Ethiopia’s pardoned critic jailed

Ethiopia’s main opposition leader has been sent to prison to serve a life sentence, after a pardon granted to her last year was revoked. Birtukan Medeksa was among more than 100 people…

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UDJ delegation visits Norway

By UDJ Support Group | December 4, 2008 Leaders of the UDJ opposition party and their local hosts while presiding over a meeting in Oslo, Norway. Ethiopia has been under a one-party…

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Ethiopia at the millennium plus one

By Mammo Muchie A year on from Ethiopia’s new millennium, Mammo Muchie highlights the country’s historic role as the cradle of African nationalism. Arguing that reparations remain due from the period of…

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The Marxist roots of Ethiopia’s suffering

By Geoffrey Clarfield, National Post Once again, the twin spectres of drought and starvation stalk the land of Ethiopia. UN sources suggest that four million Ethiopians now need what they call “emergency…

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AXUM (CA. 100 B.C.E.-CA. 650 A.D.)

JUNE 29, 2008 CONTRIBUTED BY: JULIANNA TESFU Located in the northeast region of contemporary Ethiopia, the city of Axum sits on a high plateau next to the Red Sea. With the city’s ascendance centuries…

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Reviewing the “Ethiopian Review”

By Tesfaye Maru  A lot of positive and negative things have been said about Elias Kifle, the publisher of the Ethiopian Review. There were times that he appeared like any citizen who…

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“Google site:zehabesha.com”.

“Google site:zehabesha.com”. Zehabesha.com is an extensive Ethiopian news source. We provide balanced news, perspectives, and issues across the political spectrum to the Ethiopian community and is committed to separating news and views while…

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CUD RENAMED TO UDJ

CUD leaders at Boston, USA (few months after pardon) A year after they got “pardoned” by the government – in connection to the infamous 2005 elections – a significant number of CUD…

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SOLIDARITY OF ETHIOPIANS – HOLDING HANDS TOGETHER

Girma Kassa muziky68@yahoo.com (Chicago) An excellent “art work” in the Abugidainfo.com, once caught my attention. [1]The art work displays multiple hands holding one another and showing solidarity to the flag of Ethiopia. I remember,…

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TPLF – LOOSING MORE OPPORTUNITIES

  TPLF – LOOSING MORE OPPORTUNITIES Girma Kassa (Chicago) muziky68@yahoo.com April 10, 2008 (This is an amended article to the one I wrote on July 19, 2007) For the 9th time, TPLF…

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KANGAROO ELECTION

Girma Kassa Chicago (muziky68@yahoo.com) As is widely reported in EPRDF (Ethiopian people Revolutionary Democratic Forces) sympathizing website, an “election” will be held in Ethiopia in few weeks. I visited the official website…

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OPEN LETTER TO MELES AND ISSAYAS

OPEN LETTER TO PRIME MINISTER MELES ZENAWI AND PRESIDENT ISSAYAS AFEWORKIFebruary 15, 2008 Your Excellencies: First I would like to extend my greetings and good wishes. May the Peace and Grace of…

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THE TOPIC IS ETHIOPIAWINET- by Girma Kassa

Girma Kassa Muziky68@yahoo.com (Chicago) January 23 2008 Allow me to share with you a story from Seattle. It is about two Ethiopians who do not know each other before but were connected by…

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The prison speaks Oromiffa

By Fekade Shewakena The headline of this article would pass for simple ethnic politicking if it was not spoken by a founder and former politburo member of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front…

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Ethiopian News Link

Ethiopian News Link News & Views Abugida Info Afar Info Center Borkena Cyber Ethiopia Debteraw Dire Tribune ECADF Ethio Freedom Ethio Media Ethio Media Forum Ethio Sun Ethio Tube Ethiopia Zare Ethiopian…

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“Siye is a threat,” TPLF warns Tigrai

By Abraha Belai MEKELLE, Northern Ethiopia – Throughout Tigrai region, life is a dreary: every segment of the society is under the tight control of TPLF, once the Khmer Rouge equivalent of…

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