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 »

Wendy Sherman feels the heat and responds to Washington Post editorial

Wendy R. Sherman responds to the Washington Post Editorial In response to Washington Post Editorial Ethiopia is a valuable partner in a critical region, from peacekeeping to fighting al-Shabab to pursuing peace... Read more »

Breaking News – Man Shots fired at Ethiopian embassy Washington DC – VIDEO

WASHINGTON DC – The U.S. Secret Service arrested a possible shooter after a report that shots were fired on Monday near the Ethiopian embassy in Washington, a spokesman for the agency said.... Read more »

Weekend hunger strike staged over violence against students in Ethiopia

More than 100 people staged a four-day hunger strike on the front steps of the state Capitol over the weekend, drawing attention to Ethiopian government violence against Oromo students. While the government... Read more »
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Heineken-Bedele beer company drops sponsorship of Ethiopian pop star Teddy Afro Tour

Oromo Ethiopians celebrate #BoycottBedele beer victory Heineken-owned beer company drops sponsorship of Ethiopian pop star Teddy Afro amid protests from country’s largest ethnic group. Members of Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group are online... Read more »

Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalegn Holds Discussion With Investors

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn – http://addisnews.net : Ethiopian music, drama, comedy and news videos daily. Sew le Sew drama and other popular show. Read more »

DV Lottery : Senate’s Immigration Bill Quietly Curtails African Flows

Each year, 50,000 people are selected at random to immigrate to the United States. They don’t need specialized job skills or even a relative in the US. What they need most is... Read more »