Prof. Al Mariam’s Voice of America Interview (Amharic) on T-TPLF Sanctions

For the first time ever, tthe Tigrean People’s Liberation Front (T-TPLF)  has responded to me in person.     The T-TPLF does not address any of the issues I raised in my interview with the Voice of America Amharic Program regarding my letter asking President Trump to impose sanctions on the T-TPLF and the T-TPLF’s role More...

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By MGoth On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Ethiopia, Somaliland discuss on boosting ties

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has discussed with a delegation from the Somaliland, an autonomous region of Somalia, on ways of boosting relationship. Ethiopia and Somali land have been cooperating on various More...

By MGoth On Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Somaliland:Ethiopia grants 180 Scholarship seats to SL born students 

By Amb. Ayanle salad Dirie Addis Ababa- “Federal Democratic of Ethiopia has granted 180 Scholarship seats to Somaliland born students for the year 2017/2018,” Amb. Ayanle Salad, deputy- Ambassador of Somaliland More...

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 Liban On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

The Long Arm of Ethiopia Reaches for Those Who Fled

“Wako” fled Ethiopia for Kenya in 2012, after his release from prison. He had been locked up for two years after campaigning for the Oromo People’s Congress, an opposition party that has often been targeted More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Ethiopia’s Regional Tensions Spill Over, Leaving at Least 18 Dead

WASHINGTON —This much is known: tension between the Oromia and Somali regions of Ethiopia turned deadly last week in clashes that claimed the lives of at least 18 people in the town of Awaday. Many things remain More...

By MGoth On Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Somaliland:The veins of Ethiopia’s growth

Ethiopia’s “umbilical cord”, Djibouti, could soon feel the pinch. After Ethiopia lost its lifeline to the Red Sea following the independence of Eritrea a quarter century ago, Djibouti has been land-locked More...

By MGoth On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Ethiopia & Eritrea: What will it take to break the deadlock?

The stalemate along the Ethiopian-Eritrean border benefits almost no-one. Two armies stare at each other across the 1,000 kilometre border – as they have done since June 2000, when the fighting ended. Every so More...

By MGoth On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Ethiopia’s ethnic crisis escalates: deaths, displacements reported

Ethnic clashes between Ethiopia’s Oromo and Somali regional states have escalated leading to reports of deaths and displacement in the respective regions. A top official of the Oromia regional government confirmed More...

A man hangs fish to dry on the western shore of Lake Turkana. Reuters/Goran Tomasevic
By MGoth On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Fears over Ethiopian dam’s costly impact on environment, people

A man hangs fish to dry on the western shore of Lake Turkana. Reuters/Goran Tomasevic Ethiopia’s GIBE III hydropower dam is now operational. However, rights groups have raised concerns over the impact More...