underlined their dominance of distance running when Tadesse Tola and
Atsede Bayisa won the men’s and women’s races at the Paris Marathon.
Tola won the men’s race in a time of two hours, six minutes and 41
seconds while defending champion Bayisa set a new women’s course record
of 2:22.04 - one minute and one second faster than Marleen Renders’s
book “Peace or War? Views on the Ethio-Eritrean Conflict” authored
by Dr. Yohannes Kiros was released on march 28, 2010 at Atse Yohannes
Hotel, Mekelle (Tigary)
. During the ceremony, invited dignitaries and distinguished guests such
as Dr. Solomon Inquai, Dr. Gebreab Barnabas, Ambassador Tewolde Gebru,
relatives and friends were present to officially launch the book. It was a
memorable and appreciable event to recollect the tumultuous path and the
arduous task in which the Ethio-Eritrean conflict went through. The book
deals with the conflict period in compiled articles written by the author,
and converges into the present impasse of a stubborn and injudicious junta
that is troubling not only the Horn of African countries but also
violating the elementary rights of the Eritrean people. The consequence of
the policies of the shaibya regime living in its own “law of the jungle”
has resulted in isolation, mass migration, and a downward spiral into an
economic meltdown. Furthermore, accounts regarding the Ethiopian situation
of the various development undertakings, along with the political
directions and experiences of the last election 2005, are highlighted in
view of the historical/familiar facts. Moreover,
a few vociferous and diehard elements haranguing and running amok with
their hate politics in some cities of the West and who instead of positive
engagements try to disparage the developments of Ethiopia are given due
notice.NGOs, journalists, as well
as the so-called human right organizations that have tried to belittle the
country or meddle in the country’s affairs have also been dealt with in
an attempt to dispel their politically motivated agenda. The income from
the sale of the book is to be used for the support of local
book will be available soon in many countries.
leaders from Ethiopia namely Engineer Gizachew Shiferaw, Dr. Negaso
Gidada, and Ato Gebru Asrat conducted a crucial meeting with more than 200
residents and residents from neighboring areas on Saturday, April 10, 2010
at Garfield Community Center. The meeting was very civil and familial. The
members of the audience raised many important issues fundamental to
Ethiopia and Ethiopians. The three Medrek leaders discussed in at great
length openly and sincerely their political objectives and agenda. My
observation came to mind during the meeting that was thrown as question
and comment to the leaders of Mederk. The leaders expressed that politics
is not static but dynamic force that frequently tune to the local and
global contemporary politics. It is true at one historical junction we
lead to dismantle the brutal regime of the Derg to its demise, than after
we changed our views on a number of key issues. Experiencing this
difference can cause thoughtful people to change their views, while still
holding onto principle. Today Ethiopian politics to accommodate various
forces it become an ideological tug-of-war.
Ethiopian history is replete with governance equated with justice.
Contemporary Ethiopia (especially under the rule of the Derg and the
EPRDF), on the other hand, is racked by sever injustice and human rights
violations. What we have now is cutthroat competition to wield state power
at any coast. In fact, there is a tremendous obsession of power among
Ethiopians and the wish to control the state machinery.
ADDIS ABABA, April 9 (Reuters) - An Islamist rebel group which had threatened to attack oil and gas firms exploring a potentially mineral-rich region of Ethiopia has surrendered, the government said on Friday.The United Western Somali Liberation Front (UWSLF) had been fighting since the 1960s for independence for Ethiopia's Somali region -- which includes the Ogaden and accounts for one-fifth of the country's landmass -- government head of information Bereket Simon told reporters.
By G. E. Gorfu Aristotle - Philosophy of Politics II
The Greeks lived in cities and Aristotle observed ‘the city naturally
comes into existence as a result of physical necessities, as a natural
completion of the smaller partnerships of households forming a village,
and a collection of villages forming a city.’ Yet he turned to human
nature to find the deeper purpose as to why the city existed at all. In
The Ethics he said: ‘Man is social, and therefore naturally political.
