FYI: According to TGTV, the US Court of Appeals has agreed with the lower court decision in regard to "JOHN DOE, ALSO KNOWN AS KIDANE, APPELLANT v. THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA, APPELLEE"
As you know the Ethiopian government was sued for infecting the appellant computer with secret spyware and wiretapping his private Skype calls, and monitoring his use of the computer.
The US district Court dismissed the lawsuit in its entirety.
The case was appealed to the US Court of Appeals.
Today, March 14, 2017, The United States Court of Appeals for The District of Columbia Circuit made a decision on the appeal. IT AFFIRMED the US District Court's decision.
Staytuned for more on the issue from Mesfin Bezu! (Aigaforum March 14,2017)
TPLF@42:Tegadalay Fiseha Zerihun
Breaking Down Ethiopia's Fast-Growing Economy Special Adviser to the Ethiopian Prime Minister Arkebe Oqubay discusses the Ethiopian economy, their foreign exchange reserves and the country's infrastructure investment. He speaks to Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat and Haidi Lun on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg).
Turning Nemesis to Promise Amen Teferi 03-21-17 - For a long time, war, famine and oppression were the hallmark of Ethiopia. Unable to create conducive political environment that accommodate the diverging views, Ethiopia had repeatedly failed to address
We Must feel their Pain Amen Teferi 03-21-17 -
Inter-regional boundaries that divide the Somali region from its neighbors (Oromia and Afar) are ill defined and there are violent conflicts along these borders. In some cases, resource conflicts involving Somali, Afar and Oromo clans
Dangote Cement Faces Disruptions in Ethiopia Over Jobs Plan Ethiopian regional officials are demanding that foreign cement producers including Dangote Cement Plc hand control of some parts of their businesses to groups of unemployed youths.
The Nigerian company, controlled by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, and others such as Saudi billionaire Mohammed al-Amoudi’s Derba MIDROC Cement Plc, should allow the youth to run their pumice mines, according to a draft contract...
The Horn of Africa's Qat-22 the Horn of Africa, qat, a leafy green plant that is popularly taken as a stimulant, grows all over the hills of Ethiopia. But the finest qat, it is claimed, is found around the prominent eastern cities of Dire Dawa and Harar.
The pink to my blue Bereket Gebru 03-20-17
After taking training in conflict management a few weeks back, I have still hangover on the idea that conflicts are inevitable. They are a product of opposing interests and irreconcilable differences.
AGENCY SUSPENDS 26 MILLION DOLLARS PURCHASE Public Procurement and Property Administration Agency has suspended a long overdue and a very controversial multimillion dollar purchase process by the Ministry of Education.This is not the first time that this tender has been floated for bidding. Back in 2015, the same project was awarded to a company called Inspur Group at a total cost of 20 million dollars. However the award was later cancelled following a compliant logged...How is it possible this project is delayed twice? Is it because the world bank is involved and it is hard to manipulate the bidding process? Who is responsible for the delay? The delay is hurting the development of the country!
የብሄረ ኣግኣዝያን ግስጋሴ፤ በምስራቅ አፍሪካ አዲሱ ክስተት
ሙሉማር ኪሮስ 03-19-17 Because of a push from our good friend we are adding the following comment: The opinion in this article is solely the author's only!Those of you assuming such opinion is representative of us or any Ethnic group in Ethiopia in general are wrong! As a fair and responsible media we will post articles and viewpoints even if the opinions are from the fringe element in our society!
Concerns on sensationalizing Oromo-Somali border issues Tesfaye Lemma 03-17-17 - Sometimes we encounter with equivocal portrayals in the media irrespective of the very moral and legal objectives of the media. In the same token, Journalistic professionalism has been fading away from time to time.
Face to face with the Eritrean exodus into Ethiopia Under the early morning sun in the most northern region of Ethiopia a motley group of Eritrean men, women and children arrive dusty and tired at the end of a journey – and at the start of another. After crossing the border under cover of darkness, they are found by Ethiopian soldiers and taken to... Adinbried
Death toll in garbage dump landslide rises to 113 Addis Ababa, March 15, 2017 (FBC) – The death toll from the garbage dump landslide occurred last Saturday on the outskirt of Addis Ababa has risen to 113.The cause of the accident will be investigated by professionals from Addis Ababa University and America’s University of Texas.
Genale-Dawa is coming Amen Teferi
Ethiopia has abundant water resources, yet it has repeatedly suffered from drought and the aridity of much of its land. Very little has been done to date in harnessing the country’s water resources as engines to propel national economic and social development and these resources are yet to contribute more than ....
Burning the Floor with Demon Amen Teferi
I read the callous piece Mr. Ismail Mohammed Abdi has written on the stubborn and intermittent conflicts between the inhabitants of the Oromo-Somali borderlands. Well, the sloppy article: “Shedding Light on the Recent Violence in the Border Areas between Somali and Oromia Regions of Ethiopia” has a skewed rendition of the reality that it intends to purport.
Interview with Dr Hagos and Dr Markos on the closure of Markos Special Health Center in Mekelle (Aigaforum) March 2017- Ethiopia's progress in the health sector front is incredible. The progress made so far in reducing maternity death and illness from preventable diseases is amazing.There are now more clinics and health post in the countryside where most people live. Recently a special health center in Mekelle was ordered to close due to 'failure' to meet standards. Although much has been done to improve the overall health service needs, the country is in a dire need for a special health center...For More Interview