Category Archives: English

No peace for Eritrea’s long-suffering female conscripts

No peace for Eritrea’s long-suffering female conscripts By Hiba Said, January 15, 2020 Eritrea’s independence struggle was largely a model of gender equality. But those days are long gone and there is still no sign of progress for women abused… Read More »

Ethiopian to Build New Africa’s Grand Airport in Oromia

Ethiopian to Build New Africa’s Grand Airport in Oromia ENA January 15, 2020 In its quest to become Africa’s gateway into the world, the national flag carries Ethiopian Airlines set to build new massive airport this year with an outlay… Read More »

Ethiopia sets August 16 as a tentative date for national elections

Ethiopia sets August 16 as a tentative date for national elections (National Post) — ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia’s upcoming national vote will probably be held on Aug. 16, the electoral board said on Wednesday, the first poll under Prime Minister… Read More »

Numerous and very large swarms pose an unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods in Horn of Africa

Numerous and very large swarms pose an unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods in Horn of Africa (Relief Web) — In the Horn of Africa, there has been a significant and extremely dangerous increase in swarm activity during the… Read More »

Assistant Secretary Tibor Nagy Travels to Central and East Africa

Assistant Secretary Tibor Nagy Travels to Central and East Africa (US Department of State) — US Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Tibor Nagy is set to arrive Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this week for an official visit which includes other African… Read More »

Is a ‘hidden hand’ at work in Ethiopia?

Is a ‘hidden hand’ at work in Ethiopia? By Leeloo Biyaa, January 13, 202 The suffering of the majority of the rural people became unbearable and they started protesting the loss of their lands. The Tigryan rich, who were the… Read More »

OSA: Responding to False Accusations

OSA: Responding to False Accusations January 12, 2020 Dear Mr. Secretary General, I am writing this letter to you on behalf of the Oromo Studies Association (OSA) out of grave concern about the false accusations made against the Oromo youth… Read More »

Not ready to lead! Assessing Abiy Ahmed’s administration

Not ready to lead! Assessing Abiy Ahmed’s administration By Sorettii Jarrssoo, January 12, 2020 When he became the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, said some inspiring and vindicating words that previous leaders never said.  He acknowledged that the government… Read More »

Passing the Legacy on

Passing the Legacy on By Worku Gadissa, January 12, 2020 It is fascinating to learn about the people of the past. We enjoy listening, seeing, reading and singing what happened in the past. Normally, when some dies, there impact on… Read More »

Prime Minster Abiy’s Nobel Peace Prize Validates Political Propaganda

Prime Minster Abiy’s Nobel Peace Prize Validates Political Propaganda: It isn’t about Noble, it isn’t about Peace, it isn’t about Reconciliation. By Worku Burayu (PhD), January 11, 2020 Summary: Nobel Peace Prize to Abiy is undeserved, premature and politically motivated.… Read More »

The challenge of Marroo’s ill-wishers

The challenge of Marroo’s ill-wishers By Rundassa Asheetee, January 10, 2020 Every time I read the shifty opinions of certain retarded (Raatuu) Oromos on a Facebook page, I felt irritated by their unkind feelings toward the Oromo Liberation Army (WBO).… Read More »

Double Standards: Ethiopia Must Solve its Internal Displacement Crisis

Double Standards: Ethiopia Must Solve its Internal Displacement Crisis By Nikita Taniparti, January 10, 2020 (The Globe Post) — June 2019. The spacious lobby of the Hilton in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa was unusually brimming with confused and harried-looking visitors.… Read More »