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The T-TPLF Spook Who Sat by the Jailhouse Door in Ethiopia (Part I)

The T-TPLF Spook Who Sat by the Jailhouse Door in Ethiopia (Part I)

Author’s Note: This is Part I of a two-part translation of an Amharic interview[1] with a former, now-exiled anonymous T-TPLF  “mole” (deep- cover intelligence operative) who was trained…

Apartheid State of Emergency in Ethiopia 2.0

Apartheid State of Emergency in Ethiopia 2.0

On October 9, 2016, the puppet prime minister (PPM) of the Thugtatorship of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front (T-TPLF) Hailemariam announced a “state of emergency” (SoE) in a…

Must Watch: Oromia Media Network Exclusive Interview With Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki (Part One & Two)

Must Watch: Oromia Media Network Exclusive Interview With Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki (Part One & Two)

  (Part One) Source : Oromia Media Network (Part TWO)…

No Honor at Tampere University for a Dictator in Ethiopia

No Honor at Tampere University for a Dictator in Ethiopia

(By Alemayhu G/Mariam) Author’s Note: In my March 19, 2017 commentary,  I indicated that I will be contacting the President and Board Chairman of the Tampere University of…

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…

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State Department Issues Travel Warning for Ethiopia

State Department Issues Travel Warning for Ethiopia

The U.S. State Department has issued an updated travel warning for Ethiopia, alerting U.S. citizens…

UN human rights chief urges Ethiopia to allow opposition

UN human rights chief urges Ethiopia to allow opposition

Hussein warns autocratic regime of need for ‘more open democratic space’   The Ethiopian government…

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,…

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HRW Urges Ethiopian Government to Exercise Restraint at Irreecha Festival

HRW Urges Ethiopian Government to Exercise Restraint at Irreecha Festival

As Ethiopia’s ethnic Oromo community prepares to celebrate the annual cultural festival known as Irreecha, questions linger about whether officials have learned from the deadly stampede that ruined…

Statement by the U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa on Reports of Ethnic Violence on the Oromia-Somali Border

Statement by the U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa on Reports of Ethnic Violence on the Oromia-Somali Border

Addis Ababa, September 19, 2017 :- We are disturbed by the troubling reports of ethnic violence and the large-scale displacement of people living along the border between the Oromia and…

ETHIOPIA: 55,000 PEOPLE DISPLACED AMID ETHNIC CLASHES.

ETHIOPIA: 55,000 PEOPLE DISPLACED AMID ETHNIC CLASHES.

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — More than 55,000 ethnic Oromos have been displaced from Ethiopia’s Somali region after a week of clashes with Somalis in which dozens were…

ETHIOPIA SENDING TROOPS TO REGION OF DEADLY ETHNIC CLASHES

ETHIOPIA SENDING TROOPS TO REGION OF DEADLY ETHNIC CLASHES

BY ELIAS MESERET ASSOCIATED PRESS ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s government said Friday it is sending troops to a region where deadly clashes have broken out between Oromo…

At Least 32 Killed in Ethiopia’s Oromia, Somali Regions

At Least 32 Killed in Ethiopia’s Oromia, Somali Regions

WASHINGTON —  At least 32 people have been killed in clashes across Ethiopia’s Oromia and Somali regions following clashes between rival ethnic Somali and Oromo forces, a former…

Several dead as al-Shabab storms Somali border town

Several dead as al-Shabab storms Somali border town

Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town of Balad Hawo near Kenya after al-Shabab detonated a suicide car bomb and then stormed the military base there, the…

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East Africa: For Uganda and Ethiopia, It’s $200m Less in Us Aid

East Africa: For Uganda and Ethiopia, It’s $200m Less in Us Aid

By Allan Olingo Uganda and Ethiopia will be the biggest losers in the region in the US President Donald Trump administration…

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…

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