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Development and democracy debate ahead of Ethiopia vote

Opposition critics say May 24 elections will not be free and fair, but the government praises the democratic climate. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Aljazeera) – If Ethiopians ever possessed a strong desire to express their political views through the ballot, that sentiment seems to have dwindled in the run-up to national elections on May 24. One […]

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Urgent Appeal on Behalf of Oromo Refugees Stranded in Yemen

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 94 rue de Montbrillant Geneva, Switzerland Subject: Urgent Appeal on Behalf of Oromo Refugees Stranded in Yemen The Oromo Community of Minnesota (OCM) is sending an urgent appeal to all governmental, non-governmental and UN humanitarian agencies, on behalf of Oromo refugees stranded in Yemen due to the ongoing […]

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Get Rid Of Herpes Using A Simple Trick

(Health Food House) — Herpes is an infection caused by the herpes simplex virus, manifested through small sores and blisters in the area around the lips. Antiviral medications may help you, but these are not the perfect solution for you. We suggest that you try this simple trick to get rid of the painful blisters. […]

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Macha-Tulama Association, USA, Writes Urgent Letter to UNHCR

Mr. António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Case Postale 2500 CH-1211 Genève 2 Dépôt Switzerland Your Excellency Mr. Guterres, The Board of Directors of the Macha-Tulama Association, USA, is writing this urgent letter to bring to your attention about the suffering of thousands of Oromo refugees and other nationals in Yemen, South Africa, Libya […]

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Ethiopia: The Endless Violence against Oromo Nationals Continues

Fear of Torture HRLHA Urgent Action  For Immediate Release May 7, 2015 Harassments and intimidations through arbitrary arrests, kidnappings and disappearances have continued unabated in Ambo and the surrounding areas against Oromo youths and intellectuals since the crackdowns of last year April, 2014, when more than 79 Oromos, mostly youths, were killed by members of […]

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Pace of peace with apoptotic and necrotic label

By Dr. Baro Keno Deressa We must reorient our understanding of what colonization is in order to situate ourselves to act on bringing health into our lives and to break the colonial regime’s constant negative pressure on the practical reality of our lives. This paper argues that individual and groups who betrays the truth of […]

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Sagalee Qeerroo Bilisummaa Oromoo; OVR – May 6, 2015

Sagalee Qeerroo Bilisummaa Oromoo; OVR – May 6, 2015

Oromo Voice Radio (broadcast) 6 May 2015 Dhaggeeffatoota keenya kabajamo, Kun qophii keenya Caamsaa 6, bara 2015 ti. Har’a Tibbanaa fi Mala Jireenyaa qabna. Tibbanaa har’aa keessatti Dassuu Duulaa waaée Filannoo Itoophiyaa irratti qophii xiyyeefate qaba. Akkuma beekamu, Mormitooti akka Kongireensii Federaalistii Oromoo biyya keessaa filannicha dabaalaa jiran; kaan immoowaan bira jedhu. Qophichaa keessaa dhageessu. […]

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Ummatni Oromo Caamsaa 02, 2015 Oromoota 50 ol ta’an hidhaa keessaa baase.

Oromiapress | Caamsaa/May 06, 2015 Ummatni Lixa Oromiyaa Ona Haroo Limmuu keessatti argamu Caamsaa 02, 2015 galgala walgurmeessee lammiilee Oromoo 50 ol ta’an hidhaa keessaa yaase. Caamsa 02/2015 Godina Wallagga bahaa Onaa Haroo Limmuutti Fincila Diddaa Gabrummaa uummatni Oromoo sirna wayyaanee TPLF irratti gochaa jiruun walqabatee, ilmaan Oromoo nagaan 40 olitti lakka’aman humna poolisaan ukkanfamanii […]

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Are the Renaissance Dam talks facing uncertainty?

CAIRO (The Cairo Post) — On Saturday, Minster of irrigation Hossam Mogahzy announced the postponement of the meeting of the Renaissance Dam’s technical committee which was scheduled to take place on Monday, May 11. “As you know we are relying on French and a Dutch consultation agencies which have expertise in building dams, they are […]

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The Hill-Billy Cash Pump

(American Thinker) — Hillary Clinton: We knew her as a grim, charmless harridan; a pear-shaped harpy. Now, after reading Peter Schweizer’s new book, Clinton Cash (HarperCollins, New York, May 2015), we see the ultimate Hillary, one of the world’s truly scary women. Think Lady Macbeth, Messalina, Evita.  Add Bill to the sordid picture and you […]

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Migrant boat sinks in latest Mediterranean tragedy

Dozens of migrants travelling from Libya to Europe feared dead in latest Mediterranean disaster (telegraph.co.uk) — Dozens of migrants trying to reach Europe from Libya were feared to have drowned after the large rubber dinghy they were travelling in deflated and sank at sea, in the latest tragedy to hit the Mediterranean. Accounts of the […]

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Obama Denounces Attacks on Press Freedom

US President Barack Obama (C) talks with Ethiopian journalist Simegnish “Lily” Mengesha (R) and Vietnamese journalist Dieu Cay during a round table ahead of World Press Freedom Day at the White House in Washington, DC, May 1, 2015 (AFP Photo/Jim Watson) Washington (AFP) – US President Barack Obama on Friday denounced attacks against media around […]

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Ethiopia Lifts Ban On Teff Flour Exports With Tight Controls

By Dana Sanchez (Geeska Afrika) — Ethiopia plans to begin exporting teff flour, a local food staple, following a 2006 government ban on exports of the gluten-free superfood, but the challenge will be how to get high prices internationally while keeping prices low locally, GeeskaAfrika reports. An indigenous Ethiopian grain, teff may even overtake the likes of quinoa and spelt in popularity, […]

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Felix Horne

Elections, Ethiopian style

Since the last election, the ruling party has exerted more control and increased its repression of basic liberties. By Felix Horne Felix Horne is a Horn of Africa researcher at Human Rights Watch. (Al Jazeera) –This is what an election campaign looks like in Ethiopia, where the ruling coalition took 99.6 percent of parliamentary seats […]

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Obama’s nomination of Gayle Smith for USAID is rankling Africa watchers

Note: TPLF took over Ethiopia because of the support of Gayle Smith, see below “Guerilla Mistress To Obama Confidant” (Quartz) –President Obama’s decision to tap top White House aide Gayle Smith to take over the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has drawn plaudits, but also serious concerns from some long-time Africa watchers about the […]

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