Ethiopian Member of Parliament Arrested and Sentenced, Gov. says they will release her

By Barry Malone ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The Ethiopian government pledged on Wednesday to release an opposition parliamentarian who was arrested while campaigning in the country’s sensitive Oromia region... Read more »

Experts Say There Will Be No Contest in Ethiopia’s Upcoming Vote

Horn of Africa experts in the United States say there will be no contest in Ethiopia’s parliamentary election Sunday.  They say it will be unlike the volatile vote in... Read more »

Ethiopian Opposition Says No Check On Vote-Count Mischief in Upcoming Election

Ethiopia’s main opposition bloc says it is being prevented from registering observers to witness vote-counting in this month’s elections for parliament. The integrity of the ballot-counting process is shaping... Read more »

Ethiopian opposition party activist Shot Killed : Third Killing in Week

By Jason McLure May 10 (Bloomberg) — An activist campaigning for Ethiopia’s opposition Medrek alliance was shot dead in a rural part of Oromiya, the third killing in a... Read more »

አዲስ አበባ ፖሊስ 621 አድማ በታኝ ፖሊሶችን አሰልጥኖ አስመረቀ

አዲስ አበባ, ግንቦት 1 ቀን 2002 (አዲስ አበባ) – የአዲስ አበባ ከተማ ፖሊስ ኮሚሽን በአድማ ብተና ያሰለጠናቸውን 621 አባላት ትናንት አስመረቀ፡፡ በጦላይ ከፍተኛና የበታች ሽማምንት ማሰልጠኛ ትምህርት ቤት ለአንድ... Read more »

Ethiopian Campaign Has Become ‘War’ on Opposition, Leader Says

By Jason McLure May 7 (Bloomberg) — Ethiopia’s ruling party has increased harassment of opposition supporters before a May 23 election in the Horn of Africa country, opposition coalition... Read more »

Challengers Face Long Odds in Bid to Unseat Ethiopian Rulers

With three weeks to go before Ethiopia elects a new parliament, one opposition candidate has been murdered. Another’s house has been attacked with grenades. Both incidents occurred in the... Read more »