The Legacies of the Ethiopian Student Movement

AN INTERVIEW WITH BAHRU ZEWDE Fifty years ago, a student movement transformed Ethiopia with radical calls for self-determination and land reform. But while the movement...

Troubled SAA could be saved by merging with Ethiopian Airlines

The plan has been months in the making, but seems to have stalled mid-flight. Here's how a potential SAA merger with Ethiopian Airlines would...

Why are Egypt and Ethiopia fighting over Nile waters?

Ramadan Al Sherbini REUTERS Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam is seen as it undergoes construction work on the river Nile in Guba Woreda, Benishangul Gumuz Region, Ethiopia...

Ethiopian Defense Minister Opposes Premier’s Party Merger Plan

By  Samuel Gebre Bloomberg November 29, 2019, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is facing opposition from one of his closest allies in his proposal to merge the ruling coalition...

The African Union Organises the 6th Annual Continental Forum of Election...

Nairobi, 28 November 2019. As part of its mandate to advance democratic and participatory governance in Africa, the Department of Political Affairs (DPA) of...

Sigd holiday brings thousands to Jerusalem to celebrate

By JEREMY SHARON NOVEMBER 27, 2019 Traditional Ethiopian Jewish celebration can help Israeli society ‘ understand that Ethiopian Jews are of the same flesh as all Jews...

An Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350-900 has been damaged at Kinshasa Airport

by Sumit Rehal AIRLIVE.net https://youtu.be/RB_Ti2wGwcM A Turkish Cargo Airbus A330 has collided with an Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350. The incident happened at Kinshasa-N’Djili Airport in the Democratic...

What does the Ethiopian Red Cross Society have in common with...

Netsanet Zeleke (Ethiopia) Understandably, the Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) is established with its own charter and is a member of the International Committee of...

Could adding folic acid to salt curb Ethiopia’s sky-high rate of...

By Meredith WadmanNov. 25, 2019 , 12:55 PM Tony Magana, chief of neurosurgery at Mekelle University School of Medicine in Ethiopia’s Tigray province, confronts his country’s...

Ethiopia’s Sidama vote overwhelmingly for autonomy

DW Ethiopia's Sidama people have voted in favor of autonomous rule by a huge margin. The result may inspire other groups to push for autonomy...

I’m Human: Today is the Day to Join a Movement for...

By Obang Metho November 24, 2019 On Sunday, November 17, 45,000 Ethiopians participated in the Great Ethiopian Run in Addis Ababa.  Mr. Obang Metho, the Executive...

Scientists Find Place In Ethiopia Where No Life Exists Despite Abundant...

The infernal landscape of Dallol, located in the Ethiopian depression of Danakil, extends over a volcanic crater full of salt, where toxic gases emanate...

Sidama becomes Ethiopia’s 10th regional state

Ephream Sileshi Addis Abeba, November 23/2019 – The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) announced today that the preliminary results of Sidama referendum showed of the...

Somali Democratic Party CC chief says Executive, Central Committees not mandated...

Addis Abeba, November 21/2019- In a statement sent to Addis Standard, Mohammed Olad, media and communication advisor of Mestafe Omer, Somali regional state vice president, said that...

For one family, Ethiopian referendum reverberates through generations

By Giulia Paravicini HAWASSA, Ethiopia (Reuters) - Government forces displayed the severed heads of Yerusalem Kawiso's relatives in the market after the two men fought...

Ethiopia -ESAT Amharic News November 21,2019

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Re: Addressing concern regarding Ethiopia’s escalating ethnic and religious violence

21ST NOVEMBER 2019 To Permanent Representatives of Members and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council Geneva, 19 November 2019. Re: Addressing concern regarding Ethiopia’s escalating...

Ethiopia: Sidama poll could test Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

A referendum in the south of Ethiopia is being seen as a test of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's abilities to control the forces of...

Ethiopia: Authorities must prevent violence and protect rights during Sidama referendum

Ahead of tomorrow’s referendum on a separate state for Ethiopia’s Sidama ethnic group, Amnesty International called on the Ethiopian authorities to take all steps...

Bogaletch Gebre, the Ethiopian women’s rights activist who fought to end...

By Harmeet Kaur, CNN (CNN)Bogaletch Gebre, the Ethiopian women's rights activist who fought to end female genital mutilation, has died. She was said to be 66. Gebre...

Ethiopia ruling coalition agrees to unify

The ruling coalition in Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), which has four member political parties, has agreed to unite and form...

Hundreds protest controversial figure outside South Seattle center

SEATTLE – Hundreds of people are protesting controversial figure Jawar Mohammed outside of the Filipino Community Center in South Seattle Sunday. Tensions are rising outside...

Sudanese hope Ethiopian dam ends Blue Nile floods

by Science X Network The Blue Nile is a renegade river, according to Sudanese farmer Osman Idris, its unpredictable flooding swallows crops and houses as it...

Radisson Hotel Bahir Dar to open in Ethiopia

Radisson Hotel Group has signed Radisson Hotel Bahir Dar, located in the northeast of Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. It will be the first Radisson...
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