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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 […]

 
 

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 […]