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(FILES) This file photo taken on January 13, 2014 shows Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn looking on during a press conference with his Japanese counterpart at the Ethiopian State House in Addis Ababa. Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has submitted a letter of resignation, ...
What made these ethnic nationalists adopt such political identity were usually shocking events in their lives (like witnessing discrimination firsthand in school or at work) which triggered their transformation. These negative life experiences inside the Ethiopian state usually took a life of their own and became ...

In October 2016, this House adopted a State of Emergency Proclamation (2016) following a yearlong period of protests in Oromia and Amhara Regional States of Ethiopia, which was only lifted on 4 August 2017. During the 10-month period of this state of emergency, Amnesty International documented ...
In an open letter to MPs, Secretary General of Amnesty International Salil Shetty said, "I have noted with concern the recent escalation, in gravity and magnitude, of human rights violations in Ethiopia, especially in Amhara, Oromia and Somali Regional States of Ethiopia. "Some aspects of the current state of ...
According to Ethiopian state broadcaster EBC, the council of ministers declared a six-month state of emergency on Friday following requests by people from different parts of the country, who feared for their lives and investments. Ethiopia has been in a state of anxiety following the sudden resignation of ...
DUBAI, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday warned UAE citizens of travelling to the East African state of Ethiopia, the state news agency WAM reported. The ministry asked Emirati nationals in the country "to ...

... is addictive and that Oromo are the quintessential Ethiopians who protected the integrity and sovereignty of the Ethiopian state with their blood. An Oromo nationalist, Megersa successfully articulated the notion that Oromo nationalism is not the anti-thesis of Ethiopian nationalism, and that being an Oromo ...
The resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn is the first in Ethiopia'a history and has sparked a six month state of emergency. Updated Updated 17 February. A state of emergency imposed in Ethiopia a day after the prime minister resigned will last for six months, the defence minister says, as authorities sought to ...
Sources in Ethiopia's ruling party tell VOA they expect the country to declare a state of emergency in the wake of the prime minister's surprise resignation this week. However, it is unlikely Hailemariam Desalegn's departure will trigger substantial political change. Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam ...
While political liberalism is a moral imperative on its own accord - and long overdue - it is, nevertheless, an insufficient solution to the political quagmire that the Ethiopian state finds itself in. The ethnonational federation is also not the primary source of the problem, and its abolishment is neither desirable ...
In 1980's a natural gas (naphtha, kerosene and benzene) reserve of some six billion cubic feet has been found in Calub Hilala in Somali State of Ethiopia, Bacha Faji Ministry Public Relations Director told The Ethiopian Herald. The ministry has reached agreement with Poly GCL, a Chinese mining company ...
According to Ethiopian state broadcaster EBC, the council of ministers declared a six-month state of emergency on Friday following requests by people from different parts of the country, who feared for their lives and investments. Ethiopia has been in a state of anxiety following the sudden resignation of ...
Witnessing the signing of the MoU, Ethiopian State Minister of science and technology, Shumete Gizaw, reiterated that the partnership between the two sides would help addressing some of the challenges Ethiopia is facing in genomics and biotechnology. Stating that the China-Ethiopia relations has been ...
The resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn is the first in Ethiopia'a history and has sparked a six month state of emergency. Updated Updated 16 mins ago. A state of emergency imposed in Ethiopia a day after the prime minister resigned will last for six months, the defence minister says, as authorities sought ...
Sources in Ethiopia's ruling party tell VOA they expect the country to declare a state of emergency in the wake of the prime minister's surprise resignation this week. However, it is unlikely Hailemariam Desalegn's departure will trigger substantial political change. Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam ...
Future Ethiopian states should thus respect positive Ethnicity. This must happen to meet economic needs and extend political and social rights to all through constitutional stipulation and effective public policies. The rights of nationalities as expressions of positive ethnicity and means of practising diversity ...
There are about 2,500 people from the Oromia State of Ethiopia living in Sioux Falls, many of whom fled violence in their home country. More: Oromo community pushes SD delegation for pressure on Ethiopian government. For the past three years, tensions between the ruling party and the Oromo people ...

