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Archives for March 2016
ዳንኤል ክብረት | 31 March 2016 | Ethiopian Review ኢትዮጵያ ውስጥ ከሚገርሙኝ ዘፈኖች አንዱ ‹ሀገር ማለት ሰው ነው› የሚለው ነው፡፡ እሥራኤላዊና ጂፕሲ ይህንን ቢሰሙ ምን ይሉ ይሆን? እላለሁ፡፡ አይሁድ በመላው ዓለም ለ1900 ዓመታት ያህል ተበታትነው ሲኖሩ በየአካባቢው ሰው ነበራቸው፤ያውም እንደ ብረት የጠነከረ ማኅበረሰብ፤ ሀገር ግን አልነበራቸውም፡፡ ሀገር ማለት ሰው ከሆነ አይሁድ ሀገር ፍለጋ ከሺ ዓመታት በላይ መኳተን አልነበረባቸውም፡፡ በአውሮፓ የሚኖሩት ጂፕሲዎች የታወቀ ማኅበረሰብ አላቸው፡፡ ነገር ግን ሀገር የላቸውም፡፡ ሀገር ማለት ሰው ቢሆን ኖሮ ጂፕሲ የሚባል … [Read more...] about ሀገር ማለት ሰው ነው
Matthew Delmont | 31 March 2016 | The Atlantic What African Americans lost by aligning with the Democratic Party Days before the 1960 election, Coretta Scott King received a call from then-candidate John F. Kennedy while her husband was in a Georgia jail, charged with trespassing after leading a sit-in demonstration against segregation in Atlanta. “This must be … [Read more...] about When Black Voters Exited Left
Mar 29th 2016 | The Economist A proper comparison might show Italy is more hospitable to refugees than Sweden THE latest European asylum statistics seem to offer good news for refugees. They show the acceptance rate jumping by ten percentage points to 60% in the final quarter of 2015—the highest rate ever. Belgium, France, Germany and the Netherlands all granted asylum in … [Read more...] about European countries’ acceptance rates say more about where migrants come from than where they are headed
Othman Semakula | Thursday, 31 March 2016 | The Monitor Dr Kizza Besigye has said there is no process that will legitimise the election of Mr Museveni in the February 18 polls. Speaking through a televised interview Thursday at his home in the far flange suburb of Kasangati in Wakiso District Dr Besigye said as the second runner up he would have been the right … [Read more...] about No process will legitimise Museveni’s “win” – Besigye
Mehdi Hasan | 26 Mar 2016 | Aljazeera English Mehdi Hasan speaks to Abdallah al-Mouallimi, the Saudi ambassador to the UN, about the kingdom's role in the region. Nearly a year into the Saudi-led coalition's air strikes in Yemen, what does the Kingdom hope to gain? In this week's wide-ranging Headliner interview, Mehdi Hasan speaks to Abdallah al-Mouallimi, Saudi … [Read more...] about What is Saudi Arabia’s endgame in Yemen and Syria?
Rasha Mohamed, Rawan Shaif | March 25, 2016 | Foreign Policy How can the United States, Britain, and France keep shipping Riyadh arms when its pilots are dropping bombs on innocent civilians? LONDON and SANAA — It was a hot, dry day in early July 2015. Salah Basrallah, a farmer in Yemen’s northern region of Saada, stood among a cluster of nine houses that used to … [Read more...] about Saudi Arabia Is Committing War Crimes in Yemen
Aklilu Habte-Wold, Ethiopian Politician Tsehafi Taezaz Aklilu Habte-Wold was an Ethiopian politician under Emperor Haile Selassie. He was foreign minister of Ethiopia from 1947 to 1958 and Prime Minister from 1961 until shortly before his death. … [Read more...] about ፀሀፌ ትዕዛዝ አክሊሉ ሀብተወልድ
Mugove Tafirenyika | 27 March 2016 | Daily News HARARE - As Zimbabwe continues on its precipitous economic and political decline of the past 16 years that is widely blamed on President Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF’s misrule, there are renewed fears that the debilitating violence that rocked the country when the ruling party lost the 2008 elections could flare up again. At … [Read more...] about Chaos fears as Zim economy burns
Frederic Musisi | Sunday, March 27 2016 | The Monitor The characterisation “new breed of African leaders” was a word that captured wide imagination in African politics. This crop of leaders – Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni, Rwanda’s Paul Kagame, Eritrea’s Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia’s Meles Zenawi – beaconed something new of a kind that then US president Bill … [Read more...] about What has become of the ‘new breed’ of leaders?
W. B. Yeats | 27 March 2016 | The New Statesman First published in the New Statesman on 23 October 1920. Note from AHN: Easter, 1916 is a poem by W. B. Yeats describing the poet's torn emotions regarding the events of the Easter Rising staged in Ireland against British rule on Easter Monday, April 24, 1916. The uprising was unsuccessful, and most of the Irish … [Read more...] about “Easter, 1916”: a poem by W B Yeats