With the faculty of speech man can discern between the advantageous and
the harmful, and hence between what is just and what is unjust.’ Are
justice and what is advantageous the same or related?
residual elements, although their intellectual capacities and managerial
skills are totally skewed, they continue to deceive their gullible
imperialist financiers. They lie to them with extreme pomposity that
without them being in the helm of political power our Motherland,
Ethiopia, cannot survive. In their own dreams, she, the Motherland, the
mother of all victories,
cannot be a democratized, strong, peaceful, and prosperous country, where
all present and future generations of Ethiopians, comprising the
multi-nations, nationalities, and peoples, can collectively enjoy life.
Ethiopia has charged that recent human rights reports and Voice of America broadcasts are aimed at destabilizing the country ahead of the May 23 national elections. Jamming of VOA broadcasts to Ethiopia has been expanded in recent days.Government spokesman Shimelis Kemal describes the latest reports on Ethiopia by Human Rights Watch and the U.S. State Department as part of a pre-election smear campaign. "These reports are made under the guise of human rights concerns but primarily focused on defaming and unduly blemishing the good image of the country," said Shimelis Kemal.
Ethiopia denies huge dam will leave 200,000 hungry By Barry Malone ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia rejected allegations that building one of Africa's biggest hydropower dams would leave 200,000 self-sufficient people reliant on aid.Rights group Survival International (SI) said last week the dam would disrupt fishing and farming for tribal people, among them the Kwegu and Hamar tribes, and a group of charities have launched an online petition against the dam."We have made an extensive survey," government spokesman Shimeles Kemal said late on Thursday.
According to an article on VOANews, Ethiopian Airlines officials are closely following a report that a captured terrorism suspect has told of a bomb aboard a plane that crashed off the coast of Lebanon in January. Investigators have not determined the cause more than two months after the crash. A report on a U.S. Internet Web site says British intelligence agents have reopened their investigation into the mysterious crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet January 25. The Boeing 737 plunged into the Mediterranean Sea minutes after takeoff from Beirut airport, killing all 90 people aboard.News reports initially quoted witnesses as saying the plane had broken up in the air and fallen into the sea in a ball of flames. But Lebanese officials immediately ruled out terrorism, and suggested pilot error was to blame.
- Philosophy of Politics
By G. E. Gorfu
Few people realize the importance of philosophy and its deep impact in
everyday life. Like the roots of a tree, or the foundation of a house, it
may be invisible or hidden from view; we may not talk of the philosophy
behind our actions and thoughts, or of what the real reason or logic
behind our thoughts and actions are, but we only need to dig a little
under the surface to find the rock bed on which our feet have always been
firmly planted. It is only then that we realize what we have taken as a
given or for granted all along is a system of thoughts which is, but a
philosophy. This applies in everything; even politics.
The political game that is being played out is one single manifestation of the process that may lead to the healing of the harm done to Ethiopia by the current leaders of the Ethiopian government. It should not act as a blinding curtain to all of us from seeing the great danger that Ethiopia heading toward, the chasm that is opening a few feet from us. There is no point to indulge in political sophistry trying to bring about a highly polished opposition-politics into the arena.
A U.S. congressional panel has described as genocide the 1915 killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.
The non-binding resolution in the House Foreign Affairs Committee recommends that President Barak Obama recognize the 1915 killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide. The measure was passed by a narrow 23 to 22 vote with one member not participating.The Obama administration opposed the resolution. After the measure passed, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the U.S. does not believe the full House of Representatives will or should vote on the resolution.
Ethiopia's May 23 elections for parliament have produced some interesting match-ups, with several prominent government officials facing stiff competition. One contest pits Prime Minister Meles Zenawi against a former comrade in arms, Aregash Adane. Aregash Adane seems an unlikely challenger to one of Africa's most respected leaders. Invited for an interview about her bid to unseat the prime minister, she arrives on foot. No aides, no driver, no car.
members of the Eriteran Air Force seek political asylum.
06 March 2010 18:15 Source Asena!
members of the Eriteran Air Force, who fled Eritrea in the past 4 days,
seek political asylum at an undisclosed location.
has received more details of the group, including list of their names;
but won’t reveal it for safety reasons.
loyalty is one of the several criterion to join the Eritrean Air Force,
many of them had already defected the PFDJ regime in a similar manner.
