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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…

Human Rights & The Press

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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Climate imperils Ethiopia’s coffee output: study

Climate imperils Ethiopia’s coffee output: study

PARIS (AFP) –  Climate change could wipe out more than half of Ethiopia’s coffee production unless farmers move to higher ground, scientists warned Monday. Climbing temperatures and dwindling rainfall…

ISS Today: As doors close to refugees, Ethiopia’s stay open

ISS Today: As doors close to refugees, Ethiopia’s stay open

More than 65.6-million people around the world were forcibly displaced by the end of 2016 – the highest level ever recorded. Of these, 84% were hosted in developing…

Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed area

Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed area

Official says Eritrean soldiers occupied moved contested border territory, days after Qatar pulled its peacekeepers out Djibouti’s foreign minister has accused neighbouring Eritrea of occupying a disputed territory…

London fire: Two Ethiopian families still missing

London fire: Two Ethiopian families still missing

Several British nationals of Ethiopian origin are still missing after the huge fire in a tower block in West London, says the Ethiopian embassy in the UK. They…

London fire: Twelve dead in Grenfell Tower blaze

London fire: Twelve dead in Grenfell Tower blaze

Twelve people have died in a west London tower block fire and the number of deaths is expected to rise, police have said. Firefighters rescued 65 people from…

Ethiopia: Clamping down the Internet

Ethiopia: Clamping down the Internet

( By Alemayhu G/Mariam) Last week, for the third time in the past year, the Thugtatorship of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front (T-TPLF) unplugged the internet. The reasons are…

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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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