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By Teresa On Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Ethiopia: Exercise Restraint at Upcoming Festival

Ethiopian government and security officials should act with restraint and take concrete steps to prevent injuries and deaths at this year’s Irreecha festival on October 1, 2017.  (Nairobi) – Ethiopian government More...

By Teresa On Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Ethiopia “Joy Comes in the Morning!”: My Message for the Ethiopian New Year 2009 (E.C.) – Al Mariam

By almariam On September 11, 2016 September 11, 2016 is the beginning of the 2009 Ethiopian New Year (Meskerem 1, Ethiopian Calendar [E.C.]).[1] It is painful for me to utter the words, “Happy Ethiopian More...

By Teresa On Monday, January 18th, 2016

The Wrath of Karuturi and the “Power of India” in Ethiopia

The Wrath of Karuturi and the “Power of India” in Ethiopia By almariam On January 18, 2016 Authors note: I have written this commentary not because I care about the legal dispute between Karuturi and the T-TPLF More...

By Teresa On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Somaliland:RRU pursues unlawful Killings

Somaliland is a democratic state where the rule of law exists and governance persists no matter whether it serves efficiently or inefficiently to its citizens. Every citizen is entitled to protect his/her basic More...

By Teresa On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Berhanu in Eritrea responds on TPDM defection to Ethiopia

After several days of silence, the leader of the Ethiopian opposition forces in Eritrea, Dr. Berhanu Nega commented on the defection of TPDM rebels to Ethiopia. He told a group of diaspora based media outlets that More...

By Teresa On Sunday, September 20th, 2015

My Private Letter to Senator Ted Cruz

A CALL TO ACTION Special note and request: I am asking my readers in the United States, particularly Ethiopian Americans in the great State of Texas and in the Washington metropolitan area, to join me in advocating More...

By Teresa On Monday, July 13th, 2015

Thus Spoke Ethiopia’s Reeyot!

  Reeyot Invictus! By almariam Thus spoke Reeyot Alemu to the Voice of America- Amharic Service on July 9, 2015, a few hours after she was literally thrown out of the infamous Meles Zenawi Prison in Kality, (Ethiopia’s More...

By Teresa On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Ethiopia:The Axis of Shevil: Does Africa Need Gayle Smith?

What do Gayle Smith, Wendy Sherman and Susan Rice have in common? This past Thursday, Gayle Smith who is currently Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director at the National Security Council directed More...

By Teresa On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Ethiopia muslim “martyr” among those killed by ISIS

By Staff An Ethiopian muslim man has been identified as one of the two dozen Ethiopians killed by the Islamic State also known as ISIS.  An al shabab source said a man named Jemaal Rahman is a muslim migrant from More...

By Teresa On Friday, April 17th, 2015

Ethiopians Break their Silence Against Government Repression and Forced Displacement

Oakland, CA – We Say the Land is Not Yours: Breaking the Silence Against Forced Displacement in Ethiopia, a landmark report from the Oakland Institute documents testimony from members of several ethnic groups More...

By Teresa On Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Somaliland:Silanyo’s Election Victory Day and the Following Crises

By Abdirahman Mohamed Dirye Once Mr. Silanyo won the election, people thought the victory watershed which will lead to the break of international isolation, but in retrospective, Somaliland took one step forward More...

By Teresa On Monday, May 5th, 2014

Ethiopia :Ogadenia and Oromio Communities in U.S Agree to Enhance Cooperation in a Bid to topple the Regime

  By Ahmed Abdi A joint-meeting between Ogadenia and oromia communities in the United States took place in Minnesota on Sunday. Huge numbers of Ogadenia and Oromio diaspora communities in Minnesota came together More...

By Teresa On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Somaliland:Universal TV Expelled for Insulting the Highest Office

By Mustafe Abdi Ibrahim Somaliland Minister of Information, Abdullahi Mohamed Dahir has revoked with immediate effect the permit of a local Somali language Television station accused of airing a programme interpreted More...

By Teresa On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Ethiopia:Two police officers arrested over abduction of ONLF officials

By CYRUS OMBATI Ethiopia: Two Kenyan police officers were Monday arrested in connection with the abduction of two top officials of Ethiopia’s Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) from outside a popular restaurant More...