Posts Tagged ‘Ethiopia’

Ethiopia says it has completed filling of disputed dam project’s reservoir

Ethiopia said on Sunday it had completed the fourth and final phase of filling a reservoir for its planned massive hydroelectric power plant on the Blue Nile, a project that Egypt and Sudan have long opposed, reports Reuters. Construction of the $4 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) began in 2011 and Ethiopia sees the […]

Ethiopia: Amhara genocide and the threat of civil war

If peace, social harmony and democracy are to be established, long-term constitutional reform is needed, ethnic federalism abandoned and fair and open parliamentary elections held.  Source

BRICS invites Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Ethiopia, the Emirates and Iran to join the bloc

Iran, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Argentina, Egypt and Ethiopia have been invited to join the BRICS economic bloc. Source

Abuna Yemata Guh: Ethiopia’s Chapel in the Sky (Video)

Northern Ethiopia’s Tigray Region is renowned for its collection of rock-hewn churches, the most incredible of which is Abuna Yemata Guh, carved out of sandstone and perched 650 feet above a steep cliff. Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Africa Videos Read Later  Source

Egypt says no deal with Ethiopia on Nile Dam filling

Egypt has denied Ethiopian claims of reaching an agreement on the period of filling a hydroelectric dam being built on the River Nile, Anadolu News Agency reports. Egypt and Ethiopia have been locked in a years-long dispute on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile, a tributary of the River Nile. Egypt […]

After more than 100 years, Ethiopia’s French-built railway remains vital

Updated: 08/12/2022 – 21:54 More than a hundred years ago, the French built the ‘Franco-Ethiopian Railway’ and it’s still going strong. Commuters in the city of Dire Dawa in eastern Ethiopia still use it to this day. In fact, the old track remains crucial for trade and transport, despite the arrival of a modern Chinese-built […]

Ethiopia – Tigray: Total uncertainty after the signing of the Agreement

The second round of peace talks between the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) took place in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. The talks focused on “military details” to achieve a “lasting” end to violence in Africa’s second most populous country. Delegations from both sides included military leaders and political negotiators. The talks […]

Ethiopia: peace is impossible while TPLF roam the land

For peace talks to be positive both parties must want the conflict to end. Source

Ethiopia and Tigray cannot agree on peace

The Ethiopian government stated it had accepted an invitation from the African Union (AU) to hold peace talks with rebels in the Tigray region after another escalation of fighting in the nearly two-year war in the north.  Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s National Security Advisor Redwan Hussein wrote on social media that the government “has accepted […]

Eritrea accused of launching full-scale offensive on Ethiopia’s Tigray region

Eritrea launched on Tuesday a full-scale attack along the country’s border with northern Ethiopia in what appeared to be an escalation of last month’s renewal of fighting against Tigray forces. Tigrayan authorities in turn told their people to get ready for war. The Eritreans are fighting alongside Ethiopian federal forces, including commando units, as well […]

Ethiopia: How to Resolve the Thorny Tigray Issue?

The beginning of September is usually a holiday, the commencement of the school year in many countries of the world, when youth sit down to their textbooks to become full citizens of their societies. But this time said holiday was overshadowed in Ethiopia.  According to the Tigray rebels, Ethiopian and Eritrean forces launched a “massive […]

UNICEF condemns Ethiopia airstrike that ‘hit Tigray kindergarten’

The UN children’s agency Unicef has condemned an airstrike that “hit a kindergarten” in the Ethiopian region of Tigray, with the EU also calling for respect for international law protecting civilians. Rebel authorities in the Ethiopian province of Tigray claimed that a kindergarten had been bombed Friday by Ethiopia’s air force, while the government in […]

O’Bama Met Dr. Tedros (WHO) & Terrorists of Ethiopia in 2014 Before Tedros Was Elected Head of WHO; Why Do We Have a Terrorist In Charge of the WHO?

Hidden Document Shows Obama Met Dr. Tedros and Terrorist Leaders of Ethiopia in 2014 – Then In 2017 Tedros Elected Head of WHO By Joe HoftPublished May 20, 2022 at 9:00amComment ShareTweetGab ShareTelegramGettr A document that has now been deleted from the Internet shows Barack Obama meeting with Dr. Tedros of Ethiopia and terrorist leaders of […]

Ethiopia: Will the “Humanitarian Truce” Help in Resolving the Situation in Tigray

The Ethiopian government has announced that an “indefinite humanitarian truce will take effect immediately,” they said they hoped to help accelerate delivery of emergency aid to the Tigray region, where hundreds of thousands are starving. Since the war began in the north of the country in November 2020, thousands of people have been killed and […]

#Ethiopia #TigrayGenocide #ExcuseForRegimeChangeWar

While France steps up neocolonial aggression in its former North and West African colonies, the U.S. has set its sights on the elected government of Ethiopia in the geostrategic Horn of Africa. Ethiopia’s growing ties with China and Russia and the Joint Declaration on Comprehensive Cooperation Between Ethiopia, Somalia and Eritrea so threaten U.S. global hegemony that a U.S. […]

