‘Ethiopian PM Ahmed said release Tsege or I resign’

Ethiopian opposition leader, Andargachew Tsege, says he was released from prison after the country’s prime minister threatened to resign. Mr Tsege, a co-founder of the Ginbot 7 opposition movement,... Read more »

Andargachew Tsege on release after four years on Ethiopia death row

British citizen Andargachew Tsege has been freed after spending four years on death row in Ethiopia. The government had accused him of plotting a coup and had sentenced him... Read more »

Ethiopia drops charges against rebel leader – Anadolu Agency

Anadolu Agency Ethiopia drops charges against rebel leaderAnadolu AgencyIn a move most observers would recently have seen as unthinkable, Ethiopia’s government on Tuesday said it had dropped terrorism charges... Read more »

A Victorious Happy Ethiopian New Year (2010)!

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Let us look forward happily to the new year with confidence in our hearts and resolve in our minds. Let us learn from the lessons of the... Read more »

Eritrea and its border spats with neighbouring Djibouti and Ethiopia

Eritrea is not a typically newsy African country – at least gauging by how much comes from other countries, the Horn of Africa nation is very low on news... Read more »

Ethiopia jails opposition politician for six years over Facebook post

An Ethiopian court sentenced an opposition politician to six and a half years in prison on Thursday over a series of anti-government comments on Facebook that it said encouraged... Read more »

Ant Overlords? Supercolony in Ethiopian Forests Set to Invade Globe

The forests of Ethiopia are teeming with a supercharged ant that is poised to invade the globe, new research suggests. The infamous ant species, Lepisiota canescens, is demonstrating the... Read more »

Teddy Afro Detained and Released on 30,000 Birr Bail

October 13, 2014 According to the local radio station report the popular Ethiopian music star, Tewodros Kassahun aka Teddy Afro, has been detained this morning by Ethiopian police for... Read more »

Ethiopia: Updated Submission for the Universal Periodic Review – Human Rights Watch

Ethiopia: Updated Submission for the Universal Periodic Review – Human Rights Watch Ethiopia: Updated Submission for the Universal Periodic Review Human Rights Watch Press Release Ethiopia’s human rights situation... Read more »

Updated Submission for the Universal Periodic Review

Ethiopia’s human rights situation since 2009 has been marked by a harsh intolerance for any criticism of government actions and a sharp decline in freedoms of expression and association.... Read more »