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Ethiopia in transition

Terje Østebø, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, November 06/2029 – Ethiopia has always been celebrated as a unique case of peaceful religious inter-relations. This has recently been distorted by what seems like a surge of religious violence. There have been reports – confirmed and unconfirmed – about religious-based casualties, attacks …

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, October 30/2019 – At hearing which resumed today at the federal high court Lideta Branch, 4th criminal bench, Abdi Muhamud Omer a.k.a Abdi Iley, ex-president of Somali regional state, pleaded not guilty to all counts brought to him by federal prosecutors. At a hearing held on …

Ephream Sileshi & Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, October 23/2019 – Protests erupted in several cities and towns across Oromia regional state and various spots surrounding Addis Abeba after Jawar Mohammed, executive director Oromo Media Network (OMN) and prominent activist posted information in his Facebook page that his security detail were …