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                             Ethiopia prepares for election with ruling party expecting landslide victoryPosted on 22 May 2015

Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front set to win fifth straight vote due largely to the lack of a viable opposition – and their stern response to dissent  More

Posted on 22 May 2015

Susan Helen, a 2nd class teacher at Burrow National School, Sutton, made the symbolic gesture during Christian Aid Week which took place from May 10-16
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Years after Adisu Massala left Israel for his ancestral homeland, members of his community are still fighting his old battles

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Emperor Haile Selassie and US President Franklin Roosevelt aboard USS Quincy (CA-71) in the Great Bitter Lake in 1945

Historians, researchers and everyone in between have recorded the life of the last Emperor of Ethiopia, Haile-Selassie I. Zewde Reta, Angelo Del Boca, Ryszard Kapuściński, Harold G. Marcus and Theodore M. Vestal have all chronicled stories of the emperor and his four-decade-long reign.

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Ethiopia: Security vs. privacy

Posted on 09 May 2015
ave you ever noticed how many times we go through security inspections in Addis Ababa per day? I decided to count them but gave up as I was going through security check when I was leaving an institution I had an appointment at.
Years after Adisu Massala left Israel for his ancestral homeland, members of his community are still fighting his old battles

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This year, in United Kingdom Ethiopia Patriots' Victory Day was celebrated on Saturday 02 May 2015. The celebration was in Fairfield House, Bath which was the residence of Haile Selassie I Emperor of Ethiopia at the time, which he was using as his official residency during the five years he spent in exile (1936–41). 

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07 MAy 2015

High-ranking Ethiopian police officer defends cops

 As someone who is part of the organization for many years – as someone who served in various units and functions – it is important to stress that the Israeli Police has prepared me, as it trains all police, to give the best possible service to all citizens.

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Plight of Jews from Ethiopia

“Racial profiling,” the most common practice of over-policing, refers to the use of generalizations based on race, ethnicity, religion or national origin as the basis for suspicion in directing law enforcement. 

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It is the dream of every Palestinian to be of Ethiopian descent for even an hour

A group of 35 Ethiopians who had been held in Libya have arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

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Teddy Fikre vs Barack Obama lawsuit filed

On Wednesday, April 22nd, Theodore (Teddy) Fikre filed a formal lawsuit in the Greenville Civil Courthouse against the Barack Hussein Obama,.

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Disgruntled members file lawsuit against an Ethiopian Orthodox church in Charlotte, North Carolina

At issue in the lawsuit is whether or not the head of the parish council at Holy Trinity Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Dr. Solomon Gugsa, improperly changed the church's bylaws to extend his term and alter membership requirements to exclude those who disagree with him

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07 MAY 2015

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በቀዳማዊ ኃይለ ሥላሴ ዘመን ከ1934 ዓ.ም. እስከ 1966 ዓ.ም. ድረስ የድሉ በዓል ይከበር የነበረው ሚያዝያ 27 ቀን ሲሆን፣ ከደርግ መንግሥት መምጣት በኋላ በዓሉን ወደ መጋቢት 28 ለውጦት ከወደቀም በኋላ እስከ 1987 ዓ.ም. ሲከበር ኖሯል፡፡

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Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu embraces Ethiopian Jew victim of videotaped police beating

"I was shocked by the pictures that I saw. We cannot accept this," Mr Netanyahu said, referring to the video, and repeating the message in his tweet. 

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Canon highlights plight of Ethiopian women

Canon Stuart Lloyd trekked through the centre of Ballymena on Friday to raise the profile of Christian Aid Week.

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It is the dream of every Palestinian to be of Ethiopian descent for even an hour

 

Amongst the dignitaries the grandson of the emperor Prince Michael Mekonnen, Prince of Montenegro Milan G. Petrovic-Njegos and Philip Bonn who is an envoy from Prince Ermias were present to glorify the day.

 
 

 

 

'You forget where you came from, go back to Ethiopia'

 

Heated college discussion takes an ugly turn when lecturer derides Israeli-Ethiopian student, states Israeli-Ethiopians "have to accept they are different from us" • College denounces remarks, suspends lecturer pending disciplinary hearing.

 
Disgruntled members file lawsuit against an Ethiopian Orthodox church in Charlotte, North Carolina

 

At issue in the lawsuit is whether or not the head of the parish council at Holy Trinity Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Dr. Solomon Gugsa, improperly changed the church's bylaws to extend his term and alter membership requirements to exclude those who disagree with him

 
Girma Yifrashewa’s blend of European piano and Ethiopian music

 

Yifrashewa made headway in the States with the release of 2014’s “Love & Peace,” featuring five original compositions for solo piano. (NPR named one piece, “Sememen,” its song of the year for classical and jazz.)

 
Heightened Refugee Flow Signals Quiet Catastrophe in Eritrea

06 may 2015

The hero of the 30-year guerrilla war with Ethiopia, Isaias Afwerki, took power after independence and was chosen as president by the national assembly following the country’s last election in 1993. Since then, he has consolidated power and suppressed any form of opposition. 

Ethiopia: The hyena men of Harar

 

 

Cultures collide in Harar, an ancient walled city flanked by dry savannah, coffee and khat crops and mountains. But the star attraction of this Ethiopian outpost are the ‘hyena men’, and their fearless interaction with the wild dogs

 

 

 
 
Preparations For 2015 Ethiopian General Election Finalised

06 may 2015

The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) has finalised preparations for the country's upcoming general election election scheulded for May 24,.

 

 
 
US President Barack Obama talks with Ethiopian journalist Simegnish “Lily” Mengesha

03 may 2015

US President Barack Obama on Friday denounced attacks against media around the world, receiving three journalists from countries that “severely restrict” freedom of the press.

 

 

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Ethiopia veterans want Italy apology, compensation

06 may 2015

Italy should issue an apology and compensate Ethiopia for all of its war crimes, in particular for the chemical attack against Ethiopians,' Daniel Jote Mesfin, head of the Ethiopian Patriots' Association

 

 

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Amidst ongoing protests by Jews of Ethiopian descent in Israel, Palestinian Knesset member Ahmad Al Tibi has said that black Israelis suffer only a fraction of discrimination than Palestinians do under the Israeli regime.

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Ethiopian Jews in Israel demand equality

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TElections, Ethiopian style

This is what an election campaign looks like in Ethiopia, where the ruling coalition took 99.6 percent of parliamentary seats in the last national elections, in 2010

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Teddy Fikre vs Barack Obama lawsuit filed

On Wednesday, April 22nd, Theodore (Teddy) Fikre filed a formal lawsuit in the Greenville Civil Courthouse against the Barack Hussein Obama,.

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Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu embraces Ethiopian Jew victim of videotaped police beating

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More than 40 people were injured in Tel Aviv when Ethiopian Jews protest against institutionalised racism

demonstrators in the Rabin Square threw stones at law enforcement officers, who waited about 15-20 minutes before using stun grenades and water cannons to disperse the protesters.

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Ethiopian coffee shops sprout up across the US...thanks to Starbucks

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