Italy uses water canon to evict defenseless refugees

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Italy uses water canon to evict defenseless refugees

By LA Times  August 25, 2017 https://youtu.be/ftAh4QinSnk Italian riot police turned a water cannon on Eritrean and Ethiopian migrants in Rome on Thursday, scattering them from a piazza where they had camped for five days after being evicted from a building where they had been squatting for several years. Migrants threw bottles and gas.....

Canadian scholar says TPLF still stuck in Stalinist ideology

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Canadian scholar says TPLF still stuck in Stalinist ideology

ESAT News Canadian political science professor John Young of Simon Fraser University says TPLF is still stuck in the Stalinist ideology of self-determination. Prof. Young, who is the author of Peasant Revolution in Ethiopia: The Tigray People’s Liberation Front, 1975-1991, noted that the TPLF leadership has not modified its outdated ideology.....

Canada issues Ethiopia security alert citing road clashes in four cities

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Canada issues Ethiopia security alert citing road clashes in four cities

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban ETHIOPIA The Canadian government on Wednesday issued a safety and security alert for Ethiopia, citing clashes in parts of the country. They subsequently cautioned citizens to exercise caution. A statement on its official portal read: ‘The Safety and Security tab was updated – incidents on the road between Harar.....

Teddy Afro’s Concert Cancelled for Third Time

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Teddy Afro's Concert Cancelled for Third Time

By Lucy IIado, Music in Africa  August 24, 2017 https://youtu.be/I7z0gOGFpSs Ethiopian musician Tewodros Kassahun (Teddy Afro) has been denied a permit for his New Year’s Eve concert. The concert which was to take place on 10 September at the Addis Ababa’s Millennium Hall was expected to draw more than 10 000 people. The artist.....

Ethiopian communities band together to help parents of three children killed in tragic collision

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Ethiopian communities band together to help parents of three children killed in tragic collision

By Allana Smith, Calgary Herald  August 21, 2017 Meseret Shiferaw with her three young                                                                            children who.....