Abiy Ahmed a ‘painkiller, not a cure’ for Ethiopia’s problems

Photos of Abiy appear on the numerous tricycles that clog the one-lane tarmac road in Ginchi [Hamza Mohamed/Al Jazeera] by Hamza Mohamed | Al Jazeera   Ginchi, Ethiopia – The people in... Read more »

Abiy Ahmed a ‘painkiller, not a cure’ for Ethiopia’s problems | News

Ginchi, Ethiopia – The people in the small town of Ginchi in central Oromia region are mostly farmers, earning their livelihood by working on land like most in Ethiopia. Until about three... Read more »

Ethiopia Courts Foreigners for Sugar Plant as Army Sidelined

Ethiopia’s government plans to hire foreign companies to help develop the country’s sugar industry, after canceling a military-industrial conglomerate’s contract on a key project. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, in office since April... Read more »

Why the state of emergency in Ethiopia could destabilise the Horn of Africa

Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn sent shock waves through the region when he abruptly tendered his resignation. Desalegn said that he had made the decision to facilitate efforts towards political reforms... Read more »

Ethiopia army suppressing new protests in Amhara: gunfire, deaths reported

Local media portals are reporting violent protests in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara region. The protest in the town of Kobo is against an earlier deadly crackdown that killed seven people in the town... Read more »

Ethiopia busts terror suspects, says Eritrea involved in Oromia instability

Ethiopia’s security forces on Wednesday announced the arrest and detention of two members of an outlawed group, Ginbot 7. The federal authorities said it took the vigilance and cooperation of the people... Read more »

Ethiopian news: Anguish and unrest in Amhara over Ethiopian state of emergency

A coach torched by anti-government protesters in Gondar, Ethiopia. All photographs by William Davison By James Jeffrey in Gondar, Ethiopia In the Ethiopian city of Gondar the chewing of the mildly narcotic... Read more »

Anguish and unrest in Amhara over Ethiopian state of emergency

In the Ethiopian city of Gondar the chewing of the mildly narcotic plant khat stimulates animated conversation about recent events during the country’s ongoing state of emergency. “If you kill your own... Read more »

Ethiopia: Ethnic nationalism and the Gondar protests – Al Jazeera – Aljazeera.com

Amba Giorgis, Ethiopia – Etenesh* sits alone on a worn cow skin in her mud-walled home in Amba Giorgis, a small Ethiopian market town in the northerly Amhara region. Her husband, a... Read more »

Ethiopia: Ethnic nationalism and the Gondar protests – Aljazeera.com

Amba Giorgis, Ethiopia – Etenesh* sits alone on a worn cow skin in her mud-walled home in Amba Giorgis, a small Ethiopian market town in the northerly Amhara region. Her husband, a... Read more »