Two Radio Bilal journalists sentenced in Ethiopia on terror charges

New York, January 4, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the prison sentences handed down to two journalists from the Ethiopian faith-based station Radio Bilal. Khalid Mohamed and Darsema Sori were sentenced yesterday to prison terms of five years and six months and four years … [Read more...]

የሻምበል ምሩፅ ይፍጠር ሥርዓተ ቀብር በወታደራዊ ሥርዓት ተፈፀመ

ሪፖርተር - በኦሊምፒክ፣ በሉላዊና በአህጉራዊ የአትሌቲክስ መድረኮች በ1960ዎቹና በ1970ዎቹ ተደራራቢ ድሎቹ ነግሦ የነበረው ሻምበል ምሩፅ ይፍጠር ሥርዓተ ቀብር፣ እሑድ ታኅሣሥ 23 ቀን 2009 ዓ.ም. በመንበረ ጸባኦት ቅድስት ሥላሴ ካቴድራል ተፈጸመ፡፡ በ5,000 ሜትርና በ10,000 ሜትር ሩጫ ከአሯሯጥ ስልቱና ከአጨራረስ ስኬቱ በመነሣት ‹‹ይፍተር ዘሺፍተር››- ማርሽ ቀያሪው ይፍጠር፣‹‹ይፍተር ዘማስተር››- የሩጫው ጌታ ይፍጠር- የሚሉ ቅፅል ስሞችን በዓለም … [Read more...]

Ethiopian Marks Annual Christmas Party Day with Orphans

Ethiopian Airlines colorfully marked orphan children’s Christmas party on December 31, 2016 at its headquarters, providing the children drawn from fourteen humanitarian organizations with giveaway items and entertaining them with lively artistic performances. Present at the celebration were ET … [Read more...]

Egypt approves deal to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

Egypt's government has approved a deal to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia and has sent it to parliament for ratification on Thursday, according to state television. The agreement, announced in April, caused a public uproar and rare protests by Egyptians who said the islands were … [Read more...]

Ethiopian FM: Opposing Groups are Working in Egypt, Authorities yet to Comment

Aawsat.com -Ethiopian government announced that it is cooperating with the Egyptian government, yet still awaits a response to the official request calling it to stop the work of certain opposing groups. Foreign Affairs Minister Workneh Gebeyehu said that there are Egyptian institutions … [Read more...]

Ethiopia Frees Thousands of Detainees

Human Rights Watch - It’s good news that Ethiopia’s government has announced the release of 9,800 people detained for their participation in anti-government protests. But they represent fewer than half of the 24,000 people detained since a countrywide state of emergency began on October 9. And most … [Read more...]

Ethiopian to Launch Flights to Jakarta

December 21, 2016: Addis Ababa Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, is delighted to announce that it will start services to Jakarta, Indonesia, in June 2017 using the ultra-modern Boeing 787-800. Jakarta is Indonesia’s economic, cultural and political center. Indonesia is the … [Read more...]

Ethiopia, Qatar agree to bolster relations

Anadolu Agency - Qatar and Ethiopia on Tuesday signed 11 agreements and memoranda of understanding (MoU), to strengthen their bilateral relations. This came in at a joint press briefing the Qatari Foreign Minister Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani gave with his Ethiopian counterpart, Workneh … [Read more...]

Ethiopian will Start Direct and non-stop Services to Singapore

December 19, 2016: Addis Ababa Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and fastest growing African airline, is pleased to announce that it will start a direct and non-stop services to Singapore as of June 2017 using the ultra-modern Boeing 787. Singapore’s Changi airport is one of the major global … [Read more...]

Amid Saudi-Egyptian strained relations, King Salman’s adviser reportedly visited Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

middleeastobserver.org - Informed media sources said that Ahmed Al-Khatib, the adviser of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, has paid a visit to the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam within the framework of his current presence in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to find out the possibility of renewable … [Read more...]