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Bolivia, Ethiopia & Sweden elected UN Security Council members for 2017-2018; GA balloting to continue

28 Jun

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin, The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Bolivia and Ethiopia have run unchallenged to two non-permanent seats in the UN security Council, representing the Latin America and Caribbean Region and Africa, respectively.

Having won stiff competition, Sweden was elected on the first round beating its challengers Italy & the Netherlands with a vote of 134 member states.
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Kazakh minister’s ‘official/state’ visit to Ethiopia: What is all this fuss and excitement about?

20 Dec

Editor’s Note:

    What do Ethiopia and Kazakhstan have in common? Amongst the few things we know, both have notorious human rights records; both countries have a number of journalists in prison, most of them winners of prestigious international awards for their support for human rights, the cause of freedom and democracy.
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