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Emails raise query over Islington ‘terrorist’ held by Ethiopia – BBC

Emails raise query over Islington ‘terrorist’ held by Ethiopia – BBC

BBC The Ethiopian authorities have broadcast a video of a man from Islington in London, who they have been holding in secret since he was kidnapped in Yemen in June.…

Boycotting Ethiopian National Elections: Damn if You Do, Damn if You Don’t! By Messay Kebede (PhD)

Boycotting Ethiopian National Elections: Damn if You Do, Damn if You Don’t!  By Messay Kebede (PhD)

I maintain that the upcoming elections will be a turning point for Ethiopia, not because they will result in a major change of policy subsequent to a renovation of the…

US Department of State press release on Zone 9 Bloggers Trial

US Department of State press release on Zone 9 Bloggers Trial

Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC January 29, 2015 The United States is concerned by the Ethiopian Federal High Court’s January 28, 2015, decision to proceed with the…

Ethiopia’s top opposition banned by Government

Ethiopia’s top opposition banned by Government

The Govt controlled Election board NEBE had today banned Ethiopia’s main opposition party UDJ, in what observers said was the biggest blow to democracy since 2005. The “Andinet” Unity for…

Cotton sector responds to Ethiopia exposé

Cotton sector responds to Ethiopia exposé

Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 Written by Brett Mathews Copyright Jane Baldwin WAKEFIELD – Ecotextile News has had a varied response from the identity cotton sector and its various…

Police Brutally Attack Peaceful Protesters in Addis Ababa ahead of National Election

Police Brutally Attack Peaceful Protesters in Addis Ababa ahead of National Election

January 27, 2015 By Betre Yacob Police brutally attacked and dispersed peaceful demonstrators in the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday as they try to protest against the ongoing government repression on…

Ethiopia’s women vow to turn tide of violence, rape and murder

Ethiopia’s women vow to turn tide of violence, rape and murder

The Guardian Ethiopia’s women vow to turn tide of violence, rape and murder The low social status of Ethiopian women lies at the root of violence against them and the…

U.S. State Departmen: Reported Release on Bail of Six Journalists in Eritrea

Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC January 27, 2015 The United States welcomes reports of six journalists released on bail in Eritrea. We note with deep concern that…

Ethiopia: The great media crackdown – and why this affects all Africans

Daily Maverick (South Africa), by Simon Allison / Monday, 26 January 2015 Johannesburg (South Africa) – Ahead of elections this year, the Ethiopian government is cracking down hard on any…

World Bank-ruptcy in Ethiopia

World Bank-ruptcy in Ethiopia

Alemayehu G Mariam  The moral bankruptcy of the World Bank in Ethiopia Ethiopians have been the object of a cruel bureaucratic joke by the World Bank. Last week, an official investigative report surfaced on line…

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