Tue, 07 Jul 2020 12:21:03 GMT
Haacaaluu Hundeessaa - Charismatic Musician Who Wasn't Afraid to Champion The Oromo
[The Conversation Africa] Anyone who steps into the public sphere in Ethiopia is also a potential political leader. In this atmosphere, an outspoken musician runs a high risk of falling foul of the authorities.

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:15:55 GMT
At Least 166 Killed in Ethiopia After Week of Violence
[VOA] Widespread violence in the past week in Ethiopia following the shooting death of a popular Oromo singer has killed at least 166 people, officials said Monday.

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 07:14:19 GMT
Ethiopia's Democratization At Risk
[DW] Ethiopian prime-minister Abiy Ahmed was once awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for ending a war and raising hopes of democratic change. These hopes are being dashed by his heavy-handed response to anti-government protests.

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 13:29:16 GMT
African Development Fund Approves $165 M Grant for Ethiopia's National COVID-19 Emergency Response
[Addis Standard] The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on 3 July approved a grant of $165.08 million to support Ethiopia's response to the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, including helping to ease fiscal p...

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 13:27:03 GMT
PM Abiy Says Planned Attempt to Ignite Civil War, Communal Violence in Ethiopia Thwarted
[Addis Standard] In a televised address aired through the national television today, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said that coordinated attempts in the last few days aimed at igniting civil war and communal violence in Ethiopia have been thwarted due to...