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Ethiopian court jails activist for over 6 years

Ethiopian court jails activist for over 6 years

(AFP) — An Ethiopian court jailed a former opposition spokesman for over six years Thursday as rights groups urged the UN to press for a […]

 
 

Hunger to hit emergency levels in Ethiopia despite rains.

Hunger to hit emergency levels in Ethiopia despite rains.

Hunger Stories Emerge From Ethiopia NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Hunger is likely to reach emergency levels in Ethiopia and the number in need of […]

 
 

The World Health Organization (WHO) Chose a Tyrant as its Next Director General.

The World Health Organization (WHO) Chose a Tyrant as its Next Director General.

WHO elected Dr. Tedros Adhanom, the first African, as its next Director General. In doing so the organization chose to side with a tyrant and […]

 
 

Murders Enjoy Freedom, Whilst Sidama Loqee Massacre Victims Remain Without Justice As 15th Year On.

Murders Enjoy Freedom, Whilst Sidama Loqee Massacre Victims Remain Without Justice As 15th Year On.

May 24, 2017 By Denboba Natie A confirmed 69 unarmed, nonviolently marching Sidama civilians have been executed in broad day light by TPLF’s (Tigray People’s […]

 
 

Ethiopia: WHO is going to fall headlong into an abyss of decadence?

Ethiopia: WHO is going to fall headlong into an abyss of decadence?

Well, I perfectly recognize the fact that people like me have no power to change the natural or the unnatural, if you will, course of […]

 
 

Eritrea’s 30 Years Anniversary of Siri’Hit Commando.

Eritrea’s 30 Years Anniversary of Siri’Hit Commando.

As we are fast approaching the 23rd Anniversary of our most cherished and well deserved Independence day celebration, another significant occurrence is about to be […]

 
 

Africa’s Abu Ghraib in Ethiopia.

Africa’s Abu Ghraib in Ethiopia.

It is located not far from the buildings that house both national and international power centres in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. Thus, one can […]

 
 

Ethiopia needs impartial protest death probe, must release Oromo leader – EU MPs Members of the European Parliament (MEPs)

Ethiopia needs impartial protest death probe, must release Oromo leader – EU MPs Members of the European Parliament (MEPs)

Ethiopia needs impartial protest death probe, must release Oromo leader – EU MPs Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have renewed calls for the release […]

 
 

European Parliament Demands Investigation Into Ethiopia Killings.

European Parliament Demands Investigation Into Ethiopia Killings.

Resolution Calls for Urgent UN Inquiry Into Protester Deaths and Detention Felix Horne Felix Horne Senior Researcher, Horn of Africa @felixhorne1 Ethiopia’s government has always […]

 
 

Joint Statement Between Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) and Patriotic Ginbot7 Movement for Unity and Democracy.

Joint Statement Between Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) and Patriotic Ginbot7 Movement for Unity and Democracy.

Delegates from Patriotic Ginbot 7 and ONLF met in Frankfurt, Germany from 15 to 17 `May, 2017.  The delegates held a through discussion and assessment […]

 
 

Ethiopia: Terrorism verdict for Facebook posts is a shameful affront to freedom of expression

Ethiopia: Terrorism verdict for Facebook posts is a shameful affront to freedom of expression

(Amnesty International) — In response to news that former Ethiopian opposition spokesman Yonatan Tesfaye has been found guilty of “encouragement of terrorism” in connection with his […]

 
 

Farmajo calls for arms’ Embargo end to Defeat al-Shabab.

Farmajo calls for arms’ Embargo end to Defeat al-Shabab.

London, UK – Somalia’s president has called on the international community to lift an arms embargo on his country as government soldiers battle to regain […]

 
 

The Minority Led Ethiopian Regime’s Killer and Informer Eliminated.

The Minority Led Ethiopian Regime’s Killer and Informer Eliminated.

According to the news sources, Abera Bulcha, an informant and an assassin of the Ethiopian regime in Wolega region, was eliminated by opposition group rebels […]

 
 

Ethiopia Still Holding Many Journalists and Opposition Party Members Without Charge.

Ethiopia Still Holding Many Journalists and Opposition Party Members Without Charge.

Since declaring a state of emergency, the Ethiopian government has arrested numerous journalists, opposition party members, university students, and many others who it suspects might […]

 
 

Ethiopians to rally against Tedros Adhanom’s bid to become WHO chief.

Ethiopians to rally against Tedros Adhanom’s bid to become WHO chief.

Ethiopians residing in various countries in Europe will hold a protest rally at the U.N. headquarters in Geneva against the candidacy of Dr. Tedros Adhanom […]

 
 

EU calls on Ethiopia to accept ruling on Eritrea boundary

EU calls on Ethiopia to accept ruling on Eritrea boundary

The European Union has called on Ethiopia to accept the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission (EEBC) ruling made 15 years ago delimiting the border between the two […]

 
 

Ethiopia is facing foreign currency shortage.

Ethiopia is facing foreign currency shortage.

The head of the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) Mr. Tekelewolde Atnafu, said the amount of foreign reserve in the nation’s coffers is only enough […]

 
 

Médecins Sans Frontières has collected some data on the number of people affected by Cholera in the ogaden region.

Médecins Sans Frontières has collected some data on the number of people affected by Cholera in the ogaden region.

Médecins Sans Frontières has collected some data on the number of people affected by Cholera in the ogaden region. We are receiving information from inside […]

 
 

Ethiopia: British doctor objects to WHO candidature of Tedros Adhanom.

Ethiopia: British doctor objects to WHO candidature of Tedros Adhanom.

A British medical doctor who taught medicine in Ethiopia for four years says Dr. Tedros Adhanom is the wrong candidate for the top position of […]

 
 

U.N. renews calls to investigate deadly anti-government protests in Ethiopia.

U.N. renews calls to investigate deadly anti-government protests in Ethiopia.

The U.N. has renewed calls to the Ethiopian government to let human rights officials conduct independent investigations into allegations of abuses by security forces against […]