Thursday , 26 May 2016

ጋዜጠኛው አበበ ገላው ያደረገውን በፌስቡክ ጠቅሰህ ሕዝብን ለማነሳሳት ተጥቅመህበታል በሚል በሽብር ተከሰሰ

 May 25, 2016 in Amharic News0 (ዘ-ሐበሻ) የኦሮሚያ ተማሪዎች አመጽ በተቀጣጠለበት ሰሞን መንግስት አስሮ ለረዥም ጊዜ ክስ ሳይመሰርትበት የቆየው ጋዜጠኛ ጌታቸው ሽፈራው በፌደራሉ ከፍተኛው ፍርድ ቤት ጋዜጠኛ አበበ ገላው ያደረገውን አድንቀህ ሕዝብን ለማነሳሳት ተጠቅመህበታል እና ከኢሳት ጋዜጠኛ ፋሲል የኔዓለም ጋር በፌስቡክ እና በስልክ አውርተሃል በሚል የሽብርተኝነት ክስ ቀረበበት:: እንደ ክሱ ዝርዝር ከሆነ “ተከሳሽ (ጋዜጠኛ ጌታቸው ሽፈራው) በሚጠቀምበት ማህበራዊ ድህረገአጽ በተለይም ፌስቡክ አድራሻው ... Read More »

Sudan Detaining Dozens of Students After Protests, Group Says

  Samuel Gebre   May 25, 2016 Sudanese authorities have detained dozens of students and activists without charge since protests erupted on university campuses in mid-April, Human Rights Watch said. Security forces cracked down on the demonstrations in the capital, Khartoum, and other cities using tear gas, rubber bullets and, in some cases, live ammunition, the New York-based rights group said in ... Read More »

Addis Ababa resumes contact with opposition in Asmara

N°1427 – 20/05/2016 With tension rising between Ethiopia and Eritrea after the announcement of the arrest of opponents from Eritrea on the Kenyan border, the Ethiopian government has resumed contact with the Eritrean National Council for Democratic Change (ENCDC), the Asmara opposition’s parliament in exile. According to our sources, a meeting was recently held with leaders of ten of its member organisations ... Read More »

ESAT reports Ethiopia’s NISS Deputy Esayas Sacked

24-5-2016 The Diaspora based Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT) has reported that the Deputy Director of  Ethiopian National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS), Esayas Woldegiorgis, has been sacked together with his wife, who had worked in the same organisation. Esayas is now under surveillance. Hadera Abera, who hails from Adewa area of Tigray region, is now assigned as the Deputy Director of NISS. ESAT ... Read More »

Armed Group Frees Prisoners in Konso, Ethiopia

23-5-2016 Three months after Konso, an area of over 250,000 people in Southern Ethiopia, was rocked by protests and many protesters were detained, an unknown armed group has today freed  at least 59 prisoners, that is according to the Diaspora based Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT). A person who spoke to ESAT said the released were “their members.” Last month Ethiopian ... Read More »

Story of cities #48: Cybercity, Mauritius – a vision of Africa’s ‘smart’ future?

Ebène Cybercity was built 15 years ago to create a modern working environment for Mauritians and bring a hi-tech hub to this island nation. So does it offer a roadmap for Africa – or a warning of problems ahead?   Ebène Cybercity is Mauritius’s hi-tech hub, and home to Africa’s internet registry platform. Photograph: Christopher Schuetze for the Guardian Christopher ... Read More »

Did Mengistu Hailemariam Abscond or Was He Pushed Out?

22-5-2016 Journalist Dereje Haile and Artist Azeb Worku, in Ethiopia,  conducted a detailed investigation into how the brutal dictator Mengistu Hailemariam, the ex-president of Ethiopia from 1974-1991, left Ethiopia in May 20, 1991. Mengistu has always argued that he was tactically made to fly to Kenya to sign deals by his colleagues and then a coup took place against him. ... Read More »

Great Manchester Run: Kenenisa Bekele & Tirunesh Dibaba win

22-5-2016 Three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele won the men’s race at the Great Manchester Run, finishing the 10km course in a time of 28 minutes and eight seconds. Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang came second. The result was mirrored in the women’s race as Bekele’s fellow Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba beat Kenyan Edna Kiplagat, finishing in 31:16. Richard Goodman and Gemma Steel were ... Read More »