Ethiopia extends emergency as old antagonisms fester – By James Jeffrey in Addis Ababa

The Ethiopian government has extended a nationwide state of emergency for four months, hailing it as successful in restoring stability after almost a year...

The Torture Chronicles of Ethiopian Patriot Habtamu Ayalew (in His Own Words) – By...

Author’s Note: Following is my translation of the Amharic interview given by Habtamu Ayalew to the Voice of America (VOA), Amharic Program on March...

“Ethiopian Prime Minister will not receive an honorary doctorate at the Finnish university” –...

Reported in the Swedish Yle’s Finnish-Swedish broadcasting media. Original report link: https://svenska.yle.fi/artikel/2017/03/29/etiopiens-premiarminister-blir-inte-hedersdoktor-vid-finskt-universitet Google translation of Swedish-Finnish report below: Ethiopian Prime Minister will not be an honorary doctorate at...

Addis Ababa’s Landfill Tragedy – By Daniel Teferra (PhD)

According to news reports, over one hundred people died on March 8, 2017 when Addis Ababa’s landfill suddenly collapsed over the makeshift shelters nearby....

Obama adds former W.H. staffer Yohannes Abraham as Obama Foundation Adviser – Politico

Barack Obama is continuing to staff his post-presidency with top aides from his presidency, adding Yohannes Abraham as a senior adviser to the Obama...

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