Ethiopia ‘to release Briton Andy Tsege’ after four years in jail

A British national on death row in Ethiopia is understood to have been pardoned four years after he was detained. Andargachew Tsege, known as Andy, was detained in Yemen in 2014, abducted... Read more »

The Zone 9 Bloggers are Free: but Ethiopia Still Thinks Digital Security is … – EFF

The last of the Zone 9 Bloggers are finally free from jail, after nearly 18 months of detention for simply speaking out online. All the bloggers were acquitted of terrorism charges by... Read more »

Ethiopia denies Temesghen Desalegn access to medical care in jail

Nairobi, March 16, 2015—Authorities in Ethiopia have denied medical attention to Ethiopian journalist Temesghen Desalegn, who has been imprisoned since October, according to sources close to the journalist. Temesghen Desalegn, owner of... Read more »

95 illegal Ethiopian immigrants jailed in Kenya

Ninety-five illegal immigrants from Ethiopia arrested along Amboseli Road to Namanga will each serve a six-month jail term for being found guilty of being in Kenya illegally. The accused persons however have... Read more »

Zambian woman arrested in Ethiopia for wearing Ivory bracelets

A ZAMBIAN woman has been arrested in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for wearing ivory bracelets. Ruth Mwale, 46, was arrested at Bole International Airport yesterday upon her arrival from Bangkok, Thailand on her... Read more »

Ex-Ethiopian telecom CEO gets four years in jail

The Reporter:By Tamiru Tsige The Federal High Court, First Criminal Bench Wednesday passed a four-year sentence and 5,000 birr fine on the ex-Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the former Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation... Read more »