Category Archives: Ethiopia

Famine in Africa’s fastest growing economy-Ethiopia

In the Fastest-Growing African Economy, Government is the Fuel.Ethiopia is leaning on public spending, Chinese investment for its 8 percent- [...]

Philip Hammond warns Ethiopia over treatment of Briton on death row

By Staff Reporter Foreign secretary condemns detention of Andargachew Tsige in solitary confinement with no access to consular help or right [...]

REEYOT ALEMU FROM THE KALITY STATE PRISON

By Reeyot Alemu It has been five years since I, as a fellow Ethiopian and caring citizen, started to write for private newspapers reflectin [...]

Elusive asylum: African migrants in Israel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPxv4Aff3IA By Staff Reporter THE OBSERVERS DIRECT  24 journalists meet eyewitnesses (Observers) to discuss [...]

Ethiopia’s women vow to turn tide of violence, rape and murder

By Staff Reporter The low social status of Ethiopian women lies at the root of violence against them and the tragic cases of two teenagers h [...]

British MPs put pressure on Ethiopia in bid to secure release of Andy Tsege

By Staff Reporter  Mr Tsege has been held in solitary confinement for the past six months A delegation of British MPs will visit Ethiopia n [...]

The people pushed out of Ethiopia’s fertile farmland

By Staff Reporter  The construction of a huge dam in Ethiopia and the introduction of large-scale agricultural businesses has been controve [...]

East Africa’s political borders flurring turmoil?

By Staff Reporter Lines between countries used to have little importance in Africa‘s most dynamic region. How times have changed. In o [...]

Ethiopian mother’s anger at murdered son in student protests

By Staff Reporter “Yeshi” is still trying to come to terms with the trauma of discovering the body of her son being carried thro [...]

Djibouti is on the verge of starvation

By Staff Reporter Quarter of Djibouti Population Desperate for Drought Aid – United Nations Nearly a quarter of the population in Djib [...]

East Africa braces for World Cup terror attacks

By Staff Reporter . Somali and Ethiopian nationals arrested as part of a crackdown on terrorism by Kenyan national security officers sit in [...]

Ethiopia’s war with journos continue as scores are incacerated

By Staff Reporter The Ethiopian government has arrested six independent bloggers and a journalist in what human rights group Amnesty Interna [...]

Kerry hopes to bring peace to Africa

Will focus on peace and democracy efforts in various countries Washington: Top US diplomat John Kerry heads on his first major tour of sub-S [...]

Ethiopia regime snoops on opposition using foreign technology-#HumanRightsWatch

By Staff Reporter The Ethiopian government is using control of its telecom system as a tool to silence dissenting voices. The foreign firms [...]

Of America’s 25 Most Awkward Allies, 8 are Africans

By Staff Reporter Of 25 most awkward relationships USA has globally, 8 are African nations Egypt, Equatorial Guinea,Ethiopia,Djibouti,Kenya, [...]

Of the top 10 Emerging Economies Of 2014 worldwide, four are Africans

By Staff Reporter The pace of economic growth in BRICs states has slowed a bit and this made Management Today to look for the next shining [...]

Drama on Ethiopian Airlines as co-pilot hijacks plane to seek Geneva asylum

By Staff Reporter    The BBC’s Frank Gardner: “It’s a great relief that this is not… a terrorist act in the cl [...]

Child marriage rife in 15 African nations-UNICEF

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia I was playing outside when my mother told me I would marry. My life was ruined’: Ethiopian child bride, forced i [...]

Ethiopia is an enemy of the press

By Staff Reporter Addis Ababa *Happy birthday freedom fighter *Ethiopia is a semi autocratic state that cooks up terrorism charges to silenc [...]

The Role of Livestock Data in Rural Africa: The Tanzanian Case Study #WorldBank

Tanzania WORLD BANK Infographic: Livestock Data in Tanzania Website: The World Bank in Tanzania Website: The World Bank in Africa Many fa [...]

The Nile Basin-Egypt and Ethiopia on the brink of war

Nile River Basin River Nile Basin has the potential of taking Egypt,Sudan,Ethiopia,Eritrea to war.Neighbours argue, Egypt has unfair advanta [...]

South Sudan Crisis-Blame Tribalism

Juba, South Sudan                   Off I go on holiday and suddenly there’s a civil war in S [...]

Breaking News-South Sudan Ceasefire Agreed

South Sudan Updates By Kelvin Mupungu Breaking News Ceasefire has been agreed between the warring parties of President Kiir and former Vice [...]

African migrants in Israel say “NO” to “Apartheid”

Tel Aviv,Israel By BBCAfrica Sudanese ,Ethiopians and Eritreans make the bulk of African migrants in Israel.Israel is accused of sterili [...]

New Pacts Ease Path Toward East African Single Currency-IMF

Cargo loads in Zanzibar, Tanzania: regional pact allows free movement of goods, labor, services, capital (photo: Guido Rossi/ZUMA Press/News [...]

South Sudan tribal killings mirror Kenya?

South Sudan Kenya’s president Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta expressed regret “…that the crisis in Southern Sudan, which started as a party disput [...]

Over 30,000 Ethiopian maids ran away in Saudi Arabia

According to official statistics from the Ministry of Labour, around 31,700 Ethiopian maids ran away from their jobs. RIYADH: Saudi Ara [...]

Landmines still pose a danger in Africa

We often write about the human toll of landmines in this blog, but livestock also are routinely victims of landmine incidents.  In November [...]

World reacts to crisis by evacuating South Sudan

Tribalism has split South Sudan A few weeks ago many EAC pundits were busy analyzing whether South-Sudan should be allowed into the EAC bloc [...]

Italy ill treating African migrants -EU

Italy Following a spate of tragedies on the sea involving African migrants, Italy opened its borders to help. The pressure is mounting on Ro [...]
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