Nearly one million displaced in Ethiopia ethnic violence | Ethiopia News

The International Committee of the Red Cross says nearly one million Ethiopians have been forced to flee their homes after a surge in local violence. Fighting between the Oromo... Read more »

Ethiopian parliament approves amnesty for political prisoners

Ethiopia’s parliament has passed an amnesty for thousands of political prisoners, thousands of whom have been freed in recent months. Since assuming office in April, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has... Read more »

Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopia amid thaw in relations | Ethiopia News

Eritrea has reopened its embassy in Ethiopia in further evidence of a rapid thaw between the two countries that a week ago ended two decades of military stalemate over... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Abiy says he wants to quickly roll out Eritrea deal | Ethiopia News

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said his government wants to implement a deal restoring relations with Eritrea quickly to “make up for lost opportunities” after a two-decade military... Read more »

Ethiopia and Eritrea agree to normalise ties, reopen embassies | Ethiopia News

Ethiopia and Eritrea have agreed to restore relations following a landmark meeting between the two countries’ leaders in Asmara, aimed at ending decades of diplomatic and armed strife. The announcement... Read more »

Shortage of foreign currencies threatens Ethiopia’s economy | Ethiopia News

Ethiopia’s economy grew at a faster rate than any other African country in the past 10 years. But foreign investors and local businesses complain that a shortage of foreign... Read more »

Abiy Ahmed’s reforms in Ethiopia may have led to grenade attack | Ethiopia News

Twenty suspects, including the deputy police commissioner of the country’s capital, Addis Ababa, have appeared in court over an explosion during a rally for Ethiopia‘s new prime minister on... Read more »

What next for Ethiopia after grenade attack at PM’s rally? | Ethiopia News

Tens of thousands of people descended in Addis Ababa’s Meskel square on Saturday morning in a massive show of support for Abiy Ahmed, the new, reformist prime minister of Ethiopia. Dressed... Read more »

Ethiopian armed opposition group Ginbot 7 suspends attacks | Ethiopia News

Ethiopian opposition group Ginbot 7 has said that it will cease armed attacks in the country following reforms announced by the new government. In a statement released on Friday... Read more »

Eritrea to send delegation to Ethiopia for talks | Ethiopia News

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki said the East African country will dispatch a delegation to Addis Ababa to “gauge current developments” in the region following peace overtures from Ethiopia’s new Prime... Read more »