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 to his home... 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 Qeerroo – youth... 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 of Ministers. Even... 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 circumstances surrounding 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 opposition party Oromo... 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 Change, Agriculture and... 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 of chemical weapons... 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 Office of 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 of 10% per... 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 Calgary– A Washington... Read more »