Interview with Editor-in-Chief Tsedale Lemma

” There is no one answer that fits into a description of “independent media.” But the least is a media that doesn’t have to worry about whether or not a certain topic is the right topic to discuss in a professional manner. In other words, a media that, other than issues strictly to do with professional integrity, is not tangled by self-censorship and an imposing environment of fear. “

Ethiopia: Court orders Elias Kifle et al to defend terror charges

Court orders defendants in Elias Kifle case to defend charges The Federal Court ordered on.

Ethiopia: Awramba-Times Editor to seek political asylum in US

Managing editor of Awramba Times, an Amharic-language weekly, Dawit Kebede, announced from Washington D.C. his.

Wikileaks | Gov’t official: ‘Addis Neger should be eliminated’ [full text]

[This post was published on this blog yesterday, Friday Sept. 16. I reposted it again,.

Wikileaks: ‘Addis Neger should be eliminated’ [full text]

A leaked Cable of US Embassy Addis Ababa, titled ‘Increased intimidation of the Private Press’,.

Terrifying the Press signals Defeatism | Ethiopia

Speaking in general terms, I don’t like the way the Ethiopian private press is molded..