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Ethiopia frees journalists ahead of Obama visit – AFP

 AFP Addis Ababa (AFP) - Five bloggers and journalists held in Ethiopia for more than a year have been freed after the charges were dropped,...

Ethiopia after its electoral drama: second “renewal” imminent ?

RENÉ LEFORT 7 July 2015 The history of this country is one of eternal recurrence. The ‘national question” re-emerges where it has always been, with...

D.C.-AREA ETHIOPIANS SAY OBAMA TRIP WILL SEND WRONG SIGNAL TO REPRESSIVE REGIME IN HOMELAND

By Pamela Constable Washington Post When Barack Obama entered the White House, many Ethio­pian immigrants in the Washington area cheered. When he gave a speech in...

British Ambassador to Ethiopian, Greg Dorey said election results bad for democracy

UK’s point of view Ambassador Greg Dorey is the British Ambassador to Ethiopia, Djibouti (non-resident) and British Permanent Representative to the African Union and the...

Rival Syrian terror group turns tables on ISIS fighters by releasing slick execution video...

Propaganda video shows Jaysh Al-Islam fighters executing ISIS militants Jaysh commander calls ISIS the 'most serious calamity for our jihad today' Group calls...

Ethiopian Airlines debuts in Dublin and Los Angeles

Ethiopian Airlines debuts in Dublin and Los Angeles Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa – Dublin – Los Angeles The inaugural crew celebrate the arrival of Ethiopian Airlines...

Genzebe Dibaba targets record at Paris Diamond League

Bohdan Bondarenko on Monday pulled out of this weekend’s Paris Diamond League meet where organisers say Genzebe Dibaba is aiming to lower the women’s...

The Root Cause of Poor Quality of Education in Ethiopia: an Elephant in the...

Introduction Since the introduction of modern education in Ethiopia, Ethiopians have recognized the need to improve the quality of education. Ethiopians have never been,...

[New Single] Ethiopian Music 2015: Teddy Afro – Korkuma Africa : ኮርኩማ አፍሪካ

Ethiopian Music 2015: Teddy Afro - Korkuma Africa : ኮርኩማ አፍሪካ

Obama’s plan to visit Ethiopia criticised as ‘gift’ for repressive government

Activists express anger at US president’s trip to country widely criticised for human right abuses. Global Voices report Barack Obama’s decision to visit Ethiopia has...

Ethiopia Walia Ibex rising up like a Phoenix

By Frederick Naduli aka Razor Ethiopia’s national football team, the Walia Ibex, is slowly re-packaging itself, after a rather grey patch that left its loyal...

An Official White House Visit to Ethiopia? Africans Tell Obama ‘Don’t Do It!’

http://globalvoicesonline.org/ US President Barack Obama's last trip to Africa before his term ends will take him to Kenya and Ethiopia, where he'll be the first...

BBC The Fifth Floor: Icon and Rule-Breaker Asnaketch Worku

The Fifth Floor, a weekly programme of the BBC World Service, features Icon and rule-breaker Asnaketch Worku and why the singer and actress who...

Ethiopian deputy prime minister Demeke Mekonen denies land giveaways to Sudan

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle June 21, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopian deputy prime minister Demeke Mekonen has dismissed accusations alleging that the horn of Africa’s nation...

Ethiopian opposition party says candidate’s murder was politically motivated

REUTERS ADDIS ABABA - An Ethiopian opposition party said on Wednesday that one of its candidates, who took part in last month's elections, was beaten...

Ethiopia on Sunday defeated Lesotho by 2- 1, coming from behind, in their Group...

  Bahir Dar, Ethiopia – A footballer’s joy is to be part of his national team donning the colours in International matches. However the dream is...

Salhadin Said elated as pressure lifted off his shoulder heralding Ethiopia Walia Ibex fresh...

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia – A footballer’s joy is to be part of his national team donning the colours in International matches. However the dream...

TPLF General Exposed In Washington DC Ethiopian Embassy

A Tigray people Liberation Front General exposed in washington In the event to celebrate Genbot 20 .. He was caught on Camera admitting that...

The brutal dictatorship the world keeps ignoring – By Adam Taylor

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki listens as he meets with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during his official visit in Khartoum, June 11, 2015. (REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin...

Ethiopia’s crackdown on dissent drives opposition to push for ‘freedom first’

Government’s critics weigh options after ruling party landslide leads to loss of faith in ballot box while case of Zone 9 bloggers discourages free...

The Sound of Munich meets Forrest Gump: Photograph of Angela Merkel speaking to Barack...

  Image of German Chancellor chatting with a relaxed-looking U.S. president has entertained internet pranksters They manipulated the photograph to make it look as if Merkel...

The floating black hole: Astonishing images show more than 1,000 migrants

Including 200 children, squeezed onto two levels of rescued boat in Mediterranean from Libya Rickety wooden vessel so overcrowded migrants were sitting on top of...

Eritrea committing crimes against humanity, horrific abuses, UN probe says

By Tom Mile Eritrea may have committed crimes against humanity, a year-long UN human rights inquiry said in a report describing extrajudicial killings, widespread torture,...
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