India’s land grab in Ethiopia

CNN By Mohammad Amir Anwar Updated 11:56 AM ET, Wed June 3, 2015 (CNN)The global food price crises between 2008 and 2009 led countries that bore the brunt of the catastrophe to look elsewhere for agricultural land to mitigate the effects. In 2008 prices of some foods, including wheat, soared by 130% in a single […]

Addis Ababa : Fire broke out in Merkato

June 5,2015 Fire broke out in Merkato neighborhood, Shera Tera area of Addis Ababa, according to citizen report on social media. At this writing the fire is not under control. Effort to put the fire under control proved to be difficult due to the shanty and chained nature of homes in the neighborhood. The reports […]

Ethiopia : Court acquitted Mamushet Amare, Police defied court ruling

Ethiopia : Court acquitted Mamushet Amare, Police defied court ruling

June 3,2015 Addis Ababa -Ethiopian court acquitted renowned opposition figure and president of All Ethiopian Unity Party (AEUP) -Mamushet Amare. Friends in the party and supporters of Mamushet eagerly awaited to see him out of jail following court ruling only to hear the news that Police repudiated court ruling and arrested Mamushet Amare again -sources […]