Friday 9 August 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
August 8, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – Protests have overshadowed Ethiopia’s Eid al-Fitr celebrations, as millions of Muslims across the nation on Thursday marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
Tens of thousands of (...)
Tuesday 23 October 2012 October 22, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Police in Ethiopia killed two Muslim protesters in Gerba town in South Wollo Zone of the Amhara Regional State, according to local sources.
Muslims celebrate Eid in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (BBC)
Sunday 11 November 2012 November 10, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - A US religious freedom group has called on Ethiopian authorities to stop what it said was an emerging religious freedom violations against Muslim minorities in the Horn of Africa.
The US Commission on (...)
Thursday 7 February 2013 February 6, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir met with his Iranian counterpart, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, today on the sidelines of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit taking place in Egypt. (...)
Sunday 27 May 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
May 26, 2012(ADDIS ABABA) – An Ethiopian government official said on Saturday that the correspondent for the US government funded broadcaster, Voice of America (VOA), has been freed today, one day after been held by (...)
Monday 23 April 2012 April 22, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – A pastor in the Sudanese capital Khartoum confirmed that a group of Islamic fundamentalists attacked his church over the weekend and set it on fire. FILE - A man prays during Easter Sunday service at (...)
Monday 17 September 2012 September 16, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Muslim Ethiopians have condemned the anti-Islamic film produced in the United States which mocks Islam’s Prophet Mohammed.
The film Innocence of Muslims released on the social website YouTube, have (...)
Friday 20 July 2012 July 19, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – Egypt, Tunisia and Libya are conducting an initiative to reconcile Sudan’s bitterly divided Islamists, a spokesman for the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO - Sudan President (...)
Monday 23 July 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
July 22, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopian police on Sunday said that they had arrested several people after violent clashes between police and Muslim protesters continued on Saturday in the capital, Addis Ababa.
Sunday 12 August 2012 August 10, 2012 (NAIROBI) - The authorities in Ethiopia must stop their crackdown on press coverage of Muslim protests in the capital Addis Ababa and allow Muslim news outlets freely report without fear, a press freedom advocacy group (...)
Women play a central role in peace 2014-03-10 07:18:26 By John Kerry
March 8, 2014 - International Women's Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not just to renew our determination to make the world a more peaceful and (...)
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 (...)