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Eskinder Nega, Democracy, Human Rights Activists and Journalist

Eskinder Nega, Democracy, Human Rights Activists and Journalist

ESKINDER NEGA BIOGRAPHY ETHIOPIA Eskinder Nega, a journalist and blogger based in Addis Ababa, was sentenced on July 13, 2012, to 18 years in prison for violating anti-terrorism laws after he criticized the government for arresting journalists and anti-government activists. He was jailed for almost seven years at Kaliti Prison in Addis Ababa, where political

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Lingering Questions in the Murder of our Hero Engineer Simegnew Bekele

Lingering Questions in the Murder of our Hero Engineer Simegnew Bekele

By Zeate Medhin, July 29, 2018. Addis Ababa. Engineer Simegnew Bekele is a national hero who went above and beyond the call of duty. He led the construction of the Grand Renaissance Dam with unwavering commitment and patriotic zeal. Ethiopia will forever revere and honor him. I am appalled by PM Abiy Ahmed’s reference of

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Haddis Alemayehu remembered

Haddis Alemayehu remembered

 OCTOBER 29, 2012 / Wemezekir Blogger’s Note:  In remembrance of & in commemorating the late Dr. Haddis Alemayehu’s 103rd birthday that was observed two weeks ago, I have posted here the biographical sketch that I had compiled from various sources & published in ‘Ethiopian Calendar with Biographies’ 2003E.C. (2010/11G.C.) edition. Three years ago in the same week I had

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