Jailed Journalist Nega Named IPI Press Freedom Hero

[IPI] Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega, who has been imprisoned since 2011 after criticising his country’s abuse of anti-terror laws to silence the press, has been named the International Press Institute (IPI)’s 69th World Press Freedom H…

[IPI] Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega, who has been imprisoned since 2011 after criticising his country's abuse of anti-terror laws to silence the press, has been named the International Press Institute (IPI)'s 69th World Press Freedom Hero.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Fear of Investigation – What Does Government Have to Hide?

[HRW] In February 2016, an 18-year-old student who I will call Tolessa and two friends took part in their first protest, in Oromia’s East Hararghe zone. As the crowd moved forward, they were met by a line of regional police, federal police and the army…

[HRW] In February 2016, an 18-year-old student who I will call Tolessa and two friends took part in their first protest, in Oromia's East Hararghe zone. As the crowd moved forward, they were met by a line of regional police, federal police and the army. Shortly thereafter and without warning, security forces fired live ammunition into the crowd hitting Tolessa four times. Miraculously he survived. But his two friends were not so lucky.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Africa Security Forum Opens in Ethiopia, Natural Resources Tops Agenda

[East African] The sixth Tana High-level Forum on Security in Africa opened today in the Bahir Dar city of Ethiopia, where the management of the continent’s natural resources tops the agenda.

[East African] The sixth Tana High-level Forum on Security in Africa opened today in the Bahir Dar city of Ethiopia, where the management of the continent's natural resources tops the agenda.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Keeping the Stride to Speed Up Global Energy Development

[Ethiopian Herald] Modern energy services are crucial to human well-being and to a country’s economic development. Access to modern energy is essential for the provision of clean water, sanitation and healthcare and for the provision of reliable and ef…

[Ethiopian Herald] Modern energy services are crucial to human well-being and to a country's economic development. Access to modern energy is essential for the provision of clean water, sanitation and healthcare and for the provision of reliable and efficient lighting, heating, cooking, mechanical power, transport and telecommunications services.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Cities Forum Said Integral Part of Sustainable Urbanization

[Ethiopian Herald] Ministry of Urban Development and Housing said Ethiopian Cities Forum is playing a significant role in speeding up urbanization, strengthening good governance, creating jobs, improving land management, promoting greenery and environm…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ministry of Urban Development and Housing said Ethiopian Cities Forum is playing a significant role in speeding up urbanization, strengthening good governance, creating jobs, improving land management, promoting greenery and environment friendly cities, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

What Does the Govt Have to Hide?

[Addis Standard] In February 2016, an 18-year-old student who I will call Tolessa and two friends took part in their first protest, in Oromia’s East Hararghe zone. As the crowd moved forward, they were met by a line of regional police, federal police a…

[Addis Standard] In February 2016, an 18-year-old student who I will call Tolessa and two friends took part in their first protest, in Oromia's East Hararghe zone. As the crowd moved forward, they were met by a line of regional police, federal police and the army. Shortly thereafter and without warning, security forces fired live ammunition into the crowd hitting Tolessa four times. Miraculously he survived. But his two friends were not so lucky.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Germany to Back Humanitarian Projects

[Ethiopian Herald] Germany announces a financial assistance of 3.6 million euro to support three humanitarian projects in Ethiopia that benefits refugees, host communities as well as drought affected people.

[Ethiopian Herald] Germany announces a financial assistance of 3.6 million euro to support three humanitarian projects in Ethiopia that benefits refugees, host communities as well as drought affected people.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Stepping Up Basic Services in Gambella State

[Ethiopian Herald] Gambella State is found at a remote corner of the country. It has rich and untapped natural resources. The inadequate availability of infrastructure coupled with the relatively lower number of well trained human resource put the stat…

[Ethiopian Herald] Gambella State is found at a remote corner of the country. It has rich and untapped natural resources. The inadequate availability of infrastructure coupled with the relatively lower number of well trained human resource put the state in a disadvantaged position.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Spotlighting Tourist Destinations

[Ethiopian Herald] Exploring and putting on show Ethiopia’s cultural, archaeological, historical and natural riches among other nature-bestowed attraction sites will highly accelerate the achievement of the country’s chalked out development strategic p…

[Ethiopian Herald] Exploring and putting on show Ethiopia's cultural, archaeological, historical and natural riches among other nature-bestowed attraction sites will highly accelerate the achievement of the country's chalked out development strategic plans and promote its several heritages.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Germany to Back Humanitarian Projects

[Ethiopian Herald] Germany announces a financial assistance of 3.6 million euro to support three humanitarian projects in Ethiopia that benefits refugees, host communities as well as drought affected people.

[Ethiopian Herald] Germany announces a financial assistance of 3.6 million euro to support three humanitarian projects in Ethiopia that benefits refugees, host communities as well as drought affected people.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia