Ethiopia army accused of deadly attack on IDP camp in Oromia

An attack on internally displaced persons (IDP) in Ethiopia’s Oromia region has claimed the lives of six people with others sustained varied degrees of injuries. According to the Addis Gazette portal, the... Read more »

Ethiopia: Authority Charges 11 More Medicine Importers

By Haimanot Ashenafi The number of pharmaceutical suppliers and retailers accused of inflating prices by the Trade Competition & Consumer Protection Authority (TCCPA) has now reached 19, with 11 importers added to... Read more »

How Qatar-Gulf’s crisis developed up to the GCC summit | News

For the latest updates on the Qatar-Gulf crisis, click here. Here are the day by day developments in the Qatar-Gulf crisis until the GCC summit on December 5: November 26 – December... Read more »

Jail term of Ethiopian activist, Yonatan Tesfaye reduced by three years

The Ethiopian Supreme Court has reduced the prison sentence of activist and former Ethiopian opposition party Semayawi (Blue Party) spokesman, Yonatan Tesfaye from six years and six months to three years on... Read more »

Ethiopia: ‘Red Terror’ war crimes trial begins at The Hague – BBC News

Eshetu Alemu is accused of ordering the execution of 75 people during Ethiopia’s “Red Terror” Image copyright Getty Images The war crimes trial of an aide to Ethiopia’s former communist ruler has... Read more »

Ethiopia: ‘Red Terror’ war crimes trial begins at The Hague

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Eshetu Alemu is accused of ordering the execution of 75 people during Ethiopia’s “Red Terror” The war crimes trial of an aide to Ethiopia’s former communist... Read more »

Oromo struggle: Memories of an atrocity | Human Rights

Lying to the southeast of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa is Bishoftu, home to the Ethiopian Air Force and Lake Arsadii, the site of the Irreecha, the most important cultural festival for the... Read more »

Ethiopia Says Somaliland Displaced Thousands of Oromo People

By September 25, 2017, 2:30 PM EDT September 26, 2017, 7:27 AM EDT Ethiopia accused neighboring Somaliland of illegally displacing more than 3,000 long-term Oromo residents in the wake of clashes on... Read more »

Ethiopia shuts down drugstore accused of selling banned substances

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — A drugstore in Ethiopia that was selling banned substances to athletes across the road from the country’s main track stadium has been shut down pending an investigation, anti-doping... Read more »

Q&A with AU ambassador to US Arikana Chihombori-Quao | Human Rights

Washington, DC – It has been almost six months since Arikana Chihombori-Quao was appointed African Union’s ambassador to the United States. Chihombori-Quao, a former medical doctor, served as the Chair of the African... Read more »