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AU and its failed member states By Robele Ababya

Motivation for writing this article  Some 30 years ago I was at the French Embassy as one of the hundreds of invited guests on Bastille Day lavish celebration teemed with…

VOA investigating distortion allegations

VOA investigating distortion allegations

By Dawit Ashenafi (Addis Voice) The Voice of America says it has begun a thorough investigation into allegations of deliberate distortions at VOA Amharic Service. Kevin Lynch, acting director of…

South Sudan Rebels Reject Power Sharing Amid UN Crash Prob

By William Davison, August 27, 2014 South Sudan’s rebels rejected a power-sharing deal proposed by EastAfrican leaders to end an eight-month conflict that has killed thousands of people in the…

Protesters demand VOA to stop distortions

Protesters demand VOA to stop distortions

By Dawit Ashenafi Scores of Ethiopian-American protesters rallied Monday in front of the State Department demanding the U.S. to stand with the oppressed people of Ethiopia. The protesters also urged…

The New Scramble For Africa (Al Jazeera Video)

As China, the US, France and other nations race to carve the continent, Marwan Bishara takes stock of what the future might look like. Marwan Bishara shares his observations while…

On the anticipated Ethio-Eritrea war By Tatek Menji

The main assumed reasons given for the will be Ethio-Eritrean war in the very near future are : (1) that TPLF wants to hunt down its armed oppositions in Eritrea…

The Long, Long Way to a More Perfect Union in America

The Long, Long Way to a More Perfect Union in America

On April 10, 1957, 28 year-old Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) gave a speech at the St. Louis Freedom Rally in St. Louis, MO entitled, “A Realistic Look at…

Eritrean border guards shoot dead 10 civilians trying to flee

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle August 22, 2014 (SHIRE, ETHIOPIA) – Eritrean border guards have allegedly shot dead 10 Eritreans citizens as they attempted to cross in to Ethiopia, a recent escapee…

The perils of outsourcing the fight for freedom By Yilma Bekele

I could have titled this piece ‘Obama and his Africa peace keepers’ but that would not be fair. Anybody with half a brain can see that I am trying to…

VOA Amharic in crisis over distortion scandal

By Dawit Ashenafi (Addis Voice) Two staff members of the Voice of America, Horn of Africa section, have recently attracted the attention of Ethiopians across the world. Henok Semaeger Fente…

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