The repeated mass defection of its skilled officers has undermined the
young Eritrean Air Force significantly.
unelected president of Eritrea, Isaias Afewerki, often denies the fact
that Eritreans, particularly the youth, are running away from his
dictatorial regime in numbers. In a recent interview with Al Jazeera
International, he has surprised many by saying that the defection of the
Eritrean national football team in December last year, in Kenya, which
was in fact confirmed by his information minister at that time, was “A
fresh News” to him.
on Current Ethiopian Issues The joint Committee consisting of the Ethiopian Unity Diaspora Forum
(EUDF), the United Ethiopian Democratic Forces (UEDF), the Ethiopian
Peoples Revolutionary Party (EPRP – D), extends its invitation to all
Ethiopians in the Diaspora and Friends of Ethiopia to the Symposium on
Ethiopian Current Issues, of March 27, 2010 to be held at Meriden Hill
Hall, Howard University.
Sisay, AfricaNews reporter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
has launched Internet Explorer 8 in Ethiopia in a bid to protect internet
cafes users' details from being stolen. The new product will address
issues of security and safety on the net while surfing, according to the
giant software company. Internet Explorer 8, which was recently released,
is the latest version of Microsoft’s popular Internet browsing software
and has been designed specifically to make your online experience more
Eritrea Still Aiding Somali Rebels
Written by Arieh O’Sullivan
Published Monday, March 15, 2010
Eritrea supports Somali rebels to weaken its Ethiopian
foe in defiance of UN sanctions.
Eritrea has continued to support and arm anti-government Islamist groups
in Somalia in violation of a UN Security Council resolution, a new UN
report says. A report expected to be released by the UN’s
Monitoring Group on Somalia notes that while Eritrea appears to have
scaled down its military assistance to Islamist insurgents, it has not
completely stopped it.
THE VETERANS ARE LEAVING!
Many veterans of the Revolutionary Democrats, particularly the senior
leaders from the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and Amhara
National Democratic Movement (ANDM), have not been enlisted to run for
either the regional councils or the Federal Parliament. From Sebhat Nega
to Mulugeta Alemseged and Teklewoyni Assefa to Debretsion Gebremichael
(all council members of the TPLF), many have been left out from the list
of candidates their organisation has fielded for the forthcoming national
elections. This move is seen by political pundits as the start of a
succession process that the incumbent recently said it would embark upon,
with a three-phase process taking five years. The other mass of departures
from the electoral game is seen at the top leadership of the ANDM, where
the four most prominent veterans of the armed struggle - Addisu Legesse,
Bereket Simon, Tefera Walwa and Taddese (Tinkishu) Kassa - were all
dropped out of the electoral contest.
ABSHA/ECS of Colorado announced the release of GeezEdit Typing Online, a
FREE ETHIOPIC application to type the Amharic alphabet available at http://freetyping.geezedit.com
GeezEdit Typing Online is an incredibly simple application to use due to
innovative two key stroke technology. Patent pending technology
allows you to use a maximum of two keystrokes to type any letter in the
Ethiopic alphabet. Other Ethiopic applications make you use up to
six keystrokes to type single Ethiopic characters and some can’t be
repeated without introducing space. GeezEdit Typing Online allows
you to save time and type any Ethiopic character, numeral, symbol or tonal
mark with two keystrokes at most.
could be a new tactic to continue the old struggle and control the flow of
the River Nile. So, as we welcome this new development, Ethiopia should
never let its guard down, but keep a suspicious and jaundiced eye at the
new development. We should prepare to negotiate with Egypt but only from a
position of strength and not from weakness. And united with the Riparian
Nations, we are very strong. We should demand that Egypt cease and desist,
aiding and abating Eritrea’s Isaias, the OLF, the ONLF, and any other
insurgent groups if they really mean business.
Gone are the hay days of the 1990s when
Issayas and his cronies had direct access to and control over valuable
Ethiopian resources; when they enthusiastically jumped and started sucking
all Ethiopian resources with full speed until May 1998 as if there is no
more tomorrow. At that time, only when Issayas Afewarki, in person, picked
his usual fighting-spirit against the EPRDF-regime inside Ethiopia, for
failing to maneuver the regional politics in his likings, the border
skirmishes occurred to remain unresolved to this very day. So those
Eritrean highland opposition in Diaspora who think they can still
partially trust Issayas Afewarki as their sole savior are simply
committing a strategic mistake and a political suicide by allying
themselves with this sworn enemy of the Eritrean silent and salient
a few short years following independence from Ethiopia in 1991, Eritrea
has deteriorated from a promising young democracy into one of the most
repressive regimes in Africa, where thousands are alleged to be detained
arbitrarily in inadequate facilities where conditions are life threatening
and torture is rife. According to United Nations estimates 63,000
Eritreans sought asylum abroad during 2009, with around 1,800 people a
month braving the shoot-to-kill policy to cross into Sudan. United Nations
(UN) sanctions have recently been placed on Eritrea for its part in arming
Somali Islamist rebels.
