Ethiopia charges 5 with terrorism over assassination attempt

By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s attorney general on Friday filed terrorism charges against five people accused of trying to “kill the prime minister” at a huge rally in the... Read more »

Women win half of Ethiopia’s cabinet roles in reshