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 —... Read more »

Landslide kills 23 in Ethiopia

by Associated Press May 27 at 11:43 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s state-affiliated broadcaster reports that a landslide triggered by heavy rains has killed 23 people in the... Read more »

Ethiopia closes Maekelawi as internet service returns

The Notorious Maekelawi Prison in Ethiopia By Elias Meseret | AP April 6 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has closed a prison notorious for decades for holding opposition figures, journalists and... Read more »

Ethiopia closes notorious prison as internet service returns

By Elias Meseret | AP By Elias Meseret | AP April 6 at 10:37 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has closed a prison notorious for decades for holding opposition figures, journalists and... Read more »

Ethiopia faces new prime minister in bid to calm protests | Ap

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia on Wednesday was poised to welcome a young, outspoken new prime minister as many in Africa’s second most populous nation hoped for an end... Read more »

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition names Abiy Ahmed as new chairman, set to be PM

Abiy Ahmed By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s ruling coalition late Tuesday named a chairman set to become the country’s new prime minister amid the latest state... Read more »

Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency

Samora Muhammad Yunis, Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian National Defence Forces. Ethnic Tigres dominate the security apparatus in Ethiopia By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s defense... Read more »

Crowds jostle for holy water as Ethiopia celebrates Epiphany

By Associated Press By Associated Press January 19 at 9:36 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s Orthodox Christians have gathered to celebrate Timkat, or Epiphany, a major holiday marking... Read more »

Ethiopia to release imprisoned politicians, close camp |

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s government saids comments by the prime minister on Wednesday that appeared to refer to the planned release of political prisoners instead referred to imprisoned... Read more »

Ethiopia faces social media blackout after new ethnic unrest

By Associated Press By Associated Press December 12 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia faces a social media blackout as clashes intensify between ethnic groups in various parts of the... Read more »