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· November, 2006

Stories about Ethiopia from November, 2006

Ethiopia's bloggers disappear again

The bulk of Ethiopia's bloggers disappeared from Ethiopian computer screens for the second time in seven months this week. All sites hosted by the popular Blogspot platform stalled when internet...

Ethiopia: pro-democracy websites and blogs blocked

“All pro-democracy websites are now blocked in Ethiopia. Blogs which were unblocked for the last three months are blocked again including this blog,” reports Ethiopian Life, Culture, Politics, and Arts.

Ethiopia: Great Ethiopia Run

Meskel Square writes about the Great Ethiopia Run organized by Haile Gebrselassie and British marathon star, Richard Nerurkar, “Best of all was the British BBC presenter who took part in...

Ethiopia: challenges of being a dictator

Ethiopian Life, Culture, Politics, and Arts: “Ethiopia's dicator, Meles Zenawi, will dicuss the challenges of being a dictator on Friday November 17 – 9.30 to 12.00 in Brussels with the...

Ethiopia: learning to love creative commons

How Meskel Square learned how to stop worrying and love creative commons, “On the personal side, lots of good things have come out of the fact that my cast-off photos...

Ethiopian bloggers take on female genital mutilation

The highly sensitive subject of female genital mutilation dominated much of the Ethiopian blogosphere over the past week. The sudden interest was sparked by news that an Ethiopian man had...

Ethiopia: turning mortar shells into coffee machines

Turning mortar shells into coffee machines in Ethiopia: Azmeraw Zeleke is turning burnt-out shells into cylinders used in coffee machines…He uses old mortar shells, which stand about one metre high,...

Africa: celebrating miserable African leaders

Read Celebrating Miserable African Leaders and K'naan, Somalia Needs You, at The sub-Saharan African Roundtable.

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