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U.S. $1 Million Limalimo Lodge to open in 2015 at Simien Mountains

Addis Ababa ,July 15/2014, African Wildlife Capital, a mission-based investment company has signed agreements with a British-Ethiopian venture to build a world-class boutique hotel in Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains National Park, one of More »

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ሰበር ዜና – የመስቀል ክብረ በዓል የዓለም ቅርስ ሆኖ በዩኔስኮ ተመዘገበ

የኢትዮጵያው የመስቀል ክብረ በዓል በዓለም ቅርስነት መመዝገቡን ዩኔስኮ አስታወቀ፡፡ ዩኔስኮ የመስቀል ክብረ በዓልን (Commemoration feast of the finding of the True Holy Cross of Christ) በዓለም ቅርስነት መመዝገቡን ኅዳር 25 ቀን ይፋ More »

Israeli Newspaper Claimed Mandela received weapons training from Mossad agents in Ethiopia

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Top-secret archive document also reveals that Mandela was ‘familiar with the problems of Jewry and of Israel’ and that Israeli operatives tried to ‘make him a Zionist.’
Nelson Mandela, the former South African leader who died earlier this month, was trained in weaponry and sabotage by Mossad operatives in 1962, a few months before he was arrested in South Africa. During his training, Mandela expressed interest in the methods of the Haganah pre-state underground and was viewed by the Mossad as leaning toward communism.

These revelations are from a document in the Israel State Archives labeled “Top Secret.” The existence of the document is revealed here for the first time.

It also emerges that the Mossad operatives attempted to encourage Zionist sympathies in Mandela.

Mandela, the father of the new South Africa and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, led the struggle against apartheid in his country from the 1950s. He was arrested, tried and released a number of times before going underground in the early 1960s. In January 1962, he secretly and illegally fled South Africa and visited various African countries, including Ethiopia, Algeria, Egypt and Ghana. His goal was to meet with the leaders of African countries and garner financial and military support for the armed wing of the underground African National Congress.



Shimeles Bekele’s Al Mereikh set for Bayern munich friendly

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Sudan giants Al Mereikh are set to play Bundesliga defending champions Bayern Munich in an international friendly on January 9th in Doha ,Qatar

Al Mereikh’s president Gamal Alwali confirmed that the new development saying they had all plans had been finalised for the top of the bill friendly.

The friendly was made possible by Al Mereikh German coach Michael Kruger who has links with his teams from his home country.

“Yes i can confirm to you we will play an international friendly against Bayern Munich on January 9th in Doha.We are excited to have secured such an important match against a top team from Europe and we know it will go along way in meeting our objectives as a club ” said Alwali.



Teddy to kick off National tour ቴዲ አፍሮ ከበደሌ ቢራ ጋር በመሆን በኢትዮጲያ ዙሪያ ኮንሰርት ሊያቀርብ ነው

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ቴዲ አፍሮ ከበደሌ/ሄኒከን ቢራ ጋር በመሆን በኢትዮጲያ ዙሪያ ኮንሰርት ሊያቀርብ ነው። ዛሬ በሂልተን ሆቴል ቴዲ አፍሮ እና የበደሌ ቢራ ተወካይ እንደገለፁት ሁለቱ አካላት ወደ “ፍቅር ጉዞ” በተሰኘው የሙዚቃ ጉዞ ላይ አብረው ለመስራት እንደተስማሙ እና በመላው ኢትዮጲያ የሚገኙ የቴዲ አፍሮ አድናቂዎችን የሚያስደስት ዝግጅት በጋራ እንዳዘጋጁ ገልፀዋል።

Teddy Afro in collaboration with Heineken Beer/Bedele will kick off his national concert tour. The artist and the organization have agreed to work together making the ‘Wede Fikir Guzo’ national tour possible for all Teddy fans to see. In a press conference given at Hilton Hotel today, the two parties announced their new partnership agreement where they expressed their enthusiasm to please Teddy Afro fans all over Ethiopia with a show that would take their breath away. Ethiopia, get ready for the Teddy Afro experience



Ethiopian maid found hanging by tree in Saudi በሳውዲ ኢትዮጲያዊቷ እራሷን ዛፍ ላይ ሰቅላ ተገኘች

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An Ethiopian housemaid was found hanging by a tree near her employer’s house in Saudi Arabia and police believe the woman had committed a suicide.

Passers-by in a neighborhood in the southern town of Najran stumbled across the hanging body and called the police.

“Police said the main appears to have committed a suicide.” Sabq Arabic language daily Sabq said without indentifying the maid.

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2013 prison census: 211 journalists jailed worldwide; seven of them are in Ethiopia

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Eskinder Nega, freelance

Imprisoned: September 14, 2011

Ethiopian security forces arrested Eskinder, a prominent online columnist and former publisher and editor of now-shuttered newspapers, on vague accusations of involvement in a terrorism plot. The arrest came five days after Eskinder published a column on the U.S.-based news website EthioMedia that criticized the government for misusing the country’s sweeping anti-terrorism law to jail prominent journalists and dissident intellectuals.

Shortly after Eskinder’s arrest, state television portrayed the journalist as a spy for “foreign forces” and accused him of having links with the banned opposition movement Ginbot 7, which the Ethiopian government designated a terrorist entity. In an interview with Agence France-Presse, government spokesman Shimelis Kemal accused the detainee of plotting “a series of terrorist acts that would likely wreak havoc.” Eskinder consistently proclaimed his innocence, but was convicted on the basis of a video of a public town hall meeting in which he discussed the possibility of a popular uprising in Ethiopia if the ruling party did not deliver democratic reform, according to reports.



