Colonel Demeke Zewdu Released – Interview with Amhara TV

Colonel Demeke Zewde interview with Amhara TV right after his release from prison. Colonel Demeke Zewdu is an elected leader of Wolqaite Amhara identity committee. Colonel Demeke Zewdu resistance... Read more »

Kin of Kenyan jailed in Ethiopia appeal for help

Family of a Kenyans who was arrested and imprisoned in Ethiopia over allegations of  telecommunications fraud is appealing for help from the government to bring their loved ones home.... Read more »

Ethiopia torturing persons held in connection with 2016 prison inferno

The national human rights body in Ethiopia has revealed that some 38 inmates currently under detention in connection with a September 2016 prison fire incident have been tortured by... Read more »

Ethiopian court grants bail to prominent Oromo opposition politician

Political Prisoner Bekele Gerba, Photo Addis Standard ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopia Federal High Court fourth criminal bench on Monday granted bail for deputy chairman of... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Oromo leader requests prison visitation as trial date is set

Leading opposition figure in Ethiopia, Dr. Merera Gudina, has asked a Federal High Court to allow him visits from friends and family whiles in detention. The court subsequently ordered... Read more »

Nigerians Express Resentment over Confiscation of Valuables in Ethiopia

July 10, 2017 – Nigerians express resentment over the confiscation of citizens’ properties at Ethiopian airports, according to Nigeria Today. The issue of confiscation of valuables, including foreign exchange of... Read more »

Ethiopia Govt. sentences rebels accused of threatening Renaissance dam

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s government says 10 rebels who attacked vehicles headed to a massive dam project and killed nine people have... Read more »

Ethiopian journalist Anania Sorri released from prison

Anania Sorri is an Independent Political Analyst and Researcher in Ethiopia -Authorities responsible for overseeing implementation of Ethiopia’s state of emergency today released Ethiopian commentator Anania Sorri. Anania told... Read more »

Jail term could stamp out doping in Ethiopia – Haile Gebrselassie

Ethiopian athletics legend Haile Gebrselassie. PHOTO | GLOBAL SPORTS COMMUNICATION | By Aaron Maasho | ADDIS ABABA Ethiopian distance-running great Haile Gebrselassie believes doping could be stamped out in... Read more »

Ethiopia great Haile Gebrselassie willing to send dopers to jail but calls for Russian return to athletics – The Independent

Starting with a new event fronted by Usain Bolt this weekend, athletics will spend 2017 attempting to claw back the fans it lost to the doping scandals unearthed last... Read more »