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Fire under Ashes:                            The Ongoing Struggle for Human Rights in Ethiopia

29 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Elizabeth Fraser, Oakland Institute
 
As massive protests swept across Ethiopia last year, the dire human rights situation in the country made headlines around the world. The Financial Times described it as Ethiopia’s “Tiananmen Square moment,” and then-US Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Tom Malinowski called the government’s crackdowns on dissent “self-defeating tactics.”
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Why we love, why we cheat; love & technology: How much does science know about love?

28 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
By Helen Fisher, Ted Talks
 

 
June 2016
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February 2006
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ABOUT THE SPEAKER
 

Ethiopia’s attains lowest standing in the 2017 Resource Governance Index (RGI)

28 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

The Natural Resource Governance Index (RGI), according to its authors, is the metric measuring how the known resource-rich nations govern their oil, gas and mineral wealths.

The index composite score is made up of three components and aims to:

    (a) Assess characteristics of the extractives sector;

    (b) Look into a given nation’s value realization and revenue management performance; and,

    (c) Capture essence of the broader context of governance, especially the policy environment

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ለሥራ ከተጓዙ 27 የአዲስ አበባ ንግድ ምክር ቤት ልዑካን መካከል ከሩብ በላይ ሁሉን ዕርግፍ አድርገው ውጭ ስደትን መረጡ!

28 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
በሪፖርተር
 
በአዲስ አበባ ንግድና ዘርፍ ማኅበራት ምክር ቤት ፕሬዚዳንት አቶ ኤልያስ ገነቲ የተመራውና ባለፈው ወር ወደ ሮማንያ ርዕሰ ከተማ ቡካሬስት ተጉዞ ከነበረው የንግድ ልዑክ አባላት መካከል፣ ሰባቱ እዚያው መቅረታቸው ታወቀ፡፡

ከምንጮች የተገኘው መረጃ እንደሚያመላክተው፣ በንግድ ምክር ቤቱ ፕሬዚዳንት እየተመራ ወደ ሮማንያ የተጓዙት የልዑካን ቡድን አባላት 27 ናቸው፡፡
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Armyworm still wreaks havoc on maize in several Ethiopia’s regions

28 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Addis Fortune
 

As an immediate response, the farmers are using traditional methods by dragging the worms out from the stem by handpicking the larvae (Addis Fortune)

Over the past two weeks, farmers of Yinesu Sostu Wereda in Gojjam, Amhara Regional State, were busy handpicking larvae of the fall armyworm, a migratory crop pest that damages maize and other crops after feeding on them, from their maize fields.
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የኦሮሚያ ክልል በአዲስ አበባ ከተማ ላይ ያለውን ሕገ-መንግሥታዊ ልዩ ጥቅም አስመልክቶ የቀረበ መግለጫ

27 Jun

የአዘጋጁ አስተያየት፦

    የኦሮሚያ ክልልና ሌሎችም ጉዳዩ ያገባናል የሚሉ ስለዚህ የሰጡትን አስተያየትም ሆነ ትችት አላየንም። ቢሆንም በአስተዳደሩ በኩል ይህንን ይፋ ስላደረገው ስምምነት ይኑረበት አይኑርበትም፣ አንድ አመላካች ሠነድ ስለወጣ ዜጎች እንዲያውቁትና እንዲወያዩበት ከዚህ በታች አቅርበነዋል።

    The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO) በእመቺው ጊዜ የአምዱን አቋምና አስተያየት በተለይም ስለፌዴራላዊው ሥርዓት እንዲሁም ስለ ሕግ አፈጻጸምና ተግባራዊነት እንዳስፈላጊነቱ አስተያየት ያቀርባል።

 

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
በኢፌዲሪ የሚንስትሮች ም/ቤት የጸደቀ
 

የኢትዮጵያ ብሔሮች ብሔረሰቦችና ሕዝቦች ሰፊ ውይይት ካካሄዱበት በኋላ በተወካዮቻቸው አማካይነት ያፀደቁት ሕገ-መንግሥት የሁሉንም ሕዝቦች መብቶችና ጥቅምች የሚያስጠብቅ ነው፡፡

ሕገ-መንግሥቱም የኢትዮጵያ ብሔሮች፣ ብሔረሰቦችና ሕዝቦች የቃል-ኪዳን ሰነድ ሲሆን ዓላማውም በሕዝቦች መፈቃቀድና ፍላጎት እንዲሁም ዴሞክራሲያዊ አንድነት ለማጎልበት እንዲቻል በጋራ ያፈሯቸው እሴቶችና ሃብቶች እንዲሁም ትስስሮች እንዳሏቸው በማመን- በታሪካቸው ሂደት ውስጥ ያጎለበቷቸውን የጋራ ጉዳዮች ይበልጥ ለማበልፀግና የተዛቡ ግንኙነቶችንም በማረም አንድ ጠንካራ የጋራ ኢኮኖሚያዊ ማህበረሰብ እና የጋራ ፖለቲካዊ ማህበረሰብ ለመገንባትና ለማጠናከር የታለመ ነው፡፡

ይህንን በማድረግም በሀገራችን ዘላቂ ሰላምና ዋስትና ያለው ዴሞክራሲ እንዲሠፍንና ፈጣንና ሕዝቡ በየደረጀው ተጠቃሚ የሚሆንበትን ኢኮኖሚያዊና ማህበራዊ ልማት ለማፋጠን በራሳቸው ፈቃድና በፍላጎታቸው የመረጡት መሆኑን በፅኑ የሚያምኑበት ነው፡፡
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Trafficked into slavery: The dark side of Addis Ababa’s growth

26 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Tom Gardner, Reuters
 
It was the promise of education in Addis Ababa that led 11- year-old Embet to take the fateful decision to leave home.

The young girl from Debat, a small town in Ethiopia’s Amhara region, packed up and left for the capital in the company of her older neighbor, who said that her relatives there would welcome her into their home, pay her 200 Ethiopian birr ($8) a month to look after their young children, and send her to school.
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Incomparable Ethiopia & Kenya:       Ethiopia may have grown but Kenyans are better off

26 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Standard Digital
 

“There is the making of a real potential disaster here [in Ethiopia]…because the government will simply not acknowledge the number of people who need help”.

As the world woke up to news that Ethiopia had overtaken Kenya to become Eastern Africa’s largest economy, a number of conflicting developments were also taking place in Addis Ababa.
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