Category Archives: English

Africa: Peacekeeping radio stations provide COVID-19 information to vulnerable communities in conflict-affected countries communities in conflict-affected countries

Africa: Peacekeeping radio stations provide COVID-19 information to vulnerable communities in conflict-affected countries UN Peacekeeping currently has large, popular and trusted radio stations in four African countries NEW YORK, United States of America, March 30, 2020 (UN Peacekeeping )radio stations… Read More »

Bill Gates Interview on CNN Anderson Cooper CNN Town Hall

Bill Gates Interview on CNN Anderson Cooper CNN Town Hall Bill Gates, co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, weighs in on the coronavirus pandemic, saying the number of US cases has not yet peaked and the country won’t… Read More »

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights very concerned by the continued communications shutdown in parts of Ethiopia

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) very concerned by the continued communications shutdown in parts of Ethiopia 27-Mar-202000:02:24 A spokesperson for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said the Office is very concerned by… Read More »

The Abiy regime hides the spread of Coronavirus in Ethiopia

The Abiy regime hides the spread of Coronavirus in Ethiopia Ethiopian Twitter: 16 confirmed cases so far but experts assume many more undetected. Has anyone here been hearing stories recently of neighbours, family members etc., falling sick with flu or… Read More »

US pressures countries to reject Cuban aid during coronavirus pandemic

US pressures countries to reject Cuban aid during coronavirus pandemic UK, March 27, 2020 (Morning Star) — THE United States has launched a stunning attack on Cuba’s medical-aid missions, with the Trump administration pressing countries to reject them during the… Read More »

UN Rights Commission Concerned about Internet Shut Down in Oromia amidst Covid-19

UN Rights Commission Concerned about Internet Shut Down in Oromia amidst Covid-19 Addis Abeba, MArch 27/2020 (Addis Standard) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights released a statement today in which the Rights body expressed its concerns about the… Read More »

Ethiopia: Murder convicted criminals got pardoned, political prisoners transferred to a notorious prison

Ethiopia: Murder convicted criminals got pardoned, political prisoners transferred to a notorious prison #Ayet Ayetu Baro Tumsa Ethiopian government has released a statement about pardoning prisoners because of Coronavirus. What might seem commendable is actually concerning. While processing paperwork, prison officials… Read More »

International Campaign Against blocking of Internet and phones in Oromia

International Campaign Against blocking of Internet and phones in Oromia Please join this team for campaign #UnblockInternetinOromia against Abiy Ahmed’s isolation of Oromia from the information about coronavirus. It is about life and death. Campaign tag: #UnblockInternetinOromia. 

Do you know who enforced unplugging phone and internet connections  in Oromia?

Do you know who enforced unplugging the phone and internet connections  in Oromia? Summary The blockade of telephone and internet services in Western Shawa, Wallaga, Guji and Borana zones were personally ordered by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, in cooperation with… Read More »

With Abiy in his corner, Isaias eyes TPLF knockout

With Abiy in his corner, Isaias eyes TPLF knockout By Naty Berhane Yifru, March 26, 2020 The end game may be approaching in a long and bitter rivalry (Ethiopia Insight) — Last month there was a grand celebration in Tigray,… Read More »

Coronavirus could lead to civil unrest in Ethiopia’s Oromia region with a potential to turn into a civil war!

Coronavirus could lead to civil unrest in Ethiopia’s Oromia region with a potential to turn into a civil war! By Aba Orma, Ph.D., March 26, 2020 As the world is grappling with the spread of coronavirus and the human and… Read More »

“They came with the wind from over the mountains” Desert locusts destroy crops, pasture in Ethiopia

“They came with the wind from over the mountains” Desert locusts destroy crops, pasture in Ethiopia By Evelien Schotsman, March 25, 2020 (Oxfam America) — In an area already suffering from drought and other weather shocks, farmers and herders struggle… Read More »