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Gunmen kill nine in western Ethiopia bus attack: state media

Gunmen kill nine in western Ethiopia bus attack: state media

ADDIS ABABA Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:40am EDT (Reuters) – Gunmen ambushed a bus carrying dozens of people in western Ethiopia near the Sudanese border, killing nine and wounding six…

Awra Amba: an Ethiopian utopia? – video from the Guardian

Awra Amba: an Ethiopian utopia? – video from the Guardian

In the Amhara region of northern Ethiopia, a unique community has evolved based on egalitarian principles. Zumra Nuru, who founded Awra Amba in 1972, explains how he realised his childhood…

ENTC Washington DC public meeting (short video clip)

ENTC Washington DC public meeting (short video clip)

ENTC held a successful public meeting in Washington DC on April 13, 2014. Invited guests and ENTC leaders made great presentations and discussions. We will release the full report and…

“Never again, never forget”

“Never again, never forget”

By Msmaku Asrat This was the motto of President Kigame when he delivered his speech at the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide in Kigali on April…

Ehiopian Maid accused of stabbing three children after her employer refused to let her travel home

Dana Moukhallati 13 April 2014 –The Emirati children, girls aged 16 and 14 and a boy aged 12, managed to lock themselves in a bathroom at their home in Al…

The Long Shadow of Rwanda on (Central) Africa By Prof. Al Mariam

The Long Shadow of Rwanda on (Central) Africa By Prof. Al Mariam

 Déjà vu 1994 Rwanda in 2014 Central African Republic Last week, the people of Rwanda began a solemn week of official mourning to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda…

How TPLF/EPRDF Killed Higher Education in Ethiopia?

How TPLF/EPRDF Killed Higher Education in Ethiopia?

By Alem Mamo - TPLF/EPRDF’s major bragging source over the last number of years has been its ‘achievements’ in the education sector, particularly in university education. The ruling group constantly…

Why Prof. Messay goes wrong on the MEDREK? By Dawit Teshome

This is a response to Prof. Messay’s recent commentary titled as “MEDREK or the End of a Political Masquerade?” In his commentary, he calls for radicalization of Ethiopian politics by…

Being Ethiopian in Seattle (seattletimes)

Being Ethiopian in Seattle (seattletimes)

By Jerry Large Retired UW sociologist Joseph Scott In 1980, the federal government started placing Ethiopian refugees in Seattle, one of a few cities chosen to receive what would eventually be…

Ethiopia: 2.7 Million People Facing Hunger

Ethiopia: 2.7 Million People Facing Hunger

Why are Ethiopians starving Again? The answer rests on its successive autocratic rulers and tribalist leaders. Ethiopia today forced hundereds of thousands of Indigenous Peoples off their fertile lands to make way for foreign…

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