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Ethiopia sends 16 to prison for trying to create new state

Ethiopia sends 16 to prison for trying to create new state

By Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (The Washington Post) — An Ethiopian court has sentenced 16 people to prison after finding them guilty of trying to create a separate state in the tense Oromia region.All 16 are members of the outlawed Oromo Liberation Front. They received sentences of four to 13 years. The Ethiopian Federal […]

Bahir Dar: Fury over demolition of “illegal houses, businesses”

by Arefayné Fantahun Intense clashes erupted in Bahir Dar city, capital of the Amhara region, last week when authorities demolished thousands of houses and small businesses at an area known as Yibab located around Bahir Dar University Yibab Campus, it was reported. The houses and small businesses were reduced to rubble, leaving thousands homeless when […]

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Tampere University will not confer an honorary doctorate upon Ethiopia’s controversial prime minister

Tampere University was about to confer Ethiopia’s controversial prime minister an honorary doctorate by the university in May. The press release on the appointment has been removed from the network, and the president of the university says there will be no appointment – as the prime minister cannot come. YLE News was contacted by an […]

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Yared Hailemariam On Habtamu Ayalew And Other Human Rights Violations In Ethiopia

Yared Hailemariam On Habtamu Ayalew And Other Human Rights Violations In Ethiopia

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Hidden Truth About Ethiopian Air Force | TOP SECRET

by Sadik Ahmed Hidden Truth About Ethiopian Air Force | TOP SECRET

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South Sudan: Release all people arbitrarily detained amid the conflict

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL 28 March 2017 South Sudanese authorities must release all people detained without charge by the security agencies, including 28 men currently held at the headquarters of the national intelligence agency in the capital Juba, said Amnesty International’s Secretary General today in an open letter to President Salva Kiir. The call comes after the president publicly pledged to […]

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Ethiopia’s deadly rubbish dump landslide was down to politics, not providence

The Guardian Fadila Bargicho believes divine intervention saved the life of one of her two sons when a landfill site collapsed near Addis Ababa. The reality is more prosaic William Davison, March 24 It was only a misplaced shoe that prevented Fadila Bargicho from losing a second child when an avalanche of rubbish crushed makeshift […]

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Somalia: Ethiopia Shifts Troops Around, Adjusts Posture

Stratfor Ethiopian forces recently withdrew from several locations in Somalia’s central Galgaduud region, according to reports by Jowhar and on several social media outlets over the weekend. Ethiopian troops left the towns of Dhusamareb in the northern part of the region and Ceelbuur, further to the south. Leaving Dhusamareb is unlikely to create a vacuum […]

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BBN Breaking News: Wello

BBN Breaking News: Wello

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Press Release from the International Unity of Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Faith Followers Concerning the Abduction of the Waldba Monk Aba Gebre Eyesus by Armed EPRDF Government Agents

March 22, 2017 “… But don’t be afraid of those who threaten you. For the time is coming when everything that is covered will be revealed, and all that is secret will be made known to all. What I tell you now in the darkness, shout abroad when daybreak comes. What I whisper in your […]

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Ogaden European Diaspora Association’s Open Letter to Mr. Louis Michel

An open letter to Mr. Louis Michel European Parliament Rue Wiertz 60 BUR ASP 09G206 1047 Bruxelles louis.michel@europarl.europa.eu London, March 27, 2017. Dear Mr. Louis Michel, We, the Ogaden European Diaspora Association are writing you over your unconditional support of the brutal and minority leading group of Ethiopia. Besides the huge amount of aid money from the EU and […]

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Hiber Radio Daily Ethiopian News March 27, 2017

Hiber Radio Daily Ethiopian News March 27, 2017

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Interview with Dr. Derese Ayenachew on historical foundation of Ethiopia: Country & People – SBS Amharic

Interview with Dr. Derese Ayenachew on historical foundation of Ethiopia: Country & People – SBS Amharic

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Amina Warsame: Stop Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting ASAP | SBS Amharic

Amina Warsame: Stop Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting ASAP | SBS Amharic

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46 Dogs Rescued from Korean Meat Farm Arrive in NYC

46 Dogs Rescued from Korean Meat Farm Arrive in NYC

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Video: Ethiopia’s recent human rights violations against Amhara people
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Voice of Amhara Daily Ethiopian News March 26, 2017

