Facebook blocks top Ethiopian activist over hyperactivity, followers protest

An influential Ethiopian political activist has had his Facebook account temporarily blocked over what could best be described as hyperactivity. But the social media giant’s official decision to block... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Oromia region at standstill as 3-day social shutdown kicks off

Several towns across Ethiopia’s Oromia region religiously observed the start of a social shutdown. According to reports the boycott call was called by the youth (Qeerroo) in the region.... Read more »

[Photos] A year of protests: Togo, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Cameroon etc.

Protests are very much a part of global news coverage more so in Africa. Different reasons have cause citizens to hit the streets – for the political, economic and... Read more »

[Photos] Ethiopia students stage peaceful protest over Oromia deaths

An influential news portal in Ethiopia, Addis Standard, has shared photos of students in Oromia region’s town of Nekemte, staging what has been described as “a mass mourning” and... Read more »

Ethiopian Flight Makes Safe U-turn After Landing Issues at Tadias Magazine

Nigeria Back to Bole: Ethiopian Flight Makes Safe U-turn After Landing Issues Published by Tadias Magazine December 11th, 2017 in Podcast. Ethiopian Airline unable to land in Enugu, Nigeria... Read more »

Eritrean diaspora stages protest in the Swedish capital | News

Stockholm, Sweden – Hundreds of Eritreans gathered outside the embassy of the east African nation in the Swedish capital Stockholm on Friday to protest against the recent arrest of... Read more »

[Photos] Ethiopia allows anti-Eritrea march to A.U. despite protest ban

Ethiopia’s security forces granted permission for Eritrean refugees and opposition groups to stage a protest against the regime back home. The protesters were said to have marched from Addis... Read more »

How a rare protest scared the Eritrean regime | Eritrea

Amid the standard heavy military presence and the regime’s ban of any associations and gatherings, Asmara experienced an unusual protest on October 31. As the widely shared video clips... Read more »

Eritrea slams media, Ethiopia-based detractors over ‘fake’ deaths in Asmara

The Eritrean government has formally responded to media reports suggesting that protests in the capital Asmara had led to deaths. The government categorically dismissed reports that protesters had died... Read more »

Ethiopia: U.S. Embassy speaks on recent protest deaths, lauds security restraint

The United States embassy in Ethiopia has reiterated its belief in the right of Ethiopians to express their views by way of peaceful demonstrations. In its latest statement regarding... Read more »