Ethiopia: Social Media Spreading Poison, Threatening Peace

By Zelalem Girma In Ethiopia, something has gone very wrong with the use of social media. In most cases, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter have turned out to be means of disseminating unfounded... Read more »

Ethiopia: Volunteering – Using All the National Potential

editorial By Fitsum Getachew Ethiopia is a traditional society with deep religious feelings and spiritual engagements entrenched in the society’s psyche practically across the board. By many standards, Ethiopians are spiritual people,... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Civil Society Getting Squeezed

WASHINGTON —  From an internet shutdown to convictions of journalists and opposition members, Ethiopia’s civil society has felt like it’s under attack in recent weeks. On May 24, Getachew Shiferaw, editor of... Read more »

Ethiopia: Why I Run –

Photo: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters Media Express Long-distance runner Feyisa Lilesa won silver in an exciting race at the Rio Olympics and then used the opportunity to show his support for the protests against... Read more »

Ethiopia: The Significance of Gold in Ethiopian Culture

analysis By Tsegay Hagos According to Encyclopaedia Britannica, the history of gold extends back at least 6,000 years; the earliest identifiable, realistically dated finds had been made in Egypt and Mesopotamia 4000... Read more »

Civil Society Under Assault: Repression and Responses in Russia, Egypt, and Ethiopia

Table of Contents The closing of civic space has become a defining feature of political life in an ever-increasing number of countries. Civil society organizations worldwide are facing systematic efforts to reduce... Read more »

Ethiopian news: Ethiopia: The Thinking and Objective of Polarizing Politics

By Messay Kebede Ever since rudiments of dialectical thinking grabbed the imagination of Ethiopia’s educated youngsters and elites, essentially as a result of the global prestige of the Marxist class analysis of... Read more »

Ethiopia: The Fading Away of ‘ያ ትውልድ’ and the Emergence of Millennials

By Abdissa Zerai If there is a generation that has for long occupied a central stage in the psyche of the Ethiopian society, it is the generation that has commonly been referred... Read more »

Ethiopia: Is Disruptive Good or Bad? –

opinion By Eleni Gabre-Madhin (Phd) Maybe you thought disruptive was bad. And disruptive, when you are disturbing things and people that shouldn’t be disturbed, is indeed bad. But it also turns out... Read more »

Ethiopian band's funding 'under review' by UK – BBC News – BBC News

Image caption Priti Patel promised to ensure value for money The UK government’s funding for an “Ethiopian girl band” has been placed “under review”, the international development secretary has announced. Priti Patel... Read more »