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Interview with Deputy Commissioner Tim Cartwright (Amharic version)

Tim Cartwright, Deputy Commissioner of Regional Operations of the Victoria Police, talks about the current national security issues, community safe..

  • Upload31 Oct 2014

  • Duration13 Minutes

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Interview with Prof Tekeste Negash – Pt 2

Professor Tekeste Negash, talks about language, knowledge and development in Ethiopia. Prof Negash is currently visiting Professor at Addis Ababa University.

 

  • Uploaded31 Oct 2014

  • Duration07 Minutes

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A panel discussion: Is Ethiopia in need of more official working languages? Pt 3

Some argue that all of Ethiopias languages need to be recognised as official working languages, some debate that the main ethnic languages such as; Oromiffa, Somali and Tigrigna should be recognised as official working languages, and others make a case that there is no need for more such language designations for Ethiopia.

Currently Ethiopias official working language is Amharic.

 

Dr Girma A. Demeke (the former Head of Language Studies Academy at Addis Ababa University), Geletaw Zeleke (Political Analist), and Tsegaye Regassa (the former Senior Lecturer at Addis Ababa University and a PhD Candidate at University of Melbourne Law School ) reflect upon their own views regarding Ethiopias official working language from a legal, political, human rights and cultural identity perspective.

 

  • Uploaded31 Oct 2014

  • Duration20 Minutes

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Interview with Prof Tekeste Negash – Pt 1

Professor Tekeste Negash, talks about language, knowledge and development in Ethiopia. Prof Negash is currently visiting Professor at Addis Ababa University.

 

  • Uploaded27 Oct 2014

  • Duration17 Minutes

  • Download8MB

A panel discussion: Is Ethiopia in need of more official working languages? Pt 2

Some argue that all of Ethiopias languages need to be recognised as official working languages, some debate that the main ethnic languages such as; Oromiffa, Somali and Tigrigna should be recognised as official working languages, and others make a case that there is no need for more such language designations for Ethiopia.

Currently Ethiopias official working language is Amharic.

 

Dr Girma A. Demeke (the former Head of Language Studies Academy at Addis Ababa University), Geletaw Zeleke (Political Analist), and Tsegaye Regassa (the former Senior Lecturer at Addis Ababa University and a PhD Candidate at University of Melbourne Law School ) reflect upon their own views regarding Ethiopias official working language from a legal, political, human rights and cultural identity perspective.

 

  • Uploaded27 Oct 2014

  • Duration20 Minutes

  • Download10MB

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