Sunday , 28 August 2016

Ruling EPRDF Executive Committee issues resolutions: nothing new – Oromia protest ignored, Welkait to be dealt by Tigray region

28-8-2016 After evaluating the past 15 years journey and current political instability for the past four days, Ethiopia ruling EPRDF Executive Committee has today announced its resolutions which contained no major reform. The gist of the resolution is that it has decided to fight corruption and abuse of state power within itself. EPRDF said the current grievances are the results of our ... Read More »

Due to #AmharaProtest in Gonder, Ethiopian Airlines not flying

28-8-2016 የአማራ ክልል መንግሥት ችግሩ ከዚህ በላይ አይቀጥልም እያለ ነው በአማራ ክልል ከወራት በፊት የተቀሳቀሰው ሕዝባዊ ተቃውሞ አሁንም በመቀጠሉ፣ በተለይ በጎንደር ከተማ የተካሄደው ቤት ውስጥ የመቀመጥ አድማ ከተማዋን ከማንኛውም የዕለት እንቅስቃሴ አቅቧት ሰንብቷል፡፡ የጎንደር ከተማን እንቅስቃሴ በተመለከተ ሪፖርተር ያነጋገራቸው አንዲት የከተማዋ ነዋሪ፣ ‹‹እንኳን ሰው ወፍ ሳይቀር ነው ያደመው፤›› በማለት የተደረገውን የሦስት ቀናት የቤት ውስጥ የመቀመጥ አድማ ገልጸውታል፡፡ ከተለያዩ የከተማዋ ነዋሪዎችና ... Read More »

When Ethiopians get power on shift, Ethiopian gov’t to export 400mw electric to Tanzania

Editor’s Note: Ethiopia has not achieved self sufficiency in power supply. Worse than the years of the previous administration, the current day Ethiopia has a huge power outage problems. Industries, hospitals and residents often complain about lack of power. Addis Abeba, the capital city experiences blackout at least once a day. In such a state of affairs, the Ethiopian government ... Read More »

More towns and subrubs in Amhara region engulfed by anti-government protests

26-8-2016 Anti government protests in Ethiopia are spreading across regions and localities. Today, smaller countries, towns and even villages have joined the protest in Amhara region of Northern Ethiopia today. According to Diaspora based Ethiopian media outlets, new protests have flared in Maksegnit, Gedebye, and Infraz towns of Gonder. In Bure,Jiga and Mankusa areas of Gojjam, protests also started with ... Read More »

A quantitative education system; 185,772 entering Ethiopian Universities this year

አዲስ አበባ ነሃሴ 19/2008 የ2009 ዓ.ም ትምህርት ዘመን የመንግስትና የግል ከፍተኛ ትምህርት ተቋማት መግቢያ ነጥብ ይፋ ሆነ። የመግቢያ ውጤቱን ይፋ ያደረጉት የአገር አቀፍ የትምህርት ምዘናና ፈተናዎች ኤጀንሲ ምክትል ዳሬክተር ዶክተር ዘሪሁን ዱሬሳ ናቸው። በዚህም መሠረት በተፈጥሮ ሳይንስ ዘርፍ ወደ ከፍተኛ ትምህርት ተቋማት የሚገቡት ሁሉም መደበኛና የማታ ተማሪዎች ወንዶች 354 እና በላይ ሴቶች 340 እና በላይ ውጤት ያመጡ ይሆናሉ። ለግል ተፈታኞች ... Read More »

EPRDF Council with retired veterans starts a second Evaluation of past 15 Years

Addis Ababa August  24/2016 The Council of Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) has started evaluating its 15 years journey on the path of reform. The evaluation started in the presence of members of the council and other pertinent senior leaders of the party today. The reform path covered in the past 15 years will be evaluated in depth so ... Read More »

An Ethiopian Runner Makes a Brave Gesture of Anti-Government Protest at the Olympic Finish Line

Posted 24 August 2016 Students at Haromaya University displaying the anti-government gesture in December 2015. Photo shared widely on social media. Defying Olympic rules and risking the wrath of his country’s government, Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa made a political gesture in support of the Oromo people after competing in a marathon during the last weekend of the Olympic Games in Brazil. Lilesa, ... Read More »