Ethiopia Enjoys a Temporary Lull

Ethiopian troops under the command of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won a military victory last December when they stopped a group of Tigray rebels from advancing on the country’s capital, which could have led to the overthrow of his government. The Prime Minister wholly appreciated the bravery of his troops. “Ethiopia is proud of your […]

Ethiopia detains thousands of Tigrayans repatriated from Saudi Arabia, rights group says

The Ethiopian government has been detaining and forcibly disappearing thousands of Tigrayans who were repatriated back to the country from Saudi Arabia, according to a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). After tens of thousands of Tigrayans were deported from the Gulf Arab Kingdom between December 2020 and September 2021 under an agreement with Ethiopia, […]

Freelance AP Journalist Amir Aman Kiyaro Detained In Ethiopia

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A freelance video journalist accredited to The Associated Press in Ethiopia has been detained by police in the capital, Addis Ababa, the news organization said Wednesday. Amir Aman Kiyaro was detained under the country’s new war-related state of emergency powers on Nov. 28 after returning home from a reporting trip. He […]

How the Left Can Get Ethiopia Right

Above Photo: Protesters chant slogans during a demonstration over what they say is unfair distribution of wealth in the country at Meskel Square in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, Aug. 6, 2016.” (VOA) The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly with #NoMore The best way for leftist anti-imperialists to support Ethiopia is to not take a […]

US Prepping For Libya-Style Intervention In Ethiopia

Above Photo: A protester from Ethiopia’s community in Lebanon holds a placard against the U.S. and other western country’s intervention in her country in Beirut, Lebanon, Dec. 5, 2021. Hussein Malla / AP. “Every Option Is On The Table.” While Many In The Horn Of Africa Clearly Need Help, The Biden Administration’s Idea Of “Help” […]

Greeks of Ethiopia Remain Calm Despite Conflict in the North

The Greek Community of Ethiopia celebrated OXI Day prior to an advisory issued by the Greek Foreign Ministry. Credit: Meta/FaceBook/Archdiocese of Aksum Ethiopia The Greeks of Ethiopia remain calm but on alert should evacuation be necessary as the armed conflict in the northern region of the country rages for more than a year. In early […]

USA Loses Ethiopia; Biggest Strategic Blunder Since Loss of Iran

With the failure of the US backed TPLF Terrorist coup attempt against the democratically elected government of Ethiopia the USA is facing it’s greatest strategic blunder since losing Iran in 1979. The Ethiopian Army and its allied militias have in the last 10 days of fighting regained all the territory it lost in several months […]

Ethiopia: the Tragedy of the Country and Abiy Ahmed Personally

According to state media, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed vowed to “bury the enemy” in his first message from the battlefront, according to state media, as the UN warned the yearlong conflict has left millions short of food.  As Tigrayan rebels report major territorial gains, claiming to have seized a town 220 kilometers from Addis […]

Who Gains From Ethiopia Tigray War?

If you want to know who is likely to be at war, just look at who is given the Nobel Peace Prize by the Norwegian (NATO) Parliament. Obama got it just days into office before he escalated the war in Afghanistan. Henry Kissinger got it in the 1970’S. And two years ago the Prime Minister […]

Ethiopia conflict by US design

Image Credit: Getty Images/Getty Images Supported by America and other foreign forces, including elements within United Nations (UN) agencies, The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) are attempting to overthrow the democratically elected Government of Ethiopia and regain power. This would be disastrous for the country and the region. The impact of the year-long conflict is […]

Ethiopia: Abiy Will Lead Army In Anti-TPLF Struggle ‘From The Battlefront’

Above photo: PM Abiy at campaign rally. Mulugeta Abeye/AP. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Monday that beginning the following day, he would take personal command of the war effort against the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), an armed rebel group that has taken over the northern Tigray region and invaded several neighboring states. […]

Ethiopia at a Crossroads: Civil War or Peaceful Settlement?

The government of Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency in the country, as the rebel forces of Tigray threaten to attack the capital, and the war that has been going on for a year is rapidly escalating and brings more and more troubles and misfortunes to Ethiopians. The United States has stated that the danger […]

US Sends Clear Message To African Nations As It Turns Its Back On Ethiopia

The corporate media in the United States is waging a misinformation campaign as part of the hybrid warfare being used to try to subjugate Ethiopia. Ajamu Baraka of the Black Alliance for Peace states there “is a coordinated effort to criminalize and delegitimize the Ethiopian state in order to cripple or balkanize it, maybe even […]

Qatar urges nationals to leave Ethiopia ‘as soon as possible’

Qatar, on Wednesday, called on its citizens to leave Ethiopia “as soon as possible” and to observe the highest degree of caution, two days after Addis Ababa declared a state of emergency amid fighting with Tigrayan rebels. “We call upon all Qatari citizens in Ethiopian territory to take the highest degree of caution and to […]

How The US Enabled Ethiopia’s Bloodletting

Training Its Military While Playing Innocent Observer The Biden Administration Has Sanctioned Eritrea And Ethiopia For Alleged Crimes Against The Tigray People. But Over The Last Three Decades, Successive US Governments Trained And Modernized Ethiopia’s Military Under The Cover Of “Peacekeeping” Operations. The World Food Program recently reported that 7 million Ethiopians across three northern states—Afar, Amhara, […]

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