ESAT English News

Police kill a university student in Adama, three killed in East Hararghe as protest intensifies in Ethiopia

ESAT News (January 05, 2016) Agazi forces (snipers of the minority regime in Ethiopia) shot and killed a student at Adama University, 60 miles from the capital Addis Ababa, as students continue to stage a peaceful protest rally against the government’s handling of human rights in the country and encroachment of rural farmlands by the regime under the guise of ...

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    ESAT back on air in Ethiopia

    ESAT News (January 04, 2016) The Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) announced that it is back on air in Ethiopia starting Monday January 04, 2016. The regime in Ethiopia, known for muzzling independent media has jammed and taken ESAT off from air since December 19, 2015. ESAT, however, came back to the air with a new satellite frequency and ...

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      Students flee Dila University campus following a grenade attack kill two, three others found dead in a bathroom

      ESAT News (January 04,2016) Students are reportedly leaving the Dila University campus in southern Ethiopia following a grenade attack in the weekend that killed two students. About 10 other students who sustained injuries from the blast and an apparent knife attack  were also receiving medical treatment at a nearby referral hospital. Three students were also found dead in a bathroom. ...

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        Protesters set Zenawi’s park, portrait ablaze

        ESAT News (January 04, 2016) Anti-government protesters in Ejere, North Shewa burnt down the memorial park dedicated to Ethiopia’s former dictator, Meles Zenawi. In a strong show of defiance and rejection of the ethnocentric regime, protesters also set Zenawi’s portrait on fire. The antigovernment protest that began two months ago in the Oromia region of Ethiopia, which was sparked by ...

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          ESAT web site and New Server Migration

          Notice to all ESAT Viewers and Radio Listeners RE: ESAT web site and New Server Migration Effective this coming Saturday June 6 to Sunday, June 7 ESAT web site will not be functional. We are undertaking a migration from the existing server to a new server with much higher capacity. The expansion of ESAT web services has necessitated such a ...

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            ESAT Special Program on Mandela

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              ESAT Radio: Apr 02

              ESAT Radio Daily Broadcast to Ethiopia. Frequency Details: 7 days a week Short Wave (SW) from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm (Local Ethiopian Time) 19 Meter Band 15355 kHz, 15360 kHz, 15365 kHz, 15370 kHz, 15380 kHz, 15385 kHz and 15390 kHz Download/Listen ESAT Radio Daily Broadcast  

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