Author: Daniel Berhane

Daniel Berhane

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Bahraini agency offers “Ethiopian maid” as a prize

A recruitment agency in Bahrain sparked outrage by offering an “Ethiopian maid” as a prize..

Photo - PM Hailemariam Desalegn (right) and DPM Demeke Mekonen (left) at EPRDF Congress, Mekelle city, August 2015 [Image credit: Awramba times]
Sources: In a rare move, EPRDF postpones its Congress to 2018

The ruling party EPRDF (Ethiopian peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front) postponed its Congress to 2018. The.

Map - Somaliland and the horn of Africa
Somaliland Parliament approved UAE military base deal

The parliament of Somaliland ratified on Sunday an agreement for a United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Photo - Gada system, Oromo, Ethiopia
Briefing: What is Oromo’s Gada system?

The UNESCO have announced on Wednesday (Nov. 30, 2016), the Gada system have been added.

Photo - Ethiopia new cabinet, November 2016
Five Takeaways from PM Hailemariam’s new Cabinet

Just a year after forming a new government, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn returned to parliament.

Photo - Ethiopia new cabinet, November 2016
List of PM Hailemariam’s new Ministers

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn presented the much-anticipated cabinet reshuffle today. Though the ruling party.

Photo - Ethiopia Federal Police
Ethiopia: Directive for the Execution of the State of Emergency[full text]

A Directive issued on Saturday detailed the restrictions imposed as per the State of Emergency..

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn
Ethiopia: State of Emergency grants PM sweeping powers

Ethiopian government decreed a state of emergency on Sunday. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced the.

Map - Incident locations in Amhara region, Ethiopia
Ethiopia: Dozens killed after clashes in Bahirdar, in rural Gondar

Security forces killed several people in Bahir Dar city, northwestern Ethiopia, after clashing with protesters..

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Multiple deadly protests in Ethiopia’s Amhara and Oromia regions

Ethiopia’s populous regions were hit by protests on Saturday, amid social media blackout and government.