Oromo activist, Jawar Mohammed to return to Ethiopia as OMN opens Addis office – africanews

africanews Oromo activist, Jawar Mohammed to return to Ethiopia as OMN opens Addis officeafricanewsUS-based Oromo Media Network (OMN), which was banned for inciting violence and promoting terrorism, has opened an office in... Read more »

Gunmen Kill Dangote Cement Country Manager In Ethiopia – Forbes

Forbes Gunmen Kill Dangote Cement Country Manager In EthiopiaForbesDeep Kamara, the country manager of Dangote Cement Ethiopia, has been killed by gunmen. According to reports by the Addis Standard, Reuters and several... Read more »

Ethiopians warned against intimidating MPs to vote against state of emergency

The Command Post charged with implementing a state of emergency in Ethiopia has warned against individuals who it says are ‘intimidating members of parliament’. Local media portal Addis Standard reported that the... Read more »

Dr. Abiy Ahmed Elected as Chairman of OPDO

Ethiopia’s OPDO picks new chairman in bid to produce next Prime Minister Ethiopia’s OPDO picks new chairman in bid to produce next Prime MinisterEthiopia’s Oromo People Democratic Organization (OPDO) has elected a... Read more »

Aljazeera VIDEO: Ethiopia Emergency- How will the political crisis play out?

Aljazeera’s The Stream talked to  Jawar Mohammed, Alula Solomon, Tsedale LemmaEditor-in-chief, Addis Standard and Mohammed Adow on the current Ethiopian situation.    Africa’s second most populous nation declares a state of... Read more »

[Photos] Ethiopia students stage peaceful protest over Oromia deaths

An influential news portal in Ethiopia, Addis Standard, has shared photos of students in Oromia region’s town of Nekemte, staging what has been described as “a mass mourning” and silent protest over... Read more »

Ethiopia: Displaced Ethiopians: Escaped but Trapped in a Bleak Prospect

By Etenesh Abera Addis Abeba — September 2017, the start of the Ethiopian New Year of 2010, had a devastating beginning, the level of which was previously unseen for at least two... Read more »

As Violence Flares in Ethiopia, Internet Goes Dark

Amid reports of violent clashes that have led to at least 15 deaths, the Ethiopian government has partially blocked internet access to its citizens, suppressing information about the exact scope of the... Read more »

Ethiopia: More Than 20 People Killed in Ethiopia Clashes

The Ethiopian government says the fatalities last week are part of “ethnic tensions between Oromo and Somalis” over a longstanding border dispute. This follows clashes in September reportedly after a protest against... Read more »

Ethiopia: As Exclusive Document Presented At the Ethiopia National Security Meeting

Yesterday, Addis Standard has published a scoop based on a document assessing the current security situation in Ethiopia and was presented at the National Security Council meeting, which was held on Friday... Read more »