Tag Archives: Senegal

Chad’s ex-ruler Hissene Habre becomes 1st African leader to be convicted of crimes against humanity in Africa

30 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
BBCNews
 

Chad’s ex-ruler Hissene Habre has been convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to life in prison at a landmark trial in Senegal.
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ጠ/ሚኒስትሩ ኢትዮጵያ በኢንዱስትሪ ልማት የአፍሪካ ሞዴል ስለመሆኗ መግለጫ ሠጡ፡ “ወጡ ሳይወጠወጥ…” ለአፍሪካ መሪነት መሮጥ

7 Nov

የአዘጋጁ አስተያየት፡

    ኢትዮጵያ ውስጥ በጣም አስቸጋሪ ከሆኑት ነገሮች መካካል አንዱ ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትሩ አባባሎቻቸውን የሚመሠርቱባቸውን ቁጥሮች ከየት እንደሚያመጡዋቸው ለማወቅ አለመቻሉ ነው። የፖለቲካ ሕይወታቸውን በፖለቲካ ካድሬነት የጀመሩ ሰው በመሆናቸው፡ በአመራርና በፖሊስ ላይ ተቀምጠው፡ አሁንም ከካድሬ ፕሮፓጋንዲስትነታቸው ለመላቀቅ አለመቻላቸው በኢትዮጵያውያን እይታ ቁጥር ከኪሳቸው እያወጡ ያልሆነውን ቆርጠው የሚቀጥሉ አስመስሏቸዋል።
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UNIDO Forum expresses cautious optimism on Ethiopia’s econ strides

6 Nov

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Julia Rainer, IPS

    – Good try Mr. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. At the opening of the Second UN Conference on LLDCs on November 3, 2014 in Vienna he resorted to giving vacuous comfort to the 31 landlocked least developd countries. Twelve of these are in AFRICA – Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Niger Rwanda, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. He renamed them ‘landlinked’ countries.
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Ebola cases in west Africa could rise to 20,000 says WHO

31 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Lisa O’Carroll

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned the number of Ebola cases could rise to 20,000 as doctors in Liberia say the deadly virus is now spreading so rapidly they can no longer deal with the crisis.
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WB to Finance 19 ACEs to Help Transform Africa’s Science, Technology, and Higher Education: Where is Ethiopia?

22 Apr

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory

The World Bank is scheduled to spend $150 million to finance 19 university-based Centers of Excellence in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Bank indicated that these competitively selected centers would receive funding for advanced specialized studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-related disciplines, as well as in agriculture and health.
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Obama Visit Should Stress Media Freedoms during his Africa visit

25 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

by Human Rights Watch

    President Obama should recognize the courage of African journalists and activists who speak the truth in the face of threats and reprisals, and call on his African allies to do the same. He should make clear to African leaders that the media and activist groups are critical for development, and should be embraced.

    Daniel Bekele, Africa Director

United States president Barack Obama should use his visit to Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania, beginning June 26, 2013, to support besieged media outlets and independent groups across the African continent, Human Rights Watch said today.
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EOC Patriarch’s new conference hall and Senegal’s Basilica of Our Lady of Peace: two sides of a coin

24 Apr

BY KEFFYALEW GEBREMEDHIN

It can safely be assumed that several thousands of Ethiopians must have heard about the decision by Patriarch Abune Paulos of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church (EOC) to build a modern mega conference hall, which would cost the Church ETB 206 million ($12 million).
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Senegal: Greed for power plunges one of the few African democracies into chaos!

31 Jan

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin

The 27 January ruling by Senegal’s constitutional court allowing the country’s 85-year old President Abdoulaye Wade to run for a third term in next month’s election has plunged one of Africa’s most stable countries into an uncertain future. Not only that the man is of advanced age, but also has already been in power for the past eleven years and no matter what the technicalities on the basis of which the court ruled, Abdoulaye Wade now finds himself on the wrong side of history.
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