Category: News

Ethnic killing in restive Benishangul-Gumuz region

Organized groups armed with guns and knives killed several civilians based on their ethnicity in Yaso district of Benishangul-Gumuz region on Thursday night, November 23 , Voice of America’s Mukitar Jemal reported. Oromo and Amhara ethnic groups living in a…
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…
A former opposition leader to oversee elections

Abiy heaps praise on ‘a woman of unwavering conviction” A critic points out a flowed political process in the appointment Ethiopia’s former opposition leader Birtucan Mideksa has been appointed as National Electoral Board’s new chairperson. Birtucan replaces Samia Zekaria who…
A top U.S Diplomat to visit Ethiopia next week

Tibor Nagy to improve trade and commercial ties with Ethiopia during trip Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs Tibor Nagy will travel to Addis Ababa next week to meet with the Ethiopian government and African Union leaders. The…
Restored Bete Golgotha Mickael Church to be inaugurated

An inaugural ceremony would be held on November 21 for the completion of a preservation project at the rock-hewn church of Bete Golgotha Mickael in Lalibela, Ethiopia’s Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage (ARCCH) disclosed. The renovation work,…
Was MetEC involved in illegal arms trade?

Ethiopia’s Metal & Engineering Corporation (MetEC) has been the subject of an investigation into allegation of corrupt conduct and embezzlement of public funds. Another report alludes it might also have been engaged in an illicit arms trade, in a blatant…