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· April, 2007

Stories about Ethiopia from April, 2007

Africa: building applications for mobile phones in Africa

Building mobile phone applications in Africa, from Ethan Zuckerman's “Geek tracking, African hacking”: Eagle’s new project – EPROM (entrepreneurial programming and research on mobles) – is trying to encourage people...

Ethiopia: the human rights center for human wrongs

A critical look at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia: “Other institutes are created for solely political purposes. The Institute of Human Rights, the President’s pet project, will kick off its...

Ethiopia: students at Addis Ababa University go on strike

Ethio-Zagol writes about crisis at Addis Ababa University: “The student protest at Addis Ababa University is in its second day today after it was ignited yesterday by some students at...

African Journalists on Franco-African Relations

African journalists working in France are calling on the two remaining French presidential candidates, Nicolas Sarkozy and Segolene Royal, to begin a new chapter in Franco-African relations (Fr), according to...

Ethiopia: March to protest violence against women.

A march was organized on April, 14th at Merkel square, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This march wanted to show that women were still at risk of random acts of violence and...

Ethiopia: doing dirty work for America

Ethio-Zagol Post writes about suspected “terrorists” detained in Ethiopia: It was Replica Iran. Eight “terrorists” detained in secret prisons in Ethiopia (some referred to them as TPLF’s Guantanmo) were paraded...

Ethiopian bloggers turn undercover court reporters

Ethiopia's bloggers turned undercover court reporters over the past weeks, giving daily commentary on a controversial trial of more than 100 opposition politicians, campaigners and journalists. Leading opposition figures were...

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