FM Dr. Tedros says: Officials fine with facebook

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ስለዶ/ር ቴድሮዎስ አድሃኖም የፌስቡክ አጠቃቀም እና ስለደረሰባቸው ጫና ባለፈው ሳምንት የወጣ ጽሁፍ
“የወደፊቱ ጠ/ሚንስትር ሊሆኑ ይችላሉ ተብሎ የሚነገርላቸው ዶ/ር ቴዎድሮስ ግሳጼው የቀረበባቸው ” በሳውድ አረቢያ ላይ ተመጣጣኝ የአጸፋ እርምጃ እንወስዳለን” ብለው መናገራቸውን ተከትሎ ነው።
ኢህአዴግ በጉዳዩ ላይ ለመነጋገር አስቸኳይ ስብሰባ የጠራ ሲሆን ዶ/ር ቴዎድሮስም ” ያለግንባሩ ውሳኔ እንዲህ አይነት ጠንካራ አስተያየት ለምን እንደሰጡ እንዲያብራሩ ተጠይቀዋል። ” ዶ/ር ቴዎድሮስ በቂ ማብራሪያ ለመስጠት ባለመቻላቸው ግለ-ሂሳቸውን እንዲያወርዱ ተጠይቀዋል። ከፓርቲው ይልቅ የግል ዝናቸውን እየገነቡ ነው በሚልም ተገምግመዋል።
የሳውድ አረቢያ መንግስት የውጭ ጉዳይ ሚኒሰትር ቴዎድሮስ አድሀኖም በሰጡት መግለጫ ላይ ማብራሪያ እንዲሰጠው ለአቶ ሀይለማርያም ደሳለኝ ደብዳቤ ማስገባቱን ተከትሎ ነው ግምገማው የተካሄደው።
በሳውድ አረቢያ መንግስት ደብዳቤ የተደናገጡት አቶ ሀይለማርያም ወዲያውኑ በቴሌቪዥን ቀርበው ከሳውድ አረቢያ ጋር የቆየ የዲፕሎማሲ ግንኙነት መኖሩን፣ ይህን ግንኙነት አሁን በተፈጠረው ችግር እንደማይለወጥና ለወደፊቱም ተጠናክሮ እንደሚቀጥል ተናግረዋል።
አቶ ሀይለማርያም የተናገሩትን ተከትሎ በሳውዲ የኢትዮጵያ አምባሳደር የሆኑት ሙሀመድ ካቢራ የኢትዮጵያ መንግስት 361 የኢንቨስትመንት ፈቃድ መስጠታቸውን፣ ሳውዲ በኢትዮጵያ ታላቁ ኢንቨስተር መሆኑን ገልጸዋል።
ዶ/ር ቴዎድሮስ ከዚያን ጊዜ ጀምሮ በጥሩ ስሜት ላይ እንዳልሆኑ ምንጮች ገልጸዋል። ሚኒሰትሩ በፌስቡክ ላይ ባሰፈሩት መልእክት ጠ/ሚንስትሩን በማጀብ በማንዴላ ቀብር ላይ ሊገኙ ያልቻሉት በጤና ችግር ምክንያት መሆኑን ተናግረዋል። ኢህአዴግ በሳውድ አረቢያ ላይ ያሳየው የተለሳለሰ አቋም እየተተቸ ነው። ዶ/ር መረራ ጉዲና ሰሞኑን ከኢሳት ጋር ባደረጉት ቃለምልልስ መንግስት በሳውዲ አረቢያ ላይ የያዘውን ፖሊሲ መተቸታቸው ይታወቃል።”
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ዶ/ር ቴድሮዎስ አድሃኖም ጽሁፉን በማስመልከት የሰጡት መልስ



“No political motive” behind Sudan’s support for Ethiopia’s Nile dam: Ambassador

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Sudan Tribune (ADDIS ABABA) – Sudan’s support to Ethiopia’s controversial dam project is not politically driven, Sudan’s ambassador to Ethiopia said on Friday.

“We fully support the project because it benefits Sudan”, ambassador Abdul Rahman Sir-al-Katim told reporters in Addis Ababa, referring to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which is being built just 30kms away from the Sudanese border in Ethiopia’s western Benshangul Gumz region.

“We are not playing a political role”, he said, adding that “Sudan genuinely supports the project”.

The Sudanese diplomat said his country will continue to extend the necessary support to the multi-billion dollar project as long as Khartoum remains convinced that the project is beneficial to Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt.

Egypt fears that the $4.6 billion hydropower plant, which Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile, will diminish its share of the river’s water, arguing its historic water rights must be maintained.



ESAT and SBS Australia Radios should apologize for Mengistu Hailemariam Victims!!!! ኢሳት እና ኤስቢኤስ በመንግስቱ የተጨፈጨፉትን ቤተሰቦች ይቅርታ ሊጠይቁ ይገባል!!!

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By Tedla Asfaw

 

Tedla-AsfawActivist Tedla Asfaw

Mengistu Hailemaraim the butcher of Ethiopia has become “Madiba specialist” thanks to the SBS and ESAT Amharic Radio following the passing away of Madiba early this month.  Mengistu shamefully talked about the 100,000 dollar he gave to Madiba on his Ethiopian visit after his freedom. Mengistu was heard boasting about “tutoring” Madiba about the end of the cold war. How comes we have not learnt about such claim from any other source? Is this not the same claim Mengitu made about not killing a fly let alone humans during his 17 years of terror??