Ethiopia said Tuesday that its first-year target has been reached for filling a mega-dam on the Blue Nile River that has stoked tensions with downstream neighbours Egypt and Sudan. “It has become evident over the past two weeks in the rainy season that the GERD first year filling is achieved […]

Befekadu Hailu In the recent politics of #Ethiopia, Jawar Mohammed is the most influential, the most controvertial, and the most followed opposition figure. In an unprecedented change of events, he is jailed. Now, I see some Oromo elites in diaspora are in a race to take his place. The new […]

( — The executive member of the Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF) Getachew Reda dismissed allegations that TPLF has coordinated the killing of the popular Oromo singer Hachalu Hundessa and the violence that followed. Getachew blamed the Prosperity Party for all the evil going on in Ethiopia today. So far, […]

The government of Ethiopia appeals to all stakeholders and friends of Ethiopia to discern the current situation in a careful and objective manner, a statement issued by the Prime Minister Office of Ethiopia said. “While there are still rampant rumours of ongoing protests in the country, all need to be […]

VOA – Widespread violence in the past week in Ethiopia following the shooting death of a popular Oromo singer has killed at least 166 people, officials said Monday. Police said about 2,000 people have been arrested in Oromia Regional State, including some senior political leaders of Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) and their supporters, after Hachalu Hundessa was killed June 29 […]

Here is the English translation of the message in the video: “If they block he roads to Addis Ababa, we must lock these people in their houses and burn them. If they also close Addis Ababa, then the Menze people (she meant Amhara people) in Negelle town, Arsi zone have […]

(EP) Ethiopia government shut down two Tegaru TV stations for spreading hatred and inciting conflict among Ethiopians. Dimitsi Weyane and Tigray Mass Media Agency (logos pictured) have lost the licence to air any programme. The two TV Channels were beaming hostile programmes from their base in Mekelle, Tigray via a […]