Eskinder Nega wins Golden Pen of Freedom Award

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Eskinder Nega wins Golden Pen of Freedom Award

Monday, January 27, 2014 @ 07:01 PM ed 2014 Golden Pen of Freedom awarded to jailed Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega, an Ethiopian publisher, journalist and blogger who is serving an 18-year jail sentence under anti-terror legislation, has been awarded the 2014 Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom prize of the World Association.....

On Ethiopia-Eritrea: A reply to Herman Cohen

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On Ethiopia-Eritrea: A reply to Herman Cohen

Professor Minga Negash (Photo: Ethiomedia)A reply to Ambassador Hank Cohen By Professor Minga Negash January 26, 2014 Many observers agree that recent unfortunate developments in theMiddle East can easily spillover to the Greater Horn of Africa region. There are groups that are fanning ideologies advanced by the various actors in Middle East’s sectarian conflict......

ግራና ቀኝ ጠፋን!

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ግራና ቀኝ ጠፋን!

(ፕ/ር መስፍን ወልደ ማርያም) በአለፉት ሃያ ዓመታት ውስጥ ወያኔ-ኢሕአዴግ የሚወቀስበት ሥራ በጣም ቢያመዝንም የሚመሰገንበት ሥራ የጽሑፍ ቁጥጥርን ማስቀረቱ ብቻ ነው፤ ሁልጊዜም አንድ ጥሩ ነገር የሚያስከትለው አብዛኛውን ጊዜ የማይጠበቅ ነገር ሊኖር ይችላል፤ ለምሳሌ አጠቃላይ ነጻነት ሲመጣ ወንጀለኛነት ይጨምራል፤ እንዲሁም የጽሑፍ ቁጥጥር ሲነሣ ጸሐፊዎች ይበዛሉ፤ ትምህርት በተስፋፈበትና ማንም እንደፈለገ ለመጻፍና ለማሳተም ችሎታውም ዕድሉም.....

On Behalf of Semayawi Party, Thanks!

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On Behalf of Semayawi Party, Thanks!

Monday, January 20, 2014 @ 01:01 AM Alma Alemayehu G Mariam Thank you one and all who came out to the town hall meetings in the U.S. and Europe over the past several weeks and supported Semayawi Party! In a report last week, Ethiomedia.com described Semayawi Party (SP) as the “newest opposition.....

Ethiopia’s Timkat draws crowds to ancient royal baths

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Ethiopia's Timkat draws crowds to ancient royal baths

By Jenny Vaughan, AFP January 20, 2014Gondar (Ethiopia) (AFP) - The sun has not yet come up, but hundreds of people -- cloaked in white shrouds and chanting biblical hymns -- are already gathered at the holy baths in northern Ethiopia to celebrate Timkat. By mid-morning the sombre mood has turned jovial,.....

STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA IN JERUSALEM

Posted on by   | Reply Prime Minister Stephen Harper addresses the Knesset, making him the first Prime Minister to do so in Canadian history. Jerusalem 20 January 2014 Prime Minister Stephen Harper today delivered the following remarks in an address to the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament, in Jerusalem: “Thank you very much. “Thank you Mr. Speaker, Prime Minister, Leader of.....

Canadian Olympic Snowboard Team Announced

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Canadian Olympic Snowboard Team Announced

January 21, 2014 For immediate release CANADA’S SNOWBOARD TEAM GROWS AS 19 MORE ATHLETES ARE NOMINATED TO CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM Eight women and 11 men join five snowboarding athletes already nominated to Canadian Olympic Team QUEBEC CITY – Canada Snowboard announced today their remaining 19 athletes who are formally nominated.....