Oromia region of Ethiopia pardoned 10,000 inmates

January 5,2017 Oromia regional state pardoned 10,000 inmates who have been serving prison terms in the thirty six prions across the region.They will be released starting tomorrow, reported Eskindir Firew, VOA Amharic journalist based in Addis Ababa. According to the report, Lema Megeresa, president of Oromia regional state, exercised power vested on him by the […]

Business : Legadadi, in Oromia region of Ethiopia, to have biggest resort

Business : Legadadi, in Oromia region of Ethiopia, to have biggest resort

Business News/borkena January 2, 2017 Legadadi, a small town 23 kilometers outside of Addis Ababa, is to have biggest resort in four years time, according to a report by Capital. Seemingly, the project is a joint venture by local real estate developer from Ethiopia, who is throwing $150 million US towards the project, and Dusit […]

Freed prisoners speaks of mistreatment and torture

Freed prisoners speaks of mistreatment and torture

ESAT December 23,2016 Human Rights Watch said Thursday that while it is a good news that the regime in Ethiopia freed close to 10,000 prisoners following massive anti-government protests, the detainees shouldn’t have been arrested in the first place. Senior researcher for the Horn of Africa at the Human Rights Watch, Felix Horne, said in […]

Ethiopia: Mass arrest in Sebeta

Ethiopia: Mass arrest in Sebeta

borkena October 17,2016 More than 1000 Ethiopians are reportedly arrested in Sebeta, just outside of western outskirts of the capital Addis Ababa,in connection with what the government describes as vandalism. Angry protesters over the Irrecha stampede, which claimed the lives of over 700 Ethiopians, burned down vehicles and factories not long after funeral procession of […]

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