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EPRDF implicates OLF in massacre

OLF is implicated in brutal killings near Dre Dawa. Ethiopian television reported that OLF supporters killed and severely injured several innocent civilians from the towns …

Lost Ark, Aksum Obelisk

The well-known British author Graham Hancock has been actively researching what happened to the Ark of the Covenant containing the Ten Commandments. While Hancock does …

Ethiopia agrees to devalue Birr

Minister for Foreign Economic Relations Abdul-Mejid Hussein said on April 16 that Ethiopia has accepted a World Bank recommendation to devalue the birr. He told …

Ethiopian Somalis Agree to Unite

Twelve Ethiopian-Somali clans have reportedly agreed to organize themselves under a single political group. A conference has been scheduled for July in Dre Dawa to …

Bombings in Addis Abeba

At least 17 people were wounded as bombs exploded in early April in downtown Addis Abeba. The blast, which took place at the National and …

Barcelona Olympics

Ethiopia will take part in the 25th Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain in July, according to the Ethiopian Sports and Culture Ministry. The last time …

The EPRDF-OLF Confrontation

The widely reported tension between the EPRDF and OLF ever since the new government came to power turned to armed conflict last month. In a …

Journey to Massawa

By Paul B. Henze
April 1992

The Escarpment Highway
We went to Massawa for an overnight visit during our first weekend in Asmera. The escarpment …

Give credit where it is due

By Tekeste Wolde Meskel
April 2002

In the past year, Ethiopia has seen great changes. Seventeen years of civil war came to a sudden end …