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The original Ethiopian flag arrived in Johannesburg: Excitement and jubilation…

The Horn Times News, 17 January 2013 by Getahune Bekele, Pretoria-South Africa“Sendekalamachin!”


Ethiopian flag arived in South Africa

Excitement and jubilation as Ethiopian refugees received delivery of the original national flag. Read the rest of this entry

”ጥቁሩ ሰው” ይሉታል። ኢትዮጵያዊያን ለሚያሽከረከራት አስፈሪ ፈተና መፍትሄው ሰብአዊነትን ማስቀደም ብቻ ነው የሚል የጸና እምነት አለው። “ከጎሳ በፊት ሰብዓዊነት” በሚል መሪ ዓላማ ከሚመስሉት ጋር በመሆን ድርጅት አቋቁሞ መሥራት ከጀመረበት ጊዜ አንስቶ ባከናወናቸው ሥራዎች ከፍተኛ እርካታ እንደሚሰማው ያምናል። Read the rest of this entry

Ethiopia: Journalists Living in Fear of the ‘Terror’ Law

June 21, 2012
 In nation after nation, journalists are attempting to inform their people of their rights and encourage them to hold their governments accountable. For this, many of them are being held accountable in the most draconian of ways.

In Zimbabwe, for example, Robert Mugabe’s regime has long attempted to conceal the repression of its people. Journalists have fought back and continue to expose hidden realities, despite facing the prospect of jail as a consequence.

Most recently, this has been happening in Ethiopia, where Eskinder Nega, a journalist I visited seven years ago in Kalati Prison, along with his pregnant wife, Serkalem Fasil (who gave birth in prison), is back in jail now on charges of terrorism. What appears to have been his crime is that he continues to tell, if not yell, truth to power – although the government is actually prosecuting him for what they say is his membership in a terrorist network that advocates violence. As ‘proof’ at his trial, they showed a video in which he questioned whether an Arab Spring-type uprising could ever happen in Ethiopia. Read the rest of this entry

Muslim activists are stating torture

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Muslim activists are stating woe and abuses by confidence army over flourishing antithesis to an purported supervision debate to train a village with Ahbashism campaign.

 being tortured by electric startle and inhumane acts by supervision confidence forces,” villager Ibrahim Nuseyra told pronounced a womanlike activist, Firdaws, died final week after being tortured by confidence army after attending a assembly called for by a Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (Majlis).The meeting, led by Federal Affairs Minister Dr Shiferaw Tekelemariam, was attended by usually 3 members, including Firdaws. Read the rest of this entry

“World Press Freedom Day was Celebrated in Ethiopia.” By Tibebe Samuel Ferenji

May 9, 2012
 Sometimes we see headlines that entertain we and make we consternation if some people are genuine delusional or blinded with their audacity and can’t see themselves in a approach that a rest of a universe see them. When we saw a title that pronounced “World Press Freedom Day was Celebrated in Ethiopia” followed by a debate from Shimles Kemal, we could not stop being amused and consternation what goes to a mind of this male when he is fibbing on a universe stage. His treacherous statement, reminded me a homosexual clergyman who vehemently opposite a same sex matrimony stealing his loyal color. Read the rest of this entry

Ethiopia expels 2 Arabs amid tensitions with Muslims – AP

may 5/6/2012
“Ethiopia’s supervision has diminished dual Arabs who flew in from a Middle East after a span went to a mosque and attempted to stimulate violence,”

Until a finish of a Dictators such as Mubarak and Kaddafi era, they attempted to impact Ethiopia with Ethnic violence. But Ethiopia never ever did quarrel opposite herself formed on Ethnicity differences meaningful in North Sudan(31 million people) currently there are some-more than 600 Ethnic groups; alone in Nuba Mountain some-more than 55 and Darfur some-more than 60.. Read the rest of this entry

New law offer relates a fist on Ethiopia’s Press

 May 2, 2012

Ethiopian primary dispense Meles Zenawi’s organization has been indicted of seeking to conceal a populous country’s individualist press with a new pointer that will have publishers take accountability for any argumentative ease out of their presses. FILE | AFRICA REVIEW |


The Ethiopian organization has activated a magnitude tying pointer that authorises printers to bury a ease of newspapers and other publications that play off their presses. Read the rest of this entry

Bill Gates vows to defeat hunger & diseases in Ethiopia: Could entrenched political interests allow him? — PART II BY KEFFYALEW GEBREMEDHIN

April 17, 2012
 Bill Gates puts his money where his mouth is

For a billionaire who has chosen a life of full time philanthropy, there could be no better indication of Bill Gates’ interests and honorable intensions than voluntarily staking his reputation in Ethiopia — the planet’s poorest country with the vast majority of its population teetering between half existence and death. Read the rest of this entry

Ethiopia: The Bridge on the Road(map) to Democracy By Alemayehu G Mariam

April 16, 2012
 Last week I had an opportunity to address a town hall meeting in Seattle sponsored by the Ethiopian Public Forum in Seattle (EPFS), a civil society organization dedicated to promoting broad dialogue, debate and discussion on Ethiopia’s future. I was asked to articulate my views on Ethiopia’s transition from dictatorships to democracy in light of my recent emphatic commentaries on the subject. Read the rest of this entry

Ethiopia: The Bridge on a Road(map) to Democracy By Alemayehu G Mariam

April 16, 2012
Last week we had an event to residence a city gymnasium open in Seattle sponsored by a Ethiopian Public Forum in Seattle (EPFS), a polite multitude classification dedicated to compelling extended dialogue, discuss and contention on Ethiopia’s future. we was asked to clear my views on Ethiopia’s transition from dictatorships to democracy in light of my new fatiguing commentaries on a subject. Read the rest of this entry
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