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Ethiopia’s besieged press and the #OromoProtests

Read more ...(OPride) — Ethiopia’s trials with press freedom and assembly have become almost proverbial. The government has devised several proclamations and directives to stifle freedom of opinion and expression.

#Ethiopia grilled over dismal human rights record at the UN

Read more ...The Ethiopian government faced fresh scrutiny over its dismal human rights record on Tuesday at the United Nations during the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process.

Coca Cola dumps Teddy Afro

Read more ...(OPride) Just days before the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, controversial Ethiopian singer Tewodros Kassahun announced his highly anticipated Amharic version of Coca Cola's World Cup anthem has been shelved.

10 Questions about #OromoProtests in Ethiopia

Read more ...(OPride) — Ethiopia is gripped by widespread student demonstrations, which has so far left at least 47 people dead, several injured and hundreds arrested, according to locals.

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