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January 30, 2014 December 12, 2013
Akobo Anyuak & Lou Nuer (Mor) Intellectual’s Peace Initiative Concluded with Decisive Resolutions
The Akobo intellectuals held a three days’ peace initiative from 25th - 27th November 2013 at Garden Resort Hotel in Bor, Jonglei State. ===> read more

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Sudanese Diaspora Vote Unanimously in Favor of Secession
Opiew Obang
The Southern Sudanese diaspora in Ethiopia has voted almost unanimously in favor of the South’s separation from the North. ===> read more

January 19, 2011
Promoting Artistic and Cultural Values of Gambella : Who's Responsibility?
Meftuha Abas
My salute to all of you guys. I am here today to share my feelings on the situation of art in Gambella region. To start with, art can be simply defined as a skill governing a particular human ===> read more

January 14, 2011 December 20, 2010 December 13, 2010 December 10, 2010December 7, 2010 November 24, 2010 November 16, 2010
Ethiopian Orthodox Church to remove patriarch's statue
Ethiopian Orthodox Church has decided to remove the statue of the patriarch that has been a source of controversy since its inauguration earlier this year. ===> read more

October 19, 2010
An Equity That Could Turn into Liability in Gambella’s Future
Mr. Omot Obang Ulom have donated around 30,000 Birr in cash to support the construction of the Orthodox Church on the Jejebe Mountain. ===> read more

September 28, 2010
Unprecedented Land grabbing and Destruction of Ecological Environment in Gambela, Ethiopia
Farmland Grab
ASO is concerned about the unprecedented land grab and destruction of ecological environment of the Gambela region. Since 2008 foreign companies ===> read more

September 8, 2010
Assimilation and Land Grabbing by Ethiopian Orthodox in Gambella Region is in its Climax
Proposed Church
Orthodox Church planning committee, we are calling on you to withdraw your plan to build the proposed Church on the top of our cultural Mountain. ===> read more

August 26, 2010
2010 Anyuak Youths Conference was a success
Once again Second Anyuak Youths Conference had taken place on Saturday, June 12, 2010. The events started in the morning ===> read more

Ethiopia: Gambella Town Mayor Shot Dead
At 3:30 PM on June 6, 2010, terrified Gambella residents heard heavy gunshots at Chengkwar area. They woke up to learn the death of Gambella Town Mayor, Thok Pal Reik. ===> read more

June 9, 2010
Tension Mounts as Gambella Descents into Chaos
“This is not the first time I killed Anywa. I had killed one Anywa sometimes back while residing at Bathuur area but did not face justice. ===> read more

May 28, 2010
"We are one!" - Mr. Oron Ojullu

Oron Ojullu
"We are one!" - Mr. Oron Ojullu. He was preaching in the Church in IFO’s refugee camp in Kenya on August 30, 2009.
===> Audio .... must listen

Anyuak Traditional Dancers Celebrate SPLM victory in Juba

One of the dancer
The Anywaa community members in Juba gathered at Lt. Gen.David Okwier’s residence in Juba yesterday to celebrate a tremendous victory that has put SPLM in power
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May 11, 2010
Appreciation to UNICEF and Government of South Sudan

One of abducted kid
An appreciation to the parties that have ended the ordeal of these young children. Keep the good works going as you are saving lives of innocent children worldwide.
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“Speak-up or do something good together”- Pastor Okongo

Okongo Omot
Pastor Okongo Omot was preaching at Church Building Project fundraising event. The event was held in Bloomington, MN on April 17, 2010.
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Ethiopia: Cover-ups and strategies to fuel tensions

Agwa Alemo
I was surprised to read on Anyuak Media in the recent days that TPLF is forcing the indigenous people to sign a document that covers up its genocide === >>> Read more

April 16, 2010


Ethiopian Authorities Cover up Attempts of Genocide in Gambella

Kwot Agole
Kwot Agole awaits uncertain future upon being discharged from the hospital and these gross human rights violations and genocide campaign,
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April 4, 2010 Will It Be Election or Selection In 2010 Gambella Regional State?

Ethio-Election
Despite the recent disputed national census, Gambella population has reached about three hundred thousand === >>> Read more

March 20, 2010

March 9, 2010


New Waves of Brutality against Anyuak

Meles Zenawi
The Ethiopian authorities have released new waves of brutality and cruelty against indigenous Anyuak people in Gambella region. === >>> Read more

March 3, 2010


Two Ethiopian Refugees Murdered in Juba

Anyuak in Juba
Two Ethiopian refugees murdered in Juba as security organs sing election lullabies. On separate incidence in Juba two Anyuaks were found dead
=== >>> Read more

March 2, 2010
South Sudan: The Victims of Isolation-the Pochalla-Jonglei Syndrome

Pawpaw in Pochalla
Pochalla has experienced one of the most dilapidated structures and inefficient social service structures which are professionally negligible.
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Kassa and Leacha Kwot's Wedding Pictures

Mrs and Mr. O. Kwot
The funniest wedding ever in Anyuak community. It was absolutely marvelous, breathtaking, and unforgettable masterpiece. == >>> Enjoying the SlideShow

Albany city manager lends a hand in Ethiopia

Wes Hare is standing at tiir kiidi in Gambella
Albany City Manager Wes Hare is back from three weeks in an Ethiopian city, where he assisted in improving public sanitation
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Finally, Infrastructure is Underway in Gambella Region

Gambella Parliament
Gambella region is one of the nine ethnically based administrative regions in the current regime.
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No care, no foood and no information for Genocide Survivors

Genocide Survivors are facing food's shortage. December 13, 2003 was the day when the woyane forces and highland Ethiopian settlers deliberately massacred the Anyuak in Gambella.         

December 11, 2009
Albany manager volunteers in Ethiopia

Wes Hare
Albany City Manager, Wes Hare, headed to Africa over the weekend to spend three weeks volunteering in a town on the west side of Ethiopia.
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November 30, 2009
Education is the key to success

Aduk Okway
Aduk Obang Okway had always dreamed of graduating from college in the United States. But for many years, that dream seemed far away.
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October 20, 2009
What is Dr. Koang Tutlam Dung Preaching in the United States of America?

Dr. Koang Tutlam
Whole Nuer community is concerning about several things of Dr. Koang’s weakness. Dr. Koang has been an obstructionist in Gambella policies. === >>> Read more

October 11, 2009
Luo United Communites Organization Holds 2nd Annual Conference - Press Release

LUCO Logo
The LUCO held its second annual conference on August 15, 2009, in Sioux Falls, SD, with a sharpened theme articulating its identity and purpose:
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Ethiopia: Desertification is Imminent in the Gambella Region

Anyuak's Land Sold
They cut down trees to make charcoal, cooking fuel, and do not even think about what would be the consequences of losing wilderness or forest.
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September 8, 2009
Rev. Gilo Gora visit to Minnesota was a success.
Rev. Gilo Gora
Rev. Gilo Gora’s mission trip of bringing good news and greetings from back home to the Anyuak and Anyuak’s friends in the United States was a success.
Click here to view the pictures

Interview with Unidentified Anyuak by Addis Dimts Radio on 5-03-09
Meles felt guilty
Meles is guilty
Unidentified Genocide Survivors speaks up. He assured that if you have doubt on the massacre that took place in Gambella in 2003, think again. Click to listen

May 2, 2009
No information, no protection. Anyone out there?

