Tirunesh Dibaba and Chris Thompson win Great South Run

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 16:30

Tirunesh Dibaba was a dominant winner as she made her 10-mile debut at the Great South Run on Sunday (October 23), while Chris Thompson returned to winning ways on the roads of Portsmouth and Southsea.

Clocking 51:49, three-time Olympic gold medallist Dibaba beat her fellow Ethiopian Senbere Teferi by more than a minute on a sunny and blustery morning, while Elizeba Cherono of Netherlands claimed a second podium place just a week after her Great Birmingham Run half-marathon win.

 

"We don't care if we get killed" - Vice New

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 14:13

The Ethiopian government has declared a state of emergency in the country as it intensifies a crackdown on widespread anti-government protests born of frustration that’s been fomenting for decades. In the past two weeks alone, authorities have arrested thousands of protesters, overwhelmingly young people by some accounts. 

The current situation in Ethiopia by Adeola Fayehun

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 15:30
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Adeola covers the current situation in Ethiopia. In this episode she covers about State of Emergency declared by the government and people killed during the protesters by the government police.  

#Ethiopia #EthiopiaProtests #OromoProtests #AmharaProtests

State of emergency likely to ramp up repression in fractured Ethiopia - The Guardian

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 08:32

Near a sacred volcanic lake for the Oromo people in the Ethiopian town of Bishoftu, a boisterous crowd seized an unusual opportunity to chant anti-government slogans during their annual Irreecha cultural celebration.

Disregarding the Oromo officials and traditional leaders at the 2 October ceremony, the youthful protesters crossed their arms in a symbol of defiance and edged forward towards police armed with batons. In a defining moment for the Oromo resistance, one man got on stage, grabbed the microphone and sent the thousands in the audience into fever pitch as he led a chant.

Ethiopia 'detains 1,600' under state of emergency - BBC

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:35

It is quoting a government statement listing arrests in the Oromia and Amhara regions, which have recently seen massive demonstrations.

This is in addition to Monday's arrests of 1,000 people near the capital.

A six-month state of emergency has been declared in the face of a wave of unprecedented anti-government protests.

Under the emergency measures, people can be detained without an arrest warrant for the duration of the state of emergency.

በወቅታዊ የኢትዮጵያ ሁኔታ ላይ የተደረገ የውይይት - Part 2

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 16:30
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Important issues are reased in this confrence. Take a moment and watch the full video. - MuluTube

Amnesty Sees Ethiopia Unrest Worsening on Emergency Measures - Bloomberg

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:31

Restrictions introduced by the Ethiopian government to curb unrest in the Oromia and Amhara regions will only deepen turmoil that’s claimed more than 800 lives since protests began at the end of 2015, Amnesty International said.

1,000 arrested this month after violence: Ethiopia mayor - FOXNEWS

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 15:48

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia –  The mayor of a town just outside Ethiopia's capital says 1,000 people have been arrested this month after violence that led to the burning of factories and vehicles.

This East African country declared a state of emergency this month after sometimes deadly anti-government protests demanding wider freedoms. Businesses have been a target over suspected government links, hurting Ethiopia's reputation as one of Africa's best-performing economies.

ጎንደር ውጥረቱ አይሏል

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 13:57

 አሁን ባለዉ መረጃ ሁናቴ በጎንደር የሚደረገው የስራ ማቆም አድማ ለሁለተኛ ቀን ቀጥሎአል ወታደሮች ዛሬም አንዳንድ ድርጅቶች ስራ እንዲጀምሩ ሃይል በመጠቀም ለማስፈራራት ሙከራ እያደረጉ ነው: ይሁን እንጅ አድማው በሁሉም የከተማዋ ክፍሎች ቀጥሏል። #AmharaResistance #EthiopianRevolution

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