Ethiopia rejects Turkish and Israeli involvement in Renaissance Dam

Al-Masry Al-Youm (Egypt Independent)Ethiopian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Dina Mufti told the Turkish Anadolu news agency on Wednesday that his country rejects Turkey and Israel’s involvement in the Renaissance Dam issue between Ethiopia and Egypt, denying at the same time that Israel and Turkey support the construction of the dam. “Egypt claims so in order to […]

ማኅበረ ቅዱሳን ለአብነት መምህራን ያዘጋጀው ሀገር አቀፍ የምክክር ጉባኤ ታገደ

ምንጭ ሐራ ዘተዋህዶ ከ200 በላይ የጉባኤው ተሳታፊ የአብነት መምህራን አዲስ አበባ ገብተው በማኅበረ ቅዱሳን ዋና ጽ/ቤት ተሰብስበዋል፡፡ ፓትርያርኩ በአድራሻ ለጠቅላይ ቤተ ክህነቱ ብፁዕ ዋና ሥራ አስኪያጅ የጻፉትን የእግድ ደብዳቤ የያዘው ፖሊስ፣ የማኅበሩ ጽ/ቤት ጉባኤተኞቹን ወደየመጡበት እንዲመልስ በማሳሰብ ላይ እንደኾነ ተነግሯል፡፡ በእግድ ርምጃው ምክንያት÷ ዛሬ፣ የካቲት ፯ ቀን ፳፻፮ ዓ.ም. የአብነት መምህራኑ፣ የቤተ ክርስቲያን ልዩ ልዩ […]

Ethiopian film confronts marriage by abduction

(BBC)The controversial tradition of abducting girls and forcing them into marriage, known as “telefa”, might be on the wane in Ethiopia, but it still happens in rural areas. A new film, Difret, recounts the true story of a 14-year-old girl who was abducted by men on horseback and had to stand trial after killing the […]

Report: Ethiopian Government Hacks Journalists in U.S. and Europe

By Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchiera (Mashable)The Ethiopian government reportedly used surveillance technology created by an Italian company to hack into the computers of Ethiopian journalists in the United States and Europe. Journalists at the Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT), a news organization comprised mostly of Ethiopian expatriates, were targeted with spying software made by the Italian company company […]