Jawar Mohammed’s red-carpet return signals Ethiopia’s political sea change

Jawar Mohammed addresses a news conference upon arriving in Addis Ababa in August. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters Guardian – Jawar Mohammed never travels alone. When the US-based Ethiopian activist returned... Read more »

Ethiopia Oromia shutdown strike enters day 2 with strict compliance

The social shutdown prompted by Ethiopian activists against a recently imposed state of emergency has entered day two with full compliance. The three-day strike called by pro-democracy activists and... Read more »

Defiance strike in Ethiopia’s Amhara region over state of emergency

The city of Gondar in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara regional state has been hit by a strike days after the declaration of a national state of emergency by the Council... Read more »

Somalia illegally surrendered citizen to Ethiopia – parliamentary report

Somalia’s parliament, the House of the People, says the government’s formal handover of a Somali national to neighbouring Ethiopia was illegal. The parliamentary body set up to probe the... Read more »

Ethiopian court grants bail to prominent Oromo opposition politician

Political Prisoner Bekele Gerba, Photo Addis Standard ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopia Federal High Court fourth criminal bench on Monday granted bail for deputy chairman of... Read more »

Ethiopia Launches NAP, Gender Sensitivity in Spotlight | IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub

25 September 2017: Ethiopia has launched its National Adaptation Plan (NAP), outlining priority actions for the country to prepare for climate change impacts. The CGIAR Research Program on Climate... Read more »

United Nations News Centre

6 September World needs to move beyond ‘conceptual debate’ and improve protection from atrocities, urges Guterres Mali: UN chief condemns latest attack on peacekeepers Syria: UN probe documents use... Read more »

Ethiopia Restricts the Use of Expensive Cars by Government Officials – Awramba Times

Ezega Ethiopia Restricts the Use of Expensive Cars by Government OfficialsAwramba TimesFollowing the issuance of a directive by the Ethiopian government to introduce cost-cutting measures at government agencies, the... Read more »

′Moderate′ outlook for Ethiopia′s economy | All media content | DW

Business Ethiopia is among the world’s poorest countries. Despite that – or perhaps because of it – its economy has been expanding strongly since 2003, at an average... Read more »

Donations collected to help parents return stateside following fatal crash near Hanna that claimed their children

A funeral service for Blen, Christian and Emenet Adugna, the victims of a highway crash near Hanna, Alberta, will be held Friday, August 25 in Spokane, Washington (Facebook) CTV... Read more »