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September 2012

SMNE Urges New Prime Minister to Take Bold Steps That Will Lead the Country to a New Ethiopia

 “Meaningful Reforms, Reconciliation and the Restoration of Justice” SMNE Urges New Prime Minister to Take Bold Steps That Will Lead the Country to a New Ethiopia An Open Letter to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, September 26, 2012 His Excellency Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia Office of the Prime Minister P.O. […]

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Somalia, allies batter al Shabaab, but gains may be fragile

MARKA, Somalia (Reuters) – “Paradise lies under the shade of swords,” reads the Arabic inscription on an arch leading into the Somali port of Marka, abandoned last month by Islamist al Shabaab militants under pressure from advancing African Union peacekeepers and government troops. The inscription, along with a white column by the beach where al

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Why we should not expect the much anticipated change from the new PM Hailemariam Desalegn?

By Selamu Yibejal [peace4horn@gmail.com] As much as there is a positive attitude towards the new PM Hailemariam Desalegn and expectation by the Diaspora Ethiopian community and even the western nations in regards to some change and easement of the state control and a shift in policy from the authoritarian one‐man (Meles) rule into a more

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Hailemariam Desalegn parroting dead tyrant – By Abebe Gellaw

By Abebe Gellaw Hailemariam Desalegn’s recent interview with Peter Heinlein of VOA confirms that his rise to the helm of power can be largely attributed to his opportunistic imitation of how the late dictator talked and walked as well as his commitment to serving TPLF bigwigs that control him as their Trojan horse. Hailemariam called

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How Hailemariam Desalegn’s vow amended pathologists’ maxim

By: Kiflu Hussain* Sept 27, 2012 When  the late Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia disappeared from public life, particularly  from international gathering which he never failed from basking in, the  mainstream media began speculating on his “serious illness” unlike the “fringe”  Medias that accurately concluded on his death long ago. Consequently, the East  African newspaper of

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Ethiopia Sugar Signs $500 Million Deal With China’s CDC Bank

By William Davison Ethiopia Sugar Corp. said it’s signed agreements with state-owned China Development Bank Corp. for $500 million in loans to build two refineries, part of a plan to boost output of the sweetener almost tenfold by 2025. Ethiopia’s Finance Ministry and the state-run sugar company have signed memorandums of understanding with the Chinese

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