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Changed Status Quo, Unchanged Narratives! (Befquadu Hailu)

Changed Status Quo, Unchanged Narratives! Befquadu Hailu   It is this power struggle that cost innocent lives.  The power struggle between Oromo ethnics who have power (Power Holders) and other Oromo ethnics who think they are the ones who...

Ethiopia’s week of unrest sees 239 dead, 3,500 arrested - The Washington post

Ethiopia’s week of unrest sees 239 dead, 3,500 arrested  The Washington post At least 239 people have been killed and 3,500 arrested in more than a week of unrest in Ethiopia that poses the biggest challenge yet to its Nobel Peace Prize-winning...

Press Release on the Extraordinary Meeting of the Bureau of the African Union Assembly on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam - Office of the Prime Minister Ethiopia

Egypt’s El-Sisi Suffers a Stunning Reversal of Fortunes - Bloomberg

Egypt’s El-Sisi Suffers a Stunning Reversal of Fortunes Trump’s “favorite dictator” can’t bank on the U.S. to bail him out. By Bobby Ghosh Twelve months ago, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi seemed to be enjoying the best year of...

New report alleges killings, mass detentions in Ethiopia - AP

New report alleges killings, mass detentions in Ethiopia   By ELIAS MESERET ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A new report by the rights group Amnesty International accuses Ethiopia’s security forces of extrajudicial killings and mass detentions...

Ethiopia: Free Speech at Risk Amid Covid-19 - HRW

Ethiopia: Free Speech at Risk Amid Covid-19 New Emergency Law Raises Concerns of Further Arrests, Prosecutions (Nairobi) – The Ethiopian government has been using Covid-19 restrictions and a recently declared state of emergency as a pretext...

In the time of Covid-19, African leaders must put their people's health first - RFI

A group of 88 African intellectuals has come together to sign an open letter to African leaders, calling for them to re-think health as an essential public need in light of the Covid-19 crisis. Among those who penned the initiative were Lionel...

Saudi Arabia repatriating thousands of migrants back to Ethiopia - The Financial Times

UN official warns mass deportations risk spread of coronavirus to the region   David Pilling and Andrew England   Saudi Arabia is stepping up the deportation of thousands of Ethiopians, including some who are suspected of suffering...