Archive | October 14, 2016

That Fateful Day, October 18, 1986

By Ibsaa Guutama  | For Afaan Oromo Version Click HERE (Gubirmans) — It was Birraa season in Oromiyaa. It all happened in Maa’ikalaawii (Central) Investigation center in Northern Finfinnee. One morning hour, some prisoners were busting in the morning sunshine behind a building where prisoners meet their relative by appointment. The north side of the […]

In Ethiopia’s war against social media, the truth is the main casualty

By Paul Schemm October 14 at 11:04 AM (The Washington Post) — The annual U.N. General Assembly meeting provides an unparalleled opportunity for world leaders to take to the bully pulpit of the U.N. chamber and trumpet their country’s achievements or slam their enemies. Last month, presidents, kings and prime ministers talked about the dangers […]

Egypt President Sisi denies supporting Ethiopia opposition

Oct. 14, 2016, 12:00 pm | By REUTERS Kenya (The Star) — Egyptian President Fattah al-Sisi has denied Ethiopian accusations that his country was supporting the opposition after a wave of violent protests that left hundreds dead. Ethiopia accused “elements” in Eritrea, Egypt and elsewhere on Monday of being behind protests over land grabs and […]

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