Tag Archives: Turkey

Like TPLF-run Ethiopia, Turkey may become Europe’s polarized society!

17 Apr

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

I felt a lot of anguish for Turkey, as the public went to decide on constitutional issues the referendum has placed before them.

As citizen of another unfortunate nation, Ethiopia, which has fallen prey to the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) repression, misgovernance and banditry, I tried to share with them – as a warning and moments before the referendum – our experiences after change of the 1995 Constitution.
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TIKA, Turkey’s aid agency, continues its focus on Harar & its historic mosque

8 Jul

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

We’re delighted to give this iconic monument the renovation it deserves,’ says TIKA official.

The Nejashi Mosque is one of the world’s earliest mosques, built in the fourth century by the companions of Prophet Mohammed, who – exiled from Arabia by the Qurayshi pagans – came to Ethiopia, where they found a welcome refuge.
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Erdogan aims to use Ethiopia as stepping stone & the Horn to foster allies to revive Ottoman legacies as vehicle for Ankara’s influences

23 Jan

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

TEO understands that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accomplished a great deal for Turkey, especially in terms of its economic growth and national development. His contribution is equally notable in generating strong Turkish national confidence.
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TPLF regime amenable to serving revival of Erdogan’s Ottoman dream – hopefully not the unhappy historical baggages too

23 Jan

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ongoing visit to Addis Ababa may help strengthen the already strong relations between Turkey and Ethiopia at both the economic and political levels.
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Erdogan in Ethiopia, first African tour & anomaly of TPLF politics; military band members subjected to body searches by 2 TPLF security

23 Jan
Ethiopia's Natioinal Palace Credit: ERTA

Ethiopia’s Natioinal Palace Credit: ERTA

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Ethiopians are fully aware that the majestic National Palace built by Emperor Haile Selassie has become the residence of the TPLF appointed ‘head of state’, i.e., now President Mulatu Teshome. Before him, the palace was residence for two former presidents, Mulatu’s predecessors.
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220 journalists in prison across the world: Ethiopia in top 10 jailors’ list

18 Dec

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Roy Greenslade

More journalists are in jail across the world at present than a year ago. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), 220 journalists are in prison, an increase of nine from 2013.
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Oddity of Turkey importing Ethiopian goods from Dubai, while Ankara expands its presence in Ethiopia’s economy

24 Jun

Editor’s Note:

    No wonder that Ethiopia should continue to suffer from poorly performing export sector, negative trade balance, which have always reflected this in the country’s poor foreign exchange earnings. The TPLF regime has its eyes on one thing only: power for itself, not the country’s empowerment.
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Turkish expertise offer to Ethiopia’s Nile dam further sours Cairo-Ankara ties

14 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

Turkey responded on Thursday to Egyptian criticism on the construction of a controversial dam on the Blue Nile River, saying the accusations against the Turkish government are baseless.
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