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Mare Dibaba wins close women’s marathon race at worlds

Mare Dibaba wins close women’s marathon race at worlds

BEIJING (AP) — Mare Dibaba gets asked all the time if she’s related to Ethiopian great Tirunesh Dibaba. She’s not. Runs a lot like her, though. Especially when a title…

The Unraveling of Ethnic-federalism By Aklog Birara, PhD

The Unraveling of Ethnic-federalism By Aklog Birara, PhD

Why ethnic elites undermine national social and economic cohesion “They gave the land and we took it. This is green gold.” Karuturi on land grab in Gambella “The government is…

Ethiopian Bloggers in Kangaroo (Monkey) Kourt By Prof. Al Mariam

Ethiopian Bloggers in Kangaroo (Monkey) Kourt By Prof. Al Mariam

  Kangaroo/monkey kourt (in)justice T-TPLF style Last week, young Ethiopian bloggers collectively known as “Zone 9 Bloggers” (named after a cell block  holding political prisoners at  the infamous  Meles Zenawi…

Even war won’t stop us: Determined Ethiopians, Somalis brave death and head to Yemen,Saudi Arabia

Even war won’t stop us: Determined Ethiopians, Somalis brave death and head to Yemen,Saudi Arabia

20 AUG 2015 (Mail  & Guardian) As Somalis – and Yemenis – flee back to Somalia to escape war in Yemen, other Somalis and Ethiopians head in the opposite direction…

Ethiopia: Our Need for Unity in Divinity Facing Adversity!

Ethiopia: Our Need for Unity in Divinity Facing Adversity!

The Thugtatorship of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front (T-TPLF) has been pursuing a systematic program of religious persecution and fomenting religious antagonisms in Ethiopia for quite some time. After the…

President Obama’s Visit to Ethiopia Advancing Democracy or Legitimizing Dictatorship? By Aklog Birara (PhD)

President Obama’s Visit to Ethiopia  Advancing Democracy or Legitimizing Dictatorship?  By Aklog Birara (PhD)

The purpose of this commentary is to provide the American and Ethiopian public a bird’s-eye view of Shengo’s assessment of President Obama’s visit to Ethiopia, and to recommend a set…

Media Decimated in Ethiopia – Human Rights Watch (VIDEO)

Media Decimated in Ethiopia – Human Rights Watch (VIDEO)

(Nairobi. January 22, 2015) – The Ethiopian government’s systematic repression of independent media has created a bleak landscape for free expression ahead of the May 2015 general elections. In the…

Barack Obama, Tell the Truth About Ethiopia! By Prof. Al Mariam

Barack Obama, Tell the Truth About Ethiopia!  By Prof. Al Mariam

Alemayehu G. Mariam Warning!   Stop! Do not read further if you can’t handle the truth about Barack Obama. “Truth sounds like hate to those who hate the truth.” “I…

How Corrupt Is Ethiopia? (watch a video)

How Corrupt Is Ethiopia? (watch a video)

How corrupt is Ethiopia? Watch a video from TestTube News: It is the same Ethiopia that Obama praises as key African ally and democratically elected government.…

Freed Ethiopian journalist risks it all to speak out – CBC (+VIDEO)

Freed Ethiopian journalist risks it all to speak out – CBC (+VIDEO)

Ethiopia — Three Ethiopian journalists were released from prison three weeks ago, ahead of President Obama’s visit to the African nation. They are just some of victims who dared to…

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