All videos for the tag : TPLF (47 videos)

  •   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…

  •   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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  •   Posted Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 2:25 am  VOA Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died at the age of 57 after months of speculation about his health. State television announced his death Tuesday, saying he died from a sudden infection late Monday while at a hospital abroad. Mr. Meles had been suffering from…

  • By Ioannis Gatsiounis – Special to The Washington Times Monday, August 13, 201   Where in the world is Ethiopia’s prime minister? The question is not a geographical brain teaser but a concerned query about the well-being of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who has not been seen in public for two months, and about Ethiopia’s commitment to U.S. counterterrorism…

  • RENÉ LEFORT  | Open Democracy, 8 August 2012       Does the Ethiopian state rest on the shoulders of a single man? His illness and recent disappearance from the public eye give some urgency to the question says René Lefort. World Economic Forum/Flickr Creative Commons. Some rights reserved When Meles Zenawi, the omnipotent Prime Minister of…

  •   On its 28th of July report Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT) described the impact of the absence of Meles Zenawi and his leadership. Contrary to what Sebhat Nega and Bereket Simon portrayed, ESAT reported those middle management are in suspense all over. The poorly explained absence of Meles has created deep tension that could tear the country apart….

  • Meles Zenawi, the Ethiopian prime minister, is in a "critical" condition in hospital in Brussels and may not survive, according to diplomatic sources.   Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zeinawi Photo: EPA   By Aislinn Laing, Johannesburg and Bruno Waterfield in Brussels The Telegraph 5:33PM BST 18 Jul 2012   The 57-year-old premier has not been seen publicly for…

  •   by THOMAS C. MOUNTAIN With its foundations irreparably cracked and its edifices of power crumbling the Ethiopian regime headed by Meles Zenawi is turning more and more to the CIA to make the critical decisions in the ministries of power in the capital Addis Ababa. Faced with growing nationalist insurgencies, an ongoing economic crisis…

  • SIMON ALLISON | The Daily Maverick   Hundreds of thousands of irate Ethiopian Muslims took to the streets of Addis Ababa this weekend – Africa’s biggest protests since Tahrir Square. They want the government to stop meddling in their religious affairs, and acknowledge that Muslims can’t remain a marginalised minority. Ethiopia’s Christian-led government better make some…

  •   March 23, 2012, Ethiomedia (former TPLF supporter ), posted a Press Release, “TPLF down-sized to a single-family party,” and quoted a former TPLF Seeye Abraha saying, “That TPLF no more exists today in the fashion that we used to know it years ago.” Seeye, further noted, “ The present socio-economic situation in Ethiopia is in the…

  • The TPLF regime in Ethiopia had violated Eritrean sovereign territory and claimed to have destroyed Afar Independence Movement (ARDUF) base inside Eritrea in retaliation to the abduction of European tourists. Ethiopia had no evidence to embark on this reckless military aggression. However, Ethiopia’s egressions on the people of Eritrea are not new. Previous Ethiopian regimes,…

  • 2012-04-17 17:39 Addis Ababa – Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi accused Eritrea on Tuesday of abducting dozens of Ethiopian miners from the country's northwest, in a potential escalation of tension between the arch-enemies. Ethiopian troops crossed into the Red Sea state last month and attacked what they said were military bases used by rebels to…

  •   Over the last 10 years since September 11, 2011, the War on Terror has dramatically changed its meaning particularly when the minority genocidal regime in Ethiopia, with the blessing and financing of the US, is manipulating, using and abusing it. For the minority regime of Meles Zenawi, terrorism and the war on terror has…

  •   Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:16am EDT By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA, March 17 (Reuters) – Ethiopian troops carried out more attacks on rebels inside Eritrea on Saturday, a government source said, a day after its neighbour called for U.N. action over a similar incursion earlier in the week. The attacks are the first on…

  • On Picture: Italian Foreign Minister Terzi with UN Secretary General   Europe Online Rome (dpa) – The Italian government on Friday condemned an attack by Ethiopia on neighbouring Eritrea, and appealed to the two Horn of Africa nations to refrain from other violent acts against each other. The Foreign Ministry in Rome was following with…

  • Fri Mar 16, 2012 * Eritrea says sends letter to U.N. Security Council * Addis Ababa said it staged raid on Thursday * Accused Eritrea of backing rebels (Recasts with call for U.N. action) By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA, March 16 (Reuters) – Eritrea urged the United Nations to take action against Ethiopia on Friday…

  • Tigray People's Democratic Movement Fighters (Demhit) celebrate 11th year anniversary of struggle. Watch video for full coverage..

