AI on outcome of Ethiopia’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR): Systemic human rights concerns demand action by both Ethiopia and the Human Rights Council

23 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

With elections coming up in May 2015, urgent and concrete steps are needed to reduce
violations of civil and political rights in Ethiopia.
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በጋምቤላ ግጭት የተጠረጠሩ ባለስልጣናት በቁጥጥር ስር እየዋሉ ነው፤ የመሬት ዘረፋው ያስከተለው የሟቾች ብዛት እየጨመረ ነው

23 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

በጋምቤላ ብሔራዊ ክልላዊ መንግስት በጎደሬ ወረዳ፣ በመዠንገር ዞን በተቀሰቀሰውና አሁንም ድረስ በአንዳንድ ቦታዎች በቀጠለው ግጭት እጃቸው እንዳለበት የተጠረጠሩ የክልሉ ባለስልጣናት ያለመከሰስ መብታቸው ተነስቶ በቁጥጥር ስር እየዋሉ ነው፡፡ በአዲስ አመት ዋዜማ የተቀሰቀሰውና ከ40 በላይ ሰዎችን ህይወት የቀጠፈው ግጭት መነሻ ከመሬት ባለቤትነት ጋር የተያያዘ እንደሆነ ለአዲስ አድማስ የገለፁት ምንጮች፤ “ደገኞች መሬታችንን ይልቀቁ” የሚሉ የአካባቢው ተወላጆችና አንዳንድ የክልሉ ባለስልጣናት በመንግስት ተግባራዊ እየተደረገ ያለውን የሰፈራ ፕሮግራም ተገን በማድረግ ነባር ይዞታ ያላቸውን ነዋሪዎች በማፈናቀላቸው ግጭቱ መፈጠሩን ተናግረዋል፡፡
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Politics imposes choice of being left behind in a digitally competitive world; at 1.9% internet user rate ITU finds Ethiopia’s ICT dev’t poor

23 Sep

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

A former colleague from my previous life, who still runs strong, recently called me to share nail-biting occurrence that he learned about in his office. It was regarding an invitation extended to a renowned Ethiopian expert in Addis Abeba to participate in an international forum on video/Skype, in tandem with other experts from other regions of the world.
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Billionaire Al-amoudi reorganizes MIDROC’s agriculture sector

23 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

An executive reshuffle by Mohammed Ali Al Amoudi (Sheikh) has led to the departure of Haile Assegdie from Saudi Star Agricultural Development Plc. He has been replaced by Jemal Ahmed, who becomes the new CEO. This is on top of his responsibilities at Horizon Plantations.
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UN team begins work on Ebola response; death toll reaches 2,803 in 3 states: Whatever happened to AU’s initiative?

23 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

22 September 2014 – Laying the groundwork for the effective and coherent action necessary to stop the Ebola outbreak in West Africa that has sickened more than 5,800 people and killed some 2,800, an advance team of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response arrived today in Accra, Ghana to set up the operation’s headquarters.
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Tesco suspends execs as inquiry launched into profit overstatement

23 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Tesco has suspended four executives, including its UK managing director, after the supermarket overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m.
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Redwan Hussein Says “Ethiopia Committed to Ensuring Press Freedom”, When All “Acknowledge Ethnic and Ideological Differences”!

23 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Addis Ababa: September 19, 2014 (FBC) – Government Communication Affairs Office Minister Redwan Hussein said Ethiopia is committed to ensuring freedom of expression.
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