happy New Year! Safeguarding the Vision to Our Future

Our Hope for Ethiopia in the New Year Should Be No Less than a Fully Transformed Society September 11, 2012 (SMNE) Dear Ethiopian, We, the leaders, members and friends of the Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE), want ...