Ethnic Clashes Kill 44 Displaced 70,000 in Restive Western Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA — Weekend fighting between rival ethnic groups in western Ethiopia killed at least 44 people, state-affiliated media reported Tuesday. The clashes occurred on the border between the central Oromia and... Read more »

Ethnic Clashes Kill 44 Displaced 70,000 in Restive Western Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA — Weekend fighting between rival ethnic groups in western Ethiopia killed at least 44 people, state-affiliated media reported Tuesday. The clashes occurred on the border between the central Oromia and... Read more »

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia, “We must separate the thorns from the roses.”

My dear and honored Ethiopian people. Let me first say that seeing so many Ethiopians here today joining hands to show love, reconciliation and unity has triggered extraordinary hope in me and... Read more »

Memorandum No. 8: PM Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia: Please, Please Be Our Guest in the U.S.!

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the crowd at a rally April 11 in Ambo, Ethi­o­pia. (Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images) By Al Mariam I am informed and believe that you will not... Read more »

Ethiopia: Attorney General to Sue Dutch Company Over Teff Patent

Photo: A. Davey Men and women harvest the Ethiopian staple grain teff in a roadside field between Axum and Adwa in Northern Ethiopia. By Yonas Abiye The Ethiopian government has delegated the... Read more »

Memorandum No. 4: PM Abiy Live Messaging Optimism to Diaspora Ethiopians

By Al Mariam As I have demonstrated in my last three commentaries, I am a very strong supporter of PM Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia. Ethiopia today has an extraordinary young leader who... Read more »

Gaza in 2018 is what Selma was in 1965 | Human Rights

The recent killings of peaceful Palestinian protesters, children and journalists by Israeli military snipers marks a turning point in the movement against Israel’s decades-long occupation of Palestine. Weekly nonviolent protests by thousands... Read more »

My Personal Letter to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia

Abiy Ahmed Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Office of the Prime Minister Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Dear Prime Minister Abiy: Please accept my heartfelt congratulations on your inauguration as prime minister. I am supremely... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed’s first speech

Scam!Scam! Scam! Many are making a big fuss about Abiye, but as far as I can see it is much ado about nothing, since he will be serving the interest of Woyane... Read more »

Ethiopia: KNITTING BACK TOGETHER OUR UNREACHABLE SHARED HISTORY

By Teshome Abebe* It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of... Read more »