Ethiopia arrested 1,200 after deadly Addis Ababa clashes -BBC News

Ethiopia has detained 1,200 people over the deadly political violence that broke out a fortnight ago, police say. These are the first mass arrests since reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to... Read more »

Ethiopia: Ex-political prisoners revel in new-found freedom

According to Kinfe, it was the demands of the people that got him out of prison [Hamza Mohamed/Al Jazeera] By Hamza Mohamed | Al Jazeera Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Kinfe Mickeal Debebe... Read more »

Eritrea replies to Ethiopia’s olive branch with envoys to Addis

John Aglionby, East Africa Correspondent July 1, 2018 Print this page When Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia’s prime minister, accompanied by Olympic athletes and pop stars, personally welcomed an Eritrean delegation at Addis Ababa’s international... Read more »

Ethiopia, Eritrea and the hope for lasting peace | Eritrea News

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – As dawn broke on Tuesday with a hint of sunlight piercing through the thick rain-season clouds, residents in Addis Ababa woke up to an unusual sight. A spectacle... Read more »

Shortage of foreign currencies threatens Ethiopia’s economy | Ethiopia News

Ethiopia’s economy grew at a faster rate than any other African country in the past 10 years. But foreign investors and local businesses complain that a shortage of foreign currencies like the... Read more »

Eritrea delegation arrives in Ethiopia ahead of landmark talks | Eritrea News

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 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.... Read more »

Eritrea delegation arrives in Ethiopia ahead of landmark talks

Eritrea’s foreign minister (R) is welcomed by Ethiopia’s prime minister (L) in Addis Ababa [Mulugeta Ayene/AP] Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – A high-level Eritrean delegation led by foreign minister Osman Saleh arrived in... Read more »

Twenty suspects appear in court over Ethiopia rally blast

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Twenty suspects, including the deputy head of Addis Ababa’s police commission, appeared on Monday in a court in the Ethiopian capital in connection with a grenade attack at... Read more »

Abiy Ahmed’s reforms in Ethiopia may have led to grenade attack | Ethiopia News

Twenty suspects, including the deputy police commissioner of the country’s capital, Addis Ababa, have appeared in court over an explosion during a rally for Ethiopia‘s new prime minister on Saturday. Abiy Ahmed... Read more »

Ethiopia-Eritrea border rapprochement: Rewards and responsibilities

Since Abiy Ahmed assumed the Ethiopian Prime Minister’s office this April – following years-long anti-government protests – the country has embarked on key reforms including privatization of state companies, dismissal of army... Read more »