In Ethiopia’s war, a retreat worthy of African ideals

In Ethiopia’s war, a retreat worthy of African ideals

A leader’s admission of atrocities in Tigray fulfills a principle of accountability. By the Monitor’s Editorial Board Over the past quarter century, Africa’s leaders have steadily erected standards to better manage their own... Read more »
Ethiopia votes in greatest electoral test yet for PM Abiy

Ethiopia votes in greatest electoral test yet for PM Abiy

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia was voting Monday in the greatest electoral test yet for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as war and logistical issues meant ballots wouldn’t be cast in more... Read more »
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Ethiopia: war in Tigray threatens to end Abiy’s dream of unity

Ethiopia: war in Tigray threatens to end Abiy’s dream of unity

At a makeshift shelter in a school in Mekelle, capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, Gezae Wolderaphael, an aquiline-featured young sesame farmer, shows what he says are rifle butt and knife wounds on his face... Read more »
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 »
Sudan’s PM meets Ethiopian leader after cross-border attack

Sudan’s PM meets Ethiopian leader after cross-border attack

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s prime minister met his Ethiopian counterpart Sunday, as Sudanese forces continued their advances to reclaim territories controlled by Ethiopian militias along the two countries’ shared border. Abdalla Hamdok’s... Read more »
Ethiopia Says National Election to Be Held in June

Ethiopia Says National Election to Be Held in June

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA – Ethiopia will hold a parliamentary election on June 5, the electoral board said Friday, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed seeks to quell political and ethnic violence in several... Read more »
UN chief urges rule of law and rights in Ethiopia's Tigray

UN chief urges rule of law and rights in Ethiopia’s Tigray

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged quick restoration of the rule of law and respect for human rights in Ethiopia’s defiant Tigray region on Monday as well as reconciliation... Read more »
Ethiopian military has taken 'full control' of Tigray capital, chief of staff says

Ethiopian military has taken ‘full control’ of Tigray capital, chief of staff says

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia’s military has gained full control of the capital of the defiant Tigray region, the army announced Saturday after Tigray TV reported that the city of a half-million... Read more »
Ethiopia: Tigray people 'ready to die' as leader rejects call to surrender

Ethiopia: Tigray people ‘ready to die’ as leader rejects call to surrender

The leader of Ethiopia’s dissident Tigray region has said his people are “ready to die” defending their homeland, rejecting the prime minister’s Sunday night ultimatum that they surrender within 72 hours. Abiy Ahmed... Read more »
Comment on As Ethiopia's conflict rages, ethnic targeting turns deadly by Ittu Aba Farda

Comment on As Ethiopia’s conflict rages, ethnic targeting turns deadly by Ittu Aba Farda

Now the thugs and their running dogs along with some of their house niggers who they recruited from my proud and patriotic Oromos are using the scare tactics on the world opinion... Read more »