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7th annual event in Washington, DC (EHSNA)

7th annual event in Washington, DC  (EHSNA)

ETHIOPIAN HERITAGE SOCIETY IN NORTH AMERICA የኢትዮጵያዊነት ውርስና ቅርስ ማኅበረሰብ በሰሜን አሜሪካ P.O. Box 56415 Washington, DC 20040-6415 Phone: 202-596-1964 Web: http://EHSNA.org/ Ethiopian Heritage Society in North America (EHSNA) 2017 The Ethiopian Heritage Society…

Attempt by WHO’s Tedros to appoint Mugabe shows he’s part of Africa’s old men’s club

Attempt by WHO’s Tedros to appoint Mugabe shows he’s part of Africa’s old men’s club

DailyMaverick 23 OCT 2017 01:25 (SOUTH AFRICA) Robert Mugabe had his ‘Des van Rooyen moment’ last week when he was briefly appointed as a WHO Goodwill Ambassador, then had the…

Several People Killed in Another Communal Violence in Western Ethiopia

Several People Killed in Another Communal Violence in Western Ethiopia

 Addis Standard – Several people were killed, many of them hacked to death, in yet another communal violence, this time in Illu Aba Bora (Illubabor) zone of the Oromia regional…

Ethiopia PM’s ex-top advisor must be prosecuted – E.U. MP

Ethiopia PM’s ex-top advisor must be prosecuted – E.U. MP

East Africa News — Bereket Simon, a former top advisor to Ethiopian Premier Hailemariam Desalegn must be prosecuted for crimes against Ethiopians. This is the view expressed by a Member…

U.S. Embassy speaks on recent protest deaths, lauds security restrain

U.S. Embassy speaks on recent protest deaths, lauds security restrain

18 Oct. 2017 (africanews) The United States embassy in Ethiopia has reiterated its belief in the right of Ethiopians to express their views by way of peaceful demonstrations. In its…

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…