Ethiopia police find mass grave of 200 people

Police in Ethiopia say they have discovered a mass grave with 200 bodies near the border between the Somali and Oromia regions of the country. Hundreds of thousands of people have been... Read more »

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 »

Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa Wins Men’s Title at the 2018 New York City Marathon

Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won the men’s race of the New York City Marathon on Sunday, with a time of 2 hours 5 minutes and 59 seconds, surging ahead of two other... 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 »

French president backs Ethiopia leader’s sweeping reforms

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has expressed support for Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s ambitious reforms and diplomatic peace efforts. The 42-year-old African leader was on a working visit Monday... 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 »

Ethiopia Elects Sahle-Work Zewde as 1st Female President

Ethiopia elects 1st female president; ‘sets the standard’ By ELIAS MESERET ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously elected the country’s first female president, days after approving one of... Read more »

Kenya beat Ethiopia 3-0 in Afcon 2019 qualifiers

Kenya’s Harambee Stars thumped Walia Ibex of Ethiopia 3-0 in the Afcon 2019 qualifiers Group F return match at the Kasarani Stadium Sunday. Michael Olunga and Eric Johanna scored in the the... Read more »

Ethiopia charges 5 with terrorism over assassination attempt

By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s attorney general on Friday filed terrorism charges against five people accused of trying to “kill the prime minister” at a huge rally in the... Read more »