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CRY MY BELOVED COUNTRY! Ethiopian group kills 16 Sudanese farmers: TPLF’s trade in nation’s sovereign territory with Sudan for Front’s permanence in power backfires

29 Oct

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

The Ethiopia-Sudan border has increasingly become tense – an outcome of official crimes of collusion between the Sudan’s National Congress party (NCP), headed by Omar al-Bashir, and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) with Meles Zenawi on the wheel.
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Ethiopia’s Nile dam, the much-vaunted success in latest Khartoum talks & Egypt’s unchanging stance

17 Dec

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory

    “These are two history-oriented societies [Ethiopia and Egypt] for which the memory of formative past events, the legacies of various chapters in their long dialogue, are still living sources of both identity and action. This is a story of mutual dependence, but it is also a story of broken eye contact.”

    Haggai Erlich, The Cross and the River: Ethiopia, Egypt and the Nile (2002)



Egypt’s relatively generous flow of Nile information

In spite of the world of mutual suspicions Ethiopia and Egypt have been living in, one more thing Ethiopians appreciate in Egyptian society has been the accommodation that exists between the state and the people as regards the Nile Question – even during the three decades under strongman Hosni Mubarak.
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