Tag: Ethiopia

Susan Rice’s tarnished resume

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 […]

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Fooling Eritreans and Ethiopians – Amanuel Biedemariam

  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 […]

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U.N. Envoy Susan Rice In Memory of Meles Zenawi

  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 […]

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Horn of Africa Activism and US Presidential Election Politics

  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 […]

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Ethiopia’s Contested Dam Project on the Nile River

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 […]

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Ethiopia: World Bank Approves New Funding of US$1.15 billion

  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, […]

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The End of TPLF Reign Finalized – Amanuel Biedemariam

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 […]

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Ethiopia to face Eritrea in African Nations Championship 2014 qualifier

  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 […]

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