We hadn't even arrived in Eritrea when I started to get a sense of the man I had been sent to interview.
Our flight from Dubai airport was delayed.
Nobody told us for how long or why. Four hours later, when the plane finally arrived, we found out the president had decided to borrow it for the morning, on a whim.
We were on our way to one of Africa's most secretive regimes. Granted a rare interview with the Eritrean president, Isaias Afewerki, a man constantly ranked in the top 10 of the world's worst dictators and accused of helping turn the Horn of Africa into one of the most volatile regions on the planet.
International Temporary Committee’s First Goal Scored It is with great pleasure that we announce our first success where
you joined us in signing the petition to stop the planned demolition of
Queen Sheba Elementary School. Our Committee Member, Dr. Tilahun Beyene,
who just returned from Adua has reported to Committee Members that Adua
Administration has scraped the demolition plan and accepted the
preservation of the school. All those who signed the petition should
congratulate themselves on this first step on the revival of our school to
its former glory, where it used to be one of the top schools in the
order to build a harmonious society, we must abandon such kinds of
buildings that are common in many Arab and Asian countries. Such kinds of
buildings do not reflect the wishes of the masses and they disturb the
human mind. We must turn to city buildings which incorporate all aspects
of human life, and bring imaginations to human soul. Forty
or fifty story buildings are not necessary in
, and maintenance costs cannot be affordable. For an aesthetical building
style we can use the knowledge of foreign forces that are ready to work
and live in
TALK TO AL JAZEERA President Isaias Afwerki
Twenty years after the liberation from Ethiopia, Eritrea, Africa's youngest nation, has emerged as strategically vital to the stability of the region and the wider global agenda.
Eritrea is struggling to balance the needs of its people with the perceived threats to the nation.
Al Jazeera's Jane Dutton conducts a rare interview with Isaisas Afwerki, the president of Eritrea.
Al Jazeera confronted him with the allegations about Eritrea's ties with Iran, Hamas, al Shabab in Somalia and rebel groups in Sudan and Houthis in Yemen.
When asked about Eritrea's relation with Ethiopia today and the border dispute he said: "This border issue war was a senseless conflict instigated by the US.
Abdirashid A. Sed
Monday, 01 February 2010
“Eritrea is the only country which did not recognize the Somalia
government.” Ambassador Abdirashid A. Sed, Special Envoy of the TFG of
European Union exploratory team is visiting Ethiopia to determine whether
to send an observer mission to monitor national elections in May. The
election campaign has taken a negative turn amid questions about whether
the vote would be fair. A series of televised debates opened last week
with a furious exchange among parties vying for seats in Ethiopia's
parliament. The ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front
dominated the airtime, taking 67 minutes of the three-hour broadcast.
Other parties were limited to 22 minutes each.
be told, Special Prosecutor’s Office of Ethiopia, which was established
on August 8, 1992 by law (Proclamation No. 22/1992), has done a terrific
job by bringing 5,119 suspects to court and having 3,583 people convicted
and sentenced.According to SPO, not only the office had these 3,583 people got
convicted and sentenced but also most of the convicted Dergue officials,
except the ones who were sentenced to death and life in prison, had
completed their prison sentences and were freed from prisons.
Dr. Richard Pankhurst - Historian By Indrias Getachew
For most readers of Addis Tribune Dr. Richard Pankhurst is a very familiar name. He has been a regular contributor of features on various periods and aspects of Ethiopian history for the past six years. He is one of the steadfast pillars of this publication and we believe that this tribute is long overdue.
Although he is not an Ethiopian by birth or citizenship I believe that his contributions to our country are so extensive and enduring that he is deserving of some sort of honorary Ethiopian title. His career in Ethiopia has entered its fifth decade.
