According to very reliable source, the following four members of the Eritrean Olympic Delagations to London 2012, have asked political asylum in Great Britain:
1. Weynay Gebre Selassie - Flag bearer and runner
2. Jemal Seraj - Secretary General of Eritrea's Sport Federation
3. Abebe Zerihun - Coach and an Air Force Officer.
4. Mrs. Rehaset Mehari - Marathon runner
Ethiopian leader's absence grips nation, fuels speculation
(CNN) -- Ethiopia's prime minister is "recovering well," a spokesman said Wednesday, amid frenzied speculation about the health of the usually visible leader, who has not appeared in public for two months.CNN reached several people in the nation who expressed their concerns about his whereabouts, but did not want to be quoted for fear of retribution...Really? What is there to fear unless one is trying to spread false fear mongering news like the extremists media in Diaspora are doing! And since when is Ethiopia a police state? The CNN journalist should know better but then again she may be on an assignment , which has nothing to do with the PM's health!
Row in Italy over memorial to Fascist hero Graziani A political row has erupted in Italy after a memorial was opened to Fascist commander Field Marshal Rodolfo Graziani, a convicted war criminal
Why isn't there any official diplomatic and symbolic protest from the Government Spokesperson or Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Embassy of Ethiopia in Rome? Too early?
Addis – A City in Motion
Kelemu Smeneh August 14, 2012-
A couple of months ago I had the opportunity to visit my home country, Ethiopia. This time around I spent most of my time in Addis Ababa.
The change that Addis Ababa is undergoing is undeniably huge....
Dutch Eritreans forced to pay "war tax"
The Eritrean Consulate in The Hague has been extorting money from Eritreans in the Netherlands for almost twenty years. A report in Dutch daily De Volkskant claims people are being forced to hand over two percent of their monthly income to support the regime of President Issayas Afewerki....
Ignorance and Miscalculation
Goitom Tatek 8/14/12-Some Egyptian officials do not lose their hope to regain their hold as an omnipotent user on the Nile River. This is nothing but an illusion...
The Emergence of a Dual-System of Primary Schooling in Ethiopia
Desta, Asayehgn 8/12/12-Based on the manpower planning process where schooling is considered an important tool for the training of a workforce, an essential prerequisite for economic growth, and an effective instrument of citizenship training, the central goals of schooling in Ethiopia...