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Make sure Ethiopian-American voices are heard – 03 October 2021

AEPAC is committed to making sure that Ethiopian-American voices are heard in our democratic process. The deadline to register is the 12th of October. Don’t delay. Register now – https://t.co/ia58fe5Hv6#Virginiavotes #Wevote pic.twitter.com/gIOQYCRLnT — The American-Ethiopian Public Affairs Committee (@AmericaEthiopia) October 2, 2021

Keep Ethiopia in AGOA: take action to protect Ethiopian jobs – 28 September 2021

At AEPAC, we have become highly concerned that the United States is planning to remove Ethiopia from The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). The Act provides the people of Ethiopia a lifeline at a time of extreme hardship for the country. It funds business development and is estimated to directly contribute to around 300,000 Ethiopian jobs. In turn, …

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An Open Letter to President Joseph R. Biden Jr. From the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia – September 17, 2021 Addis Ababa

As I write this open letter to you, it comes at a time when innocent civilians including women, children and other vulnerable groups in the Afar and Amhara regions have been violently displaced, their livelihoods disrupted, their family members killed, and their properties as well as service giving institutions destroyed intentionally by TPLF.

Press Statement – Archbishops of the North American Dioceses of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church September 19, 2021 Washington D.C.

We, the undersigned Archbishops of the North American Dioceses of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church have completed a two-day working visit to Washington DC from September 15 to 16, 2021. The objective of our visit was to meet and discuss with relevant US officials about the current situation in Ethiopia. We had intensive discussions with …

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The Punitive Use of AGOA Benefits September 12, 2021 By Gregory Simpkins (Source-Africa Rising 21st Century)

“Ethiopia has a large domestic market of over 110 million people, making it the second most populous country in Africa after Nigeria. Over the last decade, Ethiopia has had one of the fastest growing economies in the world, with average annual growth rate of 9.4%. In 2019/ 2020, Ethiopia’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) slowed …

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