Ethiopia activists trigger fuel blockade to protest emergency rule

Activists in Ethiopia are continuing their resistance to the current state of emergency with a fresh boycott call – the latest is a week long action (dubbed fuel blockade)... Read more »

Ethiopia: New State of Emergency Risks Renewed Abuses

Police officers patrol along a road in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, February 21, 2018.  © 2018 Reuters Ethiopia’s newly proclaimed state of emergency risks further closing the space for peaceful... Read more »

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 »