Ethiopia to make Emperor Menelik’s palace a tourist site

The palace of Minilik was built 100 years ago by King Menelik II and this year, Ethiopian government will make it a tourist site. The Menelik Palace contains several residences, halls, chapels,... Read more »

Ethiopia ‘Red Terror’ aide Alemu jailed for war crimes

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Eshetu Alemu is accused of ordering the execution of 75 people during Ethiopia’s “Red Terror” A Dutch court has sentenced an aide to Ethiopia’s former communist... Read more »

Africa: Quest for Extradition of Ethiopia’s ‘Dictator’ As Mugabe Departs – AllAfrica.com

Mail & Guardian Africa: Quest for Extradition of Ethiopia’s ‘Dictator’ As Mugabe DepartsAllAfrica.comZimbabwe’s ex-President Robert Mugabe gave refuge to Col. Mengistu Haile Mariam, convicted of genocide in Ethiopia. Mugabe’s departure has raised... Read more »

Why Ethiopians are nostalgic for a murderous Marxist regime – The Economist

The Economist Why Ethiopians are nostalgic for a murderous Marxist regimeThe EconomistIN AMBO, a town in central Ethiopia, a teenage boy pulls a tatty photo from his wallet. “I love him,” he... Read more »

Ethiopia: Will Mengistu Continue Enjoying Asylum Under Mnangagwa?

Photo: Addis Out Ethiopian dictator, Mengistu Haile Mariam. By Fred Oluoch With the exit of Robert Mugabe, will the former Ethiopian dictator, Mengistu Haile Mariam, continue enjoying asylum in Zimbabwe? That is... Read more »

Ethiopia: ‘Red Terror’ war crimes trial begins at The Hague – BBC News

Eshetu Alemu is accused of ordering the execution of 75 people during Ethiopia’s “Red Terror” Image copyright Getty Images The war crimes trial of an aide to Ethiopia’s former communist ruler has... Read more »

Ethiopia: ‘Red Terror’ war crimes trial begins at The Hague

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Eshetu Alemu is accused of ordering the execution of 75 people during Ethiopia’s “Red Terror” The war crimes trial of an aide to Ethiopia’s former communist... Read more »

The Iron-Fisted Ethiopian State – Center for Research on Globalization

A political crisis of longstanding duration has been brought to the world’s attention by the actions of a competitor at the recently concluded Olympic Games. Marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa’s gesture of raising... Read more »

The Ethiopian Man Who Taught Mandela How To Be a Soldier – BBC ( Videos)

In July 1962, Col Fekadu Wakene taught South African political activist Nelson Mandela the tricks of guerrilla warfare – including how to plant explosives before slipping quietly away into the night. Mr... Read more »

Mengistu HaileMariam Interview About Nelson Mandela and Ethiopia (AUDIO)

የቀድሞው የኢትዮጵያ መሪ ኮሎኔል መንግስቱ ሃይለማሪያም ኔልሰን ማንዴላ እንዴት ወደ ኢትዮጵያ እንደመጡ ቆይታቸውን እና ከኢትዮጵያ ጋር የነበራቸውን ልዮ ግንኙነት በአጠቃላይ የነበረውን ሁኔታ የገለጹበት ቃለምልልስ:: The former Ethiopian President Mengistu Haile Mariam talks... Read more »