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The land of Haile Selassie is finally recognizing its Rastafarian community

WRITTEN BY Abdi Latif Dahir Quartz Ethiopia’s government has announced it will issue identity cards to members of the Rastafarian community, a religious group that has long been seen as stateless in the horn of Africa nation. The foreign ministry said that the ID cards will grant Rastafarians residency and most legal rights in the country, but […]

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News August 1, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News August 1, 2017

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Miss Ethiopia USA Pageant Contestants 2017:  Tigi Salome Yosef

Tigi Salome Yosef Tigi Salome Yosef is a believer, a mother, a part time Sunday school teacher, a banker, a licensed nutritionist, a cancer survivor, as well as the Goodwill Ambassador for BOOKS FOR AFRICA. Having her own child changed everything for the better for Tigi. She is a devoted Christian and a member of […]

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Ethiopia: Tamagn Beyene ‘Laughs Off’ Death Hoax Rumors

Tamagn Beyene ‘Laughs Off’ Death Hoax Rumors

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Ethiopia: The Untold Story of Tewodros’ II Family

Ethiopia: The Untold Story of Tewodros’ II Family

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Ethiopia faces high political risks stemming from its geographical location

Ethiopia faces high political risks stemming from its geographical location & the domestic political environment.” Moody’s: Ethiopia’s credit profile balances high growth and low debt costs against range of challenges  Global Credit Research – 01 Aug 2017 London, 01 August 2017 — Ethiopia’s B1 rating and stable outlook reflects its strengths, including high growth levels and low […]

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 31, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 31, 2017

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Hiber Radio Daily Ethiopian News July 31, 2017

Hiber Radio Daily Ethiopian News July 31, 2017

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Brana Radio Daily Ethiopian News July 30, 2017

Brana Radio Daily Ethiopian News July 30, 2017

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Taxation With Repression and the Raging Quiet Riot in Ethiopia – Alemayehu G. Mariam

James Otis, an early instigator of the American revolution, captured the rebellious sentiments and resentments of the colonists when he proclaimed, “Taxation without representation is tyranny.” In 1765, Otis organized an intercolonial conference to protest taxes on stamps affixed to legal and other documents in the colonies. That convention issued a Resolutiondeclaring: “That it is inseparably […]

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The Truth Behind Ephrem Tamiru & Teddy Afro

The Truth Behind Ephrem Tamiru & Teddy Afro

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Video: Exposing TPLF’s Money Laundering Chain | by Sadik Ahmed

Ethiopia: Exposing TPLF’s Money Laundering Chain | by Sadik Ahmed

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Senselet Drama Part 7

Senselet Drama Part 7

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The “Big Man” And the Broken People of Jigjiga, Ethiopia

by Muktar M. Omer THERE can be no better visualization of life under the archetypal “Big Man” in post-colonial Africa than the portrayal of the fictional African tyrant in Achille Mbembe’s “The Aesthetics of Vulgarity”. In this moving theory of power, oppression, tyranny and a sickening social situation the Cameroonian theorist refers to as the […]

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Ethiopia: Diabetes Poses a Looming Threat

By Henok Tibebu Diabetes as an emerging public health problem posing a looming threat to the public amidst growing burden of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Diabetes mellitus and hypertension are among the leading causes of outpatient visit or mortality in Ethiopia, according to the Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) while eighty per cent of deaths […]

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 27, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 27, 2017

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Brana Radio Daily Ethiopian News July 26, 2017

Brana Radio Daily Ethiopian News July 26, 2017

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Body of MSUM swimming instructor heading home to Ethiopia

  MOORHEAD —— The body of the 24-year-old Minnesota State University Moorhead swimming instructor who died in the Red River earlier this summer is heading home to Ethiopia after a successful crowdfunding campaign to pay for travel costs. Friends of Fanuel Shewarega Asrat set up a GoFundMe page following Asrat’s death, which was confirmed July […]

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 24, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 24, 2017

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The Voice finalist Fasika Ayallew speaks

The Voice finalist Fasika Ayallew speaks

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Ethiopia: Hiber Radio Daily News July 24, 2017

Ethiopia: Hiber Radio Daily News July 24, 2017

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British (In)Justice: The Persecution by Proxy Prosecution of Ethiopian Dissident Tadesse B. Kersmo

By Alemayehu G. Mariam I cut my “legal teeth” nearly four decades ago pouring over the Magna Carta, Blackstone’s “Commentaries” and Edward Coke’s legal treatises on the primacy of common law principles and the rule of law. Coke enunciated the principle of judicial review (and supremacy) in Bonham’s Case declaring, “when an act of parliament […]

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Brana Radio News Analysis: North Showa

Brana Radio News Analysis

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For Ethiopia’s Underemployed Youth, Life Can Center on a Leaf | New York Times

By KIMIKO de FREYTAS-TAMURAJULY 22, 2017 | New York Times BAHIR DAR, Ethiopia — Her life revolves around a psychotropic leaf. Yeshmebet Asmamaw, 25, has made chewing the drug a ritual, repeated several times a day: She carefully lays papyrus grass on the floor of her home, brews coffee and burns fragrant frankincense to set […]

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Brana Radio Daily Ethiopian News July 23, 2017

Brana Radio Daily Ethiopian News July 23, 2017

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Rock-hewn churches mark old ‘new Jerusalem’ in Ethiopia

A group of 11 centuries-old rock-hewn churches in Lalibela now attracts tourists as well as pilgrims. By TIM JOHNSONSpecial to the Star Fri., July 21, 2017 LALIBELA, ETHIOPIA-It’s a darkness so complete, it feels like a physical thing. The guide’s bright scarf serves as my beacon, until it disappears into the deepest gloom imaginable, and […]

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Senselet Part 6

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Senselet Part 6

Senselet S01 EP06 – ሰንሰለት ምዕራፍ 1 ክፍል 6

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Ethiopia: NEW Interview! BBN with Jawar Mohammed

Ethiopia: NEW Interview! BBN with Jawar Mohammed

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Trump’s Africa policy should end US aid to dictators, rights abusers

BY ALEMAYEHU G. MARIAM, Earlier this month, President Donald Trump was criticized for letting his “unelected” daughter Ivanka sit in for him during the high-level “Partnership with Africa, Migration and Health” session at the G-20. Ms. Trump was criticized for not making “any major contributions” to the session “during her father’s absence.” Trump has been accused of ignoring and neglecting Africa. […]

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 20, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 20, 2017

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