Ethiopia facing flood of South Sudan refugees

Geneva – Ethiopia is facing a huge wave of refugees from South Sudan, where the spectre of famine threatens to heap further misery on a people already rocked by civil war, the... Read more »

ETHIOPIA: LOVE ON THE ROCKS OR THE LIMITS OF GUILT

ETHIOPIA: LOVE ON THE ROCKS OR THE LIMITS OF GUILT By Teshome Abebe nazret.com – In a very recent article (the Economist 5-27-2014 By M.S.) titled “Cutting through the nonsense”, the author... Read more »

ETHIOPIA: LOVE ON THE ROCKS OR THE LIMITS OF GUILT

ETHIOPIA: LOVE ON THE ROCKS OR THE LIMITS OF GUILT By Teshome Abebe nazret.com – In a very recent article (the Economist 5-27-2014 By M.S.) titled “Cutting through the nonsense”, the author... 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 ago, there were... 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 ago, there were... 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 by a federal... 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 stronghold of Nasir... 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 a spectacular introduction.... 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 of its telecom... 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 to a different... Read more »