From rule to responsibility: the path forward for Ethiopia

October 27, 2020 by Jack Bryan A politics focused on rights or rules will be destructive without a sense of responsibility. The Ethiopian state has had a...

Trump and Africa: How Ethiopia was ‘betrayed’ over Nile dam

By Farouk Chothia BBC News For critics of US President Donald Trump, escalating tensions between two long-standing American allies, Egypt and Ethiopia, over a mega dam...

Trump suggests Egypt may ‘blow up’ Ethiopia dam

AFP US President Donald Trump on Friday voiced anger at Ethiopia over its construction of a huge dam on the Nile River and appeared to...

Ethiopia: Overwhelmed, Farmers Left Empty-Handed in Wake of Locust Invasion

Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) By Maya Misikir Desert locusts have consumed entire farms across the country in recent weeks, leaving the farmers without a harvest as one...

New Ethiopian Immigrants to be Reunited with Family in Israel

By Jackie Headapohl -10/15/2020 The Government of Israel approved the Aliyah of 2,000 members of the Ethiopian community who are expected to arrive in Israel...

Over 500 arrested at Ethiopian festival following political unrest

AP OCTOBER 13, 2020 503 people were arrested at the annual Thanksgiving festival of Irreecha on Oct. 2 under suspicion they were planning to incite violence during the...

America! Are You Better Off Today Than Four Years Ago?

October 12, 2020 By Alemayehu G. Mariam Friends, Americans, countrymen and women, lend me your ears! As November 3, 2020 draws near, I want you to ask...

Amhara Association of America Supports Bipartisan House Resolution that Condemns Targeted...

October 9, 2020 Amhara Association of America WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Amhara Association of America (AAA) commends a resolution introduced today in the U.S. House of...

A moral dilemma for Ethiopia’s Professor Andreas Eshete

October 8, 2020 by Tedla G. Woldeyohannes Despite the philosopher’s undoubted talents and achievements, his staunch support for ethnic federalism is a stain on his career. Professor Andreas...

Twelve fold increase in Ethiopia COVID-19 cases, severe weather and locusts...

Crisis Watch October 7, 2020 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,  COVID-19, flooding and the locusts outbreak are creating a humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia with many people unable to...

Anti-Netanyahu protest leader accused of racism after comments to Ethiopian cop

By TOI STAFF October 6, 2020 Amir Haskel faces criticism from government officials after video surfaces in which he tells policewoman: ‘I brought your parents from Ethiopia,...

Professor Mesfin Woldemariam: Eulogy For a Man Who Spoke Truth to...

October 04, 2020 Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam I do not believe this country belongs to a single bully (gulbetegna) . This land was built by my...

Ethiopia tells U.N. ‘no intention’ of using dam to harm Egypt,...

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed told the United Nations on Friday that his country has “no intention” of harming...

Behind the numbers: How the media covered COVID-19 in an information...

By Yared Tsegaye Unfamiliarity, limited information, and official obstacles have made reporting on the pandemic an uphill struggle for Ethiopian journalists. Spending five nights inside a quarantine...

Respecting self-determination could prove good governance model for Ethiopia’s Southern Nations

by Kulle Kursha The prevailing federal view is that many more regional states in southern Ethiopia will stretch public resources, but it will also move government...

Ethiopia’s COVID-19 is not local enough: A reply to Dawd S....

By Daniel Hailu The government’s response to the pandemic has not been grounded in the Ethiopian reality. I am very grateful to Dawd S. Siraj for...

The making of strangers: the Ethiopian constitution as a suicide pact

Constitutions are supposed to bind citizens together, not drive them apart. A constitution is the basic or fundamental law of a state. It performs several functions. It...

Rights Agency Condemns Killings in Benishanglu-Gumuz

DDIS ABEBA – The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said on Thursday it is deeply concerned by the security events unfolding in the Benishangul-Gumuz Region. The...

Mass Murder of Amharas in Benishangul-Gumez Region

Targeted attacks against Amharas have occurred again in Benishangul-Gumez Region of Ethiopia. Amhara Association of America (AAA) has received reports that 89 people mainly...

Proclamation finally decrees equality for Ethiopian Muslims

By Endris Mekonnen Legislation in June recognizing the Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council was a historic progressive move by the State for the Muslim community. On 11...

Hiber Radio Daily Ethiopian News Sept 15, 2020

Hiber Radio Daily Ethiopian News Sept 15, 2020 https://youtu.be/9Kgm5wJRbKY

For prosperity, Ethiopia needs institutional not individual strength

byFikremariam Molla Gedefaw If reforms are to succeed, Ethiopian society should focus on building autonomous institutions, rather than expect political elites to stop grappling for...

Ethiopian government unveils new currency notes

By  David Ochieng Mbewa Ethiopians have a three-month window within which they will be able to exchange old currency notes for new ones from the...

Regional Prosperity Party leaders need to regain autonomy—and rescue Ethiopian democracy

by Bekele Erko Ruling politicians now serve at the whim of the party leadership, in particular the chairman. Since the diminishment of its status within the federal...

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