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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…

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…

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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Ethiopia Declares Another Diarrhea Outbreak

Ethiopia Declares Another Diarrhea Outbreak

  Ethiopia has declared an outbreak of acute watery diarrhea, also known as AWD, in the country’s Somali region, where people are already struggling to cope with a…

Why Ethiopia is building a space programme

Why Ethiopia is building a space programme

THE ancient holy town of Lalibela, perched some 2,500 metres above sea-level in Ethiopia’s northern highlands, boasts some of the clearest night skies imaginable. Ethiopian stargazers dream that…

Why Is Western Media Ignoring Ongoing Atrocity In Ethiopia?

Why Is Western Media Ignoring Ongoing Atrocity In Ethiopia?

  She spoke to me with tears in her eyes describing the calculated execution of her own people. Even though Atsede Kazachew feels relatively safe as an Ethnic…

The US Launched Air Strikes Against Syria To Punish It For Using Chemical Weapons

The US Launched Air Strikes Against Syria To Punish It For Using Chemical Weapons

Thursday’s military action came after a whirlwind week in which the US’s policy towards Syria changed several times WASHINGTON — The US military launched strikes inside Syria Thursday…

Al-Shabab Seizes Key Somali Town After Ethiopians Pull Out

Al-Shabab Seizes Key Somali Town After Ethiopians Pull Out

Ethiopian troops fighting militant Islamist group al-Shabab have withdrawn from a key military base in central Somalia’s Galgudud region, according to residents. Heavily armed al-Shabab fighters took control…

The Torture Chronicles of Ethiopian Patriot Habtamu Ayalew (in His Own Words)

The Torture Chronicles of Ethiopian Patriot Habtamu Ayalew (in His Own Words)

Author’s Note: Following is my translation of the Amharic interview given by Habtamu Ayalew to the Voice of America (VOA), Amharic Program on March 15, 2017 and broadcast…

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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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