Monthly Archives: November 2018

EBC officially joins the group of FAKE news distributors

EBC officially joins the group of FAKE news distributors Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) joins ESAT in creating and distributing fake news. We found out that Jawar Mohammed is safe and is in good health. Nothing has happened to him. The… Read More »

SBO Sagalee Bilisummaa Oromoo, Sadaasa 23, 2018

SBO Sagalee Bilisummaa Oromoo, Sadaasa 23, 2018 SBO SADAASA 23, 2018. Oduu fi Gaaffii fi deebii I.A. H.D ABO Jaal Araarsoo Biqilaa waliin taasisame kutaa lammaffaa 

2020: Opposition’s Political Myopia to hand EPRDF victory on a platter?

2020: Opposition’s Political Myopia to hand EPRDF victory on a platter? By Zecharias Zelalem, November 23, 2018 (ethiocritical)–Ethiopia’s much hyped 2020 General Elections are two years away and people are already buzzing with excitement and glee. Ethiopia may be on the brink… Read More »

Ethiopia Preparing New Bill to Curb Hate Speech

Ethiopia Preparing New Bill to Curb Hate Speech By Yared Tsegaye, November 23, 2018 Addis Abeba, November 23/2018 (Addis Standard) – Akin to the recently introduced national motto in all government offices and beyond, “Ethiopia, a New Horizon of Hope”, which… Read More »

MetEC’s wasteful blunders should end Ethiopia’s fling with military business

MetEC’s wasteful blunders should end Ethiopia’s fling with military business By Zekarias Beshah Abebe, November 22, 2018 (Ethiopia Insight) — The Metals and Engineering Corporation (MetEC) is in the spotlight again with the arrest of managers for alleged corruption. More… Read More »

European Investment Bank (EIB) supports jobs and climate action across Africa with new EUR 200 million loan to Afreximbank

European Investment Bank (EIB) supports jobs and climate action across Africa with new EUR 200 million loan to Afreximbank The facility will support promoters in more than 40 countries across Africa with long-term funding ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, November 22, 2018/APO… Read More »

Barara is not Addis Ababa

Barara is not Addis Ababa By Guluma Gemeda (PhD), University of Michigan-Flint, November 22, 2018 Recently, unpublished, 49-page document entitled: ‘Addis Ababa is Barara, and Barara is Addis Ababa’ has circulated on the internet. The name of the author(s) is not… Read More »

Perils of Negotiating With Ethiopian Rulers

Perils of Negotiating With Ethiopian Rulers By Worku Gadissa  “Woraabeechi si gatuu mannaa woraabeecha nyaatee lulluqachu woyaa” [It is better to eat hyena and be sanctified rather than be eaten by hyena” singer,  Ittika Teferi This article was originally posted… Read More »

Transparency in military spending in sub-Saharan Africa higher than expected, new SIPRI report

Transparency in military spending in sub-Saharan Africa higher than expected, new SIPRI report SIPRI for the media  (Stockholm, 19 November 2018, SIPRI) The level of transparency in military spending in sub-Saharan Africa is greater than previously thought, according to a… Read More »