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September 2012

The Hailemariam Desalegn Factor

By Yared Ayicheh, The Meles era is gone. EPRDF was addicted to Meles’ lies and delusions for 21 years, and now, as an organization it is going through withdrawal symptoms. The bewilderment its members and supporters feel is like that of a drug addict who is faced with life without drugs. EPRDF has no choice

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Putting human rights first in post Zenawi era – By Robele Ababya

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.”Thomas Jefferson

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Is Berhane GebreKristos Dupty Prime Minister?

Iran Eager to Further Develop Ties with Ethiopia TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Amir Mansour Borqeyee underscored Tehran’s enthusiasm for the further expansion of relations and cooperation with the African nations, specially Ethiopia. Borqeyee made the remarks in a meeting with Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Berhane GebreKristos. He also

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Egypt wanted to attack Ethiopia dam, reveals Wikileaks

CAIRO (bikyamasr): Egypt has long feared its lion’s share of Nile River water could be threatened by Ethiopia’s construction of its Renaissance Dam project, the pinnacle of late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s efforts to give the East African country more sway over issues pertaining to the world’s largest river. In documents revealed by the whistleblower

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Chance encounter prompts arrest of man suspected of torturing prisoners in Ethiopia

By Associated Press DENVER — A chance encounter at a restaurant in a Denver suburb led to the arrest of an Ethiopian immigrant who authorities say tortured political prisoners decades ago in his home country, according to testimony from a Department of Homeland Security official Tuesday. The man authorities identify as Kefelegn Alemu Worku (kah-FEH’-lun

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