Crying for Help
The Government of Southern Sudan and the United Nations had failed to protect them. They had not been given documents to identify them as refugees and ===>>>> Read More

April 27, 2009
Important statement to the great people of Sudan

Looking critically and realistically into our social and political arena, and far from the unrealistic.....
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April 16, 2009
Ethiopia: Genocide Watch calls on UN to initiate action against Meles
Genocide Watch, the international campaign to end genocide, has called on UNH Commissioner for Human Rights, Justice Navanathem, to initiate an investigation against the Meles Zenawi. Read more

April 12, 2009
The First Anuak Youth Conference was a success.
Saturday (April 4, 2009) was the day the first Anuak Youth Conference (AYC) has taken place. Believed to be the first of its kind, ===> Read more

April 1, 2009

Ethiopia: What is Beautiful and What is not Beautiful?
Miss Ethiopia 2009
The crowning, Chuna Okok has generated a buzz on the Internet. Through out the world all Ethiopian are talking about her for about a week now none-stop, --- Read More

February 9, 2009
Chuna Okok, 22-year-old from Gambella won 2009 Miss Ethiopia beauty contest
2009 Miss Ethiopia
A 22-year-old university student from Gambella won the title of Miss Ethiopia beauty competition held on Saturday. --- Read More

January 21, 2009
Remembering December 13th

December 13, 2008 marks the five-year anniversary of the brutal massacre of 424 --- Read More


Crime against humanity and genocide against the Anuak in Ethiopia

Many people in the world are preparing to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. The Anuak, a minority ethnic groups both in Ethiopia --- Read More


The Struggle of the Ethiopian People for a Voice in Our Own Future

Ethiopians who came to the meeting of the SMNE held in London, UK on November 23, 2008 have much in common --- Read More


Eleven killed in razing of two Ethiopian villages

David Ruach Tang

A federal official in Addis Ababa, Mr. David Ruach Tang, Federal Bureau of Transportation and Communication, originally from Gambella region confirmed the report of the attacks. --- Read More



Ambassador Ofato Alew Biography

Ambassador Ofato Alew Ochen was born to his father Alew Ochan and his mother Dhorgi Olok in Abobo woreda of Gambella State. --- Read More


Obama Effect in Ethiopia: A dream out of political processes

The USA election has come to conclusion early this month. The land slide victory of Sen. Barrack Obama over his challenger Sen. John McCain, --- Read More


Life Long Journey Against All Odds

Ajullu Ogala

Ajulu Ogala long journey to final settlement could be seen odd in her own ethnic community. Many young girls of her age were forced to drop out of schools and became mothers at early age. --- Read More


Anyuak Genocide Survivors Graduated from University
Kassa Obang

One sure way was and is the education. Survivors of genocide who got opportunities to go to school are graduating from high schools and colleges out of Ethiopia today. >>> Read More


June 19, 2008
Gambellan Governor’s Visit Brings International Publicity to Genocide Despite Attempts to Evict Press
On May 31, 2008, ACANA hosted a meeting in Minneapolis where Omot Obang Olum, accompanied by five other Gambella government officials >>> Read More


Gambella Regional Government Delegations in Minneapolis, MN.
April 8, 2008
Anyuak pastor elected general secretary for first time

Akway Obang

For the first time in Sudan, Rev. Philip Akway Obang was elected General Secretary in Khartoum Monday 25 February. ----- Full text.

December 20, 2007
November 22, 2007
Obang Metho addresses Oromo Community in Minnesota

Obang Metho has written an epic literature that would defy time and place in its appeal to humanity. This is not only a must-read essay but also a must-digest and must-practice political thought by a new Ethiopian ----- Full text.


Anyuak May Return to Akobo If Land Dispute Is Resolved

Anyuak waiting in Malakal

The Jonglei state hopes to resettle the Anyuak community back in Akobo if a land dispute between the Nuer and Anyuak communities is resolved. ----- Full text.


SUDANESE: "It is time to return to the motherland"

Sudanese Refugee in Gambella

For many years, Waskan Munya has followed the same Saturday afternoon routine - chatting with his fellow refugees while one of his two wives prepared dinner. Munya is one of thousands of Southern Sudanese refugees who have been living in camps in Gambella regional state, Ethiopia.--------- Full text.


Open letter to Ms. Beyoncé Knowles

Open letter to Ms. Beyoncé Knowles: "your performance at the Ethiopian Millennium Celebrationis part of a larger performance ---.” ----- Full text.

