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Ethiopian Airlines’ Iconic Selamta Magazine Stops Publication For Good

Selamta, the in-flight magazine of Ethiopian Airlines, stopped its publication for good. Ashenafi Zeray, Head of Public Relations and Corporate Communication with Africa’s most successful airline, confirmed the end of the publication of the famous magazine, but said it would instead be going digital. The magazine that came into existence in the 1980s saw its…

EBS Interview With The Renown Politician Andargachew Tsige

Andargachew Tsege (Ge’ez: አንዳርጋቸው ጽጌ; born 9 February 1955), also known as Andy Tsige or Andy Tsege, is a prominent Ethiopian politician who previously served as the secretary-general of Ginbot 7, a political party that was labeled as a terrorist group by the Ethiopian government. On 23 June 2014, he was abducted by Ethiopian security forces while in transit in Yemen‘s Sana’a International Airport and…

Video Footage From Mekelle After Being Re-Occupied By Governement Forces

Mekelle (Tigrinya: መቐለ, mäqälle, Amharic: መቀሌ, mek’elē, Italian: Macallé), or Mekele, is the capital city of Tigray Region in Ethiopia. Mekelle was formerly the capital of Enderta awraja in Tigray. It is located around 780 kilometres (480 mi) north of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, with an elevation of 2,254 metres (7,395 ft) above sea level. Administratively, Mekelle is considered a Special Zone, which is divided into seven sub-cities. Mekelle is the economic, cultural, and political hub…

Ethiopian National Defense Forces Captured Capital Of Rebellious Tigray Region

Ethiopia’s prime minister said Saturday that the army occupied the capital of the northern region of Tigray two days after beginning what was described as a final offensive against the faction ruling the territory. “The Federal government is now fully in control of the city of Mekelle,” Abiy Ahmed said in a statement. “With full…

Ethiopia poised to start vaccine trials

By Brook Abdu As the whole world rushes to find a vaccine for the coronavirus pandemic, the majority of African nations have expressed their willingness to conduct a vaccine test in their homeland. Some African nations, including Ethiopia, were indicated to have the capacity to produce the vaccine once approved. This was disclosed at a press…

Trump or Biden: Why Ethiopians should pay attention for the sake of the #GERD

As the 2020 US presidential elections approach it is likely that it will amass interest from all corners of the world. The global power of the US – even though some argue that this is quickly dwindling – makes the US presidential elections a point of interest for different actors including governments, international and regional…

The Purposeful Elimination of Orthodox Christians and Minorities in Ethiopia

A silent world remains merely just another helpless spectator to the ongoing ethnic, political and religious extermination of Orthodox Christianity in Ethiopia. The ongoing tussle in Ethiopia under all unfortunate circumstances is a well crafted and promptly executed genocide. Call it by any name, Oromo radicalism or religious extremism, Orthodox Christians suffered the most and…

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