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Ethiopian Embassy Gunman in Custody After Shooting at Protesters

A TPLF security thug at the Ethiopian Embassy brandishing and firing live bullets towards peaceful protesters
A TPLF security thug at the Ethiopian Embassy brandishing and firing live bullets towards peaceful protesters

By Abebe Gellaw,

DOZENS of peaceful protesters who descended on the Ethiopian Embassy, located in North West Washington D.C., to protest recent massacres in Ogaden and Gambela regions were met with gunshots in the embassy compound. U.S. Secret Service announced earlier today that it had detained a man in connection with the shooting incident.

Embassy insiders named the shooter as Solomon “Wodi Weyni”, who is said to be a security chief at the Ethiopian embassy with diplomatic status. The man is said to be a member of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the core of the ruling ethnic junta. Continue reading Ethiopian Embassy Gunman in Custody After Shooting at Protesters

African Union Turned into Handmaiden for Pax Americana

The aftermath of AU’s betrayal to Africa, particularly to Eritrea and Somalia is there for all to see.

By Sophia Tesfamariam,

Professor Ali A. Mazrui, Director of the Institute of Global Cultural  Studies and Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities State  University of New York, in his 2003 article “Between Pax Americana and Pax Africana“, wrote about the effects of the September 11 attacks on Africa and US policy in Africa . Professor Mazrui, in concluding his article asked the following:

“…will American resources help to strengthen Pax Africana, or will American power simply turn it into a handmaiden of Pax Americana ? How can we avoid the Americanization of Pax Africana ?…”

Hence the title and subject for today’s lengthy piece… Continue reading African Union Turned into Handmaiden for Pax Americana