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December 2015

 TPLF cracks as ADMF guerrillas keep leafleting Addis Ababa- By Getahune Bekele

The Horn Times Newsletter 28 December 2015 By Getahune Bekele/South Africa. Instituting widespread censorship, banning political activities, arresting and torturing or even executing political opponents in police-state Ethiopia didn’t bring some sort of respite to the homicidally insane and suicidally gloomy Tigre Peoples Liberation Front/TPLF top dogs who are ruling the impoverished nation with brutal […]

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Ethiopian government charging 1000 birr to release bodies of people killed in protest in Oromia

The Ethiopian government is charging 1000 birr (50 USD) to families who went to morgues to collect bodies of their loved ones who were killed in the anti-government protest in Oromia, Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress, Dr. Merara Gudina told ESAT on the phone. Dr. Merara said families of the victims were also forced

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Addis Fortune Breaking News: Corporation Cancels Bid for Dire Dawa Industrial Park

(Addis Fortune Newspaper) The Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) has cancelled a highly anticipated but tightly fought bid for the design and construction of an industrial park in Dire Dawa, after two companies had made it to the financial evaluation, Fortune has confirmed. A meeting held on Friday, December 18, 2015, by the Board of

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Ethiopia Faces Famine Despite “Unprecedented” Economic Growth – Global Voices

Posted 20 December 2015 7:34 GMT Despite recording double-digit economic growth in recent years, Ethiopia is in serious need of food aid. Observers consider the current food crisis to be the worst in thirty years, similar to the famine of 1984-85, which led to thousands of deaths. According to a report by the U.N. Office for

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Ethiopia: world most censored country continues jamming Television satellites

Dec 19, 2015 ESAT News (December 19,2015) The management of the Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) said the regime in Ethiopia has jammed one of its two satellites, Eutelsat E8WB @ 8West starting the morning of Saturday December 19, 2015. The Management said there have been interruptions in some areas while there is a

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Ethiopia's fake economic growth borrows from ENRON's accounting .

By J. Bonsa More than 70 people have been killed and dozens wounded in an ongoing crackdown on peaceful protesters in Oromia. One of the underlying causes of the prevailing tense political situation is Ethiopia’s bogus claim about “miraculous” economic growth in the last decade. The youth is not benefitting from the country’s supposed growth and

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Ethiopia: Anti-terror rhetoric will escalate brutal crackdown against Oromo protesters – Amnesty International

PRESS RELEASE Protesters have been labelled ‘terrorists’ by Ethiopian authorities in an attempt to violently suppress protests against potential land seizures, which have already resulted in 40 deaths, said Amnesty International. A statement issued by state intelligence services today claims that the Oromia protesters were planning to “destabilize the country” and that some of them

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