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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 […]

 
 

Eritrean President Sends Message of Condolence to Somali President.

Eritrean President Sends Message of Condolence to Somali President.

H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed President of The Federal Republic of Somalia Mogadiscio Dear Mr. President, In these harrowing days where the people of Somalia have […]

 
 

The Sidama People Must Dismantle The “Special Militia” Discreetly Created By TPLF To Attack The Oromo Nation.

The Sidama People Must Dismantle The “Special Militia” Discreetly Created By TPLF To Attack The Oromo Nation.

Press Statement by Sidama National Liberation Front (SNLF), October 16, 2017 The Ethiopian Empire has entered into a new phase of self-destruction under the brutal […]

 
 

Ethiopia parliament speaker says ‘disrespect’ made him quit

Ethiopia parliament speaker says ‘disrespect’ made him quit

(AFP) — The speaker of Ethiopia’s lower house of parliament, who resigned last week, said Saturday that he quit because of “disrespect” of his ethnic […]

 
 

H. Res. 128 Joint Letter to Congress.

H. Res. 128 Joint Letter to Congress.

The Honorable Paul Ryan Speaker of the House H-232 The Capitol Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Speaker Ryan, We are writing to underscore the importance of […]

 
 

Daawo: Shirkii Arimaha Xuquuqul Insaanka Baarlamaanka Europe & Tacadiyada Ogaadeniya oo Looga Hadlay.

Daawo: Shirkii Arimaha Xuquuqul Insaanka Baarlamaanka Europe & Tacadiyada Ogaadeniya oo Looga Hadlay.

Shir lagaga hadlaayay arimaha xuquuqul insaanka ee ka furmay shalay oo Khamiistii magaalada Brusels ee wadanka Belgem, ayaa kasoo qayb galay mas’uuliyiin aad ubadan oo […]

 
 

Massive anti-govt protest in Ethiopia’s Oromia state

Massive anti-govt protest in Ethiopia’s Oromia state

(Africa News) — There are reports of peaceful anti-government protests in Ethiopia’s Oromia region. Photos shared by local media outlets show hundreds of people marching […]

 
 

U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia: Violent protests and road closures (Warning).

U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia: Violent protests and road closures (Warning).

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Violent protests and road closures in and around Shashamane The U.S. Embassy is aware of reports of violent protests and […]

 
 

BREAKING NEWS: Corp’s Attempts to Export Sugar Ends in Turmoil.

BREAKING NEWS: Corp’s Attempts to Export Sugar Ends in Turmoil.

( addisfortune) —A deal entered between the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation and a Dubai based buyer came to an abrupt end last week, after the latter pulled […]

 
 

Abadula Gemeda Resigns as Speaker of the Federal Parliament

Abadula Gemeda Resigns as Speaker of the Federal Parliament

Addis Abeba (Addis Standard) — Two credible sources told AS that Abadula Gemeda, speaker of the Ethiopian House of Peoples’ Representatives has resigned from his […]

 
 

Egypt: ‘Obstacles’ threaten agreement over Ethiopia dam.

Egypt: ‘Obstacles’ threaten agreement over Ethiopia dam.

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that there are obstacles threatening the tripartite “Declaration of Principles” signed in March 2015 by Cairo, Sudan and Ethiopia […]

 
 

How US Surveillance Helps Repressive Regimes—the Ethiopia Case Published in Just Security Felix Horne .

How US Surveillance Helps Repressive Regimes—the Ethiopia Case Published in Just Security  Felix Horne .

Recent stories from Edward Snowden’s disclosures show how the US government’s involvement with Ethiopia presents a case study in enabling repressive regimes to carry out […]

 
 

Ethiopia: Scores of people arrested following protests at annual Irreecha festival.

Ethiopia: Scores of people arrested following protests at annual Irreecha festival.

Scores of people were arrested on Sunday following Anti-TPLF protests at the annual Irreecha festival in Bishoftu a.k.a. Debrezeit, 25 miles outside the capital Addis […]

 
 

U.S. to stop promoting fake democracy in Ethiopia

U.S. to stop promoting fake democracy in Ethiopia

(ESAT) — American writer Dr. Helen Epstein, known among many Ethiopians for her hard-hitting article, “Cruel Ethiopia”, which detailed the brutal rule of Meles Zenawi […]

 
 

U.S. issues security alert for Ethiopia’s Irreecha citing chaos of 2016.

U.S. issues security alert for Ethiopia’s Irreecha citing chaos of 2016.

U.S. issues security (todayng)—–The United States Embassy in Ethiopia has issued a security message for its citizens with respect to Sunday, October 1 Irreecha festival […]

 
 

Joint press statement released by the Oromo and Ogaden communities in Ottawa, Canada.

Joint press statement released by the Oromo and Ogaden communities in Ottawa, Canada.

The following joint press statement was also released on September 23, 2017, by the Oromo and Ogaden communities in Ottawa, Canada.

 
 

Ethiopia: Security forces shot and injure several people in Debre Tabor.

Ethiopia: Security forces shot and injure several people in Debre Tabor.

Several residents of Debre Tabor in Gondar who protested the detention of a church leader were shot and injured as security forces opened fire at […]