Is OPDO’s Abiy an Amhara or Oromo Ethiopian? (Teshome M....

By Teshome M. Borago| Satenaw Columnist As the ruling party plans to elect a new Prime Minister in a few days; more shocking information is...

High Tension in Gondar: Coronel Demeke transferred to Angereb prison

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Berhanu Nega: Eritrea’s cannon fodder or Ethiopia’s big hope?

By Teshome Borago | Satenaw Columnist Many Ethiopians had a diverse reaction to the latest news that Dr Berhanu Nega has gone to Eritrea to lead...

Report: Ethiopia Targeted Dissidents, Journalists With International Spyware Attacks

Salem Solomon/ VOASince 2016, the Ethiopian government has targeted dissidents and journalists in nearly two dozen countries with spyware provided by an Israeli software...

We condemn the ethnic apartheid regime while applauding our heroes –...

The Ethiopian National Transitional Council (ENTC) strongly condemns the brutal suppression of peaceful protests in Addis Ababa this weekend by the ethnic apartheid TPLF/EPRDF’s regime. This...

“Hagere, Hizbe, Kibre” (My Country, My People, My Honor)

The poet-artist with an “unconquerable soul”? Last week, Meron Getnet, the extraordinary young Ethiopian actress, put out on Youtube a powerful Amharic poem entitled,  “Hagere,...

Partial list of Political prisoners from Kaliti, Kilinito, Maikelawi and Zuway...

Partial list of Political prisoners from Kaliti, Kilinito, Maikelawi and Zuway On January 5, 2008 in Virginia, USA Mr. Siye Abraha, founder and former...

Why is Ethiopia in upheaval? This brief history explains a lot.

By Lovise Aalen February 17 at 6:00 AM In the latest twist in Ethiopia’s current political dramas, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn formally submitted his resignation from his position as...

Ethiopia: Digital Attacks Intensify

Spyware Firm Should Address Alleged Misuse MARCH 9, 2015 New York) – The Ethiopian government has renewed efforts to silence independent voices abroad by using...

Damned if you do, damned if you don’t: Damned now you...

By Tsega Wiyohannes It is really disappointing to say the least that Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America (ESFNA) has rescinded the request made by...

Rare protests hit Ethiopian Somali regional state as accusations of endemic...

Liyat Fekade Addis Abeba, April 27/2018 – Starting from the past weekend at least five towns located in the Ethiopian Somali regional state were hit by...

Crisis in Ethiopia and the Role of the International Community: Politics...

By Fikrejesus Amahazion       August 12, 2016 Rather than condemn and censure Ethiopia’s brutal crackdown, the international community has turned a blind eye. Dozens...

Addis Ababa and its surroundings hit by massive Taxi drivers’ strike

(Addis Standard) In 2009 the Addis Abeba City Council favorably voted to ratify the new traffic regulation, Road Transport and Traffic Control Regulation. Following...

A CALL TO THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

WILL YOU URGE THE GOVERNMENT OF ETHIOPIA TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PRINCIPLE-BASED ACTION PLAN TO BRING POLITICAL STABILITY AND A PEACEFUL TRANSITION...

It is about Time for the Amhara Ethnic Group to Defend...

May 24, 2016 By Kirk Bekele Editor's Note: For the last 25 years, TPLF has committed unimaginable crime on the Amhara ethnic group. It has expelled Amharas...

Ethiopia: Why PM Abiy Ahmed’s first priority should be free expression

By  William Davison Though it may come with risks, it would be in the government’s own interests to encourage open dialogue and constructive criticism. The swearing-in this...

60 illegal Ethiopian immigrants fined $40

SIXTY Ethiopian nationals who recently entered the country illegally as they fled political uncertainty in their homeland were last Friday fined $40 each or...

How Ethiopian Americans changed US policy on their homeland

BY ALEMAYEHU MARIAM, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL An old Ethiopian aphorism propounds, “If...

“Israel must eliminate racism” PM Netanyahu – BBC News

BBC News Israel's prime minister has said racism in the country must be eliminated, after protests by Ethiopian Israelis against alleged discrimination. Benjamin Netanyahu spoke after...

Bloomberg’s Blooper on the Oromo Protests [By Zecharias Zelalem]

The tidal wave of emotion which has swept the country since the start of the Oromo protests movement about a month or so ago...

Ethiopia’s crisis: Things fall apart: will the centre hold? [RENÉ LEFORT-...

RENÉ LEFORT Open Democracy Almost exactly a year ago, Ethiopia entered its worst crisis since the arrival of the regime in 1991. Last month, a state...

Why Ethiopia’s Amhara are protesting?

By Gonj ze Wadla As African heads of state convene in Addis Ababa to attend the 30th ordinary session of AU’s summit, their host, the...

I will never forget Ethiopia – By Nigel Morris

By Nigel Morris I recently traveled to Ethiopia for two weeks, and I must say, it was one of the most interesting, and beautiful experiences...

New blow to Nkurunziza as Burundi election official flees

REPORT from Agence France-Presse by Esdras NDIKUMANA Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza’s controversial bid to stand for a third term in office suffered a new blow on...

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