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Diaspora politics: What does it yield?
Opinion / The Diaspora / The Homeland

Diaspora politics: What does it yield?

The idea of transnational politics is ever more important for every nation in this time of information age and globalization. Diaspora’s role however, has had a recorded history of fueling and prolonging conflicts in many countries. But with the right strategy, Ethiopians overseas can become transnational activists whose contribution can transform the nation’s political landscape to the better.

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Something new for the New Flower
Feature / The Homeland

Something new for the New Flower

Just a few years ago, you would not have seen a single skateboard on the streets of Addis. But things are different now. What once turned heads is now becoming a more common sight. Nine years ago, Addisu Hailemichael had his first encounter with a skateboard. Today, he is one of the people responsible for the growing popularity of skateboarding amongst the city’s youth.

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Embassies waive late fee for Ethiopian Origin ID Card renewal
News / The Diaspora

Embassies waive late fee for Ethiopian Origin ID Card renewal

Ethiopian missions overseas are temporarily waiving the late fee for Ethiopian Origin ID cardholders who have failed to renew their cards on time, according to announcements by the embassies. Ethiopia does not allow dual citizenship and the Ethiopian Origin ID card, more commonly known as the Yellow Card, is designed to give foreign nationals of Ethiopian origin certain rights and privileges.

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