Archive | December 24, 2016

Hof-Land: Refined in their own country – Frankenpost, Germany

Hof-Land: Refined in their own country Persecuted, fled and taken. In Oberkotzau a group of young people of the Oromo ethnic group from Ethiopia meet regularly. Oberkotzau (Frankenpost – Google Translation) – A large, colorful group of young people have been a guest in Oberkotzau this week. Head Peter Braun had learned that the group of […]

A state of emergency has brought calm to Ethiopia. But don’t be fooled

A state of emergency has brought calm to Ethiopia. But don’t be fooled By Paul Schemm METI, Ethiopia (The Washington Post) — Earlier this month, hundreds of high school students in the small Ethiopian town of Meti gathered for a demonstration. They were supposed to be celebrating the country’s Nations and Nationalities day, which commemorates […]

UNHCR Envoy for Somalia urged int’ll community to pay attention

UNHCR Envoy for Somalia urged the int’ll community to pay close attention to deteriorating conditions of the Somali Refugees in Yemen By Ahmed Abdi UNHCR Envoy called on the international Community to pay attention to find a sustainable solution to what he called a humanitarian crisis in Yemen on Thursday, December 22, 2016. The Special […]

Two young native of Ethiopia murdered in Fairfax, VA

Two killings hours apart in Fairfax, VA, USA may be related, police say PRINGFIELD, Virginia, (The Washington Post) — A man and woman were found slain in Fairfax County, Va., hours apart, and police said they think the killings are linked. Henok G. Yohannes, 22, was discovered dead at his home in the 6400 block of Blarney […]

ASCL worried about Ethiopian political scientist Dr Merera Gudina

ASCL worried about the arrest of Ethiopian political scientist Dr Merera Gudina (African Studies Centre Leiden) — The African Studies Centre Leiden has noted with concern and astonishment the recent arrest on 1 December 2016 of Dr Merera Gudina, political scientist and chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress in Ethiopia, a legal opposition party. Dr […]

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