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The Meles Doctrine

By Yilma Bekele

What exactly is a doctrine is a good question. It is a formal way leaders lay down their beliefs, principles, and/or vision so that their citizens will have some clue of where they are taking the country. …

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Ethiopia: Drought intensifies in Tigray

MEKELLE (IRIN) – The humanitarian situation in the drought-affected north and north-eastern Ethiopia continues to deteriorate as severe drought bites.

“Rainfall in October, which was unexpected, was not of great help to the crops that were planted in May; only …

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Ethiopian need ‘under-estimated’

By Martin Plaut BBC News

Aid agencies are warning that Ethiopian authorities are under-estimating the scale of the country’s drought.

Official estimates of the number of people facing hunger and hardship stand at 4.6m but agencies warn the real figure …

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Humanitarian Emergency in Ethiopia

UN Dispatch

“HORN OF AFRICA AT A CRITICAL STAGE,” proclaims the very prominent headline on the homepage of United Nations World Food Program. The urgency is not without reason, as a statement released by Oxfam today underscores.

Facing a “perfect …

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