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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 »
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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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'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 »
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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 »
Ethiopia Swears-in Abiy Ahmed Ali as Prime Minister

Ethiopia Swears-in Abiy Ahmed Ali as Prime Minister

Abiy Ahmed Ali replaced  Hailemariam Desalegn who had resigned in mid-February this year, saying he should pave the way for reforms. By Addis Getachew & Seleshi Tessema (Anadolu Agency) | ADDIS ABABA ― Abiy... Read more »
Ethiopia: 1,107 detained under state of emergency

Ethiopia: 1,107 detained under state of emergency

State-affiliated media says 1,107 people have been arrested for violating the state of emergency decree announced last month. (Al Jazeera)―Authorities in Ethiopia have arrested more than 1,100 people since the country declared a state... Read more »
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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 »
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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 »