Ethiopia : 7 killed at Bekele Molla Hotel as tension in Moyale continues

Ethiopia : 7 killed at Bekele Molla Hotel as tension in Moyale continues

borkena December 18,2018 Seven people are killed at Bekele Molla Hotel in Moyale, a town in the Ethio-Kenyan border, yesterday, authorities and eye witnesses told Deutsche Welle (DW) Amharic. Several others are wounded. Ethiopian government is yet to provide the public with information as to what caused the security problem that led to the death […]

A”prophet”arrested for causing fear by”disseminating false information”

A”prophet”arrested for causing fear by”disseminating false information”

borkena December 17,2018 Police in Amhara regional state arrested an individual, who considered himself as a prophet, for causing fear by disseminating false information. He is identified as Kenaw Abeje, according to reports by Amhara Mass Media Agency (AMMA) It happened in central Gonder, north western Ethiopia, Tegede district Egegoye Kebele. Mr. kenaw claimed that […]

PM Abiy Ahmed met with European diplomatic community

PM Abiy Ahmed met with European diplomatic community

Ambassadors from thirty European countries reportedly pledged continued partnership with Ethiopia borkena December 14,2018 Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed met with more than 30 European Ambassadors based in Addis Ababa today, according to a social update from his office. The purpose of the meeting was to “brief” the diplomatic community about the ongoing “change” in Ethiopia. […]

HRW : Ethiopia’s Torture Problem and the Court of Public Opinion

HRW : Ethiopia’s Torture Problem and the Court of Public Opinion

Victims of Torture Deserve Meaningful Justice Felix Horne HRW Senior Researcher, Horn of Africa December 13,2018 Ethiopia’s state broadcaster EBC aired a documentary this week, detailing numerous horrendous acts of torture carried out by security services in recent years. Many Ethiopians were shocked and outraged. These allegations are not new. Human rights groups have documented […]

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