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Ethiopia: University lecturer must be released: Firew Bekele

On 17 August, University lecturer Firew Bekele was arrested and charged under Ethiopia’s draconian Anti-Terrorism Proclamation (ATP). For the last decade, the ATP has been…

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UAE, Ethiopia advancing military cooperation

Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, has reviewed prospects for advancing military cooperation with Ethiopia at a…

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UK issues travel advice to Ethiopia

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advises against all travel to: the four woredas (districts) (Akobo, Wantawo, Jikawo and Lare) of Nuer zone and the…

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Ethiopia said NO to Egypt’s proposal to fill Great Dam water

Sileshi Bekele (PhD), Ethiopia’s Minister of Water, Irrigation and Electricity said Ethiopia has rejected Egypt’s latest proposal on the filling of multi-billion dollar Great Ethiopian…

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Young poet shakes Ethiopian ethnic politics

Ethiopia celebrated New Year (2012) on Thursday of this week. The Ethiopian calendar has 13 months and the last month – Pagume – has only…

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Government censorship hurdles Ethiopian political satire drama

Behailu Derso, the writer of Min Litazez drama, the only political drama serious in Ethiopia says he is facing a challenging censorship by the government….

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Andargachew Tsige responds to criticism on his new book

Most anticipated book when Andargacew was in prison a year go, now brought a huge criticism after it was published few months ago. Many complained…

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Ethiopia: Election board publicizes action plan on Sidama referendum

(Ethio Newsroom) The election board of Ethiopia publicized the action plan on the upcoming referendum on the controversial Sidama region. The ninety days of action…

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Activist condemns the government’s silence on homosexuality in Ethiopia

A group affiliated with Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church is condemning what it calls the government’s silence on homosexuality in the country. Speaking at a conference Sunday…

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Herman Cohen apologizes Amhara people for his wrong & unethical assertions

Mr. Herman Jay Cohen, a long time US diplomat apologizes Amhara people for his unthoughtful and unethical assertions he made a month ago. Mr. Herman…

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Ethiopian Orthodox synod step up to defend the church

(Ethio-Newsroom) Ethiopian Orthodox church is being threatened by the Oromo nationalists, politicians and activists in regards to the language usage in the church’s services. They…

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Obang urge for more dialogues to accelerate pace of reform

Political activists have said that more constructive dialogues are imperative to speed up the pace of the reform that would enable to alleviate Ethiopia’s deep-rooted…

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