Tuesday, May 30, 2023

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AU military committee meets in Djibouti

The African Union (AU) Military Operations Coordination Committee (MOCC) met in Djibouti on Friday September 16, 2016 to review security plans for Somalia’s national electoral process.

Ethiopia-inspired furniture @ Dubai Design Week

Ethiopia-inspired furniture by US-based Jomo Tariku, founder of Jomo Design Furniture, and Hamere Demissie of Actuel Urban Living will be featured at this year’s International Dubai Design Week Festival in October.

US airstrikes kill 4 Al-Shabaab Militants in Somalia

The United States conducted two airstrikes in southern Somalia early this week that killed four Al-Shabaab militants.

Government duty-bound to protect safety of prisoners

The constitution of Ethiopia under Article 21 provides that all persons held in custody and persons imprisoned upon conviction and sentencing have the right to treatments respecting their human dignity.

Women who matter

It could be film, it could be sports or a big company, but all made a difference.

The inquisitive director

Aida Ashenafi, film director, producer and editor, has been working in New York, United States, for six years, and moved to Ethiopia in 2000....

The Weeknd rocks the Guinness World Records with two new titles

Global singing sensation, The Weeknd (a.k.a. Abel Tesfaye), has cemented himself a spot in the Guinness World Records 2017 Edition, setting two new titles following the debut of his second studio album, Beauty Behind the Madness. 

AU issues statement on Ethiopia protests, calls for restraint

The African Union (AU) issued a statement regarding the protests in Ethiopia saying it was following the situation with great concern. The AU also called for restraint on the part of parties involved.

Tackling resolutely violations of the rule of law!

The rule of law is a system on which any civilized society stands. It is when the rule of law is respected that each and every individual can peacefully enjoy such fundamental freedoms as the right to life, liberty, work, free expression of thought and acquire property, among others.

Antu Yacob’s play @ Kampala

Ethiopian American playwright Antu Yacob’s play, Mourning Sun, has been selected to be staged at the 2016 Kampala International Theatre Festival in Uganda this coming November.


Mass protests erupt over mosque demolitions

- Two deaths were reported   - Thirty-seven police personnel...

Nurturing promising female athletes in a town of runners

Fetiya Abdi began her athletic career at age 14....

Kenya’s GMO plans disrupted, but Ethiopia pushes forward with testing

The Kenyan government's move to import Genetically Modified Organisms...

MIDROC Gold in Hot Water again, denies damaging the environment

Human Rights Watch recommends gov’t to suspend Midroc’s license The...