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· January, 2007

Stories about Ethiopia from January, 2007

Ethiopia: Gaddafi won the prize

“Gaddafi won the prize for the biggest entourage – three jets and a smaller cargo – and the best outfit – blue/purple/orange wraparound shares. white and yellow robes, green Africa...

Africa: Dancing to soccer moves, Maasai Hip Hop and laughing at wealthy Americans

My name is Steve Ntwiga and this is my first post at Global Voices Online. I will be trying to fill a small part of Obi's huge shoes as I...

Ethiopia/Somali: Addis Ababa's little Mogadishu

Andrew Heavens writes about his two photos of Addis Ababa's little Mogadishu, “My two Reuters photos of Addis Ababa's ‘Little Mogadishu’ district have sparked quite a discussion over at Nazret.com.”

Ethiopian bloggers fear for future in Somalia

The Ethiopian invasion of Somalia is ending freedom of speech in Somalia. That was the blunt conclusion of undercover Ethiopian blogger Seminawork in his post Somali media under attack, as...

Ethiopia: Jesus was born on January 7

Did you know that Ethiopians celebrate Christmas in January? Read Meskel Square, “As everyone who reads this must know by now, Ethiopia has its own calendar and time system –...

Bloggers warn of insurgency after Ethio-Somali war

Ethiopian and Somali government troops drove Islamist forces out of their last stronghold in Somalia yesterday, just eight days after the start of a major military offensive. The apparently easy...

Ethiopia: activist flees the country

Ethiopian Life, Politics, Culture and Arts reports that Ashenafi Kebede, Ethiopia's journalist and activist, has fled the country. His life was in danger after distributing Dr. Berhanu Nega's book, The...

Africa: Ethiopia's James Brown

Ben Loxo writes about James Brown's influence in Africa, “Benn loxo listener, Henri, sent me this Sekouba Diabaté track to post as a tribute. I’ll also post a track by...

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