S&P joins Fitch in downgrade of Ethiopia on potential debt restructuring
(Reuters) - S&P Global Ratings on Friday downgraded Ethiopia's long-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings to 'B-'.
The Amhara Elite and Abiy enablers have successfully destroyed Ethiopia. What is left is just a carcass and Isaias Afeworki is feasting on it. Yet, some fools are telling you Ethiopia is rising! How is it I spent most of my life defending this country and empire calling the Amhara elites my brothers and sisters? Where does one go to repent and ask forgiveness you all? Zeru Hagos Feb 15, 2021,
Abiy has been (royally) had by Isaias - (he has one way out, maybe)
M. ikael, 02/15/2021 - A totally avoidable, unprecedented, man‐made disaster and tragedy is unfolding in the Tigray region of Ethiopia – so much so that, apart from the atrocities and human suffering being inflicted on the whole population of Tigray, (or perhaps as a direct result of that), the continuing existence of Ethiopia itself as a nation is now coming into question.
When black lives don't seem to matter
In this social media age, activists tend to focus with great intensity on a narrow, politically-approved range of issues. Israel-Palestine, food banks, structural racism, ... You know the list. But fewer people seem to care about people being killed, mutilated and starved in Ethiopia.In case you missed it, months of brutal fighting in the northern region of Tigray has left tens of thousands dead
Unheard Voices and Under Siege: Young Girls and Women Victim of Rape in Tigray
Mulugeta Abai, Executive Director, Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture 02-13-21 - The outrageous silence intensifies when the cries from female refugees subjected to an almost unique abuse: rape. In times of violence and armed conflicts, rape often becomes an instrument of war on a par with scorch and burn. Throughout history, enemy soldiers have swarmed through the homelands of the vanquished...
On the Deteriorating Political Situation in Ethiopia .
The Ethiopian Multinational Federalists Support Force 02-13-21 - In November 2015, impelled by the social protest movement that began in the Oromia region and then spread to other parts of Ethiopia, Ethiopia commenced a transition to democracy. In April 2018, a new prime minster, Abiy Ahmed Ali, took reform measures that ...
Duplicity of Leaders and the Perversion of "Unity" and "Freedom"
Aynalem Sebhatu 02-12-21 - Abiy Ahmed's genocidal war in Tigray is a threat for any Tigrayan wherever he/she might be living, and it is an existential one. It is destroying the social fabric, historical and cultural heritage of Tigray. It is taking a toll at national unity as well as fueling the secessionist feeling of Tigrayans.
The UN Must Intervene in Tigray
When a state fails to prevent or alleviate atrocities within its territory, or if the state itself is the primary perpetrator of such acts, the UN must not stand idly by. There are five reasons why immediate action by the Security Council regarding Ethiopia's northern region is necessary
Ethiopia: Unlawful Shelling of Tigray Urban Areas
(Nairobi) - Ethiopian federal forces carried out apparently indiscriminate shelling of urban areas in the Tigray region in November 2020 in violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch said today.
Prophetic words of Sebhat and Meles
Kalayu Abrha 02-11-21 - Sebhat Nega has been critical of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church as a religious hand of right-wing Amhara nationalism. He was cursed and insulted using all abusive words in the dictionary... Sebhat Nega was not a heretic; simply put, he was foretelling how the Church is going to encourage, support, and bless the gross violations of all of the Ten Commandments in Tigray.
100 Days of Bloodshed in Tigray: Denial, Hypocrisy and Complicity
Isaac M. (from Mekelle). 02-11-.21 - The mass atrocities, prevalent rape and sexual violence, total property and livelihood destruction and grave bodily harm infliction on Tigrayans have continued in the region. Video, pictures and audio evidences are emerging exposing the crimes of the Eritrean and Ethiopian forces, as reported by the international media...
Fitch Downgrades Ethiopia to 'CCC'
Fitch Ratings - Hong Kong - 09 Feb 2021: Fitch Ratings has downgraded Ethiopia's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'CCC' from 'B'.
Fitch typically does not assign Outlooks or apply modifiers to sovereigns with a rating of 'CCC' or below.
The enablers of Abiy and his Arab mercenaries would tell you Ethiopia is strong and united, but Ethiopia is already at the bottom of the abyss. It is a matter of time the country ceases to exist!
1 dead as soldiers fire on protest in Tigray capital: doctor
One person was shot dead Tuesday when soldiers opened fire on an anti-government protest in the capital of Ethiopia's conflict-hit northern Tigray region, a medical official said.The protest in the city of Mekele was timed to coincide with a visit by religious leaders from the national capital Addis Ababa
The so-called president of Ethiopia Sahlework and the stupid and zealot religious leaders who are playing with our people's lives shall beheld accountable when the time comes. Tigrai will prevail and when it does it will avenge!!!
Will Joe Biden and other world leaders repeat the 1994's grave mistake and Bil Clinton's 'Sorry' or decisively act to stop the Genocide in Tigray?
Z.Alem - Mekelle 02-09-21 - In 1994, the world saw one of the most shocking human tragedies in Rwanda. Between 7 April and 15 July 1994(100 days), members of the Tutsi ethnic group and some moderate Hutus, were slaughtered by armed militias. The world was very much reluctant to act on time and prevent the human tragedy. On March 25, 1998, President Bill Clinton expressed regret for failing to halt genocide in Rwanda, saying that he...
A Special Place in Hell? Video Update from Mawi
"In all my years as an aid worker, I have rarely seen a humanitarian response so impeded and unable to deliver in response for so long, to so many with such pressing need." Jan EnglandThe above quote is from Jan England, head of the Norwegian Refugee Council, from his February update on the humanitarian crisis in Tigray.
Gudaf Tsegay sets new indoor world record in 1,500 meters
Gudaf Tsegay of Ethiopia set a new 1,500 meters indoor world record by finishing in 3 minutes 53.09 seconds on Tuesday at a meet in northern France.
An amazing athlete. Despite what is happening to her beloved Tigrai she has shattered the world record!
Lies Have Consequences: Demolition of Tigray
Aynalem Sebhatu 02-06-21 - Politicians usually say "elections have consequences" when they win an election and when they want to impose their own way. In Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed did not come to power via an election and he could not possibly utter the same words. Given many notable lies of his leadership, I would not be surprised if he says, "elections have consequences."
Lidetu Ayalew: A model Ethiopian Politician
Doctor Teodros Kiros 02-08-21 - At this time in the politics of bitterness and long-lasting traumas, there is a lone politician, a lode star, who is speaking Truth to Power embodied in courage, clarity and integrity that I have longed for. He is satisfying my hunger, as I am looking for a genuine Ethiopian who is calling a spade a spade.
W.Yilma February 7/2021 - "Repeat a lie often enough, and it becomes the truth", is a law of propaganda often attributed to the Nazi Joseph Goebbels. Abiy regime is not an exception to this ideology. The Prosperity Party, which lacks party organizational structure and legal documents, is not only a party of lies and deception, but also a hybrid of both Nazi and Shabia propaganda machines.
Open Letter to Religious Leaders and Elders of Ethiopia
Wolday Abrha, PhD 02-07-2021 - I have heard of your plan to visit Tigray. It would be great idea if this was done before November 4, 2020. I do not think you have a moral ground to visit Tigray - the land of justice, the land of religious harmony, the land of hardworking and peace-loving people. If you have the courage to answer the following questions...