Breaking: US based OMN television team in route to Ethiopia to “explore opportunities” to open local branch offices

  Addis Abeba, June 03/2018  –  A team of two senior members of the US based Oromia Media Network (OMN) are en route to Ethiopia in what the media company said was... Read more »

News: Half day seminar at Swedish embassy highlights topics in women and media in Ethiopia

  Participants during coffee break Etenesh Abera Addis Abeba, June 01/2018 – The Swedish embassy in Addis Abeba held a half day seminar on “Women and Media in Ethiopia ‘’ in the... Read more »

CPJ expresses concerns to Ethiopia’s PM about lack of media freedom in the country

May 3, 2018 Prime Minister Abiy AhmedFederal Democratic Republic of EthiopiaOffice of the Prime MinisterP.O Box 1031Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Via email to Zadig Abraha, Spokesman in the Office of the Prime Minister... Read more »

Ethiopia: Prime Minister Abiy and a call to build the capacity of key stakeholders

Abiy Ahmed In my latest commentary (, I shared the second leadership attribute of Dr. Abiy, one of the New Breed Leaders of Africa. I pointed out that since he had done... Read more »

Ethiopian coffee for Tillerson, Ethio-themed tie for ‘casual’ Lavrov

Ethiopia over the past week hosted three top diplomats to Addis Ababa. Foreign Affairs chiefs of the United States, Russia and the United Arab Emirates were all in town for meetings. The... Read more »

Ethiopia Deports Journalist, Arrests Blogger

Ethiopia has deported British journalist William Davison because of accreditation issues. The news agency says Davison, a Guardian reporter who previously worked for Bloomberg, was deported Wednesday after being detained for a... Read more »

The Eritrean diaspora is mourning | Human Rights

Since February 19, Eritrean social media have been flooded with tributes to Haile “Durue” Woldensae, the country’s former foreign minister who had been in incommunicado detention since September 18, 2001. The social... Read more »

Social Media, Diaspora & State of Emergency Press Roundup at Tadias Magazine

(Image from a study on social media use in Ethiopia and the Diaspora mapping frequency of hate and dangerous speech. Courtesy of the University of Oxford) Tadias MagazineBy Tadias Staff February 25th,... Read more »

In a continent dominated by WhatsApp, Ethiopia prefers Telegram

In a recent survey of social media use in Africa, WhatsApp—and its Facebook-owned sister app Messenger—was crowned the king of apps in Africa. All except for one country: Ethiopia. The Horn of... Read more »

Social media users in America are stoking Ethiopia’s ethnic violence … – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Social media users in America are stoking Ethiopia’s ethnic violence …Pittsburgh Post-GazetteThe Ethiopian diaspora in the US uses social media to great effect in shaping coverage of events back home,... Read more »