ON THE URGENT NEED TO CLARIFY DISARMAMENT NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF ABIY AHMED AND REBEL GROUPS

Addis Abeba, Oct. 08/2018 – Rebel groups such as the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), Patriotic Ginbot 7 (PG7), and Tigray People’s Democratic Movement (TPDM), among others, have picked up arms as means of struggle because the EPRDF government of the last 27 years chose to use guns to settle political…

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DETAILS OF THE ETHIO-ERITREA AGREEMENT SIGNED IN JEDDAH

Agreement On Peace, Friendship And Comprehensive Cooperation Between The Federal Democratic Republic Of Ethiopia And The State Of Eritrea The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the State of Eritrea, hereinafter referred to as the Two Parties; Considering the close bonds of geography, history, culture and religion between the two countries and their peoples; Respecting…

EPRDF BEGINS DECISIVE CONGRESS IN WHICH REELECTING PM ABIY IS THE LEAST OF ITS WORRIES

More than 1000 members of the ruling EPRDF’s movers and shakers are gathered in the lake city of Hawassa, the capital of the Southern Nations Nationalities and People’s Regional state, (SNNPR), in what is largely seen as the most decisive congress of the collation ever since its existence 27 years ago. EPRDF’s congress is taking…

UNITED STATES PROVIDES BACK-TO-SCHOOL MATERIALS FOR 147,000 DISPLACED CHILDREN

The U.S. Government has provided new school materials for 147,000 displaced children in Oromia, Somali, and SNNPR regional states. Through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), this effort is aimed at protecting vulnerable children’s rights to education following internal conflicts that have displaced approximately 2 million people in Ethiopia. USAID and the Ministry…

ANALYSIS: DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION IN ABIY’S ETHIOPIA: MANAGING THE BAD, THE GOOD AND THE TROUBLING

G. Teressa, For Addis Standard  Addis Abeba, September 25/2018 – The power relationship within the four-member ruling coalition party—the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF)-which has ruled Ethiopia autocratically for 27 years, has been irreversibly changed. The Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) is no longer the kingmaker after suffering an ignominious defeat by the tactical alliance…

Dawit Alemayehu – Tewedeshal | ተወደሻል – New Ethiopian Music 2018

Dawit Alemayehu is an Ethiopian pop artist. He has been on the Ethiopian music scene over the last five years. In 2011 he participated on the Ethiopian talent show Ethiopian Idol. His latest release is the single ‘Mizanish Tezaba’ released in August 2016. Popular music Ethiopia is a musically traditional country. Of course, popular music is played,…

Solomon Bayre – Merkeb | መርከብ – New Ethiopian Music 2018

Tigrinya, often written as Tigrigna (/tɪˈɡriːnjə/) (ትግርኛ, tigriñā) is an Afro-Asiatic language, belonging to the family’s Semitic branch. It is spoken by ethnic Tigray people in the Horn of Africa. Tigrigna speakers primarily inhabit the Tigray Region in northern Ethiopia (96%), where its speakers are called Tigrawot (“Tigrāweyti”(female ) or “Tigraway”(male) -singular- and “Tegaru” -plural-), as well as the contiguous borders of southern and central Eritrea (57%), where speakers are known as the Tigrigna. Tigrigna is also…

ድሬዳዋ ፖሊስ ለ13 ሰዎች ህልፈትና ለንብረት መውደም ምክንያት የሆነውን ግጭት የምርመራ ውጤት ይፋ አደረገ

የድሬዳዋ አስተዳደር ፖሊስ ኮሚሽን ሐምሌ 29 2010 ዓ.ም ለ13 ሰዎች ህልፈትና ለንብረት መውደም ምክንያት በሆነው ግጭት ላይ ሲያካሂድ የነበረውን የምርመራ ውጤት ዛሬ ይፋ አድርጓል። ኮሚሽኑ ዛሬ ጉዳዩን አስመልክቶ በሰጠው መግለጫ፥ በእለቱ በተፈጠረው ሁከት በ3 መኖሪያ ቤቶች ውስጥ የነበሩ የ13 ንፁሀን ዜጎች ህይወት ማለፋንና በ42 ቤቶች ላይ ቃጠሎና ዝርፊያ መካሔዱን ገልጿል። ኮሚሽኑ ባደረገው ምርመራ 4 ግለሰቦች…

የአክሱም ሆቴሉ ቡድን የሚዲያ ውጊያ ክተት

መቀሌ የሚገኘው አክሱም ሆቴል የቪአይፒ ክፍሎች ከቅርብ ጊዜያት ወዲህ ከመንግስት ሀላፊነት በጡረታ በተወገዱ በህወሀት ነባር ታጋዮች ተሞልቷል፡፡ እነዚህ የቀድሞ ባለስልጣናት ከጦር ሰራዊት፣ ከደህንነት ወይም ከከፍተኛ የመንግስት ስልጣን ተነስተው በዚህ ለወትሮው በቱሪስቶች ማዘውተሪያ ቦታ የመሸጉት የለመዱትን ውስኪ ለመጨበጥ አመቺ ስፍራ ስለሆነ ብቻ አይደለም፡፡ በዚህ ሆቴል ውስጥ የኢትዮጵያን ፖለቲካ አቅጣጫ ሊለውጥ የሚችል አጀንዳን ያነሳሉ/ይጥላሉ፡፡ በቀደሙት ጊዜያት ሲያሾሯት…

Peace Dividend

Samson Redae, 45, is unloading sacks of garments brought from Asmara, Eritrea, to Adigrat, a town located about 38Km inland from the border area in Ethiopia. He is one of the hundreds of Eritreans who cross the border daily to take advantage of the recent opportunity the historic rapprochement between the two countries has provided…

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