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Swedish parliament debates Eritrea’s tax on exiles
Last week, the Swedish Riksdag (Parliament) discussed the 2% diaspora tax levied on all Eritreans overseas by the Government of Eritrea. All Eritreans living abroad are forced to pay two percent of their annual income to the government in order to be able to pay visits to the country to see their families, send money back home or otherwise use any Eritrean facilities.
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ታላቁ ደራሲና ጋዜጠኛ ማሞ ውድነህ ከዚህ አለም በሞት ተለዩ
አዲስ አበባ፣ የካቲት 23፣ 2004 (ኤፍ ቢ ሲ) ታላቁ ደራሲ፣ ጋዜጠኛና ተርጓሚ ማሞ ውድነህ ከዚህ አለም በሞት ተለዩ። እነዚያ 53 መፅሃፍትን የፃፉ ጣቶች ስራ ፈተው ለሶስት ዓመት ቆዩ።

War Letters: from Derg to Derg
የደርግ ወታደራዊ ደህንነት ኃላፊዎች ስለ ‘ወንበዴዎቹ’ ጨዋነት በሚስጥራዊ ሰነድ የሰጡት ምስክርነት
ተድላ ደስታ 3/1/12- እነዚህን አስገራሚ የጦርነቱ ዘመን ሰነዶች ለማጋራት የፈለግኩበት ምክንያት አለኝ። “ወንበዴ መሰሪ ዘራፊና አረመኔ ነው” እያለ ፕሮፖጋንዳ ሲነዛ የነበረው ደርግ ከሄደ 20 አመታት አልፈውታል። ዛሬም ቢሆን ግን አሉባልታውና ውዥንብሩ አላባራም። በእርግጥ የአሉባልታው ድግግሞሽ አሰልቺ በመሆኑ በዛው መጠን ከአሉባልተኞች ጋር መነታርኩ አላስፈላጊ ነው። እንዲህ አይነት ድንቅ አስረጂዎች ሲገኙ ማካፈል ግን የአልብዋልተኞችን አፍ ባያስይዙም ታጋዮቹ ሰብአዊነትና ዲስፕሊን ምን ያህል የታነጹበት መለያ ባህላቸው እንደነበር ያሳያል ከሚል ተስፋ ነው። .

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A senior European diplomat said the release of two Swedish journalists imprisoned in Ethiopia are in the final stage.
A senior European diplomat said Wednesday that negotiations for the release of two Swedish journalists imprisoned in Ethiopia are in the final stage.

The Integration of Technical and Vocational Education and Training with Sustainable Development Education: A Review of African Case Studies.
Desta, Asayehgn, Ph.D march 3, 2012- In 2002, at the Summit on Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg, South Africa, a special United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) under the leadership of UNESCO was established to run from 2005 to 2014...

Why Reluctant to Implement Decisions Against "Eritrean Regime?"
By: Donnu Zeginfile 03/01/12- Nowadays, the foremost question is not pushing the Security Council and the rest of the international community along the track to impose sanctions and embargoes upon the dictatorial government of Eritrea...

Kenya, Ethiopia pen railway line pact
NARIOBI, Kenya, Mar 1 – Kenya and Ethiopia on Thursday signed an agreement for the construction of a standard gauge railway line from Lamu in Kenya to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.The deal was sealed at State House Nairobi and witnessed by President Mwai Kibaki and Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi.

Encourage Ethiopia to Play a Role
It is important to recognize what has been accomplished in Sudan...The United States should also seek to mediate the situation. Khartoum will likely dismiss direct overtures, but Washington should support and encourage efforts by regional stakeholders. Ethiopia, for example, has a strong interest in resolving the situation and is already leading negotiations on oil revenue sharing. It can play a critical role.

ከመቐለ ዩኒቨርሲቲ አስተዳደር የተሰጠ አጭር መልእክት
በቅርቡ ላኪው የማይታወቅ እና የፌደራል ዋና ኦዲተር መ/ቤት የ2003 ዓ/ም ረቂቅ (Preliminary) ሪፖርትን እንደ አባሪ የያዘ የመቐለ ዩኒቨርሲቲን እና አስተዳደሩን ገፅታ ላይ ጥላሸት ለመቀባት ያለመ የኢሜይል መልእክት እንደተበተነ ለማወቅ ችለናል። በዚህ መልእክት መግቢያ ላይ የተፃፈው ውንጀላ እና የቁጥሮች ስብስብ መሰረት አልባ እና ከዚህ በፊትም የነበሩት የማደናገር እና የስልጣን ጥማት ጩኸቶች ቀጣይ ስራ ነው። አባሪ ተደርጎ በተያያዘው የኦዲት ሪፖርት ረቂቅን በሚመለከት የሚከተሉትን ነጥቦች ግልፅ ማድረግ አስፈላጊ ሆኖ አግኝተነዋል።

China's Huawei launches Mobile Broadband Road Show in Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA, Feb 28, 2012 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Huawei, the Chinese leading global telecom solution provider, on Tuesday launched Mobile Broadband (MBB) Road Show in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia...

Gibbons Stamp Monthly celebration at the Ethiopian Embassy
The Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in London was the scene for the celebration of the March 2012 issue of Gibbon’s Stamp Monthly, published by the oldest and renowned stamp firm Stanley Gibbons,...

Saudi Billionaire to Invest $3.4 Billion in Ethiopia Over Next Five Years
Derba Group, an amalgam of three Ethiopian companies owned by Saudi billionaire Mohammed al- Amoudi, said it plans to invest 59 billion birr ($3.4 billion) in seven industrial projects over the next five years.

Ambassador Girma Birru Presents Credentials To President of Mexico!
Tsehaye Debalkew, Washington DC, February 27, 2012- The newly appointed non-resident Ethiopian Ambassador to Mexico, Girma Birru presented his credentials to President Felipe Calderón, the President of the United Mexican States last Friday February 24, 2012 at the presidential palace in Mexico City.

Ship's Anchor Sinks the Internet in East Africa
A ship's anchor is to blame for Internet disruptions that could last days in six East African countries, according to a report. The anchor hit fiber-optic cables off Kenya's coast in a restricted area while the ship was waiting to dock in Mombasa, the BBC reports.

Mark Your Calendar

Youth of Somali kilil... WE ARE ETHIOPIAN!

The Seattle Tigray Community Cordially Invites all to a Fund Raising Event for Freehiwot and Mulubrhan!

March 11, 2012
Place: Tigray Community Center

Rebuffing Asgede's Account

  Part I
A response to Asgede’s account of events during the early days of the TPLF. Asgede wrote two books and many people have hard time believing his account of events.

Ottawa Canada Lekatit-11 Event Invitation!

Saturday the 3rd of March 2012
Place: Tom Brown Arena, 141 Bay view, Ottawa
Time: 6:00 - 1:00

Interview with Ambassador Seyoum Mesfin, on the occasion of the 37th TPLF anniversary!

Interview with Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Hailemariam Desalegn
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