Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia

Yesterday, the Prime Minister spoke with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia. Prime Minister Trudeau offered his congratulations on the ambitious program of reform Prime Minister Abiy has pursued, including his leadership... Read more »

Ethiopia gets its first female supreme court president

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s parliament on Thursday swore in the country’s first female supreme court president, building on efforts by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to achieve gender parity in government.... Read more »

Ethiopia’s president resigns amid Cabinet reshuffle

Teshome, 63, took office in 2013 and had often spoken for a more democratic and inclusive government in the Horn of Africa country, which has faced political upheaval and unrest for many... Read more »

Ethiopia appoints first female president in its modern history in latest reform

Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Ethiopia’s Parliament on Thursday approved the East African country’s first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde, a veteran of the United Nations and the diplomatic corps. The position... Read more »

Ethiopian parliament approves amnesty for political prisoners

Ethiopia’s parliament has passed an amnesty for thousands of political prisoners, thousands of whom have been freed in recent months. Since assuming office in April, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has introduced a series... Read more »

‘Prouder than ever’: Ethiopians in Edmonton celebrate newly elected prime minister

EDMONTON—Three months ago, Beneyam Zeleke, an Ethiopian who manages a store in Edmonton, was at home listening to the newly elected prime minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, promise to bring the country... Read more »

“I am here to be added.” Ambassador Kassa Kebede in Ethiopia

borkenaJune 30, 2018 Ambassador Kassa Kebede was one of the most influential figures during colonel Mengistu Hailemariam’s seventeen-year administration. Among other things, he has served as a minister for social affairs and... Read more »

Prime Minister Dr. Abiy to Meet Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki Shortly

ADDIS ABABA – Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed will meet Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki in the near future to discuss ways of further normalizing bilateral ties between the two countries. Join the... Read more »

Eritrea and Ethiopia: ‘The beginning of a beautiful friendship’ | Ethiopia

On June 26, a high-level Eritrean delegation led by Foreign Minister Osman Saleh arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, for talks on ending the decades-long conflict between the two countries. Earlier... Read more »

Hope for South Sudan as Ethiopia PM pushes for talks between Kiir and Machar

19  hours agoIs there hope for South Sudan following the call by Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed to convene talks between President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar in Addis Ababa to try to... Read more »