Tag Archives: Washington. D.C.

Ex-prisoner urges U.S. to put pressure on TPLF regime over human rights

27 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Michele Kelemen, NPR

    After spending four years in an Ethiopian prison on trumped up terrorism charges, Bekele Gerba visits Washington, D.C., and says he’s disappointed that the Obama administration hasn’t been tougher on its ally, Ethiopia, over human rights. Obama visited Ethiopia earlier this summer.

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TPLF shoots even from within diplomatic mission: Libyan embassy London 1984 reminiscence

30 Sep


By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Monday’s shooting at the Ethiopian Embassy in Washington D.C. is one of the rare but extremely revealing incidents. Networks reported that arriving at the embassy shortly after US secret service detained an embassy staff member believed to be the shooter.
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In the twilight of Obama’s presidency …

31 Jul

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

The US-Africa Leaders Summit (ALS) of August 5-6, 2014 in Washington D.C. is coming in the waning days of Barack Obama’s presidency. The ALS also coincides with a number of events, including the president’s birthday – August 4. The latter has even tempted some to wonder if next week’s event could be an exercise in building the president’s legacy.
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Ambassadors Carson, Lyman & Moose Reflecting on Forthcoming US – Africa Summit

23 Jul

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

President Barack Obama and African leaders attending the first U.S.-Africa Summit in Washington in a few days time a number of issues and factors undermining the democratic development and economic growth achieved on the continent in recent decades. Three former high-level U.S. officials in the video are: Ambassadors Johnnie Carson, Princeton Lyman and George Moose, all of whom now are affiliated. Their discussion is moderated by Susan Stigant.

Courtesy of US Institute of Peace

Obama takes oath of office as 44th President of United States; What changes in Ethio-US ties?

21 Jan

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin

Congratulations to President Barack Obama on starting his second term as the 44th president of the United States.

I am the president’s supporter, who happens to be disappointed by his first term performance. On January 20, 2009, I recall distinctly, I was mesmerized and for days and weeks drenched with joy and hope of what he could achieve for the whole world.
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One year ago: Meles Zenawi’s most difficult day in Washington D. C.

19 May

Prime Minister Meles Zenawi after the denouncement in public by Journalist Abebe Gellaw in Washington D. C. on 18 May 20, 2012.

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