Bereket Simon : Meles Zenawi is ‘getting better’ told to BBC

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is in “a good condition and recuperating”, a government spokesman has told the BBC, dismissing reports he is critically ill. However, Bereket Simon declined... Read more »

Ethiopia rebels to lay down arms: Govt

ADDIS ABABA — A faction of one of Ethiopia’s most active rebel groups seeking a separate state in the southeast of the country has agreed to lay down its... Read more »

Two Ethiopia opposition members killed after poll

* Ruling party won overwhelming majority * Government says killings being investigated * European Union says poll fell short of standards By Barry Malone ADDIS ABABA, May 26 (Reuters)... Read more »

Ethiopian Opposition Leader Implicated In Murder Scheme

Ethiopia’s government is implicating a senior opposition leader in the politically-motivated killing of a police officer.  The opposition leader described the allegation as a ‘desperation tactic’ indicating the ruling... Read more »

Birtukan Mideksa will not be released even after the election- Bereket Simon

By Jason McLure May 13 (Bloomberg) — Ethiopia’s government will ignore foreign and domestic pressure to free opposition leader Birtukan Mideksa from prison and keep her incarcerated beyond this... Read more »

Activist Killed While Campaigning : Ethiopian Opposition

April 22 (Bloomberg) — An Ethiopian opposition activist was beaten to death by pro-government militia in the western part of the country after he refused to stop campaigning for... Read more »