-- The cause of last month's Ethiopian Airlines crash into the
Mediterranean appears to be
neither a technical problem nor an explosion, a top Lebanese official said
Thursday, without elaborating on what it actually could be. The
Boeing 737 crashed on Jan. 25, just minutes after takeoff from Beirut
during a fierce thunderstorm. All 90 people on board died. Asked
whether the reason behind the "catastrophe" was a pilot error,
Transportation Minister Ghazi Aridi said that no final conclusion could be
reached until the cockpit voice recorder, retrieved Wednesday, is
analyzed. He said the recorder is still missing a key part and divers are
searching for it. Crashed
Ethiopian jet's second black box found .
years after xenophobic violence erupted across South Africa killing at
least 62 African immigrants including Zimbabweans displaced 100 000
others, Amnesty International says there remains a culture of impunity for
crimes against refugees and immigrants in Africa’s largest economy
Afewarki’s recent panic and his previous weeks’ bluffing reactions in
defiance to repeated requests by the international communities are all
astonishing. Looking this episode from a closer context, let us resort to
serious discussions. Throughout January 2010, immediately after the
sanction became known world wide, Afewarki, his PFDJ-junta and Eritrean
highlander sympathizers alike were boasting of their contempt; claiming
that the UNSC-embargo has no impact on Eritrea and they care less about
it. They even were belittling the Western democracy as hypocritical and an
unacceptable theme. These same people along with tyrant Afewarki have
suddenly turned 180-degrees around and are pretentiously acting in the
Western mode of democratic conferring as if to say they accept the Western
style of democracy; and even dare to hold world-wide demonstration
show-offs demanding to withdraw the UNSC-sanctions.
Diaspora supporters continue to act against internationally decided and
well-deserved UNSC and AU consensus, and go out to rally on February 22,
2010 as instructed by the tyrant, then you are in fact demonstrating
guilty of treason for opting to rescue tyrant Afewarki (a known terrorist
at home and exporter of terrorism to Al-Shabab as identified by the UNSC
and AU thus far).
In spite of many recent advances in mining, gold mining remains one of the dirtiest mining activities, far worse than coal that may look black and dirty. Gold did not bring the Congo wealth or peace; on the contrary, its people are destitute and in misery. And western nations that get the final product do not seem to care as long as the gold and all other precious minerals continue to flow in their direction. We must learn from this terrible state of affairs still taking place in the Congo to avoid a similar fate. Here is a video from 60 minutes to watch and educate
An Ethiopian, wracked with grief, unwittingly wondered into shot only to be literally hauled out of view by the Lebanese crew. Had she been Lebanese, it is unthinkable she would have been treated like this. Much has been written on the plight of migrant domestic workers in Lebanon. The relatives of one Ethiopian victim said that their daughter was on the way home to Addis Ababa for good after years of being beaten by employers. To witness the neglect of friends and relatives left behind in Lebanon will offer Ethiopian families no comfort.The BBC even commissioned a special report on the Lebanese diasporas in Western Africa. No such article was mooted for the reverse demographic.
To those of us and
many other who share our arguments as lowlands and disenfranchised, that
our grievance is worthwhile to listen to, should map our ways forward in a
house that is Just, peaceful and equal representation for all, like any
civilized 21st century democracy should function, then we would be foolish
not graciously accept the olive branch to be involved in an a nation
building, National unity
chief of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Daniel Yohannes, is the
Ethiopian American in Obama's government.
Ethiopian immigrant is making history as the highest Ethiopian-American
official in the Obama administration. Daniel Yohannes was born in the
Ethiopian capital. He completed his elementary school at Addis Ababa’s
Nativity Boy’s School and later transferred to St. Joseph’s, a
prestigious Catholic high school in Addis Ababa. “In those days people
of my generation were idealistic, full of energy, with a lot of love for
each other, as well as love and respect for our parents, elders, and
teachers,” Yohannes says Yohannes tells about some of the successes.
Ghana, he points out, is making commercial agriculture more profitable and
reduce the cost of transporting food from rural areas to markets. In
Lesotho, the MCC is helping the children of HIV-positive mothers live long
and healthy lives by renovating health care centers and establishing
clinics to distribute anti-retroviral medicines. And in Burkina Faso, 400
classrooms have been built exclusively for girls.
