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Isaias Afeworki shooting to all directions – To achieve what?

Thursday, December 22, 2016 @ 7:35 pm

This piece of article is to examine the hostile foreign policy of Eritrea, under President Isaias Afeworki, in the last 25 years: the motive behind and the realization of the intended goals. Eritrean scholars are welcomed to respond to this article [...]

Five Takeaways from PM Hailemariam’s new Cabinet

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 @ 4:44 am

Just a year after forming a new government, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn returned to parliament to announce a reshuffle. On Tuesday, the Premier presented a new cabinet to the parliament, entirely populated by the ruling party EPRDF [...]

List of PM Hailemariam’s new Ministers

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 @ 7:18 pm

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn presented the much-anticipated cabinet reshuffle today. Though the ruling party formed government last year, it was forced to launch a “deep reform” following political turmoil that shook its [...]

PM: 108 Ethiopian children abducted by S.Sudanese armed men

Sunday, April 17, 2016 @ 8:50 pm

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn confirmed 108 children are being held hostage, in his first statement since the attack by Sudan Sudanese armed men. A heavily armed group from the Murle tribe of South Sudan attacked several districts of Gambella [...]

In Asmara, Eritrean soldiers killed conscripts, civilians

Thursday, April 7, 2016 @ 12:51 am

(Gedab News – Awate.com) On Sunday, April 3, in the Shuq area of Asmara, Eritrean soldiers escorting convoys of conscripts opened fire on young recruits and civilians, killing and injuring an undisclosed number. The conscripts were en-route [...]

PM’s statement on OromoProtests: More of the same

Sunday, March 13, 2016 @ 10:09 pm

(Dr. Birhanemeskel Abebe Segni) The Ethiopian Prime Minister, in his midyear report to the Ethiopian federal parliament on Thursday, March 10, 2016,  did neither apologized as some media outlets including the BBC reported nor responded to any of [...]

Eritrea: An Offline State Thriving Online

Sunday, January 24, 2016 @ 4:53 am

(Tesfay Nigus Ayenew) A little nation, as young as my nephew and as isolated as no nation on the continent, is trying to be a state to be reckoned with in the cyber world in recent times than ever before. Many had hoped to see a peaceful, democratic [...]

Takeaways from PM Hailemariam’s new cabinet appointments

Sunday, October 11, 2015 @ 5:39 am

Hailemariam Desalegn formed a new government this week after being re-elected as Prime Minister by a parliament controlled by his party, EPRDF, and allies. In his new cabinet, the three deputy Prime Ministers kept their respective portfolio: Demeke [...]

Ethiopia: Empty Rhetoric or Building on a ‘Vision’?

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 @ 10:33 pm

Three years ago, a towering figure in Ethiopian politics has passed away. Meles Zenawi, a man, who at the beginning, many didn’t think much of other than being a face of rebels, who could speak English and “street smart”. Over the years, [...]

Highlights from Pres. Obama and PM Hailemariam joint presser

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 @ 9:14 pm

Yesterday at noon, President Barak Obama and Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn held joint press conference, following a bilateral talks at the latter’s office. Here are the main points. President Obama’s opening remarks noted: * The [...]

Gov’t confirms clash with insurgents near Ethio-Eritrea border

Saturday, July 11, 2015 @ 5:33 am

About thirty armed men were killed and captured after a skirmish near Ethiopian-Eritrean border, according to a statement from the Ethiopian Federal Police today. The statement came a week after a similar claim by an insurgent group “Patriots [...]
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