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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Obama says Gadhafi must leave Libya ‘now’

By ERICA WERNER, Associated Press Erica Werner, Associated Press WASHINGTON – Ratcheting up the pressure, President Barack...

Thugtatorship: The Highest Stage of African Dictatorship

Alemayehu G. Mariam Professor of political science, CSU San Bernardino Thugogracy in Africa If democracy is government of the people, by the people and for the ...

Meles and Gaddafi-partners in crime

By Yilma Bekele They say ‘in any relationship, if one party wants a change, that party needs to instigate change.’ The Tunisian people felt change...

During the Revolutionary Wind of 2011 No Dictator is Safe

By Hassen Hussein (hassan.hussein68@gmail.com) February 25, 2011 The unprecedented street protests sweeping North Africa and the Middle East have toppled dictators in Tunisia and Egypt.  Three...

Libyan Protests Spread to Capital

Elizabeth Arrott | Cairo Dozens of people are reported to have been killed in Tripoli Monday as anti-government protests that began in eastern Libya...

Out of Touch in the Horn of Africa?

By Alemayehu G. Mariam* The Berlin Conference of 2009 In 1884, the Berlin Conference was convened by the European imperial powers to carve out colonial...

Ethiopia’s Best-Known Opposition Leader to Quit Politics

Peter Heinlein | Addis Ababa Ethiopia’s best-known opposition leader has announced she is quitting politics, at least temporarily, and is going to the United...

Ethiopia: Threats against journalist are another attack on freedom of expression

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT Amnesty International condemns threats made by the Ethiopian authorities against Eskinder Nega, a journalist and former Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience....

Djiboutians rally to oust president

Police use tear gas to disperse thousands demonstrating in East African nation to demand Ismail Omar Guelleh step down. Thousands of demonstrators have rallied in...

Anti-Government Protests Spread Across Middle East, North Africa

.......... .......... Listen: Arrott report MP3 Elizabeth Arrott | Cairo Demonstrations against long-serving governments continue to roil the Middle East and North Africa Friday from Libya eastward...