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Interview: Sophia Tesfamariam and Elias Amare on The Taylor Report

The Taylor Report
Sophia Tesfamariam and Elias Amara featured at the Taylor Report Radio Talk Show Program

By CIUT FM Radio,

Eritrean eloquent writer and activist Sophia Tesfamariam together with Horn of Africa Expert Elias Amare made an excellent and extensive interview  with the popular University of Toronto Community (CIUT 89.5 FM) Radio talk show program – the Taylor Report – hosted by the increasingly influential Phil Taylor.

In their discussion, they analyze issues like the death of Ethiopia’s tyrant Meles Zenawi and its aftermath effect, if any, on the Horn of Africa and Eritrea, besides elaborating Eritrea’s all round development model in line with the US’s hegemony and imperial response to it. Continue reading Interview: Sophia Tesfamariam and Elias Amare on The Taylor Report

Meles Zenawi; Morte Di un Gendarme

After dying several times on the internet, Meles Zenawi has ceased to live for real.

Grief over the death of a faithful dog – hypocrisy of the western world

By Francesco Cecchini,

Dopo essere morto diverse volte su internet, Meles Zenawi ha smesso di vivere per davvero. Nella notte tra lunedì e martedì scorso, in un ospedale di Bruxelles, lontano dall’ Etiopia.

Il giorno dopo il nostro Ministro degli Esteri Terzi ha scritto di Meles Zenawi come di un leader africano che ha dedicato la vita a combattere la povertà, garantendo il il progresso del suo popolo. Chissà se Terzi realmente credeva a questa balla, mentre scriveva le condoglianze?

Meles Zenawi è stato per 19 anni il padre padrone dell’Etiopia, ma a sua volta ha avuto un proprietario con casa a Washington. Continue reading Meles Zenawi; Morte Di un Gendarme

Ethiopian Tyrant Should Not Be Lionized

Democratic leaders who praise Zenawi’s legacy do a huge injustice to the struggle for human rights and individual dignity in Ethiopia.
Zenawi was a Dictator. There is no such thing as a benign dictator. So why is this monster being celebrated?
By Forbes,With the dust beginning to settle on yesterday’s death of Meles Zenawi—ruler of Ethiopia since 1991—Western leaders have been quick to lavish praise on his legacy. A darling of the national security and international development industries, Zenawi was applauded for cooperating with the U.S. government on counter-terrorism and for spurring economic growth in Ethiopia—an impoverished, land-locked African nation of 85 million people.

In truth, democratic leaders who praise Zenawi do a huge injustice to the struggle for human rights and individual dignity in Ethiopia.  Continue reading Ethiopian Tyrant Should Not Be Lionized