Category: Media

Abiy Ahmed on the role of the media

This is a translation of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s speech on the role of media while responding to questions of lawmakers at parliament on Friday. In Ethiopia, the media find it hard to play the role it should be playing.…
When a documentary plays the role of a prosecutor

The anti-corruption campaign and the saga of Metal & Engineering Corporation (MetEC) has ensnared several people who had once been prominent figures in government and the ruling party. The documentary, entitled Minabawi (Illusion) uncovering web of corruption about the corporation…
Two Ethiopians among 50 most influential Africans of 2018

Two Ethiopians have been named among 50 most influential Africans of 2018 by the prestigious Paris-based Jeune Afrique Magazine. According to April–May 2018 edition of the magazine, Microsoft 4Afrika regional director, Amrote Abdella and a South-Africa based astrophysicist, Yabebal Fantaye…
Sylvia Pankhurst: Honorary Ethiopian BBC Radio 4

Helen Pankhurst presents the previously untold story of one of the foremost Suffragettes, as she uncovers her grandmother Sylvia’s role in the fight for Ethiopian Independence, and reveals a lifelong love for the fascinating country that became her home. Find…