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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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Ethiopia hit by anti-tax protests

Ethiopia hit by anti-tax protests

There are reports that military and police have been deployed to parts of Ethiopia’s Oromia state following protests over a new business tax that has been introduced recently.…

በአምቦ ከተማ ከቀን ገቢ ግምት ጋር ተያይዞ በተፈጠረ ግጭት ሁለት ተሽከርካሪዎች ጉዳት ደረሰባቸው

በአምቦ ከተማ ከቀን ገቢ ግምት ጋር ተያይዞ በተፈጠረ ግጭት ሁለት ተሽከርካሪዎች ጉዳት ደረሰባቸው

በአምቦ ከተማ ከቀን ገቢ ግምት ጋር ተያያዞ ሐሙስ ሐምሌ 6 ቀን 2009 ዓ.ም. በተፈጠረ ግጭት ሳቢያ፣ ንብረትነታቸው የመንግሥት በሆኑ ሁለት ተሽከርካሪዎች ላይ ከፍተኛ ጉዳት መድረሱ ተገለጸ፡፡ የኦሮሚያ ክልል…

Why is the UK government refusing to call for his release?

Why is the UK government refusing to call for his release?

Andy Tsege: the British citizen on Ethiopia’s death row The prime minister had a lot on her mind in the early hours of 9th June. She had held…

: EU response to the human rights situation in Ethiopia

: EU response to the human rights situation in Ethiopia

Ms Federica Mogherini High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs European External Action Service Rue de la Loi 1000 Brussels Brussels, 07.07.2017 Subject: EU response to the…

Small Businesses Contend against City’s Tax Income Assessment

Small Businesses Contend against City’s Tax Income Assessment

With a drizzling cloudy sky late in the afternoon last Wednesday, many traders with their gloomy faces sat in their shops around Amede Gebeya in Merkato. They made…

Teddy Afro, Ethiopia’s biggest pop star: ‘Because of our government, our country is divided’

Teddy Afro, Ethiopia’s biggest pop star: ‘Because of our government, our country is divided’

The musician’s latest album, with songs hailing Ethiopia’s glorious past, is the fastest-selling record in the country’s history. But his political views have made him enemies at home…

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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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