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· May, 2006

Stories about Ethiopia from May, 2006

Ethiopia: Jews in Israel points to an article on….” Ethiopian jews living in Israel who the report says have the lowest income but the highest hopes “Ethiopian immigrants ranked lowest on the quality...

Ethiopia: More websites barred.

RSF report that three more Ethiopian blogs have been barred, and

Ethiopia: Shortsighted government

CoffeeChillinsun comments on the short sightedness of Ethiopia's government in expelling journalist, AddisFerenj two months ago. She is not travelling throughout Europe and speaking on the human rights situation in...

Ethiopia: Building firewalls

Satisfy My Soul comments on the alleged blocking of blogspot by the Ethiopian government…”In any case, now that it’s official that bloggers (and now chatters) have been added to EPRDF’s...

Senegal: Immigration as colonization

“No Sarkozy! Immigration does not come from a vacuum,” says (Fr) Semett in a post on French interior minister Nicolas Sarkozy's immigration policies. “With centuries of merciless exploitation of subsaharan...

Ethiopia: Disappearing blogs

Ethiopia's blogosphere was awash with speculation and accusations today after all websites hosted by the popular Blogger platform disappeared from the country's computer screens. Twenty-three of the 32 Ethiopian blogs...

African Diaspora: Victory for Sarkozy's Immigration Law

” [French Interior Minister] Sarkozy's immigration law [CESEDA] passed in the French National Assembly! ” says (Fr) Aimafrica . “For a country like Mali, this could be the beginning of...

Ethiopia: Blogspot blocked

Ethiopian Life reports that the Government has blocked all blogspot blogs….”Over the last two days, all blogspots blogs including have been blocked in Ethiopia.”

Chad: What is France doing there?

Generation Consciente, Une Autre Afrique asks (Fr) “What is France doing in Chad? In Africa?” and answers: “The day before yesterday, they waved the communist threat to explain France's presence...

Africa: Clandestine Emigration

Seckasysteme would like to see (Fr) “a summit of West African heads of state so that clandestine emigration can be uprooted and so as to find a durable solution to...

Ethiopia: Bombings

CoffeeChillunSun comments on the recent bombings in Ethiopia.…”It leaves a strange sense of unease that doesn't dissipate anymore- we now listen out for any loud-ish bang, look out for strange...

Ethiopia: Jailing of journalists

Black Star Journal comments on the Ethiopian journalists who were charged with genocide by the government of Meles Zenawi. Needless to say the arrest of the so called treasoness and...

Africa: List of French Institutions Specialized in the Continent

Generation Consciente, Une Autre Afrique posts (Fr) a list of French universities, centers, laboratories and other French institutions that specialize in the study of Africa.

Ethiopia: Tell your stories

Weichegud!ET Politics calls on her fellow Ethiopians to “tell the story” of the Ethiopian elections and provides a list of sites supporting Ethiopia Day – 15th May

Ethiopia: Zenawi on Blair

Nigeria Whats New comments on Ethiopia's President, Zenawi who has “has accused Mr Blair of behaving like an old colonial master in cutting off aid in response to the killing...

Ethiopia: Bombs in Addis

Meskel Square comments on the 9 bombs that exploded in Addis Ababa on Friday. “Again, easy “civilian” targets were chosen…… the timing seemed designed to get commuters on their way...

Ethiopia: Troops deployed to Ogaden region

EthioBlog reports that the Ethiopian government has deployed troops in the south east region of Ogaden. The move appears to be to protect the upcoming seismic survey by Chinese and...

Ethiopia: Interview with Obang Metho

Ethiopian Politics publishes an audio interview he had with Mr. Obang Metho Director of International Advocacy, for Anuak Justice Council (AJC) in which he discusses various human rights and political...

Ethiopia: Hydroelectric power

Redeem Ethiopia discusses a recent interview with Meles Zenawi on hydroelectric power production investments

Voices of African Women

Afromusing continues her excellent reports on solar power in Africa. She has opened up her blog to take questions on alternative energy in Africa and here she answers a question...

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