What Ethiopia – Djibouti Military Alliance Means to Eritrea

By Madote, WHEN the accidental Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, visited Djibouti last week, no one was paying much attention until he mentioned his country was working on a defense pact with Djibouti against Eritrea. “Ethiopia is ready to defend and safeguard Ethio-Djibouti common borders,” he said. “Our security officials will discuss on this issue […]

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U.S. Express Concern Over Ethiopia’s Flagrant Violation of Press Freedom

By The State Department, THE United States is concerned by the Ethiopian Federal High Court’s January 28, 2015, decision to proceed with the trial of six bloggers and three independent journalists on charges under the Anti-Terrorism Proclamation. The decision undermines a free and open media environment—critical elements for credible and democratic elections, which Ethiopia will […]

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