All videos for the tag : Ethiopia (209 videos)

  • 40 Ethiopian professionals seek asylum in S. Korea  August 12, 2013 The young professionals have been training in three fields: Mechanics, Electricity and Welding. A total of 40 Ethiopians, 10 of whom are women, have decided not to return to a repressive life in Ethiopia. They have also vowed to join democratic forces to expedite…

  • Eritrea ‘continues support’ to Somalia’s Al-Shabab, says Ethiopia July 30, 2013 (Sudan Tribune) – In fresh allegations made by Ethiopia on Monday, the East African nation said that efforts to maintain peace and stability in Somalia is taking longer due to Eritrea’s continued support of the Islamist militia group, Al-Shabab. The Ethiopian government said despite…

  • Introducing Zewdy: Youtube Sensation and Rising Star Combine passion, attitude and a bolster of pure talent and you get En-Treeg Records recording artist and rising star, ZEWDY. Born in New York City to Ethio/Eritrean parents and raised in Union, New Jersey, Zewdy sharpened her talent on a Karaoke machine. The young up-and-coming Pop Princess would utilize school…

  • Sudanese Cabinet Approves Anti-Human Trafficking Law "Eastern Sudan in particular is believed to be serving as a passage to migrants from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia who seek to reach Europe with the help of human smugglers." 11 JULY 2013 | Sudan Tribune Khartoum — The Sudanese cabinet today endorsed a draft bill on combating human trafficking…

  • Sudan unveils plans for illegal immigration crackdown June 23, 2013, (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese interior ministry has announced its determination to deport all undocumented foreign nationals and called upon foreign citizens to legalize their status in the country before the deadline stated by the authorities. Sudan’s interior minister Minister of Interior, Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid (C),…

  • Egypt–Ethiopia crisis: “No Nile, No Egypt” "Senior Egyptian politicians were caught on live televisionplotting the use of military force to halt the project. Then, on Monday, President Mohammed Morsi told a cheering crowd that “all options are open” in dealing with the crisis." Long years of deadlock and bitter recrimination are now coming to a head as the…

  •   Egypt’s Instability Triggers a New Proxy War Against Ethiopia and its Allies By Gregory R. Copley | oilprice.com Egypt’s Morsi Government has initiated a return to covert war against Ethiopia, which controls the source of the Blue Nile, Egypt’s and Sudan’s principal source of water.  The result will almost certainly lead to an increased level of insecurity…

  • A Week in the Horn of Africa Amanuel Biedemariam The geopolitical makeup of the Horn of Africa (HOA) is going through rapid changes that will affect the relationships of the nations in the region for good. The changes will influence the economies and security stances of the countries in the region. It will have implication…

  • Ethiopia affirms readiness for dialogue with Eritrea Mohammed Awad |bikyanews.com | Posted date: May 01, 2013 Ethiopia and Eritrea look to forge new negotiations on border tension. ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopian government officials this week reaffirmed their commitment to have peace discussions with longtime foe and neighbor Eritrea with the aim of ending decades of tension along the border…

  • Praising the People of Eritrea Amanuel Biedemariam    Eritrea has been and remains in a state of war since the aggressive determinations of the TPLF to, “Weaken Eritrea to submission” started 1998. Initially, they waged a full scale war and when that failed, they shifted to a, “No War no Peace” strategy designed to gradually obliterate…

  •   After the late genocidal dictator Meles Zenawi was rumored to have been sick, incapacitated or dead, Bereket Simon used the time cunningly to direct the course of the current Ethiopian political direction to suit his needs and the needs of few of his close allies. I have in the past written that “the End of TPLF…

  • From Ethiopia to Vietnam, Researchers Map Reach of German-made Government Spy Software: "The report said evidence for the Ethiopian government's use of FinFisher was particularly strong, explaining that Citizen Lab had found an example of the spyware which spread through a booby-trapped email purporting to carry images of Ethiopian opposition figures. Once the Trojan was…

  • Sudan Tribune February 27, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – A senior Saudi Arabian official unleashed a barrage of attack against Ethiopia saying that the Horn of Africa nation is posing a threat to the Nile water rights of Egypt and Sudan. Saudi deputy defense minister Khalid Bin Sultan (Al-Riyadh) "The [Grand] Renaissance dam has its capacity of…

  • Permanent Mission of the State of Eritrea to the African Union and  UN Economic Commission for Africa  Statement by H.E Ambassador Girma Asmerom,  at the African Union Summit, 28 January 2013, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  Click Here to Enlarge the PDF Document  

  • Eritrea’s UN Ambassdor Araya Desta responds to Ethiopia’s UN Ambassador Tekeda Alemu

  •   U.N. envoy Susan Rice is dropping out of the running to be the next secretary of state. Brian Williams will have an exclusive interview with Rice on tonight's "Rock Center With Brian Williams" at 10p/9c. By Tracy Connor, NBC News Embattled U.N. envoy Susan Rice is dropping out of the running to be the…

  • By CCTV Prospects of peace between ethiopia and eritrea Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn's interview with CCTV.  Watch video for full coverage..

