በጋምቤላ ክልል በ269 ኢንቨስተሮች ላይ በተወሰደው ዕርምጃ የቀረበውን ተቃውሞ የሚያጣራ ኮሚቴ ተቋቋመ – የሚዘርፉት እነርሱው ኮሚቴውም የእነርሱ!

21 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
በሪፖርተር
 
የጋምቤላ ክልል መንግሥት በገቡት ውል መሠረት አላለሙም በማለት የ269 ኢንቨስተሮችን መሬት መንጠቁ ተቃውሞ በማስነሳቱ፣ ጉዳዩን በድጋሚ ለማጣራት 13 አባላት ያሉት ኮሚቴ ተቋቋመ፡፡

ቅዳሜ ግንቦት 5 ቀን 2009 ዓ.ም. በጋምቤላ ከተማ በተካሄደው ስብሰባ ከክልሉ መንግሥት፣ ከኢትዮጵያ ልማት ባንክ፣ ከኢትዮጵያ ሆርቲከልቸርና ግብርና ልማት ባለሥልጣን፣ እንዲሁም ከጋምቤላ ክልል የእርሻ ኢንቨስተሮች ማኅበር የተውጣጣ ኮሚቴ ተቋቁሟል፡፡
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የቆሼ አደጋ ተጎጂዎች መንግሥት ለቃሉ ሙሉ በሙሉ ታማኝ አልሆነም አሉ – ሪፖርተር ለምን በቀጥታ የተሰበሰበውን ገንዘብ ሕወሃቶች ቅርጫ አደረጉት አይልም?

21 May

ፎቶ ሪፖርተር


Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
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ከ130 ሰዎች በላይ ሕይወትን የቀጠፈው የቆሼ አደጋ ሁለት ወራት ቢያልፉትም፣ እስካሁን ድረስ ቃል የተገባው ዕርዳታ እንዳልደረሳቸው በአደጋው ተጎጂ የሆኑ ግለሰቦች ለሪፖርተር ገለጹ፡፡

አደጋው በተከሰተ ማግሥት ማለትም መጋቢት 2 ቀን 2009 ዓ.ም. በነበሩ ሁለትና ሦስት ሳምንታት፣ የመንግሥት መሥሪያ ቤቶችን ጨምሮ የተለያዩ ግለሰቦች ዕርዳታ እንደሚሰጡ ቃል መግባታቸው ይታወሳል፡፡ ከመንግሥትና ከተለያዩ ግብረ ሰናይ ተቋማት፣ እንዲሁም ከባለሀብቶች ወደ 75 ሚሊዮን ብር የሚጠጋ ብር ማሰባሰብ ተችሎ ነበር፡፡
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Civil Society Under Assault: Repression and Responses in Russia, Egypt and Ethiopia

21 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Saskia Brechenmacher, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, May 18, 2017
 
The closing of civic space has become a defining feature of political life in an ever-increasing number of countries. Civil society organizations worldwide are facing systematic efforts to reduce their legitimacy and effectiveness. Russia, Egypt, and Ethiopia have been at the forefront of this global trend. In all three countries, governments’ sweeping assault on associational life has forced civic groups to reorient their activities, seek out new funding sources, and move toward more resilient organizational models. Competing security and geopolitical interests have muddled U.S. and European responses, with governments divided over the value of aggressive pushback versus continued engagement.
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Tedros Adhanom & his self-serving geographical rotation of the DG post ploy to Africans!

20 May

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 
The 1967 delightful movie “Guess who is coming for dinner” with Sidney Poitier as a WHO senior expert was the first of its type as an attempt to break barriers, though its theme of love and human dignity fictional.

In turning to reality, we note in a world that has declared 70 years ago in Article 2 (1) of the United Nations Charter the sovereign equality of nations, Africa never had the opportunity to provide its leadership to the World Health Organization (WHO) in the 70 years of its existence.
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Tedros Adhanom: Africa’s WHO post candidate counting the final hours, sipping champagne in Geneva!

19 May

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 
Dr. Tedros Adhanom has Friday sent out message to his supporters in Amharic (below) through the Ethiopian Mission in Geneva. His message urges them to show the resolve of Ethiopia’s famous athletes, as he is approaching the eleventh hour of his competition for the top post in the World Health Organization (WHO).
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The lead candidate for the world’s top health job is being accused of covering up deadly epidemics

18 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Abdi Latif Dahir, QuartzAfrica
 
On May 22, member states of the World Health Organization will converge in Geneva to elect a new director-general to lead the 8,000-person global health agency. Among the three final candidates vying for the top job, one is now accused of covering up previous epidemics.
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Ethiopia’s candidate for the World Health Organization doesn’t like mentioning a certain disease

18 May

Posted by The Ethiopia observatory (TEO)
by Paul Schemm, The Washington Post, May 18, 2017

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Despite warnings from its own experts, the World Health Organization took two months to declare the devastating Ebola outbreak in 2014 an emergency, during which time 1,000 people died in West Africa. Leaked emails later revealed that officials were loath to call it an epidemic for fear of angering the African countries involved and hurting their economies.
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The TPLF regime, Tedros Adhanom is top member, finds opposition politician guilty of terrorism charges for Facebook post

17 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Addis Standard
 
The Federal High court fourth criminal bench has today passed a guilty verdict against Yonatan Tesfaye, former opposition Blue Party public relations head.

Yonatan was first arrested in December 2015, barely a month after the first wave of a year-long #Oromoprotests erupted. He was held incommunicado during the pre-trial weeks and was subsequently charged in May 2016 under Ethiopia’s infamous anti-terrorism proclamation (ATP).
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