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· August, 2006

Stories about Ethiopia from August, 2006

Ethiopia: 16 Days

Ato G may not be corrupt. But he lives in a society ruined by corruption. He may be honest and hardworking. Yet the law will always make an enemy of...

Ethiopia: Ethiopian Politician hospitalised

Tale of corruption and official high-handedness is re-echoed by Ethio-Zagol, who seems rather pleased that Bereket Simon, “one of the most detested EPRDF politicians” in Ethiopia, is defraying the cost,...

Ethiopia: Floods and conflict take their toll

Tobian Thinktank asks why Ethiopia's army is bothering with its military manoeuvres in Somalia while foreign troops are having to come into Ethiopia to help flood victims. We've people and...

Ethiopia: PM theorises on African development

Guest blogger Gooch sharpened his satirical spear as he described a new book by Ethiopia's prime minister Meles Zenawi on Weichegud! ET Politics. “Here he is, running one of the...

African Women This Month

Literature, music and blog redesigns are three of the themes in the African women's blogosphere this month. Molara Wood and Mama's Junkyard have both redesigned their blogs. Molara has chosen...

Africa: Is the Battle against AIDS Lost?

Forum Realisance believes (Fr) former colonial powers and pharmaceutical companies are partially to blame for the AIDS crisis but saves harsher words for Africans and failed African leaders: ” Ignorance...

A tale of two Ethiopian books

It was a tale of two books in Ethiopia’s blogosphere over the past two weeks. The first book, catchily titled African Development: Dead Ends and New Beginnings (PDF of the...

Ethiopian blogs focus on Somali tension

Ethiopia’s bloggers kept a nervous eye on their country’s southern border with Somalia over the past two weeks as rumblings of renewed conflict got ever louder. The growing tension received...

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