Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Ethiopians and their recent history.

The Ethiopians and their recent history. By Yilma Bekele We all repeat by rot that our country is three thousand years old. It has always been like that ever since I remember. Not a single year more or one day less. I doubt anyone knows the details but we all seem to be happy repeating […]

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ENTC Weekly Radio – October 28

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The Great Ethiopian Famine of 1984 Remembered

 There is famine in Ethiopia in 2014, but it is known by other fancy names Famine in Ethiopia is a topic that horrifies me. Over the years, I have written long commentaries on the subject often challenging with incontrovertible facts the fabricated and false claims of the Tigrean Peoples Liberation Front and its late leader […]

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Get well Dr. Craig Spencer

Get well Dr. Craig Spencer. By Yilma Bekele What kind of place would the world be without people like Dr. Craig Spencer? Dr. Spencer is the medical doctor that is currently in New York Hospital with symptoms of the Ebola virus. Before his privacy was breached and his name associated with the dreaded virus Dr. […]

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ENTC Weekly Radio – October 21

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Ethiopian unity buidling forum to take place in DC on Novmeber 15

Please click below to read the full annnouncement  Amharic BREAKING THE CYCLE OF DYSFUNCTION IN ETHIOPIAN INSTITUTIONS            

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The Thugplomacy of the TPLF

I have often contended that the ruling regime in Ethiopia controlled by the Tigrean Liberation Front (TPLF) is a thugtatorship, the highest stage of African dictatorship.  If democracy is government of the people, by the people and for the people, a thugocracy is a government of thugs, for thugs, by thugs. My concern in this commentary is […]

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Gebru Asrat and his politics

By Yilma Bekele The honorable Ato Gebru Asrat has written a very fat book that is five hundred pages long. I am assuming that the purpose of the book was to present himself as a person of vision and to show us his leadership ability to show us the road to the future. Unfortunately, he […]

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ENTC Weekly Radio – October 14

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The Rise and Fall of the “Baksheesh State” in Ethiopia

 The rise of the “baksheesh state” in Ethiopia My long time readers by now know that I mint my own words and phrases whenever I find it necessary to convey my ideas and arguments with greater clarity, precision and creativity.  In this commentary I introduce the concept of the “baksheesh state” (beggar state) to examine […]

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Marriage proposal to Mighty Awash and HMD comes to the US.

Marriage proposal to Mighty Awash and HMD comes to the US. By Yilma Bekele Our elders know how to tell a story. The way they do it could be compared to like pealing an onion, you have to go thru so many layers to get to the heart of the matter. Even then it requires […]

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Ethiopia: Obang Metho condemns ‘Life Grabs’ and the Second Scramble for Africa

Speaking at MRG’s London office as part of a nationwide tour, Executive Director of the Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia, Obang Metho, sheds light on the systematic violation of indigenous land rights by Ethiopia’s autocratic regime, resulting in the alleged torture and imprisonment of those who resist. And although this is happening in a […]

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ENTC Weekly Radio – October 6

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What Does President Obama “Know” About Ethiopia’s “Election”?

What does President Obama “know” about the 2015 “election” in Ethiopia? Last week, President Barack Obama met with a delegation of the regime in Ethiopia and said, “… the  Prime Minister [Hailemariam Desalegn] and the government is going to be organizing elections in Ethiopia this year. I know something about that… And so we’ll have an opportunity to talk […]

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ENTC Weekly Radio – October 1

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