Monthly Archive: March 2014


Q&A: Ethiopian journalists languish in prison

Government in Addis Ababa refuses to release award-winning journalists jailed under Anti-Terrorism Proclamation. As Al Jazeera presses ahead with its campaign to free its journalists detained in Egypt, nine Ethiopian journalists who are receiving...


The Hypocrisy of the West (Messay Kebede, PhD)

The West is deploring the referendum in Crimea and threatening to apply economic sanctions against Russia, believed to be the instigator of the unfolding Ukrainian crisis. Some Western politicians even go the extent of...


How different can two Moyales be?

A transformation occurs when you cross over from Moyale in Kenya to Moyale in Ethiopia. The Kenyan side is a sleepy border town inhabited by nomads. The roads are dusty; there are few restaurants,...