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... Read more »

Somalia, Ethiopia to jointly invest in four seaports

JOHANNESBURG – Somalia and Ethiopia will jointly invest in four seaports to attract foreign investment to their two countries, the latest move in a tussle for access to ports... Read more »

Sisi asks Ethiopia PM to swear to God that dam project will not hurt Egypt

Egyptian president, Abdel Fattah el Sisi concluded a joint press conference with his Ethiopian counterpart by seeking the strongest reassurance concerning the latter’s dam project on the Nile. Talks... Read more »

Ethiopia lifts state of emergency two months early

The country’s council of Ministers approved a draft law on Saturday to lift the current state of emergency which started in October 2016, following months of protests from Oromo... Read more »

Ethiopia’s new leader, Abiy Ahmed, draws red lines on graft and calls for term limits

(OPride)—Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been in power for 25 days. In that time, he has visited five of Ethiopia’s nine ethnic-based states. Call it charm offensive or... Read more »

Ethiopia toughens position on Maqdala treasures calling for full restitution

One of several processional crosses that were among the items looted during the British campaign in Ethiopia in 1868 Victoria & Albert Museum The Ethiopian government appears to be... Read more »

Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed names cabinet | Ethiopia News

Ethiopia’s new prime minister has named a cabinet that includes the former mining minister as defence minister, and retained the finance and foreign ministers from his predecessor’s cabinet. Abiy... Read more »

A blessing in disguise for Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed | Ethiopia

On April 2, Abiy Ahmed, a young technocrat from the Oromo People’s Democratic Organisation (OPDO), part of the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), was sworn in as Ethiopia’s new... Read more »

Dr. Abiy Ahmed Elected as Chairman of OPDO

Ethiopia’s OPDO picks new chairman in bid to produce next Prime Minister Ethiopia’s OPDO picks new chairman in bid to produce next Prime MinisterEthiopia’s Oromo People Democratic Organization (OPDO)... Read more »