The Intellectual Poverty and Moral Bankruptcy of Ethiopia Famine Deniers

By Prof. Al Mariam, Last week, in an op-ed piece in the New York Times (International Edition), Alex de Waal from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia declared the end of the “era of great famines” and proudly announced to the world, “Ethiopians aren’t starving to death”, only their “animals are dying of thirst.” Of course, that is […]

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Ethnically Fragmented Ethiopia Teeters on the Brink: Dawit Woldegiorgis

By ESAT News, Dawit Wolde Giorgis, who currently heads African Security and Strategic Studies as Executive Director discusses the current famine in Ethiopia comparing it to the terrible famine of 1984 when he was the commissioner of Relief and Rehabilitation. He shades light on the multi-faceted security and stability challenges facing Ethiopia under the minority […]

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Hungry and Frightened: Famine in Ethiopia 2016

By Graham Peebles, Millions of the poorest, most vulnerable people in Ethiopia are once again at risk of starvation. Elderly men and women, weak and desperate, wait for food and water; malnourished children lie dying; livestock, bones protruding, perish. According to a statement issued by the World Food Programme (WFP) on 6th February, over 10 […]

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Ethiopia: “Double Digit” Economic Growth – Reality Check

By Sophia Tesfamariam, The minority regime in Ethiopia and its handlers have tried to hoodwink the Ethiopian people and the international community by misrepresenting facts about the country and its economy. With the western media in tow, Ethiopia’s leaders reported “double digit” economic growth in Ethiopia and labeled it “one of Africa’s top performing economies”.

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Egypt Donates $1m for Emergency Food Aid in Ethiopia

By Star Africa, The government of Egypt has donated $1 million in emergency aid to the World Food Program to assist drought affected people in Ethiopia, WFP said in a statement last Friday. This contribution comes at absolutely critical time when resources are urgently needed to support the enormous efforts of the government of Ethiopia […]

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Ah! Qatari Resort in Addis Ababa! Why Don’t Ethiopians Eat Cake?

By Prof. Al Mariam, Fifteen million Ethiopians are suffering Biblical famine right NOW! The dictatorship of the Tigrean Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) is chasing after “resort developers” from the Middle East. What about the fifteen million facing the Biblical Black Horseman? The TPLF says, “Let them eat cake!” It is said that Marie-Antoinette, the Queen consort […]

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