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Ethiopia returns to her senses on the Gay issue

Ethiopia returns to her senses on the Gay issue

Apr. 17 | By Daniel Berhane The last two months have seen an escalation of anti-gay rhetoric in the Ethiopian media. Local anti-gay activists, who are thought to be funded by American Christian fundamentalists, stepped up their activities after the controversial...

9 civilians shot dead as unknown armed men open fire in Benishangul

9 civilians shot dead as unknown armed men open fire in Benishangul

Apr. 16 | Awramba Times (Addis Ababa) – Nine civilians lost their lives on Wednesday morning as unidentified armed men sprayed bullets on a civil car in Benishangul Gumuz, Sherkole woreda, a press statement from the government communication affairs office said. “Unknown...

Ethiopia: Defense Ministry Ready to Protect the Grand Renaissance Dam

Ethiopia: Defense Ministry Ready to Protect the Grand Renaissance Dam

Apr. 12 | Ethiopia’s Minister of Defense, Siraj Fegessa, has told the country’s legislators that his ministry is prepared to shield the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) from any attacks. He relayed this information while presenting his ministry’s bi-annual...

Ethiopia: Government-backed journo associations confront each other

Ethiopia: Government-backed journo associations confront each other

Apr. 9 | Anteneh Abraham and Wondwosen Mekonnen Awramba Times (Addis Ababa) – Three government-backed journo associations in Ethiopia were reportedly confronted each other. According to the state owned daily newspaper, Addis Zemen, the leaders of the Ethiopian...

Interview: Yared Tibebu on the 40th anniversary of the 1974 revolution

Interview: Yared Tibebu on the 40th anniversary of the 1974 revolution

Mar. 29 | Yared Tibebu Interview: Yared Tibebu on the 40th anniversary f the 1974 revolution. Click here to read  

Ethiopia to list homosexuality as ‘non-pardonable’ crime

Ethiopia to list homosexuality as ‘non-pardonable’ crime

Mar. 26 | (The Washington Times) Lawmakers in Ethiopia are about to pass a law that lists homosexuality as a crime for which there is no forgiveness — a stipulation that would have dramatic impact on those seeking amnesty or pardon. Specifically, the new rule...

Former U.S. president George W. Bush makes secret visit to Ethiopia

Former U.S. president George W. Bush makes secret visit to Ethiopia

Mar. 18 | Awramba Times (Addis Ababa) – Former United States president, George W. Bush arrived in Ethiopia on Monday morning. The former U.S. leader was welcomed by Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom and U.S. embassy officials. In his secret visit, Bush is...

Press freedom Vs. Developmental State: Debate between Scholars and Government officials

Press freedom Vs. Developmental State: Debate between Scholars and Government officials

Mar. 14 | Press freedom Vs. Developmental State: Debate between Scholars and Government officials

Press freedom Vs. Developmental State: Debate between Scholars and Government officials (Video)

Press freedom Vs. Developmental State: Debate between Scholars and Government officials (Video)

Mar. 10 | Debate between government officials and scholars on the freedom of press Vs. Developmental State in Ethiopia

Ethiopia wins the bid to host International Coffee organization conference

Ethiopia wins the bid to host International Coffee organization conference

Mar. 9 | Awramba Times (Addis Ababa) – The International Coffee Council decided to hold the 4th World Coffee Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in March 2016 together with the 116th Session of the International Coffee Council. Ethiopia becomes the first...

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