Tribal people desperately cling to tradition in Omo Valley, Ethiopia

With every generation, the chance to see some of the world’s last tribal people living authentically dwindles. When I visited the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia almost two decades... Read more »

Tribal people desperately cling to tradition in Omo Valley, Ethiopia

With every generation, the chance to see some of the world’s last tribal people living authentically dwindles. When I visited the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia almost two decades... Read more »

Ethiopian Guard Sentenced for Immigration Crimes

An Ethiopian jail guard accused of torturing and killing dozens of people during government-sponsored violence in the 1970s was sentenced Friday to 22 years in prison for immigration crimes... Read more »

More Than 11,000 South Sudanese Flee to Ethiopia After Fall of Rebel-Held Town

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — The UN refugee agency on Tuesday reported a sharp rise in the number of refugees fleeing South Sudan’s conflict, after government forces captured the rebel... Read more »

Africa Has Know-How, Does It Have Political Will, Asks Kerry?

Photo: U.S. State Department Remarks by John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State at Gullele Botanic Park, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on May 3, 2014: Hallelujah, thank you very much for... Read more »

‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’ in 2014 Ethiopiana

In Orwellian Ethiopia, the government is using foreign technology to bolster its widespread telecom surveillance of opposition activists and journalists both in Ethiopia and abroad. Addis Ababa uses control... Read more »

Some Policy Considerations Regarding the Ethiopian Outmigration

Ethiopia claims that it has enjoyed double-digit real economic growth for about a decade and that it is a stable nation. But the massive outmigration of its people points... Read more »

Ethiopia: Government says arrested 29 people for terrorism

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Ethiopian government says it has detained 29 people, including several opposition members, across the country on terrorism-related charges. Government spokesman Shimeles Kemal said Monday that... Read more »