A leaked cable of US Embassy Addis Ababa discusses a small bomb incident that took place in the Ethiopian Capital in Sept. 2006. The official account of the incident is presented on the Cable as follows: On September 16, three bomb explosions were reported in the Kara Kore area of Addis Ababa. The explosions were … Read more
The Ethiopian government issued a statement concerning two issues raised on the US Embassy Cables published by Wikileaks. The statement was delivered on the national television a few hours ago (Thursday, Sept 15 evening local time) . Read below the full text of the statement. PRESS RELEASE ON THE ERRONEOUS DISPATCH FROM THE US EMBASSY … Read more
You must have heard opposition politicians claiming Ethiopia as a one man rule. Yes, you heard them right. That is what they tell everyone in public. But that doesn’t mean they believe in it. As a leaked Cable of US Embassy Addis Ababa, classified as ‘Confidential’, indicates otherwise. The Cable presents opposition leaders meeting with … Read more
የ‹መድረክ› ፓርቲ አመራር አባላት ባለፈው ሐሙስ መጋቢት 22/2003 በወቅታዊ ሀገራዊ ጉዳዮች ዙሪያ መግለጫ ማውጣታቸውን ጋዜጣዊ መግለጫ መስጠታቸውን የተለያዩ ሚዲያዎች ዘግበዋል፡፡ ‹መድረክ› – ወይም በሙሉ መጠሪያው ‹የኢትዮጲያ ፌዴራላዊ ዴሞክራሲያዊ መድረክ› – የስድስት ፓርቲዎች ጥምረት ሲሆን ከዋነኛ ተቃዋሚ ፓርቲዎች አንዱ መሆኑ ይታወቃል፡፡ በተጨማሪም 5 የ‹መድረክ› አመራር አባላት ከጋዜጠኞች ጋር ቆይታ ነበራቸው፡፡ ይሁንና የጋዜጣዊ መግለጫውን ሆነ ከጋዜጠኞች ጋር … Read more
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EU Observers released their final report on Ethiopian election on Monday. Given the moderateness of the report, it is puzzling why the Ethiopian government refused to host the press conference to release the report, which was held in Brussels rather than in Addis Ababa.
This post presents a list of political parties that ruled western/industrialized democracies for several decades.