How Ethiopian prince scuppered Germany’s WW1 plans

A hundred years ago, the Ethiopian prince Lij Iyasu was deposed after the Orthodox church feared he had converted to Islam. But it also scuppered Germany's plans to draw Ethiopia into World War One, writes Martin Plaut. In January 1915 a dhow slipped quietly out of the Arabian port of Al-Wajh. On … [Read More...]

US flower grower quits Ethiopia after arson attack

AFP - A US-based company has pulled out of Ethiopia after anti-government protesters attacked its flower farm causing 10 million euros in damage, and triggering job losses in the country and The Netherlands, a spokesman said Tuesday. Flower growers and exporters Esmeralda Farms began operations … [Read More...]

Ethiopian ‘apology over textbook blunders’

Ethiopia's Ministry of Education has apologised for mistakes in school textbooks, state-owned television has reported. The sixth grade English language textbook wrongly placed Ethiopia's highest mountain, Ras Dashen, in Tigray Regional State instead of the Amhara Regional State, it quotes an … [Read More...]

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H.Res. 861: Supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia

RESOLUTION Supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Whereas the first pillar of the United States Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa, announced in 2012, is to strengthen democratic institutions, and … [Read More...]

The Wider Implications of the Gonder Protest

By Felege Asrat In the first part, I tried to look at the very essence of the Gonder protest. In this second part, I will try to shade some light on its wider implications on Ethiopia’s politics. Ethiopia’s political landscape is changing very … [Read More...]

Groups urge UN Human Rights Council over Ethiopia protests

Joint letter to UN Human Rights Council on Ethiopia Geneva, 8 September 2016 To Permanent Representatives of Members and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council RE: Addressing the escalating human rights crisis in Ethiopia Your … [Read More...]

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“ከስዩም መስፍን ጋር አልስማማም” – ዶ/ር ፍቅሩ ገብረኪዳን (SBS)

ከዶ/ር ፍቅሩ ገብረኪዳን ጋር የተደረገ ቃለ መጠይቅ     … [Read More...]

የባንዲራ ታሪክ (ግጥም)

የኢትዮጵያ ባንዲራ ታሪክ፤ የግጥሙ ጸሀፊና አንባቢ - ኑረዲን ኢሳ … [Read More...]

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