ebony

Independent Magazine in Ethiopia Shut Down

By Betre Yacob.  One of the few independent Ethiopian magazines, Ebony, has been shut down  after 6 years of publishing, putting many full-time and part-time workers out  of a job. Tessema Dessalgn, the shear holder and editor in chief [...]
Ethiopian Journalists Forum (EJF) warns leaders of three Journalists Associations

Ethiopian Journalists Forum (EJF) warns leaders of three Journalists Associations

By Betre Yacob.  Ethiopian Journalists Forum (EJF), the newly established journalists  association in Ethiopia, warned leaders of three journalists associations  operating in the country. In a statement issued yesterday, the association [...]
Ephram Beyene, Editor of Ethio-Mihdar

Three Ethiopian Journalists Injured in Car Accident

By Betre Yacob Three Ethiopian journalists working for an independent Newspaper, Ethio-Mihdar, experienced a vehicle accident on Wednesday, October 30, in Hawassa, a town in the southern part of Ethiopia.  The accident left Ephram Beyene, [...]
A Journalist kidnapped, Threatened, and Beaten by Intelligence and Security Agents in Ethiopia

A Journalist kidnapped, Threatened, and Beaten by Intelligence and Security Agents in Ethiopia

By Betre Yacob. The Ethiopian journalist Bisrat Woldemichael was kidnapped, threatened, humiliated, and beaten by the Ethiopian intelligence and security agents on 28 August, 2013. He has reported this incident today to journalists. Bisrat [...]
Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.

Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.

    By Alan Caruba.     From its earliest days, even before the Revolution, Americans valued their newspapers and understood they played a crucial role in the issues and events of the times in which they lived. It would take [...]