Obo Lencho Leta shared  his opinion on what is wrong in the coming Ethiopian election here. http://www.ethiomedia.com/101facts/4438.html  He failed to mention the 2005 election as a good example of what Transparent Election is about. Before the May 2005 election there was...
I am celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta Libertatum or the Great Charter of English Liberties.  Whoa! Hold it! I understand your question!  Why is a guy born in Africa (Ethiopia) now living in America  celebrating  a document written by a bunch...
Department for International Development will no longer back $4.9bn project that critics claim has funded a brutal resettlement programme The UK has ended its financial support for a controversial development project alleged to have helped the Ethiopian government fund a...
Young Diaspora Ethiopian musicians are rising fast and gaining attention on the international scene. They sing in English, but some include Amharic songs in their repertoire. Their lyrics are serious and spotlight social conditions. Their melodies are a fusion of...
Alemayehu  G Mariam RIP: A post-mortem on Karuturistan, Ethiopia It was too good to be true. It is too bad it was true for the people of Gambella in western Ethiopia. Last month, the ignoble demise of Karuturi  Global, Ltd.  (a/k/a “Ethiopian Meadows Plc.”,...
An MP representing the Oromo Peoples Democratic Organization (OPDO) said the TPLF leader, Mr Abay Tsehaye, has given a warning to all OPDO MPs on the topic of the "Addis Ababa master plan." According to the OPDO MP, who...
Ethiopia will start using the Port of Berbera this month as per the agreement the two countries concluded in late January 2015. During the issuance of one billion dollar sovereign bond by Ethiopia in October 2014, the nation expressed its concern on the dependence of Port Djibouti. Currently in addition to Port Djibouti Ethiopia started...
The swiss branch of HSBC bank hiding billions of dollars for corrupt clients has put a new spotlight on Eritrea. Despite being one of the poorest countries in the world, Eritrea had the highest amount of money hidden for...
By Tedla Asfaw I read Professor Tesfatsion Medhane piece in Amharic posted here.  http://www.ethiomedia.com/10parts/eritrea_tinsae.pdf. The main characters in his piece are the late Meles Zenawi,Sibhat Nega andIsayas Afeworki. The main theme of this piece is evolving around the right of...
Ethiopian Protestant (Pentay) Christians in Addis Ababa accused VOA Amharic journalists of religious defamation in reporting the recent controversy of the renowned singer & Pastor Tekeste Getnet. According to local Christian magazine of hiwot Berhan, churchgoers overwhelmingly showed sympathy...