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Backgrounder: Unrest in Gondar city

Thursday, July 14, 2016 @ 6:34 am

The northwestern city of Gondar was hit by protests and violence on Tuesday and Wednesday. At least six locals and four members of security forces were killed in the two days. The incident was triggered after the Federal Anti-Terrorism Taskforce [...]

Paper | Ethiopia and the African Union

Sunday, July 3, 2016 @ 6:12 pm

(Mehari Taddele Maru[1]) (2013) Introduction This article investigates Ethiopia’s contributions to and its influence in the AU. It also explains and analyses the role its leaders have played in the Organization of African Unity (OAU) and in the [...]

Ethiopia Eritrea clash: What we know and What we think we know

Sunday, June 19, 2016 @ 5:57 pm

This week the World Wide Web was awash with an Ethio-Eritrean matter. Conflict, that is. The only mutual agenda the two had for a decade and a half. Last Sunday, the two countries clashed on the border. It was deemed one of the biggest since the end [...]

Eritrea issues 5th statement, blames Washington

Friday, June 17, 2016 @ 10:17 pm

Last Sunday, Ethiopian and Eritrean troops had one of the biggest clashes since the end of the 1998-2000 war. The Eritrean government issued its first statement regarding the clash on Sunday minutes before mid-night. Since then, Asmara has been [...]

Sudanese soldiers abduct Ethiopian farm workers again

Thursday, June 16, 2016 @ 7:18 am

Sudanese soldiers raided an Ethiopian commercial farm on Tuesday, HornAffairs learned. The soldiers abducted at least five farm workers and seized two tractors from a commercial far near the border. The commercial farm raided by the Sudanese is [...]

ICRC still denied access to Maekelawi, Somali region [+video]

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 @ 8:28 pm

Ethiopia continues to limit prison access of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), the head of delegation James Reynolds told HornAffairs in an exclusive interview. The ICRC delegation in Ethiopia is primarily focused on “protecting [...]

Eritrea confirmed fighting on border with Ethiopia

Monday, June 13, 2016 @ 12:15 am

The Eritrean government has just issued a statement confirming the heavy fighting on the border with Ethiopia. Fighting broke out between Ethiopian and Eritrean armies on Sunday, as HornAffairs reported earlier. The conflict is on Tsorena area, [...]

Update-1|Breaking| Heavy fighting on Ethiopia Eritrea border

Sunday, June 12, 2016 @ 3:12 pm

(Adds mid-day developments) A heavy fighting is going on the Tsorena front of Ethiopian Eritrean border, multiple sources confirmed to HornAffairs. Fighting in the Tsorena area of the border started since 5 am at dawn and it is still ongoing. The [...]

Sabotaging Exams is Only Irresponsible, Never Legitimate

Monday, May 30, 2016 @ 9:15 pm

A security breach occurred at Ethiopia’s Ministry of Education and the National high school leaving examination is now postponed after leaks of the answers for the English language test were published online. Self-proclaimed rights activists [...]

Text of Ethiopia’s draft Computer Crime proclamation

Monday, May 9, 2016 @ 5:06 am

Proclamation   No. ……/2016 A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPUTER CRIME WHEREAS information and communication technology plays a vital role in the economic, social and political development of the country; WHEREAS unless appropriate [...]
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