French president backs Ethiopia leader’s sweeping reforms

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has expressed support for Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s ambitious reforms and diplomatic peace efforts. The 42-year-old African leader was on a working visit Monday... Read more »

Ethiopia to release political prisoners, close camp | Wire Headlines

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — In a surprise move, Ethiopia’s leader on Wednesday announced plans to drop charges against political prisoners and close a notorious prison camp in what he called an... Read more »

Egypt wants World Bank to help on Ethiopia dam impasse

Egypt said Tuesday the World Bank should be brought in to resolve tensions with Ethiopia over a massive dam on the Nile River that Egypt says threatens its water security. Foreign Minister... Read more »

Ethiopia’s former leader Meles Zenawi funeral

Thousands of mourners have paid their final respects to Ethiopia’s former leader Meles Zenawi, who died last month after 21 years in power. Meles had overseen strong economic growth in recent years,... Read more »