Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed area | Djibouti News

Djibouti’s foreign minister has accused neighbouring Eritrea of occupying a disputed territory along their border shortly after Qatar peacekeepers left the location this week. Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said on Friday Djibouti’s military... Read more »

Ethiopia restores internet access after shutdown for exams

Ethiopian authorities have restored internet access across the country a little over a week after imposed a blackout, the BBC reports. According to the authorities, the blockage was to preserve the integrity... Read more »

Ethiopian government turns internet off to prevent high school cheating

The Ethiopian government recently shut off the internet in an attempt to thwart cheaters. The move was made to prevent high school students from posting exams online, as they’d done last year.... Read more »

Ethiopia turns off entire internet so students can’t cheat on exams

Ethiopia has cut off internet access nationwide until at least June 8 to try to stop cheats from posting high school exam papers on social media, a government official said on Thursday.... Read more »

D.C. Ethiopian Woman Alleges Housing Discrimination at Building …

Darrow Montgomery A D.C. resident born in Ethiopia is suing the cooperative association of an apartment complex near the U Street corridor for allegedly denying her housing on the basis of her... Read more »

Country Summary: Ethiopia, January 2017 [EN/AM/OM] – ReliefWeb

Large-scale and unprecedented protests swept through Ethiopia’s largest region of Oromia beginning in November 2015, and in the Amhara region from July 2016. Ethiopian security forces cracked-down on these largely peaceful demonstrations,... Read more »

UpFront: Highlights from 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, in this UpFront year-end special, we take a look back at the past 12 months with a compilation of some of our interviews and debates. Highlights:... Read more »

Australia: Protests Prompt Ethiopia Reprisals

(Sydney) – The Ethiopian government has arrested and detained dozens of relatives of Ethiopians who participated in a Melbourne protest in June, 2016, and is still holding many of them four months... Read more »

Half a dozen candidates vie for top WHO job, including Ethiopia's foreign minister – BDlive

Half a dozen candidates vie for top WHO job, including Ethiopia’s foreign minister by Agency Staff  2016-09-23 17:55:25.0 Half a dozen candidates vie for top WHO job, including Ethiopia’s foreign minister... Read more »

Diaspora Eritreans protest regime human rights abuses

Thousands of Eritreans have rallied in Geneva against alleged human rights abuses committed by their government back home, expressing support for a new UN commission report that accuses the regime of crimes... Read more »