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Somalia illegally surrendered citizen to Ethiopia – parliamentary report.

Somalia illegally surrendered citizen to Ethiopia – parliamentary report.

Somalia’s parliament, the House of the People, says the government’s formal handover of a Somali national to neighbouring Ethiopia was illegal. The parliamentary body set […]

 
 

Report: ONLF Rebel Leader Illegally Extradited to Ethiopia.

Report: ONLF Rebel Leader Illegally Extradited to Ethiopia.

(VOA) The controversial extradition of a prominent ONLF rebel leader to Ethiopia was illegal, a report by a Somali parliamentary commission said Saturday. (1/1)FILE – […]

 
 

Egypt warns Ethiopia Nile dam dispute ‘life or death’

Egypt warns Ethiopia Nile dam dispute ‘life or death’

CAIRO — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, for the second time in as many days, delivered on Saturday a stern warning to Ethiopia over a dam […]

 
 

Ethiopia torturing persons held in connection with 2016 prison inferno

Ethiopia torturing persons held in connection with 2016 prison inferno

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban 13/11/2017 ETHIOPIA The national human rights body in Ethiopia has revealed that some 38 inmates currently under detention in connection with […]

 
 

Egypt concerned over failure on Ethiopia’s dam, says min.

Egypt concerned over failure on Ethiopia’s dam, says min.

By: MENA Mon, Nov. 13, 2017 Ethiopia dam Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Aati CAIRO – 13 November 2017: Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Aati expressed on […]

 
 

Ethiopia: Government-Fuelled Conflict & the Need for Unity.

Ethiopia: Government-Fuelled Conflict & the Need for Unity.

by GRAHAM PEEBLES (Counter Punch) — In an attempt to distract attention from unprecedented protests and widespread discontent, the Ethiopian Government has engineered a series […]

 
 

The Collaboration Of GPLM’s Disgraced Member With TPLF Never Hinder Its Struggle For The Rights Of Gambella People.

The Collaboration Of GPLM’s Disgraced Member With TPLF Never Hinder Its Struggle For The Rights Of Gambella People.

November 10, 2017 PAFD, Press Release, The Gambella Peoples’ Liberation Movement (GPLM), one of the founding members of the ‘Peoples’ Alliance for freedom and Democracy’ […]

 
 

Shortage of Hard Currency Crippling Ethiopia’s Economy: Governor.

Shortage of Hard Currency Crippling Ethiopia’s Economy: Governor.

A declining export, acute shortage of hard currency, an insatiable demand for imports, widening trade deficit and a crushing foreign debt of $40b causing the […]

 
 

How Rumours Over Sugar Saw Ethiopian Troops Kill 10 People.

How Rumours Over Sugar Saw Ethiopian Troops Kill 10 People.

BY TOM GARDNER | THE GUARDIAN It began with a rumour. On 25 October, residents of Ambo, 120km west of the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, […]

 
 

Mohamed Al Amoudi’s Arrest and its Implications to Ethiopia.

Mohamed Al Amoudi’s Arrest and its Implications to Ethiopia.

by Amanuel Biedemariam 06 Nov 2017 – Over the years, particularly from 1991 until present, one of the key players that helped shape the political […]

 
 

Kenyan police nab 132 illegal Ethiopian immigrants

Kenyan police nab 132 illegal Ethiopian immigrants

Kenyan police on Friday interrogated 132 Ethiopian nationals after arresting them in a security operation at a residential estate in Nairobi. Area police commander Joseph […]

 
 

Ethiopia: Capital Flight Reaching Alarming Level.

Ethiopia: Capital Flight Reaching Alarming Level.

The illegal outflow of foreign currency out of Ethiopia has gone up recently. Since the recent drop of the birr (Ethiopian currency) by 15% against […]

 
 

Ethiopia Security Forces Fire Live Rounds Killing 10 Protesters in Ambo Town.

Ethiopia Security Forces Fire Live Rounds Killing 10 Protesters in Ambo Town.

BY ADDIS STANDARD At least ten people were killed today and 20 more wounded in a fresh round of protest that started on Tuesday October 24 […]

 
 

Is Ethiopia’s Digital War Worth it?

Is Ethiopia’s Digital War Worth it?

With the most recent ethnic clashes in the Somali region, Ethiopia has now entered another crisis. According to government reports, 50 people have been killed […]

 
 

Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch to Resign.

Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch to Resign.

BY BORKENA NEWS The last two weeks witnessed the resignation of Speaker of Ethiopian parliament, Aba Dula Gemeda, and the advisor to the Prime minister, […]

 
 

Bereket Simon should be tried for crimes against Ethiopians, says EU lawmaker Ana Gomes.

Bereket Simon should be tried for crimes against Ethiopians, says EU lawmaker Ana Gomes.

Ethiopia PM’s ex-top advisor must be prosecuted – E.U. MP Bereket Simon, a former top advisor to Ethiopian Premier Hailemariam Desalegn must be prosecuted for […]

 
 

Ethiopia: 11 killed in continued violence in restive region

Ethiopia: 11 killed in continued violence in restive region

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Eleven people have been killed in clashes in Ethiopia’s restive Oromia region as the country continues to experience anti-government protests […]

 
 

Ethiopia’s Political Turmoil Worsening: Threatening Regional Security

Ethiopia’s Political Turmoil Worsening: Threatening Regional Security

  Despite increasing international condemnation, the ruling party in Ethiopia has shown no sign of political reform. Instead, it continues to divide the nation once […]

 
 

THE US SADDENED BY VIOLENT END OF FRESH PROTESTS IN OROMIA AS NUMBER OF CASUALTIES CLIMB.

THE US SADDENED BY VIOLENT END OF FRESH PROTESTS IN OROMIA AS NUMBER OF CASUALTIES CLIMB.

Addis Abeba, Oct. 18/2017 – The United States Embassy in Addis Abeba said in a statement that the US “sees peaceful demonstrations as a legitimate […]

 
 

Watch: ABO’s youth league, Qeerroo Bilisummaa, behind the October 2017 rallies across Oromia

Watch: ABO’s youth league, Qeerroo Bilisummaa, behind the October 2017 rallies across Oromia

ABO’s youth league, Qeerroo Bilisummaa, says it’s the organizer of the October 2017 peaceful (nonviolent) rallies across Oromia. On its Facebook page, Qeerroo Bilisummaa Oromoo, the […]