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Arkebe’s lies to Bloomberg on continuing double-digit growths terribly delusional & irresponsible

17 Mar

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

In Ethiopia, TPLF-occupation forces often love to speak in terms of numbers, as if numbers alone they create or author could become a source of their credibility, but are hardly attested to by outcomes Ethiopians have been waiting for. Consequently, it has been a foregone conclusion for Ethiopians that all TPLF officials invariably share one typical characteristic – they all spine-chillingly lie outright!
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Unrest in Ethiopia: the ultimate warning shot?

7 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by René Lefort
 
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The culture of power is one of centralisation. But real federalism couldn’t be beyond reach. Oromiya shows that it is becoming an absolute requirement.
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The Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF), the strongest component of the ruling coalition, from the middle of 2014 has faced the highest level of Tigrean popular discontent since its inception 40 years ago. That came first. Now the unrest in the most populated region of Ethiopia has sent to the regime as a whole the most shattering warning shot since its arrival in power in 1991.
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Arkebe Okubay’s interview, the person, his misrepresentations & TPLFites insatiable lust for power, as laid out bare on Addis Fortune

6 Jan

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Tamrat G. Giorgis-interview with Arkebe Okubay, one of the countless numbers of ministerial advisors in Ethiopia’s prime ministerial portfolio, is timely and relevant. I raise my hat to Addis Fortune for its extraordinary efforts especially the persuasiveness of the issues and penetrating questions in that regard. As a person with brief stints with journalism, I would be the first to recognize that this is no simple task especially in a country where true journalism has become a danger zone.
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