Ethiopia Excited, But Cautious, Over Obama Visit – Voice of America

VOA was ordered by Addis Ababa police to stop filming after speaking residents ADDIS ABABA—Ethiopia did not roll out the red carpet when a little-known U.S. senator decided, in 2006, to visit... Read more »

Obama’s National Security Adviser  Susan Rice Laughed at EPRDF’s 100% Win (VIDEO)

Susan Rice laughed at EPRDF’s 100% win President Obama’s National Security Adviser Susan Rice couldn’t help but laugh when a journalist asked her if the election that EPRDF claimed that a 100... Read more »

President Obama Has Arrived in Kenya (VIDEO)

U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) embraces his half-sister Auma Obama (L) and is greeted by Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta (R) as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Jomo Kenyatta International... Read more »

Abel Tesfaye a.k.a The Weeknd Becomes 1st Artist to Ever Simultaneously Hold Top 3 Slots on Billboard’s R&B Chart

Abel Tesfaye a.k.a The Weeknd who was born in Canada from Ethiopian parents did what is never been done in before in music history. He becomes 1st Artist to Ever Simultaneously Hold... Read more »

European Investment Bank opens office in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) opened an office on Thursday in Ethiopia, where the economy is expected to grow by 10 percent this year and whose capital hosts... Read more »

Ethiopia courts scepticism after freeing imprisoned writers ahead of Obama visit

After more than a year of imprisonment, two Ethiopian women had no idea they were about to be released until a prison loudspeaker informed them they were free to go. “They were... Read more »

Ethiopia’s HaileMariam Threatens to Take Action Against Eritrea

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle July 7, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia warned on Tuesday it would take necessary action against arch-rival Eritrea unless it refrains from an alleged destabilizing role in the volatile... Read more »

Hacking Team hacked ! Ethiopian Gov’t Listed as a Buyer of Spying Software

AddisNews – The Italy-based company that has been accused in the past for selling Spying software for the Ethiopian government and to other repressive regimes and countries to use it against journalists... Read more »

UN demands release of British activist jailed in Ethiopia amid torture fears

   The UN has demanded the immediate release of a Briton held on death row in Ethiopia for more than a year, an intervention that campaigners say exposes Britain’s poor diplomacy towards... Read more »

Obama’s Visit To Ethiopia Sparks Controversy, Concerns Nigeria Was Snubbed

Activists and some media organizations have expressed concern that President of the United States, Barack Obama, will visit Ethiopia but not Nigeria during his Africa trip next month. Many have pointed out... Read more »