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‘A Generation Is Protesting’ in Ethiopia, Long a U.S. Ally

14 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Bt Jeffry Gentleman, The New York Times
Is Ethiopia about to crack?

For the last decade, it has been one of Africa’s most stable nations, a solid Western ally with a fast-growing economy. But in recent months, antigovernment protests have convulsed the country, spreading into more and more areas. In the last week alone, thousands of people stormed into the streets, demanding fundamental political change.
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