The Ethiopian elections are an imperfect step in the right direction. by Birtukan Midekssa On June 21, Ethiopians will go to the polls for the country’s sixth general elections. We have been here before. The 2005 election was arguably the first one in Ethiopia’s history that saw meaningful political competition, and the […]

On Nov. 22, 2018, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed surprised Ethiopians by appointing Birtukan Mideksa, a former high profile women leader of the opposition party, as the new Chairperson of the National Electoral Board (NEBE), which had been accused of being a state instrument in the past five elections. Her […]

Hello Taxi organization yesterday handed over 200 local assembled cars to customers aiming to providing modern tourist transport service, realizing tourism sector development, creating jobs and ensuring nation’s prosperity. During the handing-over event, Culture and Tourism State Minister Buzena Alkider said Ethiopia has huge potential for job creation opportunities in […]

The Wolkait Tegede Amharas, have held freedom demonstrations in five chosen cities of our zone (Humera, Baeker, Maikadra, Wof Argif and Dansha) for five consecutive days from June10 to June 14, 2021. In all the cities, public demonstrations are held in the morning, and in the afternoon, members of the […]

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s home region, Oromia, could be one of the hot spots during Ethiopia’s upcoming regional and parliamentary election. Outbreaks of violence have created an atmosphere of instability. Kidane Bekele is farmer and a community leader in his small village of 2,000 people. With elections approaching, he spends his […]