The assassination of Gezahegn Gebremeskel: Who killed the Ethiopian activist? | News | Africa

Zagbo Pascal saw it happen. He was on the corner of Kerk and Polly streets in downtown Johannesburg, hanging out with some friends, when a single gunshot rang out.... Read more »

Ethiopia: Blocking Black Money – allAfrica.com

Photo: Radio Okapi (File photo). By Desta Gebrehiwot It was only a few days that Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation divulged that the recent devaluation of Birr by... Read more »

The world loves Ethiopian pop star Teddy Afro. His own government doesn’t.

In this photo taken Tuesday, May 9, 2017, Teddy Afro, the controversial singer whose album “Ethiopia” is topping the Billboard world chart, poses for a portrait during an interview... Read more »

The world loves Ethiopian pop star Teddy Afro. His own government doesn’t – Washington Post

The world loves Ethiopian pop star Teddy Afro. His own government doesn’t.   Ethiopian pop star Teddy Afro ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Monday marked the first day of the... Read more »

Pop star Teddy Afro suppressed in Ethiopia

Ethiopian pop star Teddy Afro at his home in Addis Ababa. (Mulugeta Ayene/Associated Press) ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Monday marked the first day of the new Ethiopian year, but... Read more »

Ethiopia votes to lift state of emergency rule imposed after Oromo, Amhara protests — Quartz

Ethiopia’s parliament has voted to lift a nationwide state of emergency that was imposed in October last year following deadly anti-government protests. The emergency rule was declared following demonstrations... Read more »

Harar – the Ethiopian city known as ‘Africa’s Mecca’

As the Unesco-recognised Ethiopian city of Harar marks its 1,010th anniversary, the BBC’s Emmanuel Igunza explores its unique heritage. Night falls in the ancient city of Harar, and I’m... Read more »

Ethiopia shuts down national internet “to prevent exam cheating” / Boing Boing

The entire nation of Ethiopia — a corrupt, oligarchic state with the distinction of being “the world’s first turnkey surveillance state” where spy technology from the “free world”... Read more »

Why is the Ethiopian diaspora so influential? – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ethiopians across the world have been protesting During a year of anti-government protests throughout Ethiopia, its global diaspora, particularly that in the US, has... Read more »

Ethiopia: Film on Italy Rise of Fascism “If Only I Were That Warrior” Out on DVD – Tadias Magazine

The goal of the documentary includes addressing “revisionism, which is only possible because there is such great ignorance on the topic in Italy and even in Ethiopia,” says Producer... Read more »