  • After decades of hostility between the two countries, Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopia's new prime minister, explains why he would be willing to talk to the Eritrean president. He also discusses his plans to move Ethiopia and the region forward.

  • In an exclusive interview, Hailemariam Desalegn tells Al Jazeera he is ready to speak to President Issaias Afeworki.   By Al Jazeera | 05 Dec 2012 Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopia's prime minister, has said that he is willing to hold talks with neighbouring Eritrea, with whom Addis Ababa fought a border war that ended in 2000. If Desalgen…

  •   Mon Dec 3, 2012 7:22am EST * Ethiopia says not willing to travel to Asmara * Matches will be first between foes since 1998-2000 war Dec 3 (Reuters) – Ethiopia has asked African football's governing body to move its African Nations Championship qualifiers with arch-foe Eritrea to a neutral venue, with the neighbouring countries…

  • By Dana Milbank | Washington Post, Published November 16, 2012 President Obama had a rare “bring-it-on” moment when ABC News’s Jonathan Karl asked him about threats by Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham to block the confirmation of Susan Rice, should he nominate her for secretary of state. “If Senator McCain and Senator Graham and…

  •   The ethnic cleansing of Eritreans and Ethiopians- of-Eritrean origin was indication of the propensity to how low the apartheid regime of the TPLF can stoop to hold on to power. What they did then was try to create a non existent scar amongst the friendly peoples and, set a precedent that will ultimately come…

  •   usembassy.gov 27 October 2012   U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York, NY October 27, 2012 Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, At a Memorial Service for Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi at Abyssinian Baptist Church AS PREPARED Good morning. Reverend Butts, Mr. Secretary General, Ambassador…

  • Meet Miss East Africa 2012 Contestants  At last, the names are out… From Eritrea: Rahwa Afeworki (22yrs) The finale is expected to take place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania….on December 07th 2012   Click here to see all the contestants

  •   Amanuel Biedemariam   US presidential and congressional elections are of great importance to every American’s life, way of life, belief system and values. US elections affect legal, ethical, social and the economic fabrics of the nation in many ways. It is American affair with implication to every American.  Elections have also been important to…

  • Stratfor.com The Nile River near Aswan, Egypt   At the height of the Arab Spring in March 2011 when Egypt was consumed by domestic unrest, Ethiopia announced it would soon begin construction on a hydroelectric dam along the Blue Nile River, one of two main tributaries for the Nile. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, which…

  •         By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS | Mon Oct 8, 2012 9:52pm BST (Reuters) – Eritrea has asked the U.N. Security Council to lift sanctions against it after a recent U.N. experts' report showed that the tiny east African state had cut its support for the al Qaeda-allied al Shabaab militant group in Somalia….

  •   WASHINGTON, September 25, 2012 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today endorsed a new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for Ethiopia to build on the country’s development progress over the last five years of its previous country strategy and to help its government and communities go further in their efforts to create more growth,…

  • On May of 2012, I wrote an article called, “The End of TPLF.” The basic premise of the article was thatMeles Zenawi has sold-out the cause that brought him to power, the people of Tigray, and the very organization he rode to power, the TPLF. I opined that Meles Zenawi was focused more on his and his…

  •   Posted by Markos Berhanu on Sep 6th, 2012  Cairo, Egypt – The Ethiopian national soccer team and Eritrea were drawn in Central East Zone of the 2004 African Nations Championship, where they will face each other in the preliminary round. The 2004 African Nations Championship will be held in South Africa.. The draw was held at  CAF…

  • Sophia Tesfamariam's Interview with ESAT. ESAT is the first independent Ethiopian Satellite Television service and Radio Station who broadcast to Ethiopia and the rest of the world.

  • U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice's speech at Meles Zenawi’s funeral.  

  • By Durame.com August 28, 2012 — In an unexpected move, Eritrea extends its condolence to longtime rival Ethiopia after Meles Zenawi's death, local reporters have said. After days of silence, Eritrea's Deputy Ambassador to the AU, Benyam Berhe, visited the Ethiopian National Palace yesterday, where the former prime minister's coffin has been on display for…

  •   CNN Yesterday, the body of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi arrived in Ethiopia from Brussels. No one is sure yet how he died, but that's part of the secrecy which shrouded his authoritarian rule. The story matters to America because Ethiopia's dictator was an ally in the fight against Al Qaeda in Somalia. Thanks to that allegiance,…

  • By Thor Halvorssen and Alex Gladstein With the dust beginning to settle on yesterday’s death of Meles Zenawi—ruler of Ethiopia since 1991—Western leaders have been quick to lavish praise on his legacy. A darling of the national security and international development industries, Zenawi was applauded for cooperating with the U.S. government on counter-terrorism and for spurring economic growth in…

  • Business Week | By William Davison Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s death may cause a succession battle that could test the stability of one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies and a key ally in the U.S.’s war against al-Qaeda.   The 57-year-old premier died Aug. 20 from an infection after recuperating at a hospital in an undisclosed…