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Living in Exile: Ethiopian Journalist Betre Yacob Struggles

Living in Exile: Ethiopian Journalist Betre Yacob Struggles

1/24/2014  — huffingtonpost  — In April 2011, I traveled to Ethiopia on a humanitarian mission with non-profit organization Helping Other People (HOPe). With my husband and a colleague we traveled…

Eritrean ISIS fighter Al-Habashi Killed in Syria

Eritrean ISIS fighter Al-Habashi Killed in Syria

Asmara (HAN) November 24, 2014 – Public diplomacy and Regional Security and safety news. According to Johnlee for ibtimes, the dead ISIS fighter from Britain have been identified as Abu…

Afar vs Issa: Deepening Crisis By Tedla Asfaw

I am one of those who is closely following the current crisis between Afar and Issa in Ethiopia. I personally know that part of Ethiopia in 1980s. At Gewane I…

Eritrea blames UN refugee agency for thousands fleeing

AFP  |  Nairobi  November 21, 2014 Eritrea said today the reason thousands of its youth are fleeing the hardline regime is because the UN refugee agency and countries with “sinister”…

London man Andy Tsege faces death penalty in Ethiopia (BBC video)

London man Andy Tsege faces death penalty in Ethiopia (BBC video)

Click here for BBC Video Andy Tsege, from Islington, who opposes the Ethiopian authorities, was seized in June and has been in solitary confinement ever since, his family says. The…

“Hagere, Hizbe, Kibre” (My Country, My People, My Honor)

“Hagere, Hizbe, Kibre” (My Country, My People, My Honor)

The poet-artist with an “unconquerable soul”? Last week, Meron Getnet, the extraordinary young Ethiopian actress, put out on Youtube a powerful Amharic poem entitled,  “Hagere, Hizbe, Kibre” (My Country, My People,…

38 killed in bus crash in eastern Ethiopia

The accident took place in Legebenti locality when an Isuzu bus heading for Adama city from Awash town in the eastern part of Ethiopia collided with a Sino truck World…

Persistent mistrust between Ethiopia & Egypt By Robele Ababya

Persistent mistrust between Ethiopia & Egypt  By Robele Ababya

Ethiopia and Egypt have indispensable role to play in stabilizing the current perilous political turmoil in the Horn of Africa and the Middle East because of their strategic location in…

Tom Lantos Commission Hearing on Human Rights Dilemmas in Ethiopia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: Human Rights Dilemmas in Ethiopia Friday November 14, 2014 at 1:30PM 2360 Rayburn House Office Building The Global Alliance for the Rights of Ethiopians (GARE) is pleased…

H&M says seeks to ensure cotton does not come from disputed land

H&M says seeks to ensure cotton does not come from disputed land

REUTERS, 11/11 23:39 STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Hennes & Mauritz <HMb.ST>, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Tuesday that it made every effort to ensure its cotton did not come…

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