6:33 am - Friday April 27, 2018

Memorandum No. 1: To PM Abiy Ahmed and Ethiopia’s Cheetahs/Abo Shemanes (Youth) [Professor Alemayehu G. Mariam]

Author’s note: In my last “commentary” (My Personal Letter to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed), I promised to focus my future observations on issues and topics that will serve to promote peace, reconciliation, unity and the general well-being...

Breaking News: US Congress Passed HR 128

WATCH: BBC Hardtalk with AG7 Ato Neamin Zeleke

Ethiopia releases 11 journalists, politicians once again (Washington Post)

By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Eleven journalists, politicians and bloggers in Ethiopia who were detained last month for allegedly displaying an outlawed flag and gathering in violation of a state of emergency have been released,...

Ato Lemma Megersa on Dr. Abiy Ahmed (Video)

Ethiopia dissidents hopeful but wary over new PM (AFP)

Addis Ababa (AFP) – They’ve been harassed, arrested and prosecuted, but Ethiopia’s dissidents say they feel quietly hopeful after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed extended an olive branch to them in his inaugural speech. Referring...

Ethiopia's new PM, in key speech, reaches out to opposition and Eritrea (AFP)

by Chris Stein Addis Ababa (AFP) – Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, apologised to people harmed in recent political unrest and reached out both to the political opposition and longtime rival Eritrea at his swearing-in...

Ethiopia new Prime minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed full speech