Ethiopia says ethnic clashes kill more than 20 in past week

Ethiopia’s government says more than 20 people have been killed in renewed clashes between ethnic Oromos and Somalis in the past week. Spokesman Negeri Lenco says 98 people were arrested in the... Read more »

Saudi Arabia arrests main investor in Ethiopia’s dam – Middle East Monitor

Saudi authorities have arrested billionaire businessman Mohammed Hussein Al-Amoudi, the main foreign investor in Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam. Al-Amoudi is thought to be worth $10.9 billion and was the first to donate to... Read more »

Arsonist strikes Somaliland’s diplomatic office in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA – Somaliland’s representative office in Ethiopia sustained minor fire and smoke damage after an arsonist struck it, an official confirmed last Saturday evening (Oct 7). Somaliland’s representative to Ethiopia, Ali Hussein... Read more »

60 arrested so far in Ethiopia’s largest anti-corruption sweep

ADDIS ABABA, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) — Ethiopia’s largest ever anti-corruption sweep has led to arrest of another five senior officials of Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Service Enterprise (ESLSE), state media has reported. The arrest of... Read more »

60 arrested so far in Ethiopia’s largest anti-corruption sweep – Xinhua

File photo taken on Aug. 6, 2016 shows the Lebu-Akaki-IT Park Addis Ababa City outside ring roads project in Ethiopia’s Capital Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde) ADDIS ABABA, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) — Ethiopia’s... Read more »

5 more arrested in Ethiopia’s largest ever anti-corruption sweep – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) — Ethiopia’s largest ever anti-corruption sweep has led to arrest of five senior officials of Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Service Enterprise (ESLSE). Among the suspects arrested are... Read more »

Addressing the Pervasive Human Rights Crisis in Ethiopia

To Permanent Representatives of Members and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council    Geneva, 25 May 2017   RE: Addressing the pervasive human rights crisis in Ethiopia   Your Excellency,... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Bloggers Face Detention, Restrictions

ADDIS ABABA —  Ethiopia’s state of emergency has seen thousands of people detained, allegedly in connection with the unrest last year in the Oromia region. Those arrested have included journalists and bloggers.... Read more »

Ethiopia announces arrest of ’98 Eritrea sponsored’ rebels in last 2 months

Ethiopia’s security forces have disclosed the arrest of 98 ‘Eritrean sponsored anti-peace elements’ in the past two months alone, the state-run FANA Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) reported on Friday. According to FBC, the... Read more »

Ethiopia Opposition Leader Charged With Inciting Unrest – World Politics Review

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A prominent Ethiopian politician arrested after meeting European lawmakers last year has pleaded not guilty to inciting unrest in a country that remains under a state of... Read more »