Saturday 23 March 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
March 22, 2013 (Mekelle, ETHIOPIA) - Four senior leaders of the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF), an influential party within the ruling coalition Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), (...)
Thursday 23 August 2012 August 22, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA/JUBA) - South Sudan on Wednesday defended its decision to declare three days of national mourning in honour of the Ethiopian leader Meles Zenawi, who died on Monday. Thousands of Ethiopians gather in a (...)
Saturday 15 September 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
September 14, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopia is expected to announce on Saturday the country’s new leader who will replace the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who died on 20 August after suffering for two months of (...)
Tuesday 22 January 2013 January 20, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - Millions of voters have registered in Ethiopia to take part in upcoming local and Addis Ababa City Council elections due to be held in April this year.
According to sources from the National Electoral (...)
Wednesday 6 October 2010 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
October 5, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia’s main opposition group has strongly criticized the formation of the new government of the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), who won a landslide (...)
Friday 24 August 2012 This article was taken from the Chatham House website: http://www.chathamhouse.org/media/comment/view/184853
Meles’s Death: National and Regional Implications
Tuesday 21 August 2012
by Jason Mosley, Associate Fellow, Africa (...)
Sunday 20 March 2011 March 19, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia’s biggest opposition party, Medrek, said on Saturday that at least 200 of its supporters and members have been jailed in a crack down over the past ten days.
Arena-Medrek chairman, Gebru Asrat, (...)
Friday 22 October 2010 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
October 21, 2010 (ETHIOPIA) - The government of Ethiopia on Thursday refuted a Human Rights Watch report, which claimed that Ethiopia is using foreign aid as a weapon to suppress political dissent.
Addis Ababa has (...)
Tuesday 26 March 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
March 25, 2013 (Bahirdar, ETHIOPIA) – A senior South Sudanese official has reaffirmed his government’s firm commitment to implement the recent agreements reached with Sudan.
Martin Majuot, head of the ruling SPLM (...)
Monday 11 October 2010 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
October 9, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) – The ruling Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and, nine opposition political parties held their first national debate since prime minister Meles Zenawi led his (...)
UNMISS head of mission must heed calls to step down2014-03-08 11:44:51 By Rose Sakala
March 7, 2014 - The calls by the South Sudanese for the Head of the UN Mission ( UNMISS) to step down ought to be taken seriously for it is their prerogative to determine who is (...)
Khartoum: really out of the terrorism business?2014-03-08 11:33:53 By Eric Reeves
March 7, 2014 - Given the U.S. intelligence community's eager relationship with Khartoum, it would be convenient if the National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime were (...)
The power struggle dividing the country2014-03-07 09:47:48 By Nikolai Hegertun
March 7, 2014 - The root cause of the conflict in South Sudan was the bitter power-struggle within the leadership of SPLM. The party that got 170 out of 180 seats in the (...)