Gambella People's United Democratic Front (GPUDF) - Press Release

The recent visit by Woyanne officials to Minnesota, U.S.A condemns by Gambella People's United Democratic Front (GPUDF) political party. GPUDF has said that Woyanne officials and their governing system of divide and rule have no moral obligation to come to Minnesota --------- Full text.

Two road projects to be launched in Gambella

Construction site in Gambella

Two asphalt road construction projects would be launched in Gambella State soon as part of the five-year road sector development program (RSDP), the state rural roads authority General Manager, Demelash Yadete said tha. ----------- Full text

May 10, 2007 Anyuak Community says Ethiopia Gov't and South Sudan Gov't responsible for the lives of innocent farmers - Press Release
A victim of free gun
A victim of free gun in Sudan
Anyuak Community says Ethiopia Gov't and South Sudan Gov't responsible for the lives of innocent farmers lost in Jor District of South West Ethiopia on April 11, 2007 at the mercy of Murle attack and elsewhere in the Anyuak region. ------------- Full text
Mr. Obang O. Metho Speech at Gasha for Ethiopians in Washington, DC.

Obang in the middle
I thank everyone in this room for coming here today. Before I start, I want to thank Col. Asnake Engida for the wisdom he has shared with us today in his comments he made preceding my talk. As an elder of 93 years, he has given us a precious treasury of wisdom today about ourselves. - - - - - - - - - - - - - Full text
April 28, 2007

The youth must fight for freedom

Obang Metho
A new Ethiopia is needed! We call on our youth to join us in our struggle for freedom, morality and the fear of God in Ethiopia! We have come a long ways towards achieving our goals in Ethiopia, but the last part of that struggle may be the hardest and things may get worse before they get better! >>> Full text
Obang Metho Remarks
Click here to listen to audio (Source: ECADF)
Conflict in Gambella region
A victim of free gun
Humanitarian crisis in Gambella
Murle has subjected Anyuak people of Gambella Regional State in Ethiopia to repeated cross-border attacks since the beginning of the year. Historically, people have coped with these cross-border attacks, but the latest attack on the Anyuak people were extremely severe, with many casualties recorded. >>> Full text
The Murle unprovoked attacks on the law-abiding Anyuak and caused the innumerable casualties.
A victim of free gun
A victim of free gun
Murle militia have struck again, this time in Jor Wereda of Western Ethiopia. Causing high number of casualties; definite figures obtained are raising so no definite numbers at this point. It is the worst massacre in Jor District history. >>> Full text
April 13, 2007

Famine in Jor District, Southwest Ethiopia

Anyuak Kids
Food shortage in Jor District, Gambella is a great problem for the people but the central government of Ethiopia is very passive as usual even in cases of cholera. At Jor, the children and the elderly are the most affected and are dying by the day according to sources in the region. >>> Full text
March 22, 2007

January 29, 2007

Good Governance, Capacity Building Activities Register Encouraging Result Mr. Obang O. Metho Speech at Martin Luther King, Jr. 4th Annual Human Rights Symposium


Ato Omod Obang

Jan. 9, 2007 (Gambella) - Activities undertaken in good governance and capacity building sectors registered encouraging results, chief administrator said. >>> Full Text
Obang Metho & Rev. James Orange
Mr. Obang O. Metho, Director of International Advocacy, for the Anuak Justice Council (AJC), Speech at Martin Luther King, Jr. 4th Annual Human Rights Symposium >>> Full text

Anyuak Community meets in Juba


Major General David Okwier Akwai
Major Gen Akwai advised the youth to behave in manner that portrays the good image of the community nationwide.>>>Full Text

January 17, 2007

December 18 , 2006

Anyuak Community Strategize for the New Year, 2007


Lt. Col. John Joseph Abula
Anyuak Community from Akobo County and Pochalla County, Jonglei State discussed its strategies for the New Year 2007. >>>Full Text

