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 on. It’s not... 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 on Time Anymore,... 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 on Friday that... 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 coordinated attack on... 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 the African Union... 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 of a campaign... 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 group elects a... 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 his party before... 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 long term impact.... Read more »

Ethiopia and 6 More Countries To Sign Nile Water Sharing Treaty

– Egypt and Sudan Object The Treaty – “Any Treaty without Egypt and Sudan is mean the death of the Nile Basin initiative.” Egypt Ethiopia says seven African nations will sign an... Read more »