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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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Ethiopian Airlines planes collide at Delhi airport

Ethiopian Airlines planes collide at Delhi airport

  An Ethiopian airline plane hit the parked Air India plane at 2.25am on Wednesday. The Ethiopian Airlines plane was parked at bay No. 87 and was being…

Parliament Finally Lifts State of Emergency

Parliament Finally Lifts State of Emergency

The ten month long state of emergency imposed to control the public unrest that occurred in Amhara and Oromia regional states was finally lifted by the Parliament during…

South Sudan military captures rebel headquarters near Ethiopia border

South Sudan military captures rebel headquarters near Ethiopia border

South Sudanese soldiers captured insurgents’ military headquarters on Sunday, dealing a major blow to rebels loyal to former Deputy President Riek Machar, Juba said on Monday. Government troops fought…

Olympic champion Ayana destroys field to win 10,000 metres

Olympic champion Ayana destroys field to win 10,000 metres

LONDON (Reuters) – Ethiopian Almaz Ayana destroyed the field to win the 10,000 metres at the World Championships on Saturday, finishing around 300 metres clear of her rivals…

Ethiopia lifts emergency rule imposed last October after months of unrest

Ethiopia lifts emergency rule imposed last October after months of unrest

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia on Friday lifted a state of emergency imposed last October following months of protests that killed hundreds of people. More than 29,000 people…

Taxation With Repression and the Raging Quiet Riot in Ethiopia

Taxation With Repression and the Raging Quiet Riot in Ethiopia

James Otis, an early instigator of the American revolution, captured the rebellious sentiments and resentments of the colonists when he proclaimed, “Taxation without representation is tyranny.” In 1765,…

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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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