Attitudes Toward Female Genital Mutilation Changing in Ethiopia – Voice of America

KEMBATTA-TEMBARO, ETHIOPIA —  At least 200 million women alive today in 30 countries have been subjected to the painful procedure known as female genital mutilation, a practice the U.N. says is deeply... Read more »

Ethiopia Releases Thousands Arrested Since Start of State of Emergency – Voice of America

Ethiopia has released thousands of protesters who were detained during the ongoing state of emergency. People detained in Awash, Alage, Bir Sheleko and Tolay centers will be allowed to return home after... Read more »

One Year on, Calls for Ethiopia to Discuss Issues With Protesters – Voice of America

BRUSSELS —  It is now one year since persistent, sometimes violent anti-government protests started in Ethiopia’s Oromia region. How much closer are the Oromos, Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, to achieving their demands... Read more »

Ethiopia Unrest Worries Foreign Investors – VOA News – Voice of America

DONI, ETHIOPIA —  In Ethiopia, millions of dollars in investment went up in smoke as protesters attacked foreign companies in the Oromia region. The violence prompted the declaration of a state of... Read more »

Ethiopia Unrest Worries Foreign Investors – Voice of America

DONI, ETHIOPIA —  In Ethiopia, millions of dollars in investment went up in smoke as protesters attacked foreign companies in the Oromia region. The violence prompted the declaration of a state of... Read more »

Ethiopia Appoints 21 New Ministers Amid State of Emergency – Voice of America

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has announced a Cabinet reshuffle, following months of often-violent protests which led the government to declare a state of emergency. Ethiopia’s parliament has unanimously approved 21 new... Read more »

Ethiopian Unrest Hits Country's Tourism Industry – Voice of America

ADDIS ABABA —  Ethiopia’s tourism sector is suffering. The impact of a year of violent protests and state of emergency has led to a decline in tourists visiting the country. Ethiopia had... Read more »

Ethiopian Unrest Hits Country's Tourism Industry – VOA News – Voice of America

ADDIS ABABA —  Ethiopia’s tourism sector is suffering. The impact of a year of violent protests and state of emergency has led to a decline in tourists visiting the country. Ethiopia had... Read more »

Rights Activists in Ethiopia Report Obstacles at Every Turn – Voice of America

ADDIS ABABA —  Ethiopian human rights activists, members of opposition parties and those working in the media say their freedom of movement has been severely limited since the government declared a state... Read more »

Ethiopia Rules Out Early Elections to Address Unrest – Voice of America

ADDIS ABABA —  Ethiopia’s government has ruled out holding new nationwide elections to address the grievances behind nearly a year of deadly protests. But the opposition says the changes the government is... Read more »