Monthly Archives: November 2012

How Emperor HaileSelassie struggled to modernize Ethiopia

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As narrated by historians and individuals who were close to the Emperor.

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ENTC has formed a new chapter in Uganda

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Ethiopian National Transitional Council (ENTC) has continued to work on expanding its organizational reach throughout the world. This effort includes strengthening the chapters that are already established as well as forming new ones. In line with this effort, it has announced the successful completion of the formation of ENTC Uganda chapter with dedicated Ethiopians. email: […]

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Hailemariam Desalegn commits his first major blunder since he took office 3 months ago

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Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, has made a cabinet reshuffle today and appointed Debretsion Gebremichael, the notorious spy and member of Meles Zenawi’s death squad, as a deputy prime minister. Another TPLF politburo member, Teodros Adhanom, is appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs. This is a major blunder on Hailemariam’s part since Debretsion is […]

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ESFNA selects the University of Maryland for its 30th Year Event

PRESS RELEASE It is with tremendous excitement we announce the 30th Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America (ESFNA) Tournament venue and the return of North American’s largest and longest Ethiopian annual sporting and cultural event to the Washington, DC metropolitan area. After evaluating several options, ESFNA has selected the newly modernized, high-tech facility at The […]

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Spy chief Debretsion Gebrmicheal appointed as Deputy Prime Minister

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ADDIS ABABA (Reporter) — The House of Peoples’ Representatives today approved the appointment of two new Deputy Prime Ministers. Minister of Communication and Information Technology, Debretsion Gebremichael, and Minister of Cabinet Affairs and head of the Office of the Prime Minister were both appointed to be coordinators for Finance and Economy Cluster with the rank […]

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How TPLF officials gave away Ethiopia’s genetic rights to Teff

How Ethiopia Lost Control of Its Teff Genetic Resources By Regine Andrsen and Tone Wenge | Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI) November 12, 2012 In 2005, Ethiopia concluded an agreement with the Dutch company HPFI, sharing its teff genetic resources in return for a part of the benefits that would be achieved from developing teff products […]

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Susan Rice’s love affair with genocidal dictators in Africa (Michael Hirsh)

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By Michael Hirsh | National Journal For a president who rarely shows emotion, Barack Obama’s surprisingly personal blast at Republican critics of Susan Rice, his U.N ambassador, suggested two things. One, Obama genuinely admires Rice and thinks she’s being unfairly criticized for giving a controversial explanation of the Sept. 11 Benghazi attack that later didn’t […]

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ENTC has formed a new chapter in Kenya

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Ethiopian National Transitional Council (ENTC) has continued to work on expanding its organizational reach throughout the world. This effort includes strengthening the chapters that are already established as well as forming new ones. In line with this effort, it has announced the successful completion of the formation of ENTC Kenya chapter with dedicated Ethiopians. email: […]

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Key Elements of Civil Resistance (video)

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The key elements are: A. UNITY with an Effective Leadership B. Offensive and Defensive Continuous PLANNING. C. Non-violent DISCIPLINE. • With Non-violent Discipline it is easy to induce loyalty shift • Wide majority of the population don’t endorse violence. Click here to read more and watch video.

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The Tall Tale of Susan Rice

On September 2, 2012, Susan Rice, the U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., delivered a nauseatingly sentimental oration at the funeral of Ethiopian dictator Meles Zenawi. She called Meles “selfless and tireless” and “totally dedicated to his work and family.” She said he was “tough, unsentimental and sometimes unyielding. And, of course, he had little patience […]

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