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Ethiopia decimating free press ahead of elections

Ethiopia decimating free press ahead of elections

(OPride) — Ethiopia's systematic repression and harassment of independent journalists has created a bleak media landscape ahead of the May 2015 elections, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released on Wednesday.

22-01-2015 | Horn of Africa News

Minneapolis may soon get a commemorative Oromo Street

Minneapolis may soon get a commemorative Oromo Street

(OPride) — The Minneapolis City Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Jan. 12 to decide on Council Member Abdi Warsame’s application for commemorative street names along the city’s Cedar riverside area. Warsame’s proposal calls for 4th Street South between Cedar Avenue and 15th Avenue South to be named...

09-01-2015 | Horn of Africa News

Opinion

Sovereign bond may prove to be a nightmare for Ethiopia

Sovereign bond may prove to be a nightmare for Ethiopia

Ethiopian has recently joined the sovereign bond market, where governments sell debt to investors with a guarantee that they would pay periodic interest rates and the initial investment value at maturity.

15-12-2014 Opride Contributors

Wayyuu, Siinqee and Gora among the Arsi and Guji Oromo

Wayyuu, Siinqee and Gora among the Arsi and Guji Oromo

Editor's note: This is an excerpt from a much larger study conducted by  Ayalew  Getachew Assefa in partnership with the The Danish Institute for Human Rights.

14-10-2014 Opride Contributors

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