Sudan January 30 call for protest

Sudan Facebook group calls for protests following Egypt

KHARTOUM — Thousands of people have joined a Facebook group calling for anti-government protests across Sudan on Sunday, the day preliminary results are due out on the vote on southern independence. Entitled... Read more »
Birtukan mideksa

Ethiopia: Birtukan Mideksa step-down from UDJ President

Afrik: Birtukan Mideksa, a renowned former judge and leader of Ethiopia’s powerful opposition party, Unity for Democracy and Justice (UDJ) has decided to step-down from her influential presidential position at UDJ, four... Read more »
Facebook and Twitter at the front line in Egypt protest

Facebook and Twitter at the front line in Egypt protest (Video)

(CNN) — As in Tunisia, the protest movement in Egypt is taking advantage of social media to communicate, inform and organize. Despite attempts to block Twitter, Facebook and other sites (the government... Read more »

Ethiopia:Human Rights Watch World Report 2011

Human Rights Watch released World Report 2011 Ethiopia: Events of 2010 The ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) consolidated political control with a striking 99.6 percent victory in the May 2010... Read more »
Alemayehu G Mariam

Ethiopia – As African Tyrants Fall

By : Alemayehu G. Mariam The Invincible Dictators Mohandas Karmachand Gandhi (The Mahatma or Great Soul) is today revered as a historical figure who fought against colonialism, racism and injustice. But he... Read more »
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Ethiopia says thwarted Eritrea-planned “terrorist’’ attack

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia said it has foiled a terrorist attack sponsored by its neighbor Eritrea, state-run Ethiopian Television has reported. According to the report seven militants allegedly trained... Read more »
Hailemariam Desalegn

Congo, Burundi Are Set to Sign Nile River Water Accord Rejected by Egypt

Bloomberg: The Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi may soon sign an accord on water usage from the Nile River, paving the way for ratification of a pact that strips Egypt of... Read more »
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Ethiopia : Radio Fana to launch new TV channel

By Kirubel Tadesse: Capitalethiopia Evolving into broadcasting corporation, Ethiopia’s ruling party affiliate Radio Fana is soon to launch a TV channel and be the first non-state TV broadcaster in Ethiopia. Radio Fana,... Read more »
Professor seid hassan

The Futility and Damaging Effects of Ethiopian Government Price Control

By Seid Hassan Professor of Economics Department of Economics and Finance in Murray state university I. INTRODUCTION The government of Meles Zenawi announced that it was imposing price caps on select merchandize... Read more »

Millions vote in south Sudan independence poll

(Reuters) – Millions of jubilant south Sudanese voted on Sunday in an independence referendum which could cut Africa’s biggest country in two and deprive the north of most of its lucrative oil.... Read more »