Archive | June 20, 2014

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May God help us find “Ethiopian mothers” for our society who can be “peace-makers,” helping to bring reconciliation to “the family of Ethiopia.”

International Women’s Day, is marked on March 8 every year. Therefore I wish our Ethiopian women and all the women in the world, a very happy women’s day. This commemorative day was established by the United Nations in 1977 as a special day to celebrate the progress made to advance gender equality and to assess the […]

54 Days in Prison and Counting for Ethiopia’s Zone 9 Bloggers

  by Ndesanjo Macha GlobalVoices It has been 54 days since six members of the Zone Nine blogging collective [am] and three journalists believed to be associated with the group were arrested in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The group formed in 2012 in an effort to report on and increase public discussion about political and social issues affecting a diverse cross-section […]