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Monthly Archives: June 2010

History as a Weapon for Democracy

By Maimire Mennasemay, Ph.D. - The Courage to Question - The post-electoral period of 2010 exhibits the same political disarray—the compulsive character of unpreparedness, the...

Ghana’s World Cup run has Ethiopia dreaming

ADDIS ABABA — Ghana's amazing run in the World Cup may be a source of inspiration for Africa, but it's also providing a wake-up...

Live: Who’s to blame for failed states?

Live Stream Live video by Ustream The 2010 Foreign Policy/The Fund for Peace Failed States Index came out this month and once again Somalia tops the...

Ginbot 7 Discussion with the public in the presence of the media

A brief presentation by Ginbot 7 on current state of the struggle for democracy specially after the debacle of the 2002 election. Ample time given...

Ethiopian newspaper reports tampering of its mail

New York, June 29, 2010—Ethiopia’s postal service should a conduct thorough and transparent investigation into the tampering of mail addressed to the country’s leading...

Egypt, Sudan won’t be forced to sign Nile treaty: officials

ADDIS ABABA — Egypt and Sudan will not be forced into signing a new deal on the sharing of the Nile's waters, officials stressed...

U.S. names eight countries to get health aid

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - The U.S. government named eight countries on Friday that will get extra help under the Global Health Initiative, a six-year, $63...

Why Democracy Isn’t Working

Despite an economic renaissance, much of Africa is drifting toward a new age of authoritarianism. by Jason McLure To a casual observer, the tens of thousands...

Ethiopian asylum seekers who survive on £10 a week

They can't work, they can't claim benefits, they have nowhere to live. And their only means of survival is one £10 food voucher a...

ONLF denied it has signed a peace deal with Meles’ regime

ONLF Press Release 24 June 2010 The Ethiopian government claim that it had concluded a deal with a large ONLF faction is a self-serving blatant lie...