Ethiopia: Talk of Peace Fails to Quell Ethnic Clashes

Photo: Nashon Tado/NRC Families who have fled fighting in Ethiopia are living in dire conditions. Prime Minister Abiy’s talk of reconciliation has not been enough to subdue ethnic tensions around the country.... Read more »

Ethiopia’s stunning reforms now challenged by deadly unrest

By elias meseret, associated pressADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s stunning political reforms are now threatened by long-standing ethnic tensions that have roared back to life since a young prime minister took power just... Read more »

Ethiopia cancels turbine contract on Nile dam in reform push

GERD Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, FT- Ethiopia’s government has cancelled a contract to install turbines for a huge Nile dam by a state company, run by the military, in a sign of... Read more »

Ethiopia’s new PM vows to continue reforms ‘at any cost’

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the crowd at a rally April 11 in Ambo, Ethi­o­pia. (Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images) By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s prime minister... Read more »

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki in Ethiopia for landmark visit | Ethiopia News

Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki has arrived in Addis Ababa for a three-day state visit, as part of an unprecedented softening of tensions between his country and Ethiopia. Saturday’s visit by Afwerki, his first... Read more »

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s first 100 days

This article describes the stellar accomplishments made in the past 100 days since the swearing-in of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. 1. Fostered Internal Stability Today marks the 100th day of the premiership... Read more »

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 »

Experts call for Action to rescue Empress Taytu’s Residence

ADDIS ABABA– Experts and local people have called for quick action by relevant authorities to rescue the ancient Entoto residence of Empress Taitu from the imminent damage. The residential house belongs to... Read more »

Violence in southern Ethiopia forces more than 800,000 to flee

NAIROBI – Violence in southern Ethiopia since June has forced more than 800,000 people to flee their homes and they need food and other aid, a report by the United Nations and the government... Read more »