As this world becomes ‘smaller’ by venue of political and economic globalization, the tendency of powerful states to encroach on the sovereignty of weaker states for economic reason will become profoundly apparent. Globalization of the kind that we’re now familiar with is not that new a phenomenon. Instead, it is the same old asymmetric international economic relationship that continues to reign over the world since the nineteen hundredth.
By Kumsa Aba Gerba 08/14/09
Some laypersons in US diplomatic circles are asking "have we used Ethiopia or have they used us?" They believe Ethiopia is using counter terrorism as a means to get cozy with USA. Even though there are legitimate terrorist concerns in the Horn of Africa, they advise that the U.S. must be careful in appeasing the Ethiopian government whose governance and human rights record they do not approve.
Ready to throw the towel and retire or simply madness!
From time to time we do ask our esteemed readers to tell us how we are doing. This has helped us to review our effectiveness and improve where we show deficiency and build on where we show strength. This time however we will not be asking you that, what we want to ask you is this: do you think extremist as well as imposters have run their course and are ready to throw the towel and retire! What do you make about their current "bere welde" stories they are running against aigaforum and their love affair with the one man dictator in Asmara?....more
“the major fundraiser will be held Saturday, 6 p.m., at the White Eagle Hall in Victoria.A $25 ticket — less for children — pays for dancing to a live band and gourmet Ethiopian food prepared by the best Ethiopian chef in Victoria, Teklu said.
Ethiopia’s Response to
the U.S. State Department
Report on the Human Rights Situation in Ethiopia
An invitation from The Expatriates Affairs Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to all Ethiopian University Professionals in the Diaspora
(Ethiopian Consulate LA)
Two extraordinary ladies and two different stories that defines the new can do attitude of modern Ethiopians!
This is my Ethiopian story- By Eleni Gabre-Madhin,br>
Much has recently been made of my ethnic identity although this is a matter of no relevance whatsoever to a reasoned discourse on the existence of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange. However, when the unnecessary gets in the way of the important, however unpleasant it may be, it must be faced.
Recording Ethiopia's Red Terror Hirut Abebe-Jiri was in her early teens when Emperor Haile Selassie was overthrown.
She had had a happy and privileged childhood, part of a well-off and well-connected family.
But the revolution made people like them liable to be viewed as suspicious.
American Graduates Finding Jobs in China
BEIJING — Shanghai and Beijing are becoming new lands of opportunity for recent American college graduates who face unemployment nearing double digits at home.
TDA’s 20th Anniversary Was Colorfully Celebrated in
(hebrezema.com):-Representatives and supporters of TDA from Italy, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Greece, Sweden, the
Netherlands, France, and Germany celebrated the 20th anniversary of TDA...
Dr. Wolday Ameha addressed the audience on the accomplishments of the association’s activities during the last 20 years
Somalia: The US, the EU and Eritrea
On Tuesday, United States Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, arrived in Kenya on the first leg of an eleven day African tour taking her to South Africa, Angola and the DRC as well as Liberia and Cape Verde. Secretary Clinton is not going to Somalia but yesterday she met with President Sheikh Sharif of Somalia in Nairobi. Secretary Clinton took the opportunity to emphasize that the US would expand its support...
CAPE TOWN, South Africa – As it boosts aid to Somalia's weak interim government to fight an al-Qaida-linked Islamist militia, the Obama administration is grasping for ways to cut off what it says is one of the militant group's main supply lines: the tiny Red Sea state of Eritrea.
Comment:Dagmawi thinks if and when the US designates Issayas Eritrea as a terror sponsor state, Ethiopian Opposition like [girgir 7] who is in bed with the one man dictator will be in trouble! We think they are already in trouble with or without the US decision....read this
TDA-NA's 20th Anniversary conference and activities will be attended and addressed by high level delegation from Tigrai, led by H. E. Ato Tsegay Berhe, President, The Regional State of Tigrai, Dr. Wolday Amaha, Chairman of the Board, TDAI, and Ambassador Tewolde Gebru, Executive Director, TDAI.
Place:   2400 Georgia Avenue NW
Hospital Basement Auditorium, Tower Building
Howard University __________________
Friday's Meeting will be in the Hospital Basement,