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· September, 2005

Stories about Ethiopia from September, 2005

Ethiopia: Blame Lord Voldemort

Ethiopundit writes a detailed and hugely entertaining update on the withdrawal of the Ethiopian government's lawsuit in a Virginia court against Tensae Radio, which reported that Prime Minister Meles Zenawi...

Eritrea, Ethiopia: More war?‘s Ethioblog picks up on a news release saying that Eritrea has warned that it may resume war with neighboring Ethiopia if the United Nations failed to resolve a border...

Ethiopia: Warning about Zenawi

Ethiomedia reports on a warning from opposition leader Berhnau Nega that the government of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is “trying to take the country into a dangerous situation”. It also...

Ethiopia: Collective memory

Ethiopundit posts a long and thoughtful essay drawing parallels between Marxist thought and HIV/AIDS, and between Ethiopian political culture and The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat.

Ethiopia: Poorest in the world‘s EthioBlog picks up on a report by the World Bank which lists Ethiopia as the poorest country in the world.

Ethiopia: EU report welcome

Tsegasaurus at Satisfy my Soul gets back from a summer trip and catches up with the main political stories, calling a critical EU election observers’ report “a downpour in the...

Ethiopia: New Year

“Welcome to 1998″, says a post at Meskel Square, with an explanatory link to the Ethiopian calendar.

Ethiopia: World War Four

Ethiopundit, blogging on the anniversary of 9/11, says a fourth world war is being waged against those who seek to pervert Islam, “one of the world's great religions”, in the...

Ethiopia: Call for democracy

Ethiopundit compares the situation of his compatriots under the government of Meles Zenawi with that of black South Africans under apartheid.

Ethiopia: Migrant worker's hell

The International Institute of Migration posts a photo-diary illustrating the experiences of an Ethiopian woman who was trafficked to Bahrain to work as a domestic helper.

Ethiopia: Global IT forum

Ethioblog at reports that Ethiopia is to host the Third World Information Technology Forum in August 2007.

Ethiopia: 21st century Maoism

Ethiopundit dissects his country's ruling ideology, “Revolutionary democracy”, exposing language and concepts which would be strangely familiar to anyone raised on Mao Zedong Thought.

Ethiopia: Photo bloggers unite

See Ethiopia through the eyes of Ethiopians with digital cameras in this stunning photo-blog project.

Ethiopia: Revolutionary lesson

Ethiopundit has some deeply ironical suggestions for the government of Ethiopia as he examines the friendship between the Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez and the father of Cuban socialism, Fidel Castro.

Ethiopia: Angry of Addis Ababa

Meskel Square reports on a 13,287-word letter to the state-owned Ethiopian Herald newspaper from the Ethiopia's prime minister, wondering if this is the longest ever letter-to-the-editor ever.

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