While there is still too much uncertainty surrounding the future of Ethiopia’s political scene, Muslims in the country have begun to think of a future post-Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. Read the rest of this entry
The cancellation of a scheduled press conference this week, to discuss the health of the Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi – currently in Belgium for treatment – started rumors flying. Belgians might be interested to know why Ethiopians are watching events in Brussels so keenly.
Claiming to follow the Chinese model of development – economic growth first, rights later – is a tempting fig-leaf for despots around the world eager to justify their suppression of dissent at home. Read the rest of this entry
June 20, 2012
The displacements are function in a country’s Omo Valley, according to a news by a New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW).
The valley, a World Heritage site, is also a site of a argumentative dam.
The Ethiopian supervision has denied forcing anyone from their homes and says a plan will emanate jobs.
HRW says that in sequence to make space for a plantations, supervision confidence army are constrained communities to immigrate from their normal lands, regulating assault and intimidation. Read the rest of this entry
April 18, 2012
- Ikal Angelei of Kenya, a 2012 Goldman Prize leader for Africa,has dedicated herself to interlude for a Gibe 3 Dam on a Omo River, source of 90 percent of Lake Turkana’s water.Lake Turkana, a World Heritage Site, is a largest dried lake in a world, populated by crocodiles, hippos, snakes and fish. It serves as a vicious H2O supply for a hundreds of thousands of inland farmers, herders and fishermen. Read the rest of this entry
April 11, 2012
A country that failed to feed its people can only be called a failed state or the ” Aid Republic”. World bank with its rich members are feeding more than 8 million people if the number is correct until 2015, The Aid Republic “election”, according to their press release of last month. Will the eligible “voters” out of the 8 million people “vote” for the regime or for the World Bank which is feeding them ? Read the rest of this entry