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Ethiopia’s Toxic and Nauseating Ethnic Politics

Ethiopia’s Toxic and Nauseating Ethnic Politics

Aklog Birara, PhD –The construction of political culture, Entorotus’ (destiny to nowhere) journey and the question of the sea gate: two core hurdles facing Ethiopia—- Professor Hussien Adal Muhammed (Ethiopia) and Dr. Aklog Birara (USA) Ethiopia is facing two huge hurdles: ethnic politics and polarization that breed violence and a land locked economy that makes Ethiopia […]

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The hypocrisy of the American Empire: the case of Muslims in India and China

The hypocrisy of the American Empire: the case of Muslims in India and China

“Somoza may be a son of a bitch, but he’s our son of a bitch.”        President F. D. Roosevelt (about the brutal dictator of Nicaragua) Singapore is, apart from Japan and South Korea, the only Asian country allowed to buy the most advanced and most expensive aircraft in the US arsenal, F-35, although why a tiny

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From Father to Son: The Unbroken Chain of Leadership within Eritrea’s First Family

From Father to Son: The Unbroken Chain of Leadership within Eritrea’s First Family

Reports circulating in Asmara suggest that Abraham Isias, the eldest son of dictator Isias Afewerki, who currently oversees the military logistic department and the Eritrean air force, is poised to assume leadership as head of state. Abraham has already made commitments to offer government and military positions to his trusted allies.  The ministry of information

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Urgent Appeal: Stop IMF Aid to Ethiopian Government

Urgent Appeal: Stop IMF Aid to Ethiopian Government

Dr Kristalina Georgieva Managing Director International Monitory Fund (IMF) 700 19th St. NW 20431 Washington, D.C. March 25, 2024 Dear Dr. Georgieva, We, the undersigned civil society organizations of Ethiopians in diaspora, write this letter to urgently call upon the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to reconsider its plan to offer financial aid to the Ethiopian

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Urgent Appeal requesting intervention of human crime at Amhara rgion Ethiopia

Urgent Appeal requesting intervention of human crime at Amhara rgion Ethiopia

Nebraska State Senators and Governor Lincoln,NE Escalating Crisis: Drone Attacks on Amhara, Ethiopia Unveiled Ethiopia’s Amhara region has been the target of over 100 drone attacks from August 2023 to January 2024. These attacks, acknowledged by Ethiopian Defence Chief FM Berhahu Jula, have resulted in significant civilian casualties and infrastructure damage. The use of drones, reportedly

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Quantum Physics and the Quest for the Elusive National Dialogue in Ethiopia

Quantum Physics and the Quest for the Elusive National Dialogue in Ethiopia

Yonas Biru, PhD The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Tunisia’s National Dialogue Quartet “for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011.” Anyone who succeeds in cracking the proverbial Da Vinci Code for the elusive national dialogue in Ethiopia is

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Commercial Bank of Ethiopia’s System Failure: A Closer Look at the Consequences for Customers

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia’s System Failure: A Closer Look at the Consequences for Customers

The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) is currently facing the challenge of recovering significant amounts of money that were withdrawn by customers due to a “systems glitch”. On Saturday, customers realized that they could withdraw more cash from their accounts than they actually had. According to local media, over $40m (£31m) was either withdrawn or

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How Ethiopian Bureaucracy Hinders Foreign Direct Investment

How Ethiopian Bureaucracy Hinders Foreign Direct Investment

 Eyasu Zekarias The Ethiopian government is currently confronted with a critical issue in luring fresh foreign direct investment (FDI) and promoting economic growth, primarily due to bureaucratic hindrances and a shortage of land, which are further compounded by the upcoming land proclamation. The intricate administrative processes and the restricted access to investment land present substantial

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Minnesota Senators Urge Biden Administration to Aid Ethiopia

Minnesota Senators Urge Biden Administration to Aid Ethiopia

By KTTC Minnesota. (KTTC) –Right now, a humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Ethiopia. Sen. Tina Smith Calls on Biden to Support Ethiopia Amid Crisis. The war has led to a conflict displacing millions of individuals in the region. Lawmakers, such as those from Minnesota, are now urging President Biden to take action. Senator Tina Smith, along

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