የኢትዮጵያ ሳተላይት ቴሌቪዥን (ESAT) - News / ዜና

Alarming number of Ethiopians emigrating via Sudanese border; over 90,000 per year

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ESAT News

May 01, 2015

Information obtained from Ethiopian government security officers indicate that within this week alone at least 9,405 Ethiopian youth has been captured as they tried to leave the country via the Sudanese border.

Two baseline studies conducted in the Northern Gonder areas of Ethiopia found that 150 to 250 youth per day and 54,000...

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Pressures are mounting against the government of Ethiopia to release Zone-9 Bloggers

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zone-9-bloggers Ethiopians around the world continued to condemn Undersecretary Wendy Sherman’s statement that Ethiopia is a democracy. Ethiopians in the Diaspora expressed their dismay and indignation toward Wendy’s unwarranted praises that completely neglected what have been going on in current Ethiopia. During several demonstrations organized by Ethiopian com...

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18 Police officers fired from Kaliti Prison

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ESAT News

April 30, 2015

According to ESAT’s sources, the 18 police officers were called for an urgent meeting to the office of the Kaliti Prison officials, where prisoners of conscience are often held, before their mobile phones were searched.

Pictures, articles and patriotic songs that were downloaded from the internet were found in their mobile...

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Government calls for a daylong Peace Congress

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ESAT News

April 28, 2015

Worried by the increasing grievances and anger across the country, the EPRDF led Ethiopian government has called for a day long “Peace Congress” through the Electoral Board of Ethiopia to discuss on how the upcoming national election, to be held on May 24, 2015, would be completed peacefully.

Political and religious leaders...

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Ethiopia and Horn of Africa Conference- Press Release

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Horn Flayer Final 1 Ethiopia and Horn of Africa Conference

Prospects for a Stable, Democratic and Prosperous Future

 

April 29, 2015

 Press Release-update

The Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) Service, in collaboration with Ethiopian academics and pro-democracy advocates, has finalized preparations to host a two day symposium on “Ethiopia and the Horn...

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Wendy Sherman used words of praises from the play book of a dictatorial regime

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During a press briefing in Addis Ababa on April 16, under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman stood beside foreign minister Tewodros Adhanom, and showered the regime in Addis with lots of praises.

The diplomat said that Ethiopia is one of the fastest growing economy in Africa, Ethiopia is a democracy that is moving forward in an...

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Wendy Sherman borrowed words of praises from the playbook of a dictatorial regime

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During a press briefing in Addis Ababa on April 16, under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman stood beside foreign minister Tewodros Adhanom, and showered the regime in Addis with lots of praises.

The diplomat said that Ethiopia is one of the fastest growing economy in Africa, Ethiopia is a democracy that is moving forward in an...

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Ethiopians voice their protest in an Anti-ISIL rally

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ESAT News

April 22, 2015

Several thousands of youth, who attended the public rally in Addis Abeba condemning the beheading and execution of 29 Ethiopian Christians by ISIL in Libya, have voiced their anger and protests against the terror group and the Ethiopian government.

Thousands of protesting youth, stopped by police near the palace, loudly...

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Several members of Federal Police and Air Force instructors detained

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ESAT News

April 15, 2015

Following the impromptu search order given by Ethiopian government’s security officials, a search on the mobiles phones and emails of many serving Federal Police officers and Air Force instructors, found the photographs of opposition leaders like Andargachew Tsige, Secretary General of Ginbot 7, now in the hands of E...

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Gunshots rock Moyale, Southern tip of Ethiopia

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ESAT News

April 14, 2015

 

ESAT’s sources from Ethiopia’s town that borders Kenya, Moyale, said that the town had been in a chaotic state due to gunshots that lasted until half day today starting from last night.

Some residents say the exchange was between members of the Ethiopian Defense Forces and the Special Militia of the Somali regional...

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IOM says waiting for Evacuation Clearance to repatriate Ethiopians from Yemen

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ESAT News

April 10, 2015

Two evacuation routes are being established between Sana’a and Khartoum (Sudan) and Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) to assist nationals of those countries, as well as TCNs of other nationalities, who will subsequently receive onward transportation to their home countries, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported.

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