Gibe is not Gila: Anti-dam activism gone awry

“Dam on Ethiopia’s Omo River Causing Hunger and Conflict”. That was the tittle of Sandra.

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Principles governing freedom of assembly – in 10 western democracies

Arguably, Ethiopia suffers from a severe ideological confusion. A sizable section of its educated class believes.

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Ethiopia-Egypt | A War on Nile Improbable, for now

Yet, posturing aside, officials and scholars in Cairo understand the insistence on monopoly of the Nile waters, with implicit military threats is literally unsustainable. Indeed, the more intelligent amongst them should know, at least for a few years to come, a direct military attack on the Renaissance dam project is improbable.

Ethiopia still under an Acting PM: Legal and Political questions

The news that the 180-member EPRDF Council will vote on new leaders by the end.

Leaked: RSF’s internal memo insists Ethiopia banned Skype

‘RSF (Reporter sans Frontière/Reporter without Borders) is a cautious organization, this is an exceptional case’,.

Official: ‘Skype and similar activities are not banned in Ethiopia’

"Skype and similar activities are not banned in Ethiopia. There is no law that prohibits.

Skype me? Indeed | Text of Ethiopia’s draft Telecom Law

The world wide web was awash with news reports of alleged ban of VOIP services.

Reality-Check: Anti-terrorism Laws in 10 Western Countries

This post provides a bird’s-eye-view of some of the restrictive provisions in the Anti-terrorism legislations.

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Reality check | The Ethiopian Flag qua Politics

Ethiopians are celebrating the National flag day for the fourth time today. The previous three.

Wikileaks: Inside EPRDF: Meles Zenawi had lost to Arkebe Equbay?

A leaked Cable of US Embassy Addis Ababa of August 2008, classified as ‘Secret’, speculates.