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Leaked Documents Show That Ethiopia’s Ruling Elites Are Hiring Social Media Trolls (And Watching Porn)

Leaked Documents Show That Ethiopia’s Ruling Elites Are Hiring Social Media Trolls (And Watching Porn)

20 January 2018, Global Voices— Over the past two months, a series of leaked documents from Ethiopia’s powerful political elites have been circulating online. Among other revelations, the leaks show…

Ethnic Consciousness and National Consciousness in Ethiopian History By Teodros Kiros (Ph.D.)

Ethnic Consciousness and National Consciousness in Ethiopian History By Teodros Kiros (Ph.D.)

Introduction I would like to begin below with what I wrote on Ethiopianity and Independent Thinking a few years ago to frame my present argument that Ethnic consciousness is mediated…

Ethiopian Christians celebrate colorful Epiphany

Ethiopian Christians celebrate colorful Epiphany

19.01.2018 by Addis Getachew (AA) Followers of the Ethiopian Orthodox faith on Friday celebrated Timket — also called the Epiphany — a holiday commemorating Jesus’ baptism in the Jordan River.…

IMF Board Warns of Ethiopia’s Dwindling Reserves

IMF Board Warns of Ethiopia’s Dwindling Reserves

18 JANUARY 2018, Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) External imbalances and inadequate reserve buffers remain key risks to Ethiopia’s economy, warn the Board of Directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).…

Deaf Ear! Blind Eye! -Why Ethiopia’s Opposition must seize a golden opportunity for fundamental change-  Aklog Birara (Dr.)

Deaf Ear! Blind Eye! -Why Ethiopia’s Opposition must seize a golden opportunity for fundamental change-  Aklog Birara (Dr.)

Part II of II In part I, I argued that the diplomatic and donor community can no longer afford to keep dead silent while innocent Ethiopians are being murdered, displaced,…

Is China Colonizing Africa? By Addissu Admas

Is China Colonizing Africa?  By Addissu Admas

In the past dozen or so years, I have been observing the ever expanding and pervasive presence of China in Africa with puzzlement, and quite frankly, with growing concern also.…

RSF wants three journalistes included in Ethiopian prisoner release

RSF wants three journalistes included in Ethiopian prisoner release

As the Ethiopian government prepares to release hundreds of detainees, including opposition politicians and political activists, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the government to add three imprisoned journalists to…

Ethiopia arrests 7 Christians for ‘praying against government’

Ethiopia arrests 7 Christians for ‘praying against government’

By Lorraine Caballero| christiandaily | 17 January, 2018 — Authorities in the town of Chagni in northwestern Ethiopia have arrested seven Christians after they were accused of referring to the government…

A major geopolitical crisis is set to erupt over who controls the world’s longest river

A major geopolitical crisis is set to erupt over who controls the world’s longest river

Abdi Latif Dahir  Quartz Africa When Ethiopia’s prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn visits Egypt this week to discuss bilateral cooperation in sectors like health, education, and agriculture one contentious issue will stand out:…

U.S. tasks Ethiopia to follow through with political reforms

U.S. tasks Ethiopia to follow through with political reforms

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban 17-01-2018 AN— The United States has officially commented on political happenings in Ethiopia where the government has announced the release of politician prisoners and to also close…

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