Western-trained talent returns to Ethiopia – Africa Middle East

Talented Ethiopians who grew up abroad are returning to their homeland, sparking hope and driving change in the once stagnant nation. For a long time, Ethiopia has struggled as one of the... Read more »

The 'Ethiopia rising' narrative and the Oromo protests – Aljazeera.com

So much for the “Ethiopia rising” meme which Ethiopian authorities ostentatiously promote to camouflage the repressive nature of the state. A new report published by Human Rights Watch on the Oromo protests... Read more »

The 'Ethiopia rising' narrative and the Oromo protests

So much for the “Ethiopia rising” meme which Ethiopian authorities  ostentatiously promote to camouflage the repressive nature of the state. A new report published by Human Rights Watch on the Oromo protests... Read more »

What do Oromo protests mean for Ethiopian unity? – BBC News

Image copyright AFP As protests in Ethiopia over the rights of the country’s Oromo people continue, Addis Ababa-based journalist James Jeffrey considers if they are threatening the country’s unity. The latest round... Read more »

Ethiopia: Governing the Faithful – International Crisis Group

Africa Briefing N°117 22 Feb 2016 REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri OVERVIEW Ethiopia provides a significant example of the struggle governments are undertaking to find and implement effective policy responses to faith-based violent extremism... Read more »

Why Ethiopia is making a historic 'master plan' U-turn – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption Rights groups say more than 100 Oromo protesters have been killed November A controversial plan by the Ethiopian government to expand the capital, Addis Ababa, is set... Read more »

Eritrea/Ethiopia: Ethiopia Bars Eritrea From African Football Tourney – AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia has barred Eritrean footballers from playing in East Africa’s premiere football tournament this month because of political tensions between the neighbouring nations that fought a bloody war from 1998-2000. Nicholas Musonye... Read more »

Ethiopia: Only in Ethiopia – How to Relegate a Judge to a Public Defender – AllAfrica.com

“When you punish/remove a judge, you relegate him to a public defender” Henok G. Gabisa, Special to Addis Standard The concept of rule of law is deeply linked to the principle of... Read more »

Ethiopia opposition groups say they are uniting for change – Yahoo News

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Five Ethiopian dissident groups in exile said they have formed an alliance to bring a change of government back home, describing Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s government as oppressive.... Read more »

Ethiopia opposition groups say they are uniting for change – Yahoo News

“)).indexOf(“loc=LREC noad”) !== -1) wrap.style.display = “none”; }()) KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Five Ethiopian dissident groups in exile said they have formed an alliance to bring a change of government back home,... Read more »