Category Archives: WORLD NEWS

BBC World News reports on Oromo Protest against Addis Ababa



America exports death to Ethiopia

imageI just returned from two weeks in Ethiopia, one of my many trips to that ancient, fascinating country. My time was spent working in the maternity home my husband and I founded five years ago.

The Ethiopian culture is made up of over 80 different ethnic groups and languages. It is diverse both in geography and culture… Read the rest of this entry

የመሬት ሽያጭ በኢትዮጵያ አልጀዚራ ( Ethiopia Land to Sale Aljaazra )

Mad Dog’ the cannibal pictured eating SECOND Muslim in as many weeks as Christians lynch and burn two men in Central African Republic


WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT  Shocking photographs have emerged of a cannibal by the name of Mad Dog eating the flesh of a lynched Muslim man for the second time in as many weeks…. Read the rest of this entry

IPI and partners call for immediate release of five imprisoned journalists

IPI is urging Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, pictured here in October 2013, to release imprisoned journalists and to reform the country’s anti-terrorism law. Tiksa Negeri/Reuters… Read the rest of this entry

South Sudan Rebels Seize Oil-Rich State’s Capital Amid Talks

By William Davison  (Bloomberg News) South Sudanese rebels said they captured Malakal, the capital of oil-rich Upper Nile state, as talks aimed at securing a cease-fire in the nation’s four-week-old conflict continued for a second day… Read the rest of this entry

South Sudan rivals in nightclub row

South Sudanese government representatives (foreground) and opposition representatives (back) attend peace talks on the fighting in South Sudan, on January 13, 2014 in Addis Ababa (AFP Photo/Carl de Souza)… Read the rest of this entry

Report: Political instability on the rise

By Sophie Brown, CNN  Hong Kong (CNN) — Growing levels of conflict, terrorism, and the toppling of regimes in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as political violence in East Africa, are driving a rise in political instability worldwide, according to research by UK risk analysis firm, Maplecroft released on Thursday… Read the rest of this entry

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki missing

Eritrean opposition groups and Eritrea observers are reporting that it has been close to a month since the president of Eritrea, Isaias Afwerki.,

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Arrests at anti-Saudi protest in Ethiopia

AL  JAZEERA NEWS  Police crackdown on demonstrations against targeted attacks on Ethiopian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia…

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