Category: Ethiopia

Ethiopian opposition leader walk free after amnesty

Leader of the Ethiopia’s opposition party has been released along with 22 other political prisoners. Merera Gudina, the chair of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) walked free this morning, more than a week after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn made the…
The Amhara National Democratic Movement’s business empire

The head of the immense state-owned holding company Tiret (Endeavours), Tadesse Kassa ketema (a.k.a Tinkishu), is at the centre of an action to acquire a controlling stake in two national textile companies, Bahir Dar Textile S.C, and Kombolcha Textile S.C.…

Tell me about your stay in Strasbourg where you did your doctoral studies. Being black and Jew in France, how was it like? In France, it was different. There were strong Jewish communities there and I’ve never felt any prejudice…
Ethiopian Women Sportscasters breaking boundaries

Female sportscasters in Ethiopia are breaking down boundaries in a field of broadcasting long dominated by male voices and personalities. Konjit Teshome, Hana Gebreselassie, and Neima Ali are among those emerging voices who are busy enlightening local sports fans about…