  •   Provocative Attacks by the TPLF Regime Asmara, 16 March 2012 – As reported, with much bravado, by the news media of the TPLF regime, its armed forces yesterday “penetrated 18 km inside sovereign Eritrean territory to carry out an attack on Eritrean army outposts”. This is not surprising. Nor is it occurring the first…

  • January 24, 2012 According to Ethiopia’s report, two Germans, two Hungarians and an Austrian were killed in a deadly attack in Ethiopia’s North- Eastern Afar region; the same source says “A Hungarian and Italian were wounded while two Germans had been kidnapped”. While many express their feelings of grief and denunciations on the killings, rumors…

  •   By Amanuel Biedemariam President Obama undermined US diplomatic protocol, longstanding US diplomatic process and the State Department when he moved-up the UN Ambassadorship of Susan Rice to a cabinet level position. The move is a serious blunder that will undermine US diplomatic structures and processes and its negative effects to be felt for decades to…

  • By Amanuel Biedemariam The unofficial official voice or website of TPLF/Greater Tigray or Abbay Tigray, Aigaforum, posted a notice from the Public Relation and Government Bureau. I found the piece interesting for many reasons.  But, there are three that I think people need to note, at least for their peculiarity.    The first thing that jumped…

  • ERI-TV weekly news in Amharic language: Ethiopian locals, in Waka city of the Dawro Zone, are facing mass arrest and intimidation by the Woyane police,  in retaliation to their protest against the government. African refugees were left to die in Sinai desert after their organs were removed by corrupt doctors. New housing constructions and major…

  • ERI-TV weekly news in Amharic language:  Tourists visiting Ethiopia can expect strict surveillance from the government, as new set of rules take effect, after Woyane's corruption was exposed by BBC's undercover journalist back in August. Eritrean Television Network to begin broadcasting in high definition. (watch video for a full coverage). You can also watch ERI-TV…

  • ERI-TV weekly news in Amharic language: While attending an energy conference in Oslo, Norway, Woyane's leader Zenawi finds himself confronted by angry protestors outside his hotel. Malnourished Somali children are dying of cholera, according to press tv, while the US continues its attacks using unmanned aerial vehicles in southern Somalia… (watch video for a full…

  • ERI-TV weekly news in Amharic language: You can watch ERI-TV Live Amharic Program via the Internet from EastAFRO.com on Tuesdays at 11AM EST (NY Time) and a re-run at 6:30PM as well as on Saturdays at 11AM.

  • ERI-TV weekly news in Amharic language:  US military unmanned aircraft system killed 12 and wounded several in Southern Somalia. During his visit to New York for the 66th UN general assembly, president Isaias Afewerki held special meetings with officials including Emir of Qatar Sheik Hamed Bin Kelifa, Italian foreign minister Franco Frattini and South Sudan’s…

  • ERI-TV weekly news in Amharic language: Wikileaks has exposed Woyane’s lies regarding the terrorist attack that allegedly took place inside the capital city, Addis Ababa back in 2006. Mass arrest of Oromo youth is on the rise in Ethiopia, a campaign used to stop nationals from joining opposition groups. OLF executed three Woyane federal police,…

  • AFP MAPUTO — Mozambican authorities are searching for 15 Ethiopian athletes who disappeared after competing at the 10th All Africa Games, a spokesman for the organising committee said Thursday. The group competing in boxing, athletics and taekwondo went missing on Monday and left some of their possessions in the athletes' village outside the Mozambican capital…

  • Wikileaks' Ethiopia Files   by Thomas C. Mountain Recently released Wikileaks Ethiopia files expose how Ethiopian security forces planted 3 bombs that went off in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on September 16, 2006 and then blamed Eritrea and the Oromo resistance for the blasts in a case that raises serious questions about the claims…

  •   For Eritreans, the very existence of the nation as recognized by the UN is a testament to how victorious, hard working, independent, resilient and self reliant people that they are. The reason being, Eritrea was a condemned nation by the British, US, Italy and others from existence. These nations collectively decided that it would…