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Ethiopian Armed forces on Irreecha Massacre

Two Individuals Charged Over Irreecha’s Deadly Sta…

26 May, 2017

By Ethiopia Zare reporter The Ethiopian federal attorney general has charged the first two people with inciting violence at Irreecha festival, saying they caused a stamped that killed 55 people.


Yonatan Tesfaye

Ethiopian court jails politician for over 6 years

25 May, 2017

Former opposition spokesperson Yonatan Tesfaye sentenced over posts criticising the government's response to protests. An Ethiopian court sentenced opposition politician Yonatan Tesfaye to six and a half years in prison on Thursday, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporation reported.


Ethiopians expelled from Saudi Arabia in 2013

Ethiopia issues 30,000 emergency passports for Sau…

25 May, 2017

The New Arab: Ethiopia's government has issued over 30,000 'laissez-passer' visas to its citizens working in Saudi Arabia in a bid to facilitate repatriation efforts following a mass deportation order.

News | Business

PM Hailemariam Desalegn and President Uhuru Kenyatta

Ethiopia opens $3.61bn gap on Kenya’s economy

25 May, 2017

BUSINESS DAILY: Ethiopia has opened a $3.61 billion (Sh371.8 billion) gap on Kenya’s economy fuelled by a decade of double-digit GDP growth, cementing its position as Eastern Africa’s emerging power house.

Opinion & Analysis


Tedros Adhanom, WHO Director General

This World is Led by Immoral Scoundrels

26 May, 2017

By Meskelu Ayele The translator’s note – I would like to thank Meskelu Ayele, an outstanding writer on opposition websites in recent times, for his amazingly superb, timely, and brief piece of writing he made us read this morning. I am really wordless to express my gratification during and after my reading of his piece. He concisely reminded me of my almost ‘agelong’ readings on the subject he directly mentioned and indirectly alluded in his short and precise message. I also...


Dr. Tedros Adhanom

WHO is Going to Fall Headlong into an Abyss of Dec…

22 May, 2017

By Netsanet Zeleke Well, I perfectly recognize the fact that people like me have no power to change the natural or the unnatural, if you will, course of things that may negatively affect billions of people on our planet. But, thanks God, we are, at least, able to air our grievances and feelings whenever we need to do so. This letter from the heart of ‘Ethiopia’, Addis Ababa, is hence, meant to express some timely concerns about who is leading WHO...


Teddy Afro and Tewdros Kassa-hun

22 May, 2017

By Prof. Al Mariam Author’s Note: This month the Ethiopian popular music megastar Tewdros “Teddy Afro” Kassahun released his “Ethiopia” album, which quickly topped the World Albums Billboard chart during the week of May 15. This “commentary” consists of an English translation of Tewdros’ recent Amharic interview with reporter Elias Meseret of EthioNewsflash following the release of that album.




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