Addis Ababa: When Name and Reality Don’t Match Up (Kebour Ghenna )

Addis Ababa: When Name and Reality Don’t Match Up (Kebour Ghenna )

By Kebour Ghenna April 24,2017 Translate ‘Addis Ababa’ to a foreigner and her eyes glaze over at the thought of miles of beautiful parks, boulevards and streets lined up with ornamental prune trees, and pedestrian-friendly clean neighborhoods. Alas, the reality could not be further from the truth. Addis Ababa is today a dense, brutal, and […]

A case for World Health Organization; appointing Tedros Adhanom tantamount to betrayal of UN values and humanity

A case for World Health Organization; appointing Tedros Adhanom tantamount to betrayal of UN values and humanity

Appointing Tedros Adhanom essentially represents disrespect for the values of humanity March 28,2017 By Dimetros Birku Albeit incautious optimism, retrospectively, about better prospect of peace and human rights, among other things, what happened in the world since the fall of the Berlin wall proved, arguably, that the international system and the so called the “international […]

Ethiopia : Garbage dump landslide,our humiliation and origins of it

Ethiopia : Garbage dump landslide,our humiliation and origins of it

borkena, Ethiopia / Opinion March 13,2017 Did you notice that the regime in Ethiopia was trying to distort the story about the Garbage Dump Landslide? Let’s us look at how Fana Broadcasting, basically another version of what is now Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation, covered it. First, it published six paragraphs (one line each) report about the […]

Don’t Make the State of Emergency Normal By Kebour Ghenna

Don’t Make the State of Emergency Normal By Kebour Ghenna

By Kebour Ghenna March 11,2017 “Rights aren’t rights if someone can take them away. They’re privileges. That’s all we’ve ever had in this country, is a bill of temporary privileges. And if you read the news even badly, you know that every year the list gets shorter and shorter. Sooner or later, the people in […]

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