Archive | March 6, 2017

Drought emergency spirals in Ethiopia amid major aid shortages

Almost 13 million people across the Horn of Africa need aid due to drought By Katy Migiro NAIROBI, March 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Millions of drought-stricken Ethiopians needing food, water and emergency medical care are not receiving it due to funding shortages, the United Nations said, warning the crisis will worsen if spring rains […]

The Ethiopia protesters’ struggle moves to the athletics track

The Ethiopia protesters’ struggle moves to the athletics track by Kalkidan Yibeltal (African Arguments) — While a state of emergency is still in place at home, global sporting events are providing an irresistible opportunity for protesters to be seen and heard. As she crossed the finish line in Sabadell, Spain, on 7 February, Ethiopian star […]

Why is Ethiopia waging a proxy war on the Oromo through the Liyu Police?

Why is Ethiopia waging a proxy war on the Oromo through the Liyu Police? By: Nadhii G. Hawaas This article explores the raison d’être for why the Neo-Agazians –  the king makers in the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), a.k.a. the present-day rulers of Ethiopia – have adopted a non-intuitive strategy of waging a war […]

News: Ethiopia Charges 76 Individuals with Terrorism

Ethiopia Charges 76 Individuals with Terrorism Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, March 6/2017 (Addis Standard) – As fresh terrorism charges against several individuals surge following the yearlong public protests that led to the current state of emergency, prosecutors in Ethiopia have today charged a group of 76 individuals with various articles of Ethiopia’s infamous Anti-Terrorism Proclamation (ATP). […]

Elders Committee’s Response to Publication of its Resolution

Elders Committee’s Response to Publication of its Resolution Members of the Elders Committee were surprised and outraged with the publication on March 1, 2017 on Ayyaantuu.net of their resolution for OLC and GGO. We were surprised, because we did not expect the unauthorized publication of a resolution issued privately at an early stage when the […]

THE RIGHTS I WAS GIVEN

THE RIGHTS I WAS GIVEN By Caalaa Hayiluu I was told I am under oppression and want to be freed, I sacrificed myself, properties, my children and family to get freedom After my sacrifices, I was told, I had granted back my rights I was told my natural and democratic rights have been enshrined in […]

Exclusive: Egypt sneaky strategy against Ethiopia

Exclusive: Egypt sneaky strategy against Ethiopia Kampala, March 5, 2017 (South Sudan News Agency) – In an exclusive interview on Sunday, a former Ugandan intelligence agent told the South Sudan News Agency (SSNA) that Egyptian government is actively pursuing a sneaky military strategy against Ethiopia’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and that Egypt is also […]

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