Does Live 8 Matter to Ethiopia?

BY MARCO WERMAN Reporter Marco Werman travels 3 hours outside of the capital Addis Ababa to listen to farmers voice their concerns. At Ethiopia’s National Museum in Addis Ababa, I stood in…

22 die in Ethiopian election protests

June 9, 2005 New York Times ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — At least 22 people were killed and more than 100 wounded when Ethiopian security forces fired into crowds on Wednesday in a third…

Let Cool Heads Prevail – Challenge for Kinijt

Published: June 9, 2005 The brutal killing of 22 young men and women by the government’s special units on June 8, 2005 was a very sad and shocking turn of events following…

Report on the June 6/7 Student Unrest

By MediaETHIOPIA Correspondent Published: June 7, 2005 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – On June 5, 2005 (Sunday evening), there was a talk of boycout of the university cafeteria. In the same night, pamphlets calling…

2005 Ethiopian general election

Ethiopia held general elections on May 15, 2005, for seats in both its national House of Peoples’ Representatives and in four regional government councils. Under pressure from the international community, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi promised that this election would be…

Doubts over US Eritrean visit

Doubts surround a proposed US mission to Eritrea, to discuss the border dispute which it is feared could start a new conflict with Ethiopia. President Isaias Afewerki has refused to allow the…

Ethiopian television star Alebachew Teka mourn

Tens of thousands of Ethiopians have attended the funeral of one of the country’s most popular comedians and television hosts. Alebachew Teka, whose career took off for his satirical TV show under…

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