Voice of Amhara Daily Ethiopian News March 26, 2017

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Elias Wondimu the bridge builder – By Tariku Abas

Whenever and wherever he pauses to communicate, be it in interviews, friendly chats, academic discussions, or in speeches he delivers, Elias Wondimu returns to a common phrase: building bridges. It is like a mantra for him. For all his focus on bridges, he is not a civil engineer in the traditional sense of the word, […]

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Thousands of Hungry Somalis Trekking to Ethiopia

March 24, 2017 – Menaced by Al Shabab militants and a worsening drought, thousands of Somalis are abandoning the land to seek refuge in neighbouring Ethiopia, according UNHCR report. Hungry and exhausted, Aisha Yussuf Abdi, 40, and her seven young children finally reached Ethiopia at the end of a desperate three-day trek over the border […]

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Athletics: Kenya and Ethiopia renew World Cross Country rivalry

By Isaack Omulo KAMPALA (Reuters) – Kenya and their east African middle and long-distance running rivals, Ethiopia, will come face-to-face again at the 42nd World Cross Country Championships in the Ugandan capital Kampala on Sunday. The two countries who have dominated the global event more than any other nation, have strong teams at this year’s […]

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Addis Abeban’s potentially eating contaminated vegetables during Lent

Followers of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church are half way through Lent. One very basic practice observed during the fasting season is the change in the eating habit of the practitioners. During this time feeding upon animal products like meat, egg, milk, cheese, butter or any derivatives of animals is strictly prohibited. Some say that […]

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Teddy Afro’s 2017 Album Reportedly To Be Sold For 15 Million Birr

Ethiopia, the fifth musical album of the Ethiopian music star, Tewodros Kassahun aka Teddy Afro, 40, set to be released in three weeks time for Easter, has reportedly been sold for a record of 15 million Ethiopian Birr. According to Tadias Addis, an entertainment FM radio program on Sheger FM, founded in 2017 by four […]

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Part 2: Habtamu Ayalew reveals shocking inside story of life in Ethiopian Prison

Part 2: Habtamu Ayalew reveals shocking inside story of life in Ethiopian Prison

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South Sudan Shows Zero Tolerance to Murle Abductors – Ambassador

By Bilal Derso South Sudan is committed to work in concert with the Ethiopian government in combating the infamous acts of some Murle abductors who frequently killed and kidnapped innocent civilians in Gambela state, the country’s ambassador to Ethiopia stated. In an exclusive interview with The Ethiopian Herald yesterday, Ambassador James Pitia Morgan vowed to […]

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World Cross Preview: How Will Kenya And Ethiopia Divide The Golds?

The IAAF World Cross Country Championships are in Kampala, Uganda, beginning with the mixed relay at 7:00 AM Central on Sunday. We preview the senior races below. Here are the IAAF previews of the men’s and women’s junior races. Women’s Senior Race (10K, 8:55 AM ET Sunday) How much have Kenya and Ethiopia historically dominated this race? ​Every ​individual gold since 2008, every […]

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HR128 – News Analysis by Sadik Ahemed | Video

HR128 – News Analysis by Sadik Ahemed | Video

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The Lives and Times of Patriots Asfaw Feleke and Ejigayehu Yalew – SBS Amhraic

The Lives and Times of Patriots Asfaw Feleke and Ejigayehu Yalew – SBS Amhraic

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Ethiopian Restaurant Owner Assassination: Police Release Surveillance Video

Ethiopian Restaurant Owner Assassination: Police Release Surveillance Video

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250 migrants feared dead in new Mediterranean boat tragedy

250 migrants feared dead in new Mediterranean boat tragedy Despite rough winter seas, migrant departures from Libya on boats chartered by people traffickers have increased in recent months. Around 250 African migrants are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean after a rescue boat found two partially submerged rubber dinghies off Libya. A boat of […]

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Ethiopia’s deadly rubbish dump landslide was down to politics, not providence

Fadila Bargicho believes divine intervention saved the life of one of his two sons when a landfill site collapsed near Addis Ababa. The reality is more prosaic William Davison in Addis Ababa It was only a misplaced shoe that prevented Fadila Bargicho from losing a second child when an avalanche of rubbish crushed makeshift houses, […]

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