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Ethiopia: Drama as Police Discover Bombs at Busy Market Place

It was business as usual for the people while police removes “dangerous explosives” in Addis Ababa on 22 August 2013. (Pic by Minilik Salsawi)
It was business as usual for the people while police removes “dangerous explosives” in Addis Ababa on 22 August 2013. (Pic by Minilik Salsawi)

By Getahune Bekele,

According to eye witnesses whom the Horn Times spoke to, this pictured police officer first picked the two harmless bombs but a colleague shouted at him to place them back under an Isuzu van reg. number, code 3-73189.  Continue reading Ethiopia: Drama as Police Discover Bombs at Busy Market Place

Ethiopia’s ‘Jihadi’ Film and its Boomerang Effects

“The film is designed to portray the Muslim community’s struggle for religious freedom as a terrorist ploy to ‘establish an Islamic state’.”

The film seeks to transform the “demands for freedom of religion” into a joint criminal enterprise with terror groups.

By Awol K Allo,

On February 5, 2013, Ethiopia’s only and publicly funded Television Station, ETV, aired a controversial documentary during prime time in violation of an outstanding court injunction. Oddly subtitled “Boko Haram in Ethiopia“, Jihadawi Harekat – Arabic for “jihadi movement” – ­denounces leaders of Ethiopia’s year-long protest movement for alleged links to foreign terrorists.

Muslims in Ethiopia have been protesting the government’s control of the Supreme Islamic Council and its imposition of al-Ahbash, an unknown Islamic sect across mosques in Ethiopia. Continue reading Ethiopia’s ‘Jihadi’ Film and its Boomerang Effects

Meles Zenawi Dead at 57

1955 – 2012: Prime Minister Meles has finally gone for Good

By News Agencies,

Ethiopia’s long-time ruler Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, 57, has died from a sudden infection while recovering from an undisclosed illness at a hospital abroad, state-owned Ethiopian TV reported yesterday.

Mr. Meles had not been seen in public for two months because of the undisclosed illness. Meles died Monday just before midnight after contracting an infection, state TV announced Tuesday. [watch the ETV video below] Continue reading Meles Zenawi Dead at 57

Muslim Protests in Ethiopia Reach Point of no Return (VIDEO)

With the spate of illnesses that afflicted the TPLF’s senior leadership and the resulting succession crises, uncertainty combined with the mounting protests, the question is no longer if we are in a post-Zenawi era but rather if we are on the very gates of a post-TPLF rule.

Ethiopian Muslim Protesters will lead to the very gates of a post-TPLF rule.

By OPride,

After eight months of staging sporadic protests in the capital, Addis Ababa, on Sunday (19), the Ethiopian Muslim protesters stepped the ante, hitting a crescendo. As hundreds of thousands flocked to Addis Ababa Stadium to celebrate the end of Ramadan, massive protests were reported across the country.

The Eid day protests catapulted the movement into a new and uncharted territory. “Sunday’s Eid prayer proved to be a day of reckoning,” Continue reading Muslim Protests in Ethiopia Reach Point of no Return (VIDEO)