Meles zenawi

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 ahead of national... 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 2005, due to... 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 up as a... Read more »
Medrek 2010

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 week in the... Read more »
Addis ababa police in Addis ababa university

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 ወር ሥልጠናውን የተከታተሉት... 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 leader Merara Gudina... 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 mountainous northern Tigray... Read more »