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የቀድሞዋ ‘ቀዳማይት እመቤት’ አዜብ መስፍን እንደገና ራሳቸውን ክፉኛ አዋረዱ!

24 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

ሃያ ዓመታት ያህል በቤተ መንግሥት የመለስ ዜናዊ ፖለቲካ አካባቢ የኖሩት አዜብ መስፍን፡ ሲሳይ አጌና ስልክ ሲደውልላቸው፡ ያሳዩት የስልክ አመላለስ ባህሪና ከዚያም ወደሸፍጥና ክህደት ማምራታቸው እጅግ አሳፋሪና የግለስቧን ማንነት ከምን ጊዜውም በላይ ለኢትዮጵያ ሕዝብ ገሃድ ያደረገ አጋጣሚ ነው።
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UPDATE: journalist arrested over Azeb Mesfin’s palace debacle

16 May

Posted by – The Ethiopia Observatory

by Marthe van der Wolf, Ethiopian Journalist Arrested Over Article About Former PM’s Wife

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA — An Ethiopian journalist has been arrested and interrogated for writing an article about the wife of late prime minister Meles Zenawi. Wednesday’s arrest came as a surprise since the article was published seven months ago.
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Ethiopian transition proceeding smoothly – except for one thing

27 Oct

Azeb Mesfin, wife of the former Ethiopian leader Meles Zenawi. Photograph: Simon Maina/AFP

Simon Allison for Daily Maverick, part of the Guardian Africa Network

It has been a little more than two months since the death of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. Since then, the country that he ruled over for 21 years has effected a remarkably smooth transition. His deputy, Hailemariam Desalegn, has taken over as both party leader and prime minister. There have been no major reshuffles. Policy changes, where they have happened, have been encouraging. Any threats to Desalegn’s succession were muted and, evidently, unsuccessful. Even the country’s restive Muslim population has been quiet, waiting to see what the new leadership is all about before pressing on with their campaign for a greater say in the country’s (and their own) affairs.
The Guardian
There is one problem, however. It’s minor in the grand scheme of things, perhaps, but raises a few nagging questions that Meles’ successor could do without. It’s also rather tricky to handle, even with the best of intentions.

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