Ethiopian American Forum

Nigeria wins Africa Cup of Nations title after 19 years Print E-mail


Nigeria won its first Africa Cup of Nations title since 1994, beating Burkina Faso, 1-0, on Sunday Mba’s left-footed volley in the 40th minute. Victor Moses, who recovered from an ankle injury just in time to play, was voted the best player of the match.

Muslim defendants to sue government, ETV on documentary Print E-mail



The lawyer of twenty-nine Muslim defendants, who are in prison on charges of terrorism, is to sue the Ethiopian government and Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (ERTA), following the latter's broadcast of a documentary portraying the defendants as terrorists. After a week of public announcement, ERTA aired a documentary titled “Jihadawi Harekat” (Jihadic Movement) on Tuesday. The documentary was produced by the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) and the Federal Police in collaboration with ERTA. though the government of Ethiopia claims that it has ample evidence demonstrations the defendants' involvement in terror acts, which the documentary attempted to show, part of the public are unconvinced by the content of the documentary.

Terrorism in the name of Religion Print E-mail



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ERTA aired a documentary titled “Jihadawi Harekat” (Jihadic Movement) on Tuesday that depicts mix up of religion and politics in Ethiopia. 

Tiki Gelana Print E-mail


 Tiki Gelana - Olympics Day 9 - Athletics

Ethiopia’s London 2012 Olympic Games Marathon champion Tiki Gelana was named as the female AIMS/ASICS World Athlete of the Year for 2012 in Marugame, Japan, on Sunday (3).

President Emeritus of AIMS Hiroaki Chosa and AIMS Board Member and Vice President of the Japanese Athletics Federation Dr Keisuke Sawaki presented Gelana with the acclaimed Golden Shoe Trophy during an awards ceremony after she had won the Kagawa Marugame Half Marathon earlier in the day.

Eritrea's Information Minister Confirms He Has Abandoned the Regime Print E-mail


  ASMARA - Eritrean Information Minister, Ali Abdu Ahmed, has finally confirmed that

he has fled Eritrea and left the regime. He made the admission in an exclusive

interview over the phone with the Swedish newspaper Expressen Kassem Hamada

this week.

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