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The Government of the United States Must Show Courage By Aklog Birara (Dr.)

The Government of the United States Must Show Courage By Aklog Birara (Dr.)

                          —Siding with the Ethiopian people will pay dividends— “I wish to emphasize that the friendship between our two countries has not been solely confined to relations between us (governments)…

Dr. Merera Gudina Pleads Innocence Against All Charges – Court to Begin Prosecutor’s Witness Hearing

Dr. Merera Gudina Pleads Innocence Against All Charges – Court to Begin Prosecutor’s Witness Hearing

Addis Standard Appearing in court for the first time after the court’s summer recess, Dr. Merera Gudina has pleaded his innocence against all criminal charges brought by the federal prosecutors.The…

Ethiopian-Americans thank a N.J. lawmaker

Ethiopian-Americans thank a N.J. lawmaker

By ‘The Auditor’ October 16, 2017 Rep. Chris Smith won House Foreign Affairs Committee approval in July of a resolution highlighting human rights violations by the current government in Ethiopia…

BREAKING: At least eight killed and more than 30 wounded in Shashemene town

BREAKING: At least eight killed and more than 30 wounded in Shashemene town

Addis Abeba, Oct. 11/2017 – At least eight people were killed and more than 30 wounded during fresh protests that hit several cities and towns across the Oromia regional state today,…

Is Ethiopia a Rwandan genocide in the making? By Teshome M. Borago

Is Ethiopia a Rwandan genocide in the making?  By Teshome M. Borago

Ethiopia is slowly sleepwalking into ethnic war. Can it be averted? In 2004, the former Chairman of the Coalition for Unity and Democracy (CUD) party, Hailu Shawul, held a conference…

Ethiopia devalues currency by 15% – Reuters

Ethiopia devalues currency by 15%  – Reuters

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia’s central bank devalued the Ethiopian birr <ETB=> by 15 percent on Tuesday, its first such move in seven years to boost lagging exports. The birr was…

The Culprit is the TPLF – Not Ethnic Federalism – Aklilu bekele

The Culprit is the TPLF – Not Ethnic Federalism – Aklilu bekele

The current horrendous situation the barbaric and kleptomaniac dictatorial TPLF regime has put Ethiopian in has brought the debate on ethnic based federalism back into the spotlight. Nowadays, barely a…

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Aborted

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Aborted

By Aba Gobena “I was very skeptical from the very beginning, and that’s why I couldn’t give it the benefit of the doubt, ” said Tona, an Ethiopian Taxi driver…

Oromos protest on stampede anniversary

Oromos protest on stampede anniversary

AFP, BISHOFTU, Ethiopia – An Ethiopian religious festival transformed on Sunday into a rare moment of open defiance to the government one year after a stampede started by police killed…

U.S. issues security alert for Ethiopia’s Irreecha citing chaos of 2016

U.S. issues security alert for Ethiopia’s Irreecha citing chaos of 2016

Africanews – The United States Embassy in Ethiopia has issued a security message for its citizens with respect to Sunday, October 1 Irreecha festival in the Oromia region. The September…

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