East Africa: Ethiopia Will Remain Committed to Its Own, Regional Peace

editorial The official visits paid by the foreign affairs ministers of Russia, United States of America and the United Arab Emirates were among the biggest events that made the... Read more »

Ethiopian immigrants’ long battle to be heard

Pretoria – It’s about 05:00 on a dark on Tuesday morning. Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants jostle to be first in the queue at the Desmond Tutu Refugee Centre in... Read more »

Ethiopia must probe and prosecute culprits of recent killings: U.N.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has expressed concern over the reinstatement of a state of emergency (SOE) in Ethiopia – the second... Read more »

Ethiopia govt admits violent fightback to state of emergency regime

The Ethiopian government has admitted a violent pushback to a recently ratified state of emergency (SOE). A number of security of forces have reportedly been attacked and their weapons... Read more »

Ethiopia Reports Arrests Over Anti-Government Protests

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA —  Ethiopia’s defense minister announced the arrests of the “main instigators” linked to anti-government protests roiling the country, insisting that armed federal patrols were trying to... Read more »

Ethiopia’s next leader faces tough challenge of re-uniting the nation

A day later, his government declared a nationwide state of emergency, the second such decree in less than two years. Confronted by relentless and large scale ethnic protests, Hailemariam’s... Read more »

Under state of emergency, turmoil in Ethiopia could threaten East Africa’s stability

ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — It was while he was in prison that Ethiopian opposition politician Bekele Gerba first sensed change happening in the world outside. The television news from... Read more »

Ethiopia’s parliament ratifies emergency rule imposed after PM’s resignation

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s parliament ratified on Friday a state of emergency imposed after the prime minister announced his resignation, though votes against the bill exposed rifts within... Read more »

Ethiopia: MPs must put human rights at heart of state of emergency debate

The Ethiopian parliament must ensure the new state of emergency does not further constrict the already narrowing freedom of expression, assembly and association in the country, Amnesty International said... Read more »

In Ethiopia, Bitter Social Conflict Plays Out On The Soccer Field : Parallels : NPR

Ethiopian teams Adama City and Welwalo Adigrat University play in a soccer match. Stadiums have become battlefields and teams have become a proxy for the political divisions in the... Read more »