By Seifeselassie Gebre 12-30-17 As it is known, Addis Ababa is a chartered city and the official capital city of FDRE and home to over five million Ethiopians comprised of about eighty ethnic groups. It is also the de facto diplomatic… Read More ›
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Thomas Yilma didn’t last a day as a teacher in an Ethiopian government school. After graduating from university he was packed off to a small village in a remote corner of the Ethiopian highlands with scant electricity or phone signal,… Read More ›
A senior Malawian government official has criticized the deal in which that country’s government entered into a joint venture with Ethiopian Airlines to operate Malawian Airlines. VIA- Lusaka times
“Those people complained that they sold the guns because they were hungry. They said they crossed into Ethiopia illegally because they were desperate,” Via- radiotamazuj
OPDO secretariat asks federal court a new appointment date for its senior officials to appear as defense witnesses in high profile case
All the four officials have failed to appear in court Etenesh Abera Addis Abeba, December 28/2017 – The Secretariat of the OPDO Central Committee has asked the federal high court 4th criminal bench to get a new appointment date for its… Read More ›
Press Statement from the Ethiopian Dialogue Forum (EDF) The Ethiopian Dialogue Forum, a not-for-profit think-tank established more than a year ago, represents a cross-section of intellectuals, academics, civil society activists and others residing in Ethiopia and in the Diaspora. It… Read More ›
“The Ethiopian side promised to study the Egyptian proposal and reply as soon as possible,” said the Egyptian spokesman, noting that Egypt will convey the proposal to Sudan in the coming few days.
The silence following the meeting has prompted frustrations among many, including supporters of the OPDO. “How is the public going to know about the meeting? Through the members of Parliament or through other means? Or are we not going to hear… Read More ›
Communications Minister Ayoub Kara speaks to reporters prior to the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister’s office in Jerusalem on November 12, 2017. (Olivier Fitoussi/Pool/Flash90) A Likud minister reportedly brought along a number of personal associates and real estate… Read More ›