Starvation threatens millions in Ethiopia: UN

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Starvation threatens millions in Ethiopia: UN

Posted by: ecadforum The United Nations (UN) has warned that millions of people in Ethiopia, including children, are in danger of starvation as the African country faces dire food shortages. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) warned Thursday that a break in food deliveries to the country could.....

Ethiopia: Undemocratic constitutional changes lead to trouble – UN boss warns

Posted on by   | Reply   (APA) — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Saturday called on African leaders to avoid “undemocratic constitutional changes with a view to clinging on to power.” Speaking at the opening of the 26th Ordinary Session of the African Union summit in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, he said using “legal loopholes” to.....

TPLF’s low rank and file have no option but to sacrifice their kingpins to save their behind “MADOFF EFFECT”

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TPLF’s low rank and file have no option but to sacrifice their kingpins to save their behind “MADOFF EFFECT”

by: Teshome Debalke January 30, 2016 0 As Ethiopians demand accountability of the rogue regime and associates’ for their atrocities and corruption, oppositions quarreling over ideological differences or non-issues helps extend TPLF rule. That is the last thing the people of Ethiopia want to hear while they are paying the ultimate price to.....

How Ethiopia exploits AU role to suppress international criticism

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How Ethiopia exploits AU role to suppress international criticism

ecadforum by Simon Allison | Daily Maverick Media and civil society at the African Union’s headquarters in Addis Ababa face a stark choice: avoid criticising Ethiopia, or risk being denied access to the continental body. SIMON ALLISON reports on how the Ethiopian government uses its role as gatekeeper to the AU to.....

Fish Rain In Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

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Fish Rain In Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

It was yesterday (20th of January, 2016) around 11.30pm in DireDawa, Eastern part of Ethiopia, that happened one of the most astonishing event. Diredawa had a fish rain. Yes, you read that right, a rain pouring fish. People in the city have taken the situation as a blessing from God.....

Ethiopian forces ‘kill 140 Oromo protesters’ (BBC News)

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Ethiopian forces ‘kill 140 Oromo protesters’ (BBC News)

Image copyright AFP Image captionOfficials said last month that five people and an undisclosed number of security personnel had died in the protests BBC – Ethiopian security forces have killed at least 140 people taking part in mass anti-government demonstrations since November, activists say, according to US-based Human Rights Watch (HRW). The.....

Winnipegger calls for funding cut to Ethiopia after nephew imprisoned amid protests

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Winnipegger calls for funding cut to Ethiopia after nephew imprisoned amid protests

Government waging brutal crackdown on peaceful protesters in Oromo, Amnesty International says CBC News Posted: Jan 08, 2016 10:43 AM CT Last Updated: Jan 08, 2016 10:43 AM CT A Winnipegger whose nephew was put in prison in the fall says Canada needs to stop funding the Ethiopian government, which is currently.....