Monday 22 August 2011 August 19, 2011 (PARIS) - An Ethiopian rebel group, the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) wrote a protest letter to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, denying any involvement in the alleged bomb plot at an African Union Summit (...)
Wednesday 7 September 2011 September 5, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) - Some 29 terror suspects, which Ethiopian police said have links with banned rebel group the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), have been arrested by the country’s security services.
Among detained, are nine (...)
Wednesday 6 April 2011 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
April 5, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Ethiopian government on Tuesday admitted it has carried out a mass arrest of Oromo opposition members and supporters.
Ethiopia say that those arrested are also members of the (...)
Friday 2 September 2011 September 1, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) - Two opposition politicians were arrested by Ethiopian authorities after they held meetings with Amnesty International, the human rights group said in a statement on Wednesday.
Bekele Gerba, deputy (...)
Thursday 28 June 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
June 27, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - An Ethiopian court on Wednesday found 24 citizens, including a journalist and some members of political oppositions, guilty under the country’s controversial 2009 terrorism law.
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, (...)
Wednesday 14 November 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
November 13, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) – An exiled Eritrean opposition force on Tuesday made fresh calls for public uprising against president Isaias Afeworki’s regime in Asmara.
Chairman of The Red Sea Afar Democratic (...)
Saturday 13 November 2010 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
November 12, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) - The Ethiopian government has released an undisclosed numbers of Ogaden rebels, according the Somali state in the east of the country.
The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), (...)
Sunday 13 November 2011 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
November 12, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) – A court in Ethiopia on Thursday charged 24 people, including opposition politicians and journalists, using the East African country’s controversial anti-terrorism legislation. (...)
Thursday 5 January 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
January 4, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopian rebel group, the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), which has been fighting to gain autonomy for the Oromoia region said it is no longer demanding independence from the Horn of (...)
The power struggle dividing the country2014-03-07 09:47:48 By Nikolai Hegertun
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 election in 2010 has (...)
From the ashes of war, seeds of peace2014-03-07 06:23:22 By Ban Ki-moon
March 6, 2014 - What was once the biggest United Nations peacekeeping operation in the world winds down this month, and the most extraordinary part of this historic development is (...)