Daily Archives: February 22, 2018

Can Ethiopia Overcome its Crisis and be a Normal Country?

Can Ethiopia Overcome its Crisis and be a Normal Country? Nahome Freda, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, February 22, 2018 (Addis Standard) – A week has gone by since Prime Minister Hailemriam Desalegn unexpectedly resigned from his postion as party chairman… Read More »

U.S. Conducts Airstrike in Support of the Federal Government of Somalia

U.S. Conducts Airstrike in Support of the Federal Government of Somalia By U.S. AFRICA COMMAND PUBLIC AFFAIRS, United States Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany, Feb 21, 2018 (US Africa Command) — In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike against… Read More »

First a concession, then a crackdown. The ruling party’s divisions over how to respond to growing revolt are on show

First a concession, then a crackdown. The ruling party’s divisions over how to respond to growing revolt are on show February 23, 2018 (Africa Confidential) — After the most tumultuous week in Ethiopian politics for years, which included the resignation… Read More »

Communiqué on the meeting between the Prime Minister of Ethiopia and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission

Communiqué on the meeting between the Prime Minister of Ethiopia and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission The Prime Minister briefed the Chairperson on the situation in Ethiopia and the measures taken by the Government to ensure the maintenance… Read More »

Sagalee Qeerroo Bilisummaa Oromoo, Gurraandhala 22, 2018

Sagalee Qeerroo Bilisummaa Oromoo, Gurraandhala 22, 2018

HRW: Does Ethiopia’s New State of Emergency Dash Hopes for Reform?

Does Ethiopia’s New State of Emergency Dash Hopes for Reform? Announcement Follows Prisoner Release, Prime Minister’s Resignation Felix Horne, Senior Researcher, Horn of Africa February 22, 2018 (hrw) — On February 17, Ethiopia’s Defense Minister Siraj Fegessa declared a six-month state of… Read More »

The State of Emergency is Illegitimate, but what would the Oromo People’s Democratic Organization (OPDO) do?

The State of Emergency is Illegitimate, but what would the Oromo People’s Democratic Organization (OPDO) do? By Caala Ibsa Oromo, February 22, 2018 Unable to address the grievances of the people and unable to control the Qeerroo movement, on February… Read More »

NAGEENYI QAWWEEN TIKFAMAU UMRII DHEERTUU HIN QABU!

Qixxeessaa Lammii | Gurraandhala 22, 2018 Ji’a ji’aan labsiin muddamaa mootummaa TPLFn bahu nagaya biyyattii hafnaan nagaya mataa isiituu gaaga’ama irra buusa. Humna waraanaan mootummaan hamma dhumaa jiraattu hin jirtu. Ummata bal’aa karaa nagayaan karaa humna waraanaan dirqisiisanii bulchuun waan… Read More »

Oromo Voice Radio (OVR) Broadcasts – 21 February 2018

Kun tamsaasa RSO Wiixata, Roobii fi Sambata karaa dambalii gabaabaa meetrebandii 16 ykn kiiloherzii 17850 Oromiyaatti darbuu dha. Oduu fi Mala Jireenyaa- (Mootummaa Ce’umsaa) ========================================= Oromo Voice Radio broadcasts to Oromia on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7:00 PM Finfinnee… Read More »

UAE warns citizens against travelling to Ethiopia in current situation

UAE warns citizens against travelling to Ethiopia in current situation DUBAI, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday warned UAE citizens of travelling to the East… Read More »