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The world loves Ethiopian pop star. Teddy Afro his own Government doesn’t

September 17.2017 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Monday marked the first day of the new Ethiopian year, but it hasn’t been much of a holiday for Teddy Afro, the country’s biggest pop star. First, the government informed him that his New Year’s concert was canceled. Then, on Sept. 3, police broke ...

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Ethiopia PM woos stakeholders to help resolve Oromo-Somali conflict

September 17, 2017 Note from editorial, Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn has taken an action away far too late after many Ethiopian have been killed by tplf orchestrated genocide. Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, has called on major stakeholders to assist the government to achieve a durable peace among the feuding ...

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Somalis protester at Ethiopian embassy in UK over prisoner transfer

September 13, 2017 Somalians resident in the United Kingdom on Tuesday held a protest outside the Ethiopian embassy in the country demanding that their country’s sovereignty be respected. The protest was in response to a recent decision of Somali authorities to transfer a citizen to Ethiopia. Scores of protesters with ...

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Drop the politically motivated charge against Dr. Kersmo sign petition

September 12, 2017 | 23:49 Dr. Taddesse Kersmo, a well-known Ethiopian dissident, and pro-democracy activist fled his homeland due to political persecution in 2009 applied for political asylum and resides in North London with his British wife. On 5 July 2017 Dr. Kersmo, the Crown Prosecution Service of the British ...

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Nigeria Arik Shareholders Slam Ethiopian Airlines N20 Billion Suit

September 11, 2017 By Anthony Awunor Lagos — Following recent claims in the media that Ethiopian Airlines is negotiating the takeover Arik Air Limited, shareholders of the airline have filed a N20 billion suit against the East African carrier, accusing them of sharp practices. The suit was instituted by the ...

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Arik files N20bn suit against Nigerian govt, Ethiopian Airlins

September 10,2017 Arik Air Limited has filled a N20 billion suit against the Nigerian government and Ethiopian Airlines over ‘negotiation’ for the takeover of the airline. The suit, instituted at the Federal High Court, Lagos against Ethiopian Airlines, the Federal Ministry of Transportation and the Attorney General of the Federation, ...

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Ethiopian at risk of arrest and torture if deported by Saudis says HRW

September 09/2017 Thousands of Ethiopian migrants had fled to Saudi Arabia after violent anti-government protests in Ethiopia. Thousands of Ethiopian migrants are at risk of being imprisoned or killed if the Saudi government deports them back to Ethiopia, Human Rights Watch has warned. The warning comes after thousands of Ethiopians failed ...

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Sudan suspends newspaper, as others are reminded ban to publish rebel statements.

08/09/2017 |12:57 September 7, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The National Council for Press and Publications (NCPP) in Sudan Thursday suspended “Akhir-lahza” newspaper for three days, while the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) reminded newspapers the ban on interviews with rebel leaders. Editor In Chief of Akhir-lahza Abdel-Azim Saleh told Sudan Tribune he ...

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British government warning its citizen not to travel to Ethiopia. what a bluffing warning?

tensions are high on the road between Harar and Babile, in the far east of Ethiopia, after ethnic clashes on 10 August 2017; road travel may be disrupted and if you’re in the area, exercise caution and follow the advice of the local authorities

September 08, 2017 | 12:33 What a bluffing travel warning by the British government. we say it is too late too little.   on August 25, 2017, the department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Ethiopia due to the potential for civil unrest and arbitrary detention.  Today ...

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What is going on between Ethiopia Airline and Nigerian Airline Arik Air?

Is Ethiopian Airlines actually taking over Arik Air? September 07, 2017 Nigeria’s aviation sector is again enmeshed in another controversy over an alleged plan by an African carrier, Ethiopian Airlines (ET) to take over Nigeria’s troubled domestic carrier, Arik Air. The rumour of the take over which started March this year ...

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