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2 Ethiopians set themselves on fire in front of Cairo’s UNHCR office

2 Ethiopians set themselves on fire in front of Cairo’s UNHCR office

Daily News Egypt, 28 july 2016 — Two Ethiopian asylum seekers allegedly set themselves on fire Tuesday in front of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office located…

HRW Dispatches: Ethiopia’s Opposition Leaders on Hunger Strike

HRW Dispatches: Ethiopia’s Opposition Leaders on Hunger Strike

@felixhorne It has been nine days since prominent Ethiopian opposition leader Bekele Gerba and several other senior members of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) went on a hunger strike to…

Ethiopian migrant hacked to death in bloodbath at Calais ‘Jungle’ camp

Ethiopian migrant hacked to death in bloodbath at Calais ‘Jungle’ camp

PETER ALLEN – 26 July 2016 — A migrant was hacked to death and another six badly wounded today when a fight broke out among UK-bound refugees in the so-called Calais…

Ethiopian theatre legend Abate Mekuria passes away

Ethiopian theatre legend Abate Mekuria passes away

by Mamo Gebrehiwot on July 23, 2016 Abate Mekuria, a renowned Ethiopian director, choreographer, and producer who worked in film, television, and theatre passed away this week of prostate cancer…

Bill Gates declines to criticize Ethiopia social media cut

Bill Gates declines to criticize Ethiopia social media cut

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) – Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has declined to criticize Ethiopia’s recent blockage of social media, saying it is up to individual countries to regulate their internet.…

Angry Kenenisa Bekele lashes out at federation after Rio omission

Angry Kenenisa Bekele lashes out at federation after Rio omission

Kenenisa Bekele slams the federation after getting the snub for the Summer Games saying his contribution to Ethiopian athletics was ignored. Reuters  | Posted by Ranit Das,july 20, 2016 BRIEFCASE 1 Bekele…

Ethiopians in Washington DC rally protesting TPLF’s brutality in Gondar

Ethiopians in Washington DC rally protesting TPLF’s brutality in Gondar

Ethiopians in Washington DC and surrounding held rally protesting TPLF’s brutality in Gondar.…

Beware the Spectre Haunting America! By Prof. Al Mariam

Beware the Spectre Haunting America! By Prof. Al Mariam

A spectre is haunting America- the spectre of Trumpism. Just days after two rogue policemen executed two African American citizens and a lone gunman assassinated 5 Dallas police officers and…

20 dead in Gondar riots

20 dead in Gondar riots

somalilandpress- Local media sources from the northern Ethiopian province of Gondar say 20 people have died, including eight officers, in the ongoing border dispute between Tigray and Amhara regions. The…

Ethiopian regime blocks social media ahead of exams

Ethiopian regime blocks social media ahead of exams

July 11, 2016- ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia has blocked social media sites for the next few days, after questions from end-of-year exams were posted online last month, sparking a national scandal…

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