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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…

Ethiopia govt had no business arresting Merera Gudina – E.U. MP

Ethiopia govt had no business arresting Merera Gudina – E.U. MP

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban, 16-01-2018 AN— A member of the European Parliament, Ana Gomes, has reacted to the the move by the Ethiopian government to drop charges against leading Oromo…

A flicker of hope By Teshome Bedada

A flicker of hope  By Teshome Bedada

More than a quarter century of rule by EPRDF left Ethiopia in a precarious state of poverty, massive corruption, and prolonged unrest with many in oromia arbitrarily detained, tortured or…

VOA Straight Talk Africa: a fascinating conversation with Yeharerwerk Gashaw

VOA Straight Talk Africa: a fascinating conversation with Yeharerwerk Gashaw

On this week’s broadcast of Straight Talk Africa with host Shaka Ssali, a fascinating conversation with Yeharerwerk Gashaw – pan Africanist – actress – advocate for Ethiopian immigrants – international…

Over 500 inmates to be released

Over 500 inmates to be released

Opposition parties have long denounced indiscriminate jailing of polticial figures in Ethiopia By Addis Getachew | ADDIS ABABA | 15 Jan 2018 — Ethiopia has said Monday that charges brought…

Romancing the “Wounded Beast” in Ethiopia By Prof. Al Mariam

Romancing the “Wounded Beast” in Ethiopia By Prof. Al Mariam

Romancing the “Wounded Beast” in Ethiopia: Is Reconciliation Without Truth Possible? (Part I) Author’s Note: This is the first installment in a three-part series on prospects “mediation”, “reconciliation” and “negotiation” with…