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Yenegen Alweldem (የነገን አልወልድም) – A film Review By Berhane Tadese

Yenegen Alweldem (የነገን አልወልድም) – A film Review By Berhane Tadese

A film Review: By Berhane Tadese Yenegen Alweldem (የነገን አልወልድም) Produced by: Fortuna Moges Running Time: 1 hour 58 minutes “Mengistu’s Red Terror campaign”. Ethiopian’s darkest chapter. December 11, 2017…

TPLF Campaign Aggravates the Security Situation of Afar Region – ARDUF Press Release

TPLF Campaign Aggravates the Security Situation of Afar Region – ARDUF Press Release

TPLF and Afar Liyu Hayle’s Campaign to Dislodge ARDUF Fighters from their Bases Aggravates the Security Situation in the Region ARDUF Press Release A heavy fighting that raged for several…

Third time’s the charm? Intellectuals and Ethiopia’s Plight

Third time’s the charm? Intellectuals and Ethiopia’s Plight

In his famous play called hahu weyim pepu, Laureate Tsegaye Gebremedhin metaphorically captured Ethiopia as a mother that consecutively miscarried pregnancies of democracy. In a period shy of half-century, we’ve…

A Covenant With Ourselves: Choosing Life, Rejecting Death By Dr. Maulana Karenga

A Covenant With Ourselves:  Choosing Life, Rejecting Death  By Dr. Maulana Karenga

Although National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is February 7th, it is important to pause in remembrance and respect for those who have died from this devastating disease, to recommit ourselves…

“We Have Wounded the Beast, and That Isn’t Enough” – Lemma Megersa

“We Have Wounded the Beast, and That Isn’t Enough” – Lemma Megersa

In a documentary by Oromia Broadcasting Network (OBN) the president of Oromia Regional State, Obbo Lemma Megersa, speaks about the recent crackdown on rent-seakers and illicit trades. “In Ethiopian history,…

Egypt walks out of Nile Basin Discourse summit

Egypt walks out of Nile Basin Discourse summit

by ABUBAKER MAYEMBA Egyptian officials attending the Nile Basin Discourse Summit (NBDS) on Thursday walked out of the meeting aimed at promoting development in the catchment area. Trouble began at around…

TPLF elected a hardliner …. (analysis)

TPLF elected a hardliner …. (analysis)

(OPride) — On Nov. 29, after weeks of intense factional infighting, which saw suspensions and demotions of key politburo members, Ethiopia’s dominant Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) has elected a…

Two people die at Great Ethiopian Run – The Reporter

Two people die at Great Ethiopian Run – The Reporter

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Two participants lost their lives today at the 2017 edition of the Great Ethiopian Run. According to reports, one fell around Gotera pass over and died…

The Sheikh of Ethiopia: How Saudi purge could disrupt an African country

The Sheikh of Ethiopia: How Saudi purge could disrupt an African country

(middleeasteye) As news spread of the detention of Saudi princes and business moguls in Riyadh earlier this month, alarm bells were ringing in another capital more than 1,000km away: one of…

Mugabe is out, but don’t cheer because Zimbabwe’s military is in (The Hill)

Mugabe is out, but don’t cheer because Zimbabwe’s military is in (The Hill)

BY ALEMAYEHU MARIAM, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR \ In December 2016, the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) announced incumbent Robert Mugabe will be its sole presidential candidate in 2018. In February 2017, Mugabe’s…