Monthly Archives: December 2012

Dwindling Adoptions

Russia’s new ban is just one more factor in a steep decline in international adoptions by United States citizens.…

Eritrea and Ethiopia

Eritrea’s ambassador to the United Nations says the problem between the two is a question of occupation.…

DfID under fire for poor response to human rights concerns in Ethiopia

Aid officials accused of failing to fully investigate reports of abuse by Ethiopian authorities against ethnic groups

Britain’s Department for International Development (DfID) is under fire for failing to adequately …

MEPs urge Ethiopia to release journalist

Sixteen members of the European parliament have called on Ethiopia’s prime minster, Hailemariam Desalegn, to free the jailed journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega.

He was arrested in 2011 and sentenced …

How Africa’s first commodity exchange revolutionised Ethiopia’s economy | Lauren Everitt

Eleni Gabre-Madhin on how a market has empowered Ethiopian farmers by focusing on distribution as well as production

While government leaders, NGOs and corporations devise strategies to churn out more …

Sanctions on Eritrea

Ethiopia’s ambassador to the United Nations responds to an Op-Ed article.…

Mock military operation in Ethiopia simulates all too real African conflict | Elissa Jobson

Fictional republic of Carana is location for training the African Standby Force, which is due to become operational in 2015

Standing in a tranquil spot in the Ethiopian capital, Addis …

More journalists are held in the world’s jails than ever before

The imprisonment of journalists worldwide reached a record high in 2012, according to research carried out by the New York-based press freedom watchdog, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

As …