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July 2022

A New Pax (Peace)/Pact Americana

A New Pax (Peace)/Pact Americana

Al Mariam’s Commentaries Part VI The “Dangerous” Secretary of State Antony Blinken On March 3, 2021, Blinken gave his first speech as Secretary of State. Blinken said, “It’s the role of the State Department – and America’s diplomats and development workers – to engage around the world and build that cooperation.” Blinken set out a challenge for […]

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Ethiopia has big medaling day at World Athletics Championships: Medals table after Day 4

Ethiopia has big medaling day at World Athletics Championships: Medals table after Day 4

By Nik Streng | The Oregonian/OregonLive While Team USA still leads the total medal count in the World Athletics Championships, Ethiopia had a big Monday performance. Ethiopia took home the gold in the only medaling event of the morning session, as Gotytom Gebreslase won the women’s marathon. In total, Ethiopia had three medalists on Monday. In

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Tigray rebels say ready to name team for peace talks with Ethiopian gov’t

Tigray rebels say ready to name team for peace talks with Ethiopian gov’t

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle July 17, 2022 (NAIROBI) – The rebel-led government in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region says it is ready to name a negotiator team for peace talks with the government. “The Government of Tigray will name a team of negotiators taking all the necessary government procedures of decision making,” Professor  Kindeya Gebrehiwot, Tigray External

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Ethiopian student carries Firewood at university graduation to honor mother

Ethiopian student carries Firewood at university graduation to honor mother

A photo of a new graduate from Ethiopia’s prestigious AAU campus, carrying firewood on his back as his mother wore the cap & gown, went vital on African social media today. The heartbreaking image symbolizing the struggle by millions of Ethiopian mothers, due to lack of electricity, was trending at the same day that US

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Biden supports Egypt’s water security as Ethiopia prepares third filling of GERD

Biden supports Egypt’s water security as Ethiopia prepares third filling of GERD

Charles Dietz Africa, Egypt, Ethiopia Energy & Resources As Ethiopia prepares to start the third filling of the reservoir behind its Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), US President Joe Biden has reiterated support for Egypt’s water security and to forging an agreement over use of the waters of the Nile that will be in the

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Refugees International Concerned by Reports of Forced Movement of Eritrean Refugees in Ethiopia

Refugees International Concerned by Reports of Forced Movement of Eritrean Refugees in Ethiopia

Abdullahi Halakhe  July 17, 2022 Please see below a statement from Refugees International’s Senior Advocate for East and Southern Africa, Abdullahi Halakhe: “Refugees International is deeply concerned about media reports that the Ethiopian government has rounded up more than 100 Eritrean refugees in and around Addis Ababa and forcibly moved them to the refugee camps

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History 101: Fiction and Facts on Oromos of Ethiopia

History 101: Fiction and Facts on Oromos of Ethiopia

By Prof. Feqadu Lamessa First Publish on July 29, 2013, ADAMA, Ethiopia (Salem-News) Recently, the Qatar-based media al Jazeera has published several articles concerning the Oromo people of Ethiopia. It is the first international media outlet to extensively report on our people and it should be praised for bringing our cause to the world stage. One

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