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Ethiopian Human Rights Resolution Passes House

Congressman Chris Smith’s (R-NJ) resolution, H.Res. 128, which condemns human rights abuses in Ethiopia and outlines steps the Ethiopian government can take to promote peace and democracy, passed the House on Tuesday... Read more »
My Personal Letter to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia

My Personal Letter to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia

Abiy Ahmed Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Office of the Prime Minister Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Dear Prime Minister Abiy: Please accept my heartfelt congratulations on your inauguration as prime minister. I am supremely... Read more »
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Strange times in Ethiopia as all sides happy with new PM

Strange times in Ethiopia as all sides happy with new PM

Abiy Ahmed     By Teshome M. Borago   A new Prime Minister is named in Ethiopia, as Dr. Abiy Ahmed became the first self-identifying Oromo leader in the history of the EPRDF ruling... Read more »
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Amsale Aberra, bridal designer and Amsale Group founder, dies at 64

At that time, Aberra was cutting wedding gowns at her kitchen table and Kleinfeld, according to Mara Urshel, co-owner of Kleinfeld. “She really was a trendsetter in the business. She was the... Read more »
Ethiopia: You Have Become A King. Now, Be One! -–Part II

Ethiopia: You Have Become A King. Now, Be One! -–Part II

By Teshome Abebe*   On September 16, 2015, after EPRDF declared election victory and with the ensuing affirmation of Ato Hailemariam Dessalegne as the premier, I wrote the following: In the epic... Read more »
Ethiopia has just seen 'historic' political change, while its China-inspired economics continue

Ethiopia has just seen ‘historic’ political change, while its China-inspired economics continue

Hawassa Industrial Park CNBC– East African economic powerhouse Ethiopia swore in a new prime minister this week, whose pledge to smooth out ethnic ruptures in the country could mean that unrest and... Read more »
Ethiopia closes Maekelawi as internet service returns

Ethiopia closes Maekelawi as internet service returns

The Notorious Maekelawi Prison in Ethiopia By Elias Meseret | AP April 6 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has closed a prison notorious for decades for holding opposition figures, journalists and activists, a state-affiliated... Read more »
Ethiopia's PM seeks end to violence that displaced nearly a million

Ethiopia’s PM seeks end to violence that displaced nearly a million

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed travelled on Saturday to a region where clashes have displaced nearly a million people, his first trip since being sworn in as premier... Read more »
Ethiopian-American Bridal Designer Amsale Aberra Dies at 64

Ethiopian-American Bridal Designer Amsale Aberra Dies at 64

Ethiopian-American fashion designer, Amsale Aberra, who pioneered couture wedding gown designs, esp. at her her flagship on Madison Avenue in New York City, NY died on Sunday at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer... Read more »
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Ethiopia’s Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed’s first speech – Opinion

Scam!Scam! Scam! Many are making a big fuss about Abiye, but as far as I can see it is much ado about nothing, since he will be serving the interest of Woyane... Read more »