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January 2022

Addis Police releases some individuals detained under emergency law on bail, apologies; warns contact with “terror group” inexcusable

Addis Abeba – The Addis Ababa Police Commission said they were releasing some individuals who were arrested suspected of having contacts with the terrorist organizations and were under investigations “are being carefully identified and released.” On November 02 last year, Council of Ministers announced nationwide state of emergency for six months, which was followed by

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Top former TPLF officials released

By Mahlet Fasil @mahletfasil Addis Abeba: Top former TPLF officials among prisoners being released, state media reported. Among the released include Sebhat Nega, Mulu G/Egziabher, Kidusan Nega, Ambassador Abadi Zemu, Abay Woldu. Families of Sebehat Nega told Addis Standard he is already released. They are among 20 senior TPLF leaders who were accused of organizing an

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Breaking: Eskinder Nega, colleagues released, senior Justice Ministry officials visit Kality prison

Eskinder Nega, founder of the opposition Balderas for Genuine Democracy, and his colleagues were released this afternoon. Earlier today senior officials from the Ministry of Justice including Fikadu Tsega, deputy attorney general, visited Kality Prison, where high level opposition political party prisoners including Bekele Gerba and Jawar Mohammed are currently held at. Eskeinder Nega, Sintayehu

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Ethiopians Celebrating Christmas

Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia celebrating Christmas on Friday two weeks after it was celebrated in the West as Ethiopian Orthodox Church considers January 7th being the day of Jesus’ birth. The holiday is marking colorfully at historic city of Lalibela, Amhara region of Ethiopia. This small town is mostly famous for its architectural marvels, the

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THREE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED VACOUS INTELECTUALS OF THE TPLF!

“I hate when people confuse education with intelligence, you can have a Batchelor’s degree and still be an idiot” Elon Musk By Wondimu Mekonnen, England, January 02, 2022   Introduction Intellectuals are supposed to be men of great knowledge. An intellectual possesses the ability to think in a logical manner. An intellectual is guided by

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MILLION-STRONG DIASPORA HOMECOMERS ASK, “WHAT CAN WE DO FOR ETHIOPIA/NS WE LOVE?!”

MILLION-STRONG DIASPORA HOMECOMERS ASK, “WHAT CAN WE DO FOR ETHIOPIA/NS WE LOVE?!”

Al Mariam’s Commentaries / January 3, 2022 Author’s Note:I invite my readers to review my  10-POINT PROPOSAL for Diaspora Ethiopian Engagement During the Great Ethiopian Diaspora Homecoming. I invite and urge my readers to evaluate and develop these ideas and propose better ones. I offer them only as starting points for discussion.In this commentary (“travelogue”), I try to

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US envoy for Horn of Africa Jeffrey Feltman to step down

Joyce Karam Washington Jan 5, 2022 The US envoy to the Horn of Africa, Jeffrey Feltman, will soon leave his position following setbacks for President Joe Biden’s administration in mitigating the conflict in Ethiopia and attempts to salvage a civilian transition of power in Sudan. He will be replaced by career diplomat and former ambassador to Turkey, David

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