Protesters in Oromo region of Ethiopia demand an end to security crisis

Protesters in Oromo region of Ethiopia demand an end to security crisis

borkena December 3,2018 Ethiopians in Oromo region demand government to take actions on entities responsible for atrocities committed in East Wollega and other areas adjacent to Benishangul Gumuz region, in the western parts of the country. According to a report by Fana Broadcasting Corporate, residents of Ambo, Ghimbi, Holeta, Burayu, Bako and Metu towns took […]

Lemma Megersa’s warning on the situation in Western Ethiopia

Lemma Megersa’s warning on the situation in Western Ethiopia

Lemma Megersa links security problem in Wollega to “entities operating in the name of OLF” borkena October 30,2018 Oromo regional state head, Lemma Megersa, sent a warning today to what he refers to as “entity that is arming in the name of Oromo Liberation Front” to refrain from causing suffering to people in Oromo regional […]

Government poised to expropriate leased land in Addis Ababa

Government poised to expropriate leased land in Addis Ababa

Federal and regional governments dispossessing leased out land Ethiopia News borkena December 6,2017 Ethiopian government is planning take away land leased to investors in the capital Addis Ababa. From what government says, targets of this soon to be effective directive are investors who have leased land in the capital,for business purpose, but who have not […]

All forms of peaceful protests banned in Ethiopia as state of emergency returns through backdoor

All forms of peaceful protests banned in Ethiopia as state of emergency returns through backdoor

National Security Council regulation authorize security forces to take “necessary measure” in the event of protest in Ethiopia Ethiopia News borkena November 11,2017 Barely four months after hesitantly ended state of emergency, Ethiopian government is imposing regulation which in effect serves as a state of emergency without declaring state of emergency. Yesterday, National Security Council […]