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    Visit to Pochalla County by High Level Officials. - March 25, 2006
    Anyuak Leaders met with the First Vice President of GoS and President of the GoSS - March 20, 2006
    Akobo Anyuak Are Back Home - March 18, 2006
    Former refugees from Sudan going back to mother country
    March 26, 2006

    Nuer UNCONA rejects call for autonomy from South Sudan government
    March 24, 2006

    SSDF declares autonomy from South Sudan government
    March 23, 2006

    Fears over renewed Sudan violence
    March 22, 2006

    Ethiopian Airlines to begin flight to south Sudan
    March 22, 2006

    Ethiopia earns over 23 million dollars from gold
    March 20, 2006

    Ethiopia, Eritrea urged to settle border dispute via dialogue
    March 20, 2006

    African leaders call for sustained support for reconstruction process in Sudan, Somalia
    March 20, 2006

    Civil disobedience against Meles dictatorship has started today - Press Release
    March 20, 2006

    Sudan accuses Ethiopia of violating border deal
    March 20, 2006

    Drought Rages in Ethiopia's Somali Region
    March 20, 2006

    Clashes erupt over Nigeria census
    March 20, 2006

    A Continent Splits Apart
    March 20, 2006

    Tribes clash for the little water
    March 19, 2006

    Somali Militiamen: U.S. Shot First
    March 19, 2006

    US Navy Ships Return Fire on Suspected Pirates Off Somali Coast
    March 19, 2006

    Freedom walk is for those who aren't free
    March 18, 2006

    Lower number of asylum-seekers raises questions
    Press Release
    March 18, 2006

    UN sends security team to Sudan, following attack
    Press Release
    March 18, 2006

    Is Small Business booming in Sioux Falls, South Dakota?
    March 17, 2006

    Tough challenges ahead for UN
    March 17, 2006

    Prosecutor files charges against 118 opposition members
    March 17, 2006

    USAID Provides Additional Food Aid to Kenya
    March 17, 2006

    Two students shot to death in Ethiopia
    March 17, 2006

    Ethiopian rebels delegation meets Danish officials
    March 16, 2006

    Attack on UNHCR Compound in Yei, South Sudan
    Press Release

    Gunmen kill one in attack on UN compound in Sudan
    March 16, 2006

    Nearly 3,000 internally displaced persons left Khartoum on Monday
    March 16, 2006

    Nuer Community Press Release
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    OLF Press Release
    March 14, 2006

    Eritreans pay heavy price in conflict
    Associated Press - March 14, 2006

    Eritrea, Ethiopia reach border deal
    March 13, 2006

    Some Sudanese are going back to Sudan for good.
    Associated Press - March 13, 2006

    Ethiopia to receive over 671 Nigerian teachers
    March 13, 2006

    The Coffee Shop Warriors of Minnesota-Somalia
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    Eritrea accused of Ethiopian capital bombings

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    March 11, 2006
    EP says Ethiopia's situation worsening
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    March 8, 2006
    Sudan's former foes clash, 12 soldiers killed.

    March 07, 2006
    Three explosions hit capital city of Ethiopia

    March 05, 2006
    127 dead in South Sudan cholera outbreak
    Far away in exile, refugees keep up the heat from Minnesota
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    March 04, 2006
    Ethnic Politics in Ethiopia (Article 49)
    United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

    March 03, 2006
    African water supplies will drop in 2100
    Southern Sudan International Investment and Development Conference due to be held in Nairobi, Kenya

    March 02, 2006
    Many residents of Juba are grateful for the return of peace to southern Sudan.

    March 1, 2006
    Conference Speakers Address Broad Range of Issues
    Kenya, Sudan to Sign Trade Pact
    Ask What You Will Do for the Climate

    Feb 28, 2006
    UNDP starts implementation of recovery program for Sudan

    Feb 27, 2006
    Ethiopia, Sudan, UNHCR in agreement on repatriation of refugees to Sudan

    U.N. to sign accord for return of Sudan refugees

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