Stories about Ethiopia from May, 2017
The 30-year-old activist has been an outspoken opponent of government’s violent response to the popular protest movement. And he is not alone.
"You won a free election, congratulations. Now, why don't you try that here in #Ethiopia?!"
Ethiopia’s Cholera-Denying Candidate to Lead the World's Top Health Body Is Taking a Battering Online
"I fear that the WHO’s reputation will be tarnished and credibility questioned if it elects Dr. Tedros Adhanom."
"Finally! The @NYTimes calls out @WHO DG candidate @DrTedros for covering up cholera epidemic using the euphemism of Acute Water Diarrhea."
State broadcaster EBC failed to air an eagerly awaited interview with a beloved artist known for his political independence.
Known as the Bob Marley of Ethiopia, some claim that Teddy Afro’s songs represent a defeated ideology -- but his albums are generating record sales.
For Opponents, WHO Director General Nominee Tedros Adhanom Represents Ethiopia's Repressive Government
Ethiopians who feel marginalized by their country's government are campaigning hard against him online.