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EU chief tasks Ethiopian PM to initiate inclusive political dialogue quickly*

4 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban at the European Union External Action for AfricaNews (*EU media title)

EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy High Representative Federica Mogherini & TPLF prime minister HMD. Relatively she may know much better about Ethiopia than its salesman, the man in post of state chief executive officer in Ethiopia (Credit: AfricaNews)

The High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, has tasked the Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn to respect democratic principles and civil rights in the country.
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Trafficked into slavery: The dark side of Addis Ababa’s growth

26 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Tom Gardner, Reuters
It was the promise of education in Addis Ababa that led 11- year-old Embet to take the fateful decision to leave home.

The young girl from Debat, a small town in Ethiopia’s Amhara region, packed up and left for the capital in the company of her older neighbor, who said that her relatives there would welcome her into their home, pay her 200 Ethiopian birr ($8) a month to look after their young children, and send her to school.
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Oromo students trying to end TPLF’s land grab widen their protests; parents & residents throughout region involved; student casualty stands at 15; many injured & over 500 imprisoned by int’l Human Rights Day, Dec 10!

11 Dec

“The protest is not as usual, they [the students] are not backing away…They are not willing to stop until the demands are met…High-school and university students from across Ethiopia’s most-populous region are protesting to demand the government shelve [the Addis Abeba Master Plan], writes Bloombergquoting Bekele Nega’a, General Secretary of the Oromo Federalist Congress.
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