Monthly Archives: December 2006

Woyanne invasion of Somalia exposed its sinister lies

We had been told by Prime Beggar Meles Zenawi and his cheerleader in the U.S. State Department, Ms. Jendayi Frazer, that the Somali Islamist Courts Union (ICU) is a terrorist group, Taliban-like, linked with al Qaeda, etc. After several months …

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Declassified docs could shade some linght on U.S. Somalia policy

Documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by DuPage College could shade some light as to why the State Department gave gree light to the Woyanne warlord to invade Somalia. Is the ICU’s 10,000 or less rag tag militia …

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Unity of Purpose: changing mindsets to sustain Ethiopia?s democratization

By Ewunetu Feleke

“There are two kinds of fools: Those who can?t change their opinions and those who won’t.” – Josh Billings

More than a year and half after the May 15, 2005 Elections, Ethiopian opposition parties, civic organizations, media …

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Woyanne invasion of Somalia exposed its sinister lies and intentions

We had been told by Prime Beggar Meles Zenawi and his cheerleader in the U.S. State Department, Ms. Jendayi Frazer, that the Somali Islamist Courts Union (ICU) is a terrorist group, Taliban-like, linked with al Qaeda, etc. After several months …

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Radical Journeys

By Rachel Lewis

In a country where politics is regarded as a man’s domain, Ethiopian women are leading the struggle against tyranny, writes KE’s Women’s Affairs correspondent Rachel Lewis.

A woman in her twenties walks on a muddy path sporadically …

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North Carolina: Police catch suspect in taxi driver stabbing

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – Police arrested a man after a cab driver (an immigrant from Ethiopia) was stabbed in Myers Park.

Akim Lockwood, 25, is in the Mecklenburg County Jail, charged with attempted murder. Police say he stabbed a cab …

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Meles Zenawi uses 'war' as ploy to tighten grip

By Stephanie McCrummen, Washington Post Foreign Service

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — War or no war with Somalia, Mulunesh Abebayhu wants out. Out of her teaching job, where Ethiopian security forces constantly harass her because of her political views. Out of …

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Meles Zenawi uses ‘war’ as ploy to tighten grip

By Stephanie McCrummen, Washington Post Foreign Service

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — War or no war with Somalia, Mulunesh Abebayhu wants out. Out of her teaching job, where Ethiopian security forces constantly harass her because of her political views. Out of …

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Ethiopian Inferno

By Yilma Bekele

As far as our ruthless tyrant is concerned the Somali situation is a dream come true. Since the general election of 2005 he has been in a general state of funk. This is what the Americans call …

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The Cause of the Oppressed in Ethiopia Deserves Support

By Abdi Galgalo

Realizing that “…Iraq’s neighbors greatly affect its stability”, the Iraq Study Group puts forth a recommendation to the Bush administration to ?[s]top destabilizing interventions and actions by Iraq’s neighbors.? The report vividly shows that countries can willingly …

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The revitalization of Ethiopia’s tragic and painful memories of the 1970s: The Clash of Generations

Part II

This article is part two of my article entitled “The Revitalization of Ethiopia?s tragic and painful memories of the 1970s: The Clash of Generations.” As you may remember, the first part of this article has already …

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Ethiopia Should Not ignore Eritrea

As the World watches as a full scale war threatens to erupt in Somalia, The Zenawi regime had better watch its Northern Border With Eritrea. The countries which have already fought one border war could find themselves in another if …

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Resolutions Do Not Make Representative Governments, People Do!

By Mohamed Mukhtar Hussein

The United Nations policy towards Somalia, and for that matter the greater Horn of Africa, oscillated from “stay the course” and “cut and run” during its existence. Over five decades ago, it passed a resolution on …

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Fifteen Years After: Recalling our Anticipation at the end of the Cold War

Reagan and Gorbachew
At the very end of the 1980s, when we witnessed the irreversible and forceful speed of the winds at the end of the Cold War, we all anticipated that a relatively peaceful, free world and a harmonious international community were …

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Ethiopia among at the bottom ten countries in respecting press freedom

Reporters Without Borders
2006 Report

Two countries moved into the Index’s top 20 for the first time. Bolivia (16th) was best-placed among less-developed countries and during the year its journalists enjoyed the same level of freedom as colleagues in Canada …

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What do we Ethiopians know about the sources that led to the abrupt resignation of Aklilu Habte-Wold’s cabinet?

Remembering the Forgotten Victims

As shown by the historical records of the past three decades, the people’s power has not been effective in Ethiopia. It is therefore difficult to consider this power as a source of protection for political leaders …

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Speech by former Ethiopian Prime Minister Akilu Habtewold on Somalia

The following is a speech delivered by Tsehafi Tizaz Aklilu Habtewold, former Prime Minister of Ethiopia, at the first African Summit (May 1963, Addis Ababa) in response to a speech made by the President of Somalia accusing Ethiopia of seizing …

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True disciples of democracy shall be free

By Aie Zi Guo

Once upon a time Ethiopians heard some scanty news about the Wild West. In school they read about Mark Twain and Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet. In colleges they were taught by scholars from Europe and North …

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