Haile Resort and Awassa Admin. to Rebuilt Airfield

By Hayal Alemayehu & Tewodros Kebkab Hawassa’s nearly abandoned airfield is getting a facelift with Haile Resort, the recently inaugurated low-rise resort-style hotel, and the town’s administration collaborating to... Read more »

Ethiopian jazz veteran Mulatu Astatke inspires new generation of Ethio-jazz bands

Mulatu Astatke created the brand new sound of Ethio-jazz in the late 60s and he’s still innovating today, working with young funk-groove bands, modernising traditional instruments, ensuring Ethio-jazz lives... Read more »

Climate Change Devastating Ethiopian Rural Communities : Oxfam

A report released by Oxfam International details how climate change is increasing poverty, water scarcity and food insecurity among Ethiopia’s pastoral communities. The report, entitled The Rain Doesn’t Come... Read more »

Yemen arrests 21 Ethiopian Refugges

SANA’A, April 23 (Saba)- Security authorities have detained 21 infiltrators of Ethiopia, including 8 women, for their entry into the country illegally. In a press release, Interior Ministry said... Read more »

Eritrean Rebels Says They Killed 11 Government Soldiers

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle Reuters Friday, April 23, 2010 MAKELLE, Ethiopia (Reuters) – Two Eritrean rebel groups said they killed 11 government soldiers and wounded some 20 others in a... Read more »

Joint Statement on the First US – AU High-Level Bilateral Meetings

Office of the Spokesman Washington, DC April 22, 2010 The following is a joint statement by the United States and the African Union. Begin text: The United States and... Read more »

Ethiopian Opposition Demands Independent Probe Into Activist’s Death

Government denies beating Biyanza Daba Gadisa to death for campaigning for opposition candidates in May parliamentary elections Ethiopia’s main opposition coalition is demanding an independent investigation into the death... Read more »

Ethiopia – Factions in Unity for Democracy and Justice Party Quarrel

Ethiopia – Factions in Unity for Democracy and Justice Party Quarrel By Meleskachew Amaha VOA News Addis Abeba 22/04/2010 One of Ethiopia’s major opposition parties remains divided as one... Read more »

Activist Killed While Campaigning : Ethiopian Opposition

April 22 (Bloomberg) — An Ethiopian opposition activist was beaten to death by pro-government militia in the western part of the country after he refused to stop campaigning for... Read more »

Jamming in Ethiopia Virtually Silences Free Voice, Experts Say

Washington DC Technology experts in Washington, DC say the recent blocking of Voice of America radio and Internet broadcasts by the Ethiopian government is likely to have a negative... Read more »