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How a Minnesota paper became one of the world’s leading sources of Ethiopian news (minnpost)

By Ibrahim Hirsi Nearly a decade ago, when Henok Alemayehu Degfu spent his first two paychecks on a laptop, some of his relatives thought he was nuts. Degfu had been in the U.S. for only a couple of months at that point, and those close to...

ESAT Yesamintu Engeda Teklemariam Mengestu

Activist Nigist Yirga [Animation video - EHRP]

Yonatan Tesfaye Animation video (BY EHRP)

How the NSA built a secret surveillance network for Ethiopia (The intercept)

By Nick Turse  September 13 2017 — “A WARM FRIENDSHIP connects the Ethiopian and American people,” U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced earlier this year. “We remain committed to working with Ethiopia to foster liberty,...

Ingredient Spotlight: Teff, Ethiopia’s Favorite Ancient Super Grain (One Green Planet)

Food Monster – Features Have you heard of the Ethiopian superfood called “teff” before? This special little gluten-free ancient grain (it’s actually only about the size of a poppy seed) has been touted by experts as...

The Case of Qilinto Fire in the Past Year, my Testimony [Befeqadu Z. Hailu]

Abraham used to visit us, my colleague Atnafu Berhane of Zone 9 Blogging Collective and myself, every Saturday while we were jailed in Qilinto prison. His workplace was near to the prison compound. Just a year ago, on a Saturday morning, September...

ESAT Special Documentary Ambassador Girma Biru