Ethiopia refuses World Bank arbitration over Nile River dam

By Elias Meseret | AP By Elias Meseret | AP January 21 at 11:01 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s leader has rejected arbitration by the World Bank on a disagreement with Egypt over the hydroelectric... Read more »

US Gives Ethiopia $91M in Drought Aid at Tadias Magazine

Women carry water back to their homes in drought-hit Aydora, Ethiopia. The country is facing its third straight year of drought. (Photo: Aida Muluneh for The Washington Post) The Washington Post United... Read more »

U.S. to give Ethiopia $91 million in drought aid for food and medicine

food aid ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The United States will provide an additional $91 million in humanitarian aid for Ethiopia to cope with a third straight year of drought, the top U.S. official in... Read more »

Walk with pilgrims on a journey to Lalibela, Ethiopia's New Jerusalem – CNN

Their destination is Lalibela in the north of Ethiopia. A town of approximately 20,000 people, Lalibela’s population swells five-fold in the first days of January, pilgrims converging to celebrate Genna (or Ledet)... Read more »

Ethiopian leader at UN Assembly decries use of social media to spread messages of hate and bigotry (VIDEO)

21 September 2016 – As much as social media offers a digital platform to improve exchange of information and enhance popular participation, its attendant negative impacts simply cannot be ignored, Hailemariam Dessalegn,... Read more »

Ethiopian leader says open to criticism from journalists – Sudan Tribune

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle November 7, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) –Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn says he would always allow room for journalists to criticise his government. The new chair of the African Union,... Read more »

Nigeria Signs Bi-Lateral Agreement With Ethiopia

Nigerian and Ethiopian authorities have agreed to deepen relationship in the area of trade and investment, tourism and agriculture. Addressing a joint press conference on Wednesday at the forecourt of the President Villa... Read more »
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Nonviolent Struggle: Ethiopian Exceptionalism? by Jawar Mohammed

The long oppressed citizens of Tunisia and Egypt have freed themselves. Libyans are almost there. Bahraini, Yemeni, Algerians, and Moroccans are in the middle of a fierce struggle. Our neighbors, Djiboutians have... Read more »

Thugtatorship: The Highest Stage of African Dictatorship by Alemayehu G.Mariam

Thugogracy in Africa If democracy is government of the people, by the people and for the people, a thugogracy is a government of thieves, for thieves, by thieves. Simply stated, a thugtatorship... Read more »