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Dr. Abiy Ahmed elected chairman of EPRDF with Demeke Mekonnen as deputy

  Addis Abeba, March 27/2018 –  AddisStandard The just-concluded meeting by the Council of Ethiopia’s ruling party, EPRDF, elected Dr. Abiy Ahmed Aliy, chairman of the OPDO, as EPRDF’s new chairman. The... Read more »
Ethiopia's Netsanet Gudeta shatters women's record at world half marathon

Ethiopia’s Netsanet Gudeta shatters women’s record at world half marathon

Ethiopia’s Netsanet Gudeta crosses the finish line with a world-record time at the world half marathon championships in Valencia, Spain on Saturday. (@angprobinsyano6/Twitter) Ethiopia’s Netsanet Gudeta smashed the women’s only race world... Read more »
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Human Rights Watch urges Kenya to speak up against Ethiopia crackdown

Human Rights Watch urges Kenya to speak up against Ethiopia crackdown

Human Rights senior researcher for Horn of Africa, Felix Horne , said Kenya should end its silence and speak up against Ethiopia’s crackdown on dissent. In his op-ed published on Kenya’s weekly, The... Read more »
H.Res.128 on Ethiopia scheduled for April vote

H.Res.128 on Ethiopia scheduled for April vote

U.S House of Representatives is scheduled to put House Resolution 128 (HR 128), titled ‘Supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia’, for a vote in April, according to a... Read more »
The father of Ethiopian jazz is always moving—and it keeps his music evolving

The father of Ethiopian jazz is always moving—and it keeps his music evolving

Mulatu Astatke Ethiopian jazz master Mulatu Astatke will be taking a break from his extensive 2018 European concert tour to play at the 19th Cape Town International Jazz Festival. This should come... Read more »
Eritrea Rejects Allegation It's Trying to Destabilize Ethiopia

Eritrea Rejects Allegation It’s Trying to Destabilize Ethiopia

Eritrean nformation Minister Yemane Gebremeskel Bloomberg– Eritrea’s government rejected allegations by neighboring Ethiopia that it’s trying to destabilize the country after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned last month. Ethiopia has been struggling... Read more »
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An Unstable Ethiopia: Wobbles in Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s departure after five years in power to pave way for political reform was abrupt, but not unexpected. The move followed a ‘do or die’ executive committee meeting... Read more »