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· February, 2006

Stories about Ethiopia from February, 2006

A List of French Authors Who Have Written on Africa

At the blog Conscious Generation, Another Africa blogger HBG publishes (FR) an exhaustive list of French authors who have written on Africa along with names of their works.

Ethiopia: Role of the Diaspora

Weichegud!ET Politics continues her discussion on the role of the Ethiopian Diaspora in mobilizing and lobbying for a better Ethiopia.

Ethiopia: Yacob Hailemariam

Nazret.com reports on the continuing imprisonment of Ethiopian professor, Yacob Hailemariam. “Hailemariam left Virginia Beach for his native Ethiopia last year to try and spread the democratic values he’d come...

Voices of African Women Bloggers

Mshairi calls for the abuse of women bloggers to stop! She recalls two recent incidents in the blogosphere where male bloggers “discussed and described women in misogynistic terms.” “The descriptions...

Ethiopia: Illusions

Ethiopundit comments on the illusions being portrayed by the government of Meles Zenawi..”Another set of illusions being projected by the government has to do with how allegedly well the economy...

Ethiopia: drought

Meskel Square reports more on the drought faced by Ethiopians in the Southern region of Moyale. …”an estimated 737,000 Ethiopians struggling to survive without access to clean water. Beyond Ethiopia,...

Ethiopia: Positive outcomes

One Ethiopia presents the positive side to Ethiopia's recent political crisis under the repressive regime of Meles Zenawi……..”We have taken the tiger by the tail and we won’t let go....

Ethiopia: America complex

Weichegud!ET Politics comments on “Ethiopians and their America complex”…Well, I figure part of it is scapegoating, Ethiopian-style. I mean, it feels good to blame our problems on someone else. And...

Ethiopia: Meles equals bad democracy

Oromia Times writes that a vote for dictator Meles is a vote for bad democracy.…

Ethiopia: Food Aid dependency

Black Star Journal comments on a BBC article on Ethiopia's dependency on foreign food aid..…”It notes that while aid may be well-intentioned, its effects can sometimes be devastating (and I'm...

Ethiopia: Water raises birth rate

Researchers studying a water supply programme for Ethiopian villages found that it had many benefits, but one unpredicted result was an increase in the birth rate – from EthioBlog

Ethiopia: Robel Teklemariam

Agumada reports that Ethiopia’s first winter Olympian Robel Teklemariam has had his suspension lifted and he is vindicated and “. ready to take on the world. We are already proud!...

Ethiopia: drought

Meskel Square reports on the drought in Ethiopia. “Moyale is at the heart of a devastating drought that has left an estimated 737,000 Ethiopians struggling to survive without access to...

Ethiopia: Meeting between Meles and Blair

Weichegud!ET politics comments on the difference in the reports on the meeting between Britain's PM, Tony Blair and Meles Zenawi by British news media.

Ethiopia: Message to the youth

Ethiopian Politics writes a message to Ethiopian youth asking them not to make the same mistakes as older generations…..”These are the pitfalls my generation has fallen prey to, but you...

Ethiopia: trafficking of children and women

Ethiopundit reports on the plight of orphan and street children in Ethiopia…

Ethiopia: relationship with Tony Blair

Redeem Ethiopia points out the true feelings of British Prime Minister, Tony Blair towards the government of Meles “”We have to try and resolve the situation, the human rights issues,...

African women's voices this week

Diary of a Mad Kenyan Woman comments on the predominance of old men in Kenyan politics and government. She questions how old fashioned men acting out old fashioned politics chose...

Ethiopia: winter olympics

Ethioblog writes on Ethiopian cross country skier, Robel Teklemariam who will be the only Ethiopian and possibly African participating at this months Winter Olympics …..”Robel Teklemariam said he hopes his...

Musengeshi Katata comments (FR) on Amely-James Koh Bela's book on African prostitution in the West at Forum Realisance: “Can one really defend values that are everyday assaulted and eroded by...

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