While political liberalism is a moral imperative on its own accord - and long overdue - it is, nevertheless, an insufficient solution to the political quagmire that the Ethiopian state finds itself in. The ethnonational federation is also not the primary source of the problem, and its abolishment is neither desirable ...
In reality, this has not prevented the ruling party from having absolute power over the Ethiopian state for the last 22 years. In that time the party has managed to pass the "Anti-terrorism Proclamation of 2009", whose rather broad definition of terrorism allowed the Ethiopian government to imprison or attempt ...
Hirut Zemene, Ethiopian State Minister of Foreign Affairs, in her discussion with Listhaug have reaffirmed the commitment to work more closely on migration and refugee management, according to the statement issued by the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday. Listhaug further underscored ...
(OPride)--On November 30, 2015, speaking at a town hall meeting in Burayu, a little-known Speaker of the Oromia State Assembly (Caffee Oromia) said: "As for the Integrated Addis Ababa Master Plan, even if it is for the benefit of the Oromo people; even if it were to pour gold on us, it will not be ...
Broadcast exclusively in the lingua franca of Ethiopia -- a necessity with 80 dialects across the country -- and after decades of drab Ethiopian State-owned television, KANA TV marks a breakthrough in Ethiopian televised Entertainment. It may also signal a shift in Ethiopia's much criticised media ...
United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) and Italy signed an agreement to finance the vital registration of Oromia and Southern regional states of Ethiopia with one million euros on December 06, 2017. On behalf of UNICEF, its representative to Ethiopia Gillian Mellsop, and Italian ambassador Arturo Luzzi ...
... the lingua franca of Ethiopia - a necessity with 80 dialects across the country. Following decades of drab Ethiopian state-owned television, when KANA launched in 2016, viewers were enthralled - it seized a 40 to 50 percent prime-time market share of Ethiopia's estimated 4 million television households.
TSXV-listed East Africa Metals has received government approval for its Terakimti oxide gold project in the Tigray National Regional State of Ethiopia. The mining licence agreement has been formally approved by the Ministry of Mines, petroleum, and Natural Gas, the Prime Minister and the Council of ...
This report describes how Ethiopian dissidents in the US, UK, and other countries were targeted with emails containing sophisticated commercial spyware posing as Adobe Flash updates and PDF plugins. Targets include a US-based Ethiopian diaspora media outlet, the Oromia Media Network (OMN), ...
Oromia Media Network broadcasts from the United States, and covers news from the Ethiopian state of Oromia. Mohammed and his colleagues have often come in the crosshairs of the Ethiopian government. Earlier this year, Ethiopia charged Mohammed with terrorism and treason for the alleged role of his ...
That said, I agree with Hewan that the field of Ethiopian Studies remains overly embedded in Eurocentric cum colonial discourses that reflect the temporality of the emergence of the field, the modern Ethiopian state (with its current geographical and ideological foundation), and the subjection of the later to ...
... is addictive and that Oromo are the quintessential Ethiopians who protected the integrity and sovereignty of the Ethiopian state with their blood. An Oromo nationalist, Megersa successfully articulated the notion that Oromo nationalism is not the anti-thesis of Ethiopian nationalism, and that being an Oromo ...
Unlike the FCPF, which focused on national carbon accounting and small, localized pilot projects, the ISFL aimed to help entire jurisdictions reduce their emissions, and one of the first jurisdictions identified was the Ethiopian state of Oromia. The national government worked with the ISFL to create ...
On a warm sunny day and windy evening, Oromo nationalist songs could be heard at some bars, shops and cafes in the small lakeside town of Bishoftu. The multicultural town, located 40 kilometers (25 miles) southeast of Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, is a 'spiritual home' of the Oromo people, the ...
The first one is the Axumite paradigm presented and defended by the Ethiopian state (until 1974) and the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. The second is the oriental-semanticist paradigm presented by Europeans; and the third is the radical Ethiopian left. The radical left historiography is the offspring of the ...
Oromia is one of the nine ethnically based regional states of Ethiopia, covering 284,538 square kilometres. It shares a boundary with almost every region of Ethiopia except for the Tigray Region. This boundary has been disputed with Oromia's neighbours in a number of cases, most notably between Oromia ...
For his part, Ethiopian State Minister and Deputy Commissioner of National Planning Commission, Getachew Adem, said the theme of the conference was befitting to the AU's vision of an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa driven by its own citizens. "Amongst the innovative and multifaceted ...
Kebede Worku, Ethiopian State Minister of Health, said during the hand-over ceremony on Friday that the refurbished segment of the hospital "shows how supportive Chinese companies are to the people of Ethiopia." "The building was not functional for years and it was much depilated," Worku said.
The rationale behind the nation's adaption of federal, unitary or hybrid political structures, one way or the other, is to sustain territorial integrity and national unity. The pre-1991 Ethiopian state formation was unitary, where cultural assimilation played a prominent role. Through the federal democracy, though, ...
Colonel Aliyi Chiri, as he is known, was one of the last remaining revolutionary fighters who in the early 1960s launched the Bale Oromo resistance against the imperial Ethiopian state. It's a fitting tribute to the veteran hero whose struggle and bravery transcends space and time. A celebration of a life well ...
His suppliers are paying the import taxes, so at least some revenue goes to the Ethiopian state. As you say, since businesses like his are adding enough value to the nation as a whole (and some parts of the value chain also provide concrete revenue), that could explain why the government hasn't gone ...
Another Ethiopian state outlet, ENA, reported about diplomatic agreements signed by both countries in the area of visa waivers. "Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu and his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman signed the agreement providing for waiver of visa requirements for ...
Speaking to media, the PM said although the conflict between the two largest regional states of Ethiopia had a veneer of border demarcation dispute it was instigated by "groups" involved in the illegal trade of "Khat." Khat, a mild stimulant leaf grown across Ethiopia, is chewed by millions of Ethiopians who ...
Many in Ethiopia, it seems, have rejected the 2015 general election that saw the Ethiopian people's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and its allies win all the seats in parliament. The unrests in the country, especially the recent ones in some parts of the Oromia Regional State, betray this truth, for a ...
... in Buno Bedele zone of Oromia, state television EBC quoted Addisu Arega, spokesperson of the Oromia regional state of Ethiopia.
... against the ONLF by setting up, training and equipping the only regional armed force in the whole federal state of Ethiopia, the Liyu police.
Admasu Nebebe, Ethiopian State Minister of Economic Cooperation, said at the Green Growth Week meeting that the approval is a huge boost ...
... allegiance to the Oromo question, a demand for the end of Oromo people's economic and political marginalization in the Ethiopian state.
... have been ongoing and largely in response to continued incursions by the Liyu police of the adjoining Somali Regional State of Ethiopia.
... have been ongoing and largely in response to continued incursions by the Liyu police of the adjoining Somali Regional State of Ethiopia.
... engineering (1991-present) by the EPRDF government to maintain the Ethiopian state on the basis of ethnic federalism as well as cultural, ...
Therefore, in assessing the state of Ethiopia's strategic stability one must focus on the internal political situation. Anti-systemic groups who may ...
Admasu Nebebe, Ethiopian State Minister of finance and Economic Cooperation, also affirmed his country's firm stance to the development of ...


 

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