Kagame, Pope Francis applaud steps to normalise Ethiopia-Eritrea relations

The African Union (AU) has endorsed the decision by Ethiopian and Eritrean leaders to proceed in a new direction by overcoming two decades of stalemate. A high-level Eritrean delegation arrived in the... Read more »

Memorandum No. 7: PM Abiy, “Ethiopia Shall Rise!”

Author’s Note: In this memorandum commentary, I reflect on a poem read by the late Ghanaian President Kwame Nkrumah at the inauguration of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in 1963 in... Read more »

Ties with Israel through the lens of Ethiopia’s ambassador – Israel News

Talk with ambassadors and diplomats from any number of countries stationed in Israel, and the discussion at some point is likely to touch on the historic ties between the two countries... Read more »

Ethiopia ready to ratify Africa free trade deal after Kenya, Ghana – PM

Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed, has stated that the government is ready to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) deal and deposit its instruments to the African Union. Ethiopia... Read more »

German foreign affairs chief picks Ethiopia, Tanzania for first Africa trip

Germany’s new foreign affairs chief, Heiko Maas, is in Ethiopia for the first leg of his two-nation African trip. Maas’ trip has started in Ethiopia and will end in Tanzania. It is... Read more »

Ethiopia PM meets U.N. rights boss: Human rights, democracy top agenda

The Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday held a meeting with Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the United Nations Human Rights chief who is on an official visit to Ethiopia. According to... Read more »

China denies bugging African Union headquarters it built in Ethiopia

Leaders of China and the African Union have denied a published report that Beijing spied for years on the African Union headquarters through computer systems it helped install. Quoting anonymous sources, the... Read more »

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to meet for Nile dam talks | Ethiopia News

The leaders of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will meet on Monday in a bid to break a deadlock in negotiations over a hydroelectric dam Addis Ababa is building along its share of... Read more »

Why are tensions rising in the Red Sea region? | Turkey News

Tensions in the Red Sea region have been brewing for months but came to the fore when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Sudan last month. The visit, hailed as historic, was... Read more »

Thousands of Ethiopia troops enter Somalia to hunt al-Shabaab

Ethiopian Soldiers in Somalia File Photo AP Mogadishu – Thousands of Ethiopian troops have crossed into Somalia to join a large-scale offensive against al-Shabaab extremists just weeks after Somalia’s worst attack left... Read more »