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Ethiopia regime caught between will

Ethiopia regime caught between will

After anti-government protests erupted two years ago, Ethiopia’s government adopted its traditional approach to dealing with dissent: hundreds of people were killed in clashes with security forces, tens…

OPINION: PROTEST RESIGNATION: RAMIFICATIONS OF A POLITICAL ACT

OPINION: PROTEST RESIGNATION: RAMIFICATIONS OF A POLITICAL ACT

Addis Abeba, October 09 /2017 – On October 8, 2017, Abbadula Gammada, Speaker of the House of Representatives, announced in an unusual Sunday evening appearance on the national TV…

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…

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

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Ethiopia to Free Political Prisoners, Close Prison

Ethiopia to Free Political Prisoners, Close Prison

Important Steps, But More Rights Reforms Needed Today, Ethiopia’s ruling coalition announced it would release political…

LIBYA: EUROPEAN GOVERNMENTS COMPLICIT IN HORRIFIC ABUSE OF REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS

LIBYA: EUROPEAN GOVERNMENTS COMPLICIT IN HORRIFIC ABUSE OF REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS

Report, showing network of exploitation involving EU-backed Libyan Coast Guard, comes after international outrage at…

US condemns deadly Ethiopia clashes

US condemns deadly Ethiopia clashes

Addis Ababa – The United States on Wednesday said it was “troubled and saddened” by…

Ethiopia: New Spate of Abusive Surveillance

Ethiopia: New Spate of Abusive Surveillance

Spyware Industry Needs Regulation Ethiopian authorities have carried out a renewed campaign of malware attacks, abusing…

Ethiopia’s ethnic federalism is being tested

Ethiopia’s ethnic federalism is being tested

Violence between ethnic groups has put the country on edge FOR centuries the city of…

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…

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Trump Alarms Lawmakers With Disparaging Words for Haiti and Africa

Trump Alarms Lawmakers With Disparaging Words for Haiti and Africa

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday balked at an immigration deal that would include protections for people from Haiti and some nations in Africa, demanding to know at…

Ethiopia top opposition figure gets prison time for contempt

Ethiopia top opposition figure gets prison time for contempt

One of Ethiopia’s most prominent opposition politicians has been sentenced to six months in prison for contempt of court along with three others after they sang a protest…

Egypt, Eritrea leaders meet as Nile tensions rise

Egypt, Eritrea leaders meet as Nile tensions rise

  Egypt’s president and his Eritrean counterpart met in Cairo on Monday amid heightened tensions with Sudan and Ethiopia over border disputes and the construction of a massive…

Ethiopia PM ‘misquoted’ over prisoners

Ethiopia PM ‘misquoted’ over prisoners

Ethiopia’s government has denied that all political prisoners will be freed, saying that only some imprisoned politicians will be pardoned. An aide to the prime minister said a…

UAE-backed Egyptian forces arrive in Eritrea

UAE-backed Egyptian forces arrive in Eritrea

  Following coordination with the United Arab Emirates, Egyptian forces arrived in Eritrea today, Al Sharq has reported. The forces are armed with modern technology and heavy armoured vehicles. Sources…

Statement of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on Recent Developments in Ethiopia

Statement of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on Recent Developments in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, 4 January 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the announcement made by the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Repubic…

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From Dishwasher to Millionaire, Ethiopian Refugee Achieves American Dream

From Dishwasher to Millionaire, Ethiopian Refugee Achieves American Dream

  MINNEAPOLIS —  When Tashitaa Tufaa first arrived in Minneapolis from Ethiopia in 1992, he remembers craning his head skyward in…

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…

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