Former rebel fighters with the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), which has battled for decades against the government for an independent state for ethnic Somalis in Eastern Ethiopia, are learning new skills to make fresh starts.
Aljazeera: ‘Ethiopia is Boiling’: Rebel group’s founder warns of new Arab Spring. The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) was founded in the mid-1980s and took up arms a decade later, fighting for self-determination for Ogaden, officially k
Prime Minister Hailemarian Dessalegn, who is also chairman of the incumbent Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), urged scholars not to shy away from politics, emphasizing the essence of plural political views for a diverse socie
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A hand grenade attack killed two students and injured six in a university in southern Ethiopia, police said, the second such attack in the country in three weeks. An attacker or attackers hurled the grenade at students on t
Promised land no more? Rastafaris struggle in Ethiopia, stateless and not allowed to own property, or even pay taxesSunday, November 15, 2015
Rastafarianism jettisoned to worldwide notice in the 60s and 70s with the music of reggae stars and committed Rastafaris Bob Marley and Jimmy Cliff. THEY came from across the world to Ethiopia in search of their “promised land”, but for many R