Category Archives: English

Murky Dangote Cement Killings Show Ethiopia’s Faultlines and Abiy’s Challenge

Murky Dangote Cement Killings Show Ethiopia’s Faultlines and Abiy’s Challenge By Arefaynie Fantahun and William Davison, May 25, 2018 Many theories but little evidence of why employees were shot dead Attack follows labour dispute and three years of protests in Oromia… Read More »

The Culprits of the Sidama Looqqe Massacre And All Civilians’ In Ethiopia Must Be Brought To Justice!

The Culprits of the Sidama Looqqe Massacre And All Civilians’ In Ethiopia Must Be Brought To Justice! The SNLF Press Statement On The 16th Commemorative Anniversary Of The Sidama Looqqe Massacre May 24, 2018 This Song is Dedicated to several… Read More »

Abadula Gemeda is a fitting reception to Lencoo Lata and ODF

Abadula Gemeda is a fitting reception to Lencoo Lata and ODF By Aba Orma, May 23, 2018 Subtitle: Qeerroo and the Oromo people must hold Lencoo Lata accountable! Obbo Lencoo Lata: Who killed Baro Tumsa? Where is Nedhi Gamada? These… Read More »

Norway: Silence and indifference about Ethiopia

Norway: Silence and indifference about Ethiopia By Lemma Desta, Last updated: 05.02.2018 Source: Bistands Aktuelt Norway (Google Translation – February 6, 2018) OPINIONS: After the Crown Prince’s visit to Ethiopia last autumn, it has been difficult to create debate on Norway’s… Read More »

Dibaba Clocks Second Fastest Indoor 1500m of All-Time to Top Five

Dibaba Clocks Second Fastest Indoor 1500m of All-Time to Top Five World Leads in Karlsruhe Karlsruhe , Germany, 03 February 2018 (IAAF) — Living up to her meeting poster girl billing, Genzebe Dibaba powered to the second fastest indoor 1500m… Read More »

Fierce Fighting Erupted Between The ONLA and Ethiopian Regime Soldiers

Fierce Fighting Erupted Between The ONLA and Ethiopian Regime Soldiers Ogaden News Agency, February 1, 2018 (ONA) — Confirmed reports received from Ogaden says that fierce fighting has broken out between the Ogaden National Liberation Army (ONLA) and Woyane troops… Read More »

Expansion of Ethiopia’s first industrial park reopens old wounds

Expansion of Ethiopia’s first industrial park reopens old wounds February 1, 2018 (Reuters) — The scenic road from Addis Ababa to the small town of Dukem is peppered with signs of industry: warehouses and factories, garages and gas stations, newly-built… Read More »

Human Rights and Democracy in Ethiopia, today’s presentation by Anuradha Mittal at the US Congress

Human Rights and Democracy in Ethiopia, today’s presentation by Anuradha Mittal at the US Congress By Anuradha Mittal, January 30, 2018 Congressman Ellison & Congressman Coffman, Congressional staffers, and the Ethiopian diaspora, thank you for this opportunity to share Oakland… Read More »

Ethiopia is following the path of failed states in the Horn of Africa, North Africa and the Middle East

Fragile States Index: Ethiopia Is Facing Failure BY ANTHONY CHIBARIRWE • JANUARY 31, 2018 (The Trumpet) — Ethiopia faces a high risk of failure due to continued political and social instability in the country, the Fund for Peace reported in its Fragile States… Read More »

United States Supports Widening Access to Justice through Clinical Legal Education in Addis and Oromia

The overall budget for the two-year project is USD 487, 804 (about 13,365,829 million Birr) and will be implemented over the next two years ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 31, 2018 (Africa Newsroom) — The U.S. State Department in partnership with the… Read More »