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Subcommittee Hearing: Democracy Under Threat in Ethiopia

Subcommittee Hearing: Democracy Under Threat in Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Another T-TPLF White Elephant for Sale?

Ethiopia: Another T-TPLF White Elephant for Sale?

(By Alemayhu G/Mariam) Is the T-TPLF setting up the “Ethiopian Railway Line” for a fire sale? The “Ethiopian Railway Line” opened in October 2016 with all the bells…

TrAIDing in Misery: The T-TPLF, its Partners and Famine in Ethiopia

TrAIDing in Misery: The T-TPLF, its Partners and Famine in Ethiopia

(By almariam) The T-TPLF (Thugtatorship of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front) is out in full force once again on its annual panhadling circuit. In January 2016, the T-TPLF…

Farewell, Barack Obama!

Farewell, Barack Obama!

By Alemayhu G/Mariam) To: President Barack Obama: As I bid you farewell and adieu, I ask you three questions on matters that are enormously important to me: Is…

Ethiopia: We MUST Keep Our Eyes on the Prize!

Ethiopia: We MUST Keep Our Eyes on the Prize!

(By almariam) I am calling for a truce in the war of words among Ethiopian scholars, intellectuals and others over history, historicity and historicism. I am also calling…

Ethiopia: Ethnic nationalism and the Gondar protests

Ethiopia: Ethnic nationalism and the Gondar protests

An analysis on what the rising ethnic nationalism among the historically powerful Amhara means for the country’s future. (ByKalkidan Yibeltal) Amba Giorgis, Ethiopia – Etenesh* sits alone on…

Human Rights & The Press

35 KILLED, DOZENS MISSING IN ETHIOPIA GARBAGE DUMP LANDSLIDE

35 KILLED, DOZENS MISSING IN ETHIOPIA GARBAGE DUMP LANDSLIDE

( BY ELIAS MESERET) ASSOCIATED PRESS ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A landslide swept through a…

US: Stand Up for Ethiopians as Government Stifles Protests, Jails Journalists

US: Stand Up for Ethiopians as Government Stifles Protests, Jails Journalists

Human Rights Watch Statement to US House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health,…

Ethiopia : Human Rights Watch Denounces Grave Human Rights Abuses in Ethiopia

Ethiopia : Human Rights Watch Denounces Grave Human Rights Abuses in Ethiopia

Human Rights Watch (HRW) published a scathing report on the events that took place in…

Ethiopia: Year of Brutality, Restrictions

Ethiopia: Year of Brutality, Restrictions

Restore Rights, Address Grievances (Nairobi) – Ethiopia plunged into a human rights crisis in 2016,…

Two Radio Bilal journalists sentenced in Ethiopia on terror charges

Two Radio Bilal journalists sentenced in Ethiopia on terror charges

New York, January 4, 2017–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the prison sentences handed…

Free Merera Gudina and all political prisoners

Free Merera Gudina and all political prisoners

Amsterdam, Washington DC, Minnesota – December 29, 2016 Top opposition leader, Dr. Merera Gudina, was…

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Police Rule Murder Of Ethiopian Business Owner As Assassination

Police Rule Murder Of Ethiopian Business Owner As Assassination

      NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Metro Nashville Police officials have ruled the murder of a South Nashville Ethiopian market and restaurant owner as an assassination. Gitem Demissie, age…

London attack: Five dead in Westminster terror attack

London attack: Five dead in Westminster terror attack

Five people have died and at least 40 were injured after an attacker drove a car along a pavement in Westminster, stabbed a policeman and was shot dead…

Trashin’ Addis Ababa (New Flower)

Trashin’ Addis Ababa (New Flower)

Author’s Note: The purported prime minster of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, is a sanitary engineer with a master’s degree from Tampere University of Technology (TUT) in Finland. The sanitary engineering…

Buried in Ethiopian dump landslide: a young man and his dream

Buried in Ethiopian dump landslide: a young man and his dream

(By Aaron Maasho) | ADDIS ABABA Biniam Alemeneh’s father was a construction worker, but the 16-year-old Ethiopian student dreamed of becoming an engineer, inspired by his country’s booming economy…

Ethiopian Restaurant Owner Killed In Targeted Shooting

Ethiopian Restaurant Owner Killed In Targeted Shooting

(By Sarah McCarthy) NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Family and friends gathered to mourn the loss of their loved one after he was killed in a targeted shooting inside a business…

IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS: QOSHE GARBAGE DUMP COLLAPSE: A TRAIL OF CORRUPTION, CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE AND COUNTLESS VICTIMS

IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS: QOSHE GARBAGE DUMP COLLAPSE: A TRAIL OF CORRUPTION, CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE AND COUNTLESS VICTIMS

Addis Abeba, March 17, 2017 – For the second time in less than six months, the Ethiopian ruling party EPRDF-dominated parliament has declared a three-day nationwide mourning. This…

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Al Amoudi’s wealthy drops : $15.3 to $8.1 Billion !

Al Amoudi’s wealthy drops : $15.3 to $8.1 Billion !

Ethiopia born Mohammed Al Amoudi drops to 159th in the latest Forbes list of the world’s richest people. Forbes estimates Al…

Nile Basin countries building bridges over Ethiopian dam

Nile Basin countries building bridges over Ethiopian dam

IN SUMMARY Tension among the five Nile Basin countries started building in October last year when Ethiopia’s Oromo people staged anti-government…

Why are cars so expensive in Ethiopia?

Why are cars so expensive in Ethiopia?

Owning a car for many Ethiopians – even those with ready cash to spend in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies…

Saudi official visits Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Saudi official visits Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

An informed source said that the advisor to the royal court of Saudi Arabia, Ahmed al-Khatib, visited the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam…

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