Category Archives: English

Ethiopia opposition see dangers if 2020 vote delayed

Ethiopia opposition see dangers if 2020 vote delayed By Dawit Endeshaw ADDIS ABABA, June 21 (Reuters) – Opposition politicians in Ethiopia are warning against a delay to national elections due in 2020 that would be the first under reformist Prime… Read More »

Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s government is criminalizing parents for their children

Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s government is criminalizing parents for their children By Bariiso Saaddoo, June 21, 2019 Immediately after the atrocities of 9/11, USA labelled Osama Bin Laden as one of the most dangerous man in the face of the Earth.… Read More »

Oromia Support Group: Human Rights Abuses in Ethiopia, Report 50

Oromia Support Group: Human Rights Abuses in Ethiopia, Report 50 Full report in PDFPDF The extra-judicial killing and arbitrary arrest of OLF supporters since December 2018 has created a situation in Oromia very similar to that in 1991-2 when thousands… Read More »

The bastardization of Ethiopia’s modernity

The bastardization of Ethiopia’s modernity June 19, 2019 — by Tezera Tazebew Ethiopia has undergone several partial processes of modernization. It has abandoned the traditional order, but has not yet fully replaced it. (Ethiopia Insight) — “The road to hell”,… Read More »

Ethiopia leads in global number of displaced persons

Ethiopia leads in global number of displaced persons Norwegian Refugee Council says around 3.2 million people displaced by conflict, drought by April this year in Ethiopia Andrew Wasike   | June 19, 2019 NAIROBI, Kenya (Anadolu Agency) — Ethiopia has… Read More »

Ethiopia apologizes for unexplained internet blackout, customers compensated

Ethiopia apologizes for unexplained internet blackout, customers compensated After days without access, internet users in Ethiopia can once again get online. (Africa News) — On day eight of an internet outage, Ethiopia’s state telecom monopoly officially acknowledged the service disruption… Read More »

Addis Ababa bans motorcycles movement to reduce crime

Addis Ababa bans motorcycles movement to reduce crime Following the increase of street crime in the capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, the city administration has banned the movement of all individually-owned motorcycles within the city. The Administrations ban on all… Read More »

Documenting the Political and Economic Change of Ethiopia

Documenting the Political and Economic Change of Ethiopia Brazilian photographer Felipe Fittipaldi travels to Ethiopia to unveil one of the African continent’s most remarkable rising economies and take a look at all the varying consequences that have come with the… Read More »

Ethiopia has been offline, and nobody really knows why

Ethiopia has been offline, and nobody really knows why By Samuel Getachew, CNN, Mon June 17, 2019 (CNN) — Internet outages that prevented many Ethiopians from accessing online services have entered a seventh day, sparking anger and frustration among citizens.… Read More »

Ethiopian migrants rescued from Yemen

Ethiopian migrants rescued from Yemen Around 12,000 people take the dangerous sea journey from the Horn of Africa to Yemen every month despite its poverty. by Victoria Gatenby, June 9, 2019  (Aljazeera) — Hundreds of Ethiopian migrants have returned… Read More »