Ethiopian newspaper editor, bloggers caught in worsening crackdown

cpj.org - Nairobi, Ethiopia should immediately release all journalists detained amid an intensifying crackdown on the media, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. In recent weeks, Ethiopian authorities have jailed a newspaper editor and detained two members of the award-winning Zone 9 … [Read more...]

After a year of protests, time to address grave human rights concerns

Amnesty - Nearly one year on from the start of a wave of protests that has left at least 800 people dead at the hands of security forces, the Ethiopian government must take concrete steps to address grave human rights concerns in the country, Amnesty International said today. The protests began … [Read more...]

Ethiopian begins flying to Moroni, Comoros

Ethiopian Airlines: November 2, 2016 Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and the largest African airline, is pleased to announce that it begins thrice weekly services to Moroni, Comoros with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior, as of today November 2, 2016. Moroni is the … [Read more...]

Ethiopia Appoints 21 New Ministers Amid State of Emergency

VOA - Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has announced a Cabinet reshuffle, following months of often-violent protests which led the government to declare a state of emergency. Ethiopia’s parliament has unanimously approved 21 new appointees, the prime minister said Tuesday. He said … [Read more...]

ኢህአዴግ: ማደስ ወይስ መታደስ?

ከ 6 ሳምንት በፊት የቀድሞው የኦሮምያ ፕሬዝዳንት አቶ አባዱላ ገመዳ ፤ የቀድሞው ስኳር ኮርፖሬሽን ሀላፊ አቶ አባይ ፀሀዬ፤ አቶ በረከት ስምዖን ከዶክተር ካሱ ጋር ተሰልፈው "ፋታ ስጡን እንጂ" እንታደሳለን የሚለውን ቃለ ምልልስ ሰጥተዋል። አቶ አባዱላ ስለ ሙስና፤ አቶ አባይ ደግሞ 77 ቢሊየን ብር በጀት ተሰጥቷቸው ከመሩት የስካር ኮርፖሬሽን ለምን አንድ ኪሎ ስኳር እንዳላቀመሱን ሳይነግሩን ፤ ስለ ወጣቶች ስራ ማጣት በመቆርቆር ጊዜ ስጡን ስሊ ይሁን ብለን … [Read more...]

Ethiopian Inaugurates the largest and most modern In-flight Catering Center

Africa’s largest Airline Group, Ethiopian Airlines, is pleased to announce that its newly built, state of the art In-flight Catering Facility will be officially inaugurated on October 29, 2016. The new G+1 In-flight Catering covers a total area of 11,500m2, encompassing most-modern operations and … [Read more...]

Ethiopian Airlines continues its operation in Nigeria

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and the leading Pan-African Airline wishes to inform its esteemed Nigerian passengers that it will continue its scheduled operations to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, despite the recent withdrawal by some Airlines out of Lagos and Abuja. Mr. Solomon Begashaw, … [Read more...]

SEEKING THE NEXT BREAKTHROUGH IN DEMOCRACY AND MULTINATIONAL FEDERATION IN ETHIOPIA

Issued October 21, 2016 A PROPOSAL OF OROMO DEMOCRATIC FRONT Our Common Future: A Proposal INTRODUCTION Ethiopia stands at a crossroads, once again. But this time the prospects facing it are much more starkly contrasting than during past instances of change. If it is put on one course of … [Read more...]

Draconian measures will escalate deepening crisis

Amnesty - Heavy-handed measures by the Ethiopian government will only escalate a deepening crisis that has claimed the lives of more than 800 protesters since protests began in November 2015, said Amnesty International after the government issued a directive imposing wide-ranging restrictions as … [Read more...]

Ethiopia announces new curbs as part of state of emergency measures

Reuters - Ethiopia imposed curbs on its opposition, travel restrictions on diplomats, and a dusk-to-dawn curfew around major projects in new measures announced on Sunday that follow the declaration of a six-month, nationwide state of emergency. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn declared the … [Read more...]