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Ethiopia says protesting marathoner to be welcomed as hero

(AP) The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face prosecution upon his return home and will have ''a heroic welcome,'' a government spokesman said Monday. But it was not clear whether the runner would go … [Read More...]

Ethiopia’s Lilesa makes protest gesture at marathon finish

Reuters - Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa held his arms over his head, wrists crossed, as he finished second at the Olympic marathon on Sunday in a gesture of support for members of his Oromo tribe who have been protesting at government plans to reallocate farmland. Plans to allocate land surrounding … [Read More...]

The Gonder Protest: What Made the Impossible Possible?

By Felege Asrat In this first  article, I will try to address the very essence of the popular Gonder mass uprising. In my next article,  I will address its wider implications on Ethiopian politics,  followed by how ANDM was  sucked into the mass uprising so much that ANDM is now on the  cross … [Read More...]

Ethiopian police detain journalists reporting on drought, escort them back to capital

Ethiopian police on August 8, 2016, detained three journalists reporting on the effects of a severe drought in the country before escorting them back to Addis Ababa with a warning not to work outside the capital, the Foreign Correspondents' … [Read More...]

Ethiopian Takes Delivery of its Second Airbus A350 XWB

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and the largest African airline, has taken another leap forward by receiving its second Airbus A350 XWB, which arrived at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. Since June 30, … [Read More...]

What is triggering Ethiopia’s unrest? (Al Jazeera )

Calls for an international investigation in Ethiopia have surfaced after more than 100 people were killed in demonstrations. The violence has led to 400 deaths since November, 100 of them in the last week alone, according to human rights … [Read More...]

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ከትናንት ወዲያ፣ ትናንትና ዛሬ ( ፕሮፌሰር መስፍን)

ከትናንት ወዲያ፣ ትናንትና ዛሬ መስፍን ወልደ ማርያም ነሐሴ 2008 ዛሬ ላይ ቆሜ ወደኋላ ሳይ የትናንት ወዲያው ይናፍቀኛል፤ ትናንት ወዲያን አይቼዋለሁ፤ አውቀዋለሁ፤ ትናንትንም አይቼዋለሁ፤አውቀዋለሁ፤ ዛሬንም እያየሁትና እያወቅሁት ነው፤ ከትናንት ወዲያ በጃንሆይ ዘመን የአገዛዙ ነቃፊ ነበርሁ፤ የወደፊቱን የማየት ችሎታ ስለሌለኝ የጃንሆይን አገዛዝ ነቃፊ ነበርሁ፤ በትናንት ወዲያ ላይ … [Read More...]

አቶ ኦባንግ ሜቶ ስለ አትሌት ሌሊሳ ፈይሳ ያሉት

በብራዚሉ ኦሎምፒክ በማራቶን ሁለተኛ ከወጣው ኢትዮጵያዊ ጀግና አትሌት ፈይሳ ለሊሳ ጋር በተያያዘ አቶ ኦባንግ የሚሉት አለ።   https://youtu.be/muowHWFdOUM … [Read More...]

ኢዴፓ ከሚያወጣቸው ጋዜጣዊ መግለጫዎች ጋር በተያያዘ የመንግስት ሚዲያዎች የሚያወጡትን የተዛባ ዜና አወገዘ

የኢትዮጵያውያን ዴሞክራሲያዊ ፓርቲ (ኢዴፓ) የአዲስ አበባ – ኦሮሚያ የተቀናጀ ማስተር ፕላንን ተከትሎ ከተቀሰቀሰው ተቃውሞና በቅርቡ ደግሞ የወልቃይት – ጠገዴን ህዝብ የማንነት ጥያቄን ተከትሎ እስከተፈጠረው ከፍተኛ ቀውስ ድረስ ጉዳዩችን እየተከታተለ መግለጫዎችን ሲሰጥ መቆየቱ ይታወሳል፡፡ በሰጣቸው መግለጫዎችም ፓርቲያችን በዚህ ግጭትና ተቃውሞ የሃገሪቱ ቀውስ ተባብሶ እንደ ሃገርም እንደ ህዝብም … [Read More...]