US Embassy in Addis Finally Talks about the Protest

Friday 9th of September 2016 12:44:11 PM  |  Diretube

This Has been Published on US Embassy Facebook Friends, many of you have been asking why we aren't talking about the ongoing reports of violence against and detentions of protesters in Ethiopia. In t…


U.S. Embassy and Ethiopian Basket Ball Federation host high level clinics for young Ethiopian

Friday 9th of September 2016 12:15:19 PM  |  Diretube

The U.S. Embassy, in collaboration with the U.S. National Basketball Association - Africa (NBA- Africa) and the Ethiopian Basketball Federation, is hosting a basketball clinic for Ethiopian girls and…


At Last America Gives Entrance for Olympic Hero Feyisa Lilesa

Friday 9th of September 2016 10:16:24 AM  |  Diretube

Ethiopian Olympian Feyisa Lilesa, who said he wanted to seek asylum after making an anti-government gesture in Rio, has arrived in the US. The marathon runner crossed the line in second place with his…


Ethiopia’s Products Predicted to Dominate the Kenyan Market

Friday 9th of September 2016 10:14:05 AM  |  Diretube

The Kenyan market will be flooded with goods made in Ethiopia because of lack of a clear industrialisation policy, planning Principal secretary Saitoti Torome has warned. The PS said Kenya must posit…


Analysis: Dictator’s Tactics to Stay on Power

Friday 9th of September 2016 10:10:41 AM  |  Diretube

Dictators who have emerged all over the world in modern times use such similar tactics to stay in power that one can be forgiven for thinking they have a secret ‘dictator’s book’ with instructio…


Poverty Beneath the Safety Net Program in Ethiopia

Friday 9th of September 2016 10:02:56 AM  |  Diretube

On June 28 2016, hundreds of people in Jido Kombolocha, a small town located in East Shoa Zone of the Oromia regional state 207 km south east of Addis Abeba, were heading towards the local Farmers’…


CRC said it is supporting Ethiopian and Eritrean families that separated after the border war

Friday 9th of September 2016 08:12:19 AM  |  Diretube

Compiled by Elias Meseret (DireTube News) – The International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) said that it is supporting Ethiopian and Eritrean families who were separated during and after the border…


The Kurdish Angelina Jolie Who Fights ISIS Dies in Northern Syria

Friday 9th of September 2016 08:09:13 AM  |  Diretube

Asia Ramazan Antar, 22, is said to have been killed in northern Syria after fighting in a number of battles in the region since joining the Kurdish YPG in 2014. She has been a member of the Women's Pr…


Human Rights Organizations Writes Joint Letter to UN Human Rights Council on Ethiopia

Friday 9th of September 2016 07:55:47 AM  |  Diretube

The Letter Reads as Follows: Your Excellency, The undersigned civil society organizations write to draw your attention to grave violations of human rights in Ethiopia, including the recent crackdown…


Thirty African Countries Ratify Protocol of the African Court

Friday 9th of September 2016 07:40:05 AM  |  Diretube

Thirty countries have ratified protocol for the establishment of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights. Cameroon is the latest country to ratify the protocol that came into force in January,…