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PM Minister Meles Zenawi has passed away!

Ethiopia has lost one of a kind leader that may not be replaceable for time to come! It is a huge loss to the nation for sure but Ethiopia will prevail and continue the journey he has started and almost finished! Meles has done everything on this earth to lead the people out of poverty! We will cherish his legacy forever! Thank you PM Meles!
To his family may God give you the strength to overcome the sorrow! Your sorrow is ours too! PM Meles we will miss you!  |  BreakNews|   MFA|   Capital|   Fortune|   BBC|   Walta|   ENA|   Reporter|   TigraionlineDagmawi|     VOA Fana  |    Dwoyane | Zefen|   TDANA
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Ethiopian Diaspora Chicken Politics
Alem Aug 19, 2012- I wonder till this day how these minority groups who call themselves Diaspora politicians have affected the New Ethiopia.

Here is a link to an interview of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) with David Matas (a prominent Canadian immigration lawyer) on the Eritrean Fundraiser scheduled for this weekend in the city of Winnipeg, Canada. The interview was conducted just this morning.
  Scroll down to: Controversy Over Eritrean Fundraiser- to Listen

News, Analysis & Articles

Ethiopia’s Growth and Transformation Plan –nearing the half-way marrk
Ethiopia’s economy is growing very fast, in fact, the fastest growing non-oil economy in Africa and one of the top ten fastest growing economies in the world. Ethiopia’s GDP has been growing with an average of 11.2% for the last eight consecutive years and much faster than average annual growth in Africa as a whole (nearly 6 percent). Ethiopia’s per capita income has more than doubled over the same period. According to the Economist, Ethiopia is forecast to be the third-fastest growing country...

AFRICOM Refutes Claims of Meddling in Ethiopian Politics
STUTTGART, Germany, Aug 20, 2012 — Allegations that General Carter F. Ham, Commander of United States Africa Command, influenced Ethiopian politics in any way are false.
what is this all about? Who said the General is influencing Ethiopian Politics? If it is the extremist, ER- mouth piece of the one man regime in Eritrea, it will be interesting to say the least! We are glad however AFRICOM did not mention the name since it would have embolden the extremist’s camp had they done that! The extermists are dying to be noticed with their "bere welede" news these days!

ህዝብን አለማወቅ፡ ሃገርን አለመረዳት፡
ሳሙኤል አባተ 8/20/12

Egyptian paper "promotes extremists Unity Council" agenda!
This last time the bikyamar paper carried a news story on Ethiopia it was about its wishful hope for a weak Ethiopian government after PM Meles. This time the coverage is about a freak group that call itself a "Unity Council" We had thought the group popped out of nowhere to add spice to the already crowded extremist Diaspora groups. Perhaps not! The group may have a sponsor after all!

The magical allure of Ethiopia
By Elisha Mayallah- If travel is intended to offer a slowed-down perspective on a surprising world, my recent visit to Ethiopia has clinched it.I had only three days, and the whole of Addis Ababa and its surroundings to explore. Phew! For many people all over the world, the mere mention of Ethiopia brings to mind its unrivalled warmth and friendly nature of the Ethiopians. ...

Ethiopia gets first Boeing 787 Dreamliner in Africa
Ethiopian Airlines is one of Africa's biggest airlines. "As a continent this shows how much we are making progress as Africans... competing on the global stage and changing our image," Ethiopian Airline head Tewolde Gebremariam told reporters at Addis Ababa's Bole International Airport...

In its response to the Human Rights Council, Eritrea blames everybody!
The Ministry of Foreign Affiars of the State of Eritrea presents its position of the Government of Eritrea regarding Resolution A/HRC/20L.19/Rev.1.
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Dutch Eritreans forced to pay "war tax"

Anti - Meles’s Useful Idiots!
Ezana Sehay 8/17/12 - For years, Ethiopians longed for a leadership of vision informed by principle, but firmly grounded in the realities of our geo political situation

ኢትዮጵያ፤ የሰላም አምባሳደር!
ተስፋየ ለማ 8/17/12

Ethiopians in the DC Metro Area Celebrate Send Off of the First Boeing 787 Dream Liner in Africa!

Tsehaye Debalkew, Washington D.C. August 16, 2012-- Ethiopians attended the send off ceremony of the 787 Dream Liner to Ethiopia and hailed its acquisition, ranking Ethiopian as the pioneer in the latest and novice technology to conquer the skies in the African continent

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?

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Mark Your Calendar
Meeting with Tigray regional officials
Date:Saturday August 25 2012
Time: 2:00pm.
Address: Ethiopian Embassy
3506 international dr nw
Washington dc 20008

On the passing of Abune Paulos, Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church

Interview with Dr Shiferaw Tekelemariam Federal Minister
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