The World Bank should not fund Ethiopia’s war in Tigray

The World Bank should not fund Ethiopia’s war in Tigray

This month, Ethiopia, a low-income country facing economic difficulties, is making its case for a financial bailout at the spring meetings of the World Bank and IMF. It is also conducting a... Read more »
Ethiopia: ‘Unpredictable security’ in Tigray, hindering aid delivery

Ethiopia: ‘Unpredictable security’ in Tigray, hindering aid delivery

Nearly six months since the conflict between Ethiopian Government security forces and regional forces of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) began in early November, most rural areas have remained cut off... Read more »
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Comment on ‘Clean out our insides’: Ethiopia detains Tigrayans amid war by Agazian

Comment on ‘Clean out our insides’: Ethiopia detains Tigrayans amid war by Agazian

We are back to the red terror era of the Megistu regime in Oromia. Abiye ordered to kill young men and women in Oromia and throw them in to the street to... Read more »
‘Cruel’ trafficker accused of torturing refugees found guilty in Ethiopia

‘Cruel’ trafficker accused of torturing refugees found guilty in Ethiopia

One of north Africa’s most notorious human traffickers, accused of extorting and torturing thousands of refugees and migrants in Libya, has been found guilty on five counts of smuggling and trafficking in Ethiopia.... Read more »
Comment on Attackers kill at least 20 in attack in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region, says official by Agazian

Attackers kill at least 20 in attack in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region, says official

Reuters – Gunmen killed at least 20 people last week in western Ethiopia, a regional government official said on Thursday, in what he and two residents described as an attack on civilians... Read more »

‘Clean out our insides’: Ethiopia detains Tigrayans amid war

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia has swept up thousands of ethnic Tigrayans into detention centers across the country on accusations that they are traitors, often holding them for months and without charges,... Read more »
Comment on Attackers kill at least 20 in attack in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region, says official by Agazian

Comment on Attackers kill at least 20 in attack in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region, says official by Agazian

Imperial, We are not one, we are different and our strength emanates from our differences. But I think it is time for the nation nationalities to go their own ways. ኢትዮዽያ የማንም... Read more »
Liya Kebede & Her Daughter Bring A Touch Of Ethiopia’s Artisanship To H&M

Liya Kebede & Her Daughter Bring A Touch Of Ethiopia’s Artisanship To H&M

Liya Kebede has been quietly working to preserve the art of weaving in her native Ethiopia since she founded her artisanal brand Lemlem, which means “to bloom” and “flourish” in Amharic, in... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

The Weeknd donates $1m to Ethiopians in conflict

R&B singer The Weeknd has promised to donate $1m (£700,000) to Ethiopians caught up in the conflict in Tigray. The star, born Abel Tesfaye in Canada, is the son of Ethiopian immigrants.... Read more »
How to Stop Ethnic Nationalism From Tearing Ethiopia Apart

How to Stop Ethnic Nationalism From Tearing Ethiopia Apart

BY ADDISU LASHITEW | First Published in Foreign Policy On Nov. 28, 2020, Ethiopia’s military took control of Mekele, the capital of Tigray region, after a monthlong fight with the Tigray People’s Liberation... Read more »