Ethiopia reduces sentences of jailed journalists, activists

The Ethiopian federal supreme court has today reduced the jail terms of 20 defendants who were accused and sentenced to various years in jail after having been charged of terrorism related. Among... Read more »

U of T’s collaboration with Addis Ababa University takes centre stage

In 2003, Ethiopia – a landlocked country of 72.5 million people – had only a handful of psychiatrists, all located in the capital city.  Psychiatry was in its infancy, and most people sought treatment... Read more »

Ethiopia: Govt Revokes Over 50 Mining Licences

By Andualem Sisay Addis Ababa — Ethiopia has cancelled over 50 mining and explorations licences, official said. The Public Relation and Communications Director at the Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas... Read more »

Ethiopia: ቆሼ collapsed! Tragic- but Why? and how can we avert such incidences in the future?

Rescue workers carry the body of a victim recovered out from a pile of garbage following a landslide when a mound of trash collapsed on an informal settlement at the Koshe garbage... Read more »

Dying of hunger: What is a famine?

From ancient Rome to modern times, mankind has suffered devastating periods of hunger caused by drought, war or misguided politics. Last week South Sudan was declared the site of the world’s first... Read more »

The people of Ethiopia's forests –

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Like many countries, there is money in Ethiopia’s forestry sector – both regulated and unregulated. The most recent official figures from Global Forest Watch show that the country’s... Read more »

There is no hope for her to survive: Ethiopian woman fears deportation – The Age

Yeshiwork Abrha fears deportation to Ethiopia. Photo: Simon O’Dwyer Yeshiwork Abrha’s​ hands shake as she sifts through the paperwork that has decided her fate. She looks up helplessly, she can’t find the... Read more »

Bye, Bye Karuturistan, Ethiopia!

Alemayehu  G Mariam RIP: A post-mortem on Karuturistan, Ethiopia It was too good to be true. It is too bad it was true for the people of Gambella in western Ethiopia. Last month, the... Read more »

Scientists at work: counting eruptions on Ethiopia’s volcanoes

In September 2014, the Natural Environment Research Council will launch a major five-year programme to study the volcanoes of Ethiopia’s Great Rift Valley. The project team contains core investigators from seven UK... Read more »

ESAT News in Amharic 31 July 2012 Ethiopia

ESAT News 31 July 2012 Ethiopia Meles Zenawi is dead says that ICG but it is not official reportes. Crisis Group denies media reportes – Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT) ESAT is... Read more »