Hailemariam reiterated that the economies of Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti and Somalia need to be integrated in a bid to bring everlasting peace ...Read More
The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) was founded in the mid-1980s and took up arms a decade later, fighting for self-determination for ...Read More
ETHIOPIA: Video of the November 12  Ginchi protest emerges as Oromo Protest Movement reaches half-year mark
On November 12, 2015, residents and students of Ginchi town in western Oromia broke their long-held silence by openly protesting against the impending cutting down of the local Chilimo old-growth forest as well as the Addis Ababa Master Plan; Ginchi’s courageous stance against the Tigrean-led Ethiopian Federal Government’s plans, which the protesters see as ‘evil plans against Oromia and the Oromo people,’ continues to inspire all Oromos across Oromia to join the protests as one of the most sustained and resilient protest movements in Ethiopia – the OROMO PROTEST MOVEMENT – reaches its half-year mark today, May 12, 2016. The following is a short clip of the November 12 Ginchi Protest; it was released by OMN’s Executive Director Ob. Jawar Mohammed on Facebook with the caption: “#OromoProtests – here is the video of the Ginchi protest that sparked the 6-month long movement on November 12, 2015.”
Nairobi — Over the years, Ethiopian mother-of-three Hana Mekonnen has received all sorts of aid designed to free her from the bitter trap of poverty and hunger: goats, cash transfers, resettlement and, of course, sacks of grain....Read More
But he grew up in Ethiopia and lived in Addis Ababa when famine stalked the ... He's thinking about that a lot right now as Ethiopia heads into the "lean ...Read More
Ethiopia, Africa's oldest independent country, is one of the West's closest allies in the Horn of Africa. Bordering Kenya, South Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti ...Read More
A court in Ethiopia has charged a social media activist for inciting violence and other terror-related offences citing Facebook posts as evidence. Read More
Again large parts of Southern Africa and Eastern Africa, including South-Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Namibia, Zambia, Ethiopia, Somalia and parts of ...Read More
On a warm evening last month, Tariku Debela was walking home from dinner in the immigrant enclave of Eastleigh, Nairobi, when he was jumped by four men who took his phone and more than $200 in cash. Getting mugged is bad enough, but what happened next is seared in Debela’s memory.
The Oromo movement is engaging in struggle to empower the Oromo people in order to restore their control on their economic resources such as land and cultural resources and to overcome the effects of Ethiopian state terrorism and globalizationThe Oromo movement is engaging in struggle to empower the Oromo people in order to restore their control on their economic resources such as land and cultural resources and to overcome the effects of Ethiopian state terrorism and globalization
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