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The dark side of Teddy Afro's fame and fortune

Read more...by Tigist Geme

(OPride) – Ethiopia’s pop star Tewodros Kassahun, better known as Teddy Afro, is once again back in the limelight. Teddy made headlines last week with a comment published in the local Amharic magazine, Enqu, in which he condoned Menelik's greater Abyssinian campaign in southern Ethiopia as a holy war. Despite this disturbing statement and Teddy’s controversial past, local subsidaries for two multinational corporations – Heineken NV and Coca Cola Company – have recently signed Teddy to promote their products.

Adama General Hospital: setting standards for medical practice in Ethiopia

Read more...by Ezekiel Gebissa

(OPride) – There is nothing attractive about going to a hospital in Ethiopia for any reason. Government hospitals are assigned specific public functions, including the provision of emergency services, clinical teaching and research, and equity of access.

Captain Guta Dinka: the man who saved Mandela

Read more...(OPride) Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s anti-apartheid icon and champion of human dignity, died Thursday after long illness.

Exilic Oromo Voices Condemned Further into Exile, into Silence

Read more...by Tsegaye R Ararssa

When the Saudi government started to crackdown on Ethiopian refugees and migrant workers last month, it was obvious that the consequent abuse was directed against all those who travel on Ethiopian passport irrespective of their particular national or ethnic identities.

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