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Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

Abuja Airport Reopens As Ethiopian Airlines Lands …

18 April, 2017

By Idris Ibrahim Nigeria: The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, has formally reopened for operations after six weeks of closure.


Rescue workers help a victim of the attack in Alexandria.

43 Killed and 119 Injured in Church Bomb Attacks i…

09 April, 2017

ISIS claims responsibility for the bombings EZ: At least 43 people died and 119 injured after two explosions at two Coptic churches in two cities of Egypt on Palm Sunday (April 9, 2017), one of the most important days on the Christian calendar. ISIS claimed responsibility for bombings.


Stockholm Attack April 7, 2017

Three Dead and Eight Injured in Stockholm after Tr…

07 April, 2017

By Ethiopia Zare Reporter, Stockholm Stockholm (EZ): A truck has smashed into a crowded store on street called Drottninggatan in central Stockholm the capital of Sweden, at least three killed and eight injured.


Rice farm in Ethiopia.

Ethiopia: World Bank ignores land grabbing

05 April, 2017

By Linda Flood Sales of huge land areas of Ethiopia, by the Ethiopian government, to foreign investors, have led to starvation and forced displacement. In his documentary Dead Donkeys Fear no Hyenas, Swedish film director Joakim Demmer exposes the consequences of land grabbing, and holds the World Bank complicit.

Opinion & Analysis


T-TPLF Soopks

The T-TPLF Spook That Sat by the Jailhouse Door in…

24 April, 2017

By Prof. Al Mariam Author’s Note: This is Part I of a two-part translation of an Amharic interview[1] with a former, now-exiled anonymous T-TPLF “mole” (deep- cover intelligence operative) who was trained to infiltrate prisons in Ethiopia to snitch on political prisoners, persuade them to falsely admit criminal wrongdoing and recruit younger prisoners to give false testimony in court against well-known imprisoned opposition leaders. In the interview, the T-TPLF mole spills the beans to Sadik Ahmed (BBN Radio) on the stockpile...

Political Analysis


Ethiopia needs a multi-party democracy to end the …

18 April, 2017

By Prof. Asayehgn Desta A paradox has played out in Ethiopia over the last decade. While its economy has thrived, its political landscape has been overwhelmed by rampant corruption. In 2013, for example, more than 50 high profile people, including government officials and businessmen, were arrested during an anti-corruption crackdown.



About Time for the T-TPLF to Get in Their Spaceshi…

18 April, 2017

By Prof. Al Mariam Houston, we ain’t got NO problem! I dreamt the nightmare was finally over. It could have been a vision. I am not sure. There stood I watching the launch pad excitedly, anxiously, happily. I can hear the robotic voice at Mission Control starting the countdown sequence. T-May 29, 1991 (the day the T-TPLF [“Thugtatorship of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front”] occupied the Ethiopian capital, a day that shall live in infamy) and holding.




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