Israel // Health officials in Israel are subjecting many female
Ethiopian immigrants to a controversial long-term birth control drug in
what Israeli women’s groups allege is a racist policy to reduce the
number of black babies.
The contraceptive, known as Depo Provera, which is given by injection
every three months, is considered by many doctors as a birth control
method of last resort because of problems treating its side effects.
statement from the Union of Tigreans In North America
Artist Eyasu Berhe died at the age of 53
deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family as they struggle through
the grief and sadness. We held deep your memories within our heart, you’re
our shining prince. Life brings tears, smiles and sadness. The tears dry,
the smile fades, but the music and drama you have given us lives forever.Though
there are no words to ease the pain, now you are at peace. Our thoughts
are with you and your family at this time of loss and sorrow. Bereket
20, 2010 It
is in this age-old spirit that some Ethiopians warn today of new dangers
of encroachment in their country and in Africa generally. This fear may
well be exacerbated by recent leases of expanses of land to Saudi Arabia,
India, and Egypt, and by published reports that some 50pc of Chinese
businesses reportedly operate in Ethiopia illegally.
Fear of outsiders spills over into anxiety about undue dependence on them.
Ethiopians were historically proud of their self-sufficient lifestyle. In
a renowned Amharic novel of the 1940s, Enda Wetach Qiretch by Assafā
Gabra Māryām, perhaps the most poignant scene is when one
protagonist laments the erosion of Ethiopian self-sufficiency by importing
so many things from abroad. The relatively self-sufficient geberé or
pastoralist remains a model that a majority of Ethiopians continue to
We urge our Ethiopian
brothers and sisters to give and help as much as possible to the victims
of this horrendous devastation. The suffering of every single Haitian is
ours as well. Let us remember how our Haitian brothers and sisters,
without exception, helped our cause during the Fascist Italian aggression
and occupation of our beloved country
Please, participate actively in every way you can by denoting money to
charitable organizations, and by volunteering to Work in the recovery
. Please, contact the Red Cross, the Haitian Embassy et cetera for such
humanitarian purposes. Let us use our wide network of families, friends,
neighbors, colleagues, and community members for such purpose. It is our
duty to help our fellow human beings in time of their greatest needs, and
it is also our obligation of gratitude to the kindness shown to us by
Haitian in our time of great need.
downgrade the ethnic equation, Jawar analyses Meles and co. as cold
calculators of their interests. He forgets the hatred they nourished for
decades toward Ethiopia, a hatred such that it clouds their judgment and
prevents them from seeing other options, for instance the alternative of
Ethiopian nationalism. Where there is ethnic politics there is also
emotional syndromes that are not accountable in terms of interests.
Despite serious efforts, scholars have failed to reduce ethnic politics to
rationality, that is, to the calculation of interests by elite groups.
More often than not, alongside material interests primitive sentiments
emerge, such as hatred, fear, mistrust, which elites use to mobilize
people and from which violent confrontations often spring.
Ethiopia has no intention of circumventing the will of Egypt by building the new dams. Instead, Ethiopian officials explained that they wish to interest Egyptian investors into putting their money into such ventures. Egyptian officials readily resolved to accede to Ethiopia's wishes albeit conditionally. "We have agreed to the offer as long as it doesn't affect Egypt's Nile water quota," Minister of Irrigation Mohamed Allam told reporters in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.
The Ethiopian compromise, publicly acknowledging Egypt's right to its quota of Nile water, is an answer so obvious that one wonders why it was not on the table already. Now that it is, Ethiopia's pragmatism may produce better results.
should the current crop of African leaders accept systematic
recolonisation when they have learnt a lot from colonialism, apartheid and
racism? Why should the current crop of African leaders fail to stand
measure for measure against the US administration and tell it straight in
the face that Africa does not need a foreign army since the AU is working
out its own army.
Chairperson of the Commission expresses the hope that 2010, which is the
Year of Peaceand Security in Africa, whose motto is “MAKE PEACE HAPPEN”, will
witness remarkablestrides in the journey of the Sudanese people towards peace, security and
Addis Ababa, 9 January 2010
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news to share with you this week.
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