Ethiopian News



The 54 countries that helped the CIA with its torture-linked rendition program

The CIA torture program was even bigger than the details released in the Senate Intelligence Committee torture report might suggest. The reason is that the CIA didnt just have its own torture program, run out of its "black site" secret detention and torture prisons broad. It also used a vast network of other countries to help capture, detain, transport, and, yes, torture detainees. That network is best shown by looking at the CIAs extraordinary rendition program. This is the program under which the CIA would detain and transport suspected terrorists with the help of foreign governments. In all, a stunning 54 countries participated in the ...



Ethiokenya pact targets communities at the border

Kenya and Ethiopia have signed an agreement that aims at creating opportunities for communities at the border, President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Wednesday. This will create stability and security, he said. Speaking when bidding farewell to the Ethiopian Ambassador to Kenya Ato Shemsedin Ahmed, he assured the envoy that his Government is determined to implement the special status agreement signed between the two countries. “A busy person will have no time thinking of taking a gun to commit crime, rather he would be so committed to their businesses which he/she knows will ensure they get their daily livelihoods,” the President added....



Ethiopian man killed by stone in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG – Police have confirmed they are investigating a case of murder after an Ethiopian man was stoned to death in Mayfair, south of Johannesburg. Its believed community members in the suburb accused the man and his three friends of robbing a business and started looking for him. When they found him on Saturday, they allegedly began beating him and throwing rocks at him. The polices Khensani Magoai says no one has been arrested. The news has emerged as the South African Human Rights Commission hosts a business and human rights dialogue in Sandton, on issues affecting non-citizens including refugees and asylum seekers in...



Ethiopian GERD Dam 42 percent Completed

Engineer Simegnew Bekele, Project Manager of the GERD, told Xinhua on Saturday that the project is progressing well in all its activities. All the activities on the project "are progressing healthily in order to realize the project. "We are mobilizing all the people, nations and nationalities of Ethiopia, including the Ethiopian Diaspora," said Simegnew. Ethiopia is now harnessing its potential for renewable energy to fight against poverty and improve the lives and livelihoods of its people, said Simegnew. "This is a green energy; and this supports other renewable energy; and Ethiopia is the power hub; we have tremendous natural ...



Ethiopian Women killed in Juba South Sudan

Admas Radio Reporter, Juba:- The 2 Women are called Zenebech and Konjit. They have been living in Juba, South Sudan for the past 5 years. They opened a small Coffee and tea shop where they were working as partners. On Dec. 1/2014, A Sudanese Customer came to their coffee shop and had his drink. But he refused to pay and an argument broke out. That is when he pulled his gun and shot both of them. Admas reporter told us that they both died after arriving in a near by hospital. The bodies of the girls were sent to their homeland, Ethiopia in Hosaena area on Dec. 5th. Admas Radio Atlanta



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