Ethiopia’s ruling party, EPRDF, opts for more authoritarianism to tackle anti-authoritarian protests

(OPride)—In a lengthy statement on Dec. 29, the 36-person Executive Committee of the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) congratulated itself claiming Ethiopia’s growing woes are the outcome of its economic... Read more »

Quest to extradite Ethiopia’s dictator Mengistu as Mugabe departs | News | Africa

In a move that stunned the world, Zimbabwe’s defense forces ousted President Robert Mugabe from power on November 21 2017, bringing his 37 years of strongman rule to an end. When his... Read more »

What is Female Genital Mutilation or FGM? | Female Genital Mutilation

Al Jazeera answers to the most asked questions about FGM.  What does FGM stand for? FGM stands for Female Genital Mutilation, which consists of the partial or total removal of the external... Read more »

What is Female Genital Mutilation or FGM? | Female Genital Mutilation

Al Jazeera answers to the most asked questions about FGM.  What does FGM stand for? FGM stands for Female Genital Mutilation, which consists of the partial or total removal of the external... Read more »

What is Female Genital Mutilation or FGM? | Female Genital Mutilation

Al Jazeera answers to the most asked questions about FGM.  What does FGM stand for? FGM stands for Female Genital Mutilation, which consists of the partial or total removal of the external... Read more »

Eritrea: Anecdotes of indefinite anarchy | Human Rights

If available at all, facts about many crucial issues in Eritrea fail to capture the reality in the country. Reading the news about Eritrea, an outsider would not understand the extent and... Read more »

Remembering the Eritrean dream on Independence Day | Politics

Twenty-six years ago today, Eritrea’s 30-year war of independence against Ethiopia ended with Eritrean freedom fighters marching to the capital, Asmara. Unfortunately, it took less than a decade for the grand hopes... Read more »

Ethiopia: The Torture Chronicles of Ethiopian Patriot Habtamu Ayalew (in His Own Words)

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Author’s Note: Following is my translation of the Amharic interview given by Habtamu Ayalew to the Voice of America (VOA), Amharic Program on March 15, 2017 and broadcast... Read more »

As new drought hits Ethiopia, UN urges support for Government's 'remarkable' efforts – UN News Centre

29 January 2017 – Commending the Ethiopian Government and humanitarian partners on the response to last year’s El Niño drought that left 10.2 million people needing food assistance, United Nations Secretary-General... Read more »

In Ethiopia, the elderly get new help from an old tool – CSMonitor.com – Christian Science Monitor

A World Living Longer: Global aging is one of the greatest challenges of the century. And this is not just a “Western” problem. Politicians and policy makers around the world are rethinking... Read more »