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 captured by mobile... 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 from gunfire discharge... 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 Ethiopia’s internal security... Read more »

[Photos] Ethiopia’s Oromos celebrate, protest, mourn at Irreecha 2017

Ethiopia’s ethnic Oromos peacefully celebrated the Irreecha festival, an annual thanksgiving festival which takes place every October 1. It takes place in the town of Bishoftu – located about 45km away from... Read more »

Residents of Ethiopia’s Oromia Region Strike to Demand Release of Political Prisoners · Global Voices

Closed shops and deserted streets in Bale Robe, a town in Eastern Ethiopia. Photo sourced from Jawar Mohammed’s Facebook page and widely shared on social media. The Oromos, Ethiopia’s single largest ethnic... Read more »

Ethiopia: Oromia region observes shutdown called by opposition

Ethiopia’s Oromia region has been hit by a five-day shutdown called by the main opposition group – the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC). The OFC says it has planned the protest to run... Read more »

Ethiopia human rights group puts spotlight on abuses in prisons [Video]

The Ethiopia Human Rights Project (EHRP) has shone light on instances of rights abuses in the country’s prisons. EHRP used the story of a young woman, Nigist Yirga, who has been held... Read more »

Ethiopia: Capital of Amhara region shut down in memory of 2016 protest deaths

Bahir Dar, capital of Ethiopia’s Amhara region was almost shutdown on Monday but police and residents accounts seem to differ on the cause of the shutdown. According to local media reports, the... Read more »

Ethiopian Government accused of arresting relatives of Australians … – ABC Online

Updated November 08, 2016 23:58:37 A small protest in Australia has had major repercussions in Africa Related Story: Perth rally draws attention to Ethiopian government crackdown Related Story: Ethiopia declares state of... Read more »

Ethiopian factories attacked to protest economic policies

Trump: U.S. officials letting in illegal… Fri, Oct 07, 2016 – (1:13) Read More Here: Click Here to Read More on AddisNews Read more »