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Evidence that Ethiopia is spying on journalists shows commercial spyware is out of control

THROUGHOUT 2016 AND 2017, individuals in Canada, United States, Germany, Norway, United Kingdom, and numerous other countries began to receive suspicious emails. It wasn’t just common spam. These people were chosen. The...
The present church was erected in 1962 by Emperor Haile Selassie, replacing one his father Ras Makonnen had erected to celebrate the Ethiopian victory in the Battle of Adwa.

The Feast of St. Gabriel in Kulubi

28th December (Tahsas 19 in the Ethiopian calendar) is one of the two big annual St. Gabriel festivals (the other one comes on 26th July), and is the culmination...

Ethiopian hackers accidentally exposed their spyware campaign targeting dissidents in 20 countries

The spyware campaign's log-file was inadvertently exposed by the hackers, which revealed the entire target list. Ethiopian state-sponsored hackers' secret campaign to spy on dissidents and journalists of the Ethiopian government was...

Migrant crisis: ‘I was sold three times by slave traders’

Harun Ahmed is one of thousands of young Ethiopians who have attempted the journey across the Sahara to Libya - and from there to Europe. He eventually made it to...
Ethiopia’s industrial parks attracting export-oriented foreign companies

Ethiopia’s industrial parks attracting export-oriented foreign companies

Ethiopia’s three recently inaugurated Chinese-built industrial parks are attracting export-oriented foreign companies to the east African country’s textile and apparel production setting. The three industrial parks, Hawassa, Mekelle and Kombolcha,...

Arrests and ‘corruption’: Inside Saudi Arabia’s business affairs

Businessman Mohamed al-Amoudi, the second richest man in Saudi Arabia according to Forbes magazine, was among the elite players recently arrested by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s new anti-corruption...
Refugees

Ethiopia Plans to Close 27 Refugee Camps

The government of Ethiopia says it will close all 27 refugee camps in its territory over the next 10 years and integrate residents into local communities. “There will be a...
Zimbabwe new government confirms Ethiopia’s former President Mengistu Hailemariam won’t be transferred to Ethiopia

Zimbabwe new government confirms Ethiopia’s former President Mengistu Hailemariam won’t be transferred to Ethiopia

Zimbabwe new government confirms Ethiopia’s former President Mengistu Hailemariam won’t be transferred to Ethiopia https://youtu.be/tVBR9k30uAI  
"Angelina has been more of a mother to her than I have ever been. She has been with her since she was a baby, but that does not mean I do not miss her" Her Mother - Mentewab Dawit Lebiso

Ethiopia: vote for foreign adoption ban

In recent years, cases of abuse – or worse, death – of Ethiopian children adopted abroad, have brought great debate at home whether to continue to allow such adoptions. The...
Kebour Ghenna

Ethnic Identity and National Loyalty – Conflicting Direction

In Ethiopia, people are no more afraid to talk. To be precise, they do talk inside their homes and cars, or in the backrooms of their offices. Few do...

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Kebour Ghenna

Ethnic Identity and National Loyalty – Conflicting Direction

In Ethiopia, people are no more afraid to talk. To be precise, they do talk inside their homes and cars, or in the backrooms...
Akon in Ethiopia to mark 122nd anniversary of Battle of Adwa

Akon in Ethiopia to mark 122nd anniversary of Battle of Adwa

Senegalese-born – United States pop star, Akon, is in Ethiopia as part of events to celebrate the infamous Battle of Adwa which happened 122...
Hailu Mergia at home: ‘The Lady Is a Tramp – I love that one! My favourite is old jazz.’ Photograph: Sait Serkan Gurbuz for the Guardian

Hailu Mergia: the Ethiopian jazz legend who jams in his taxi

He fled his native country with his group, the Walias Band, in 1981 and now drives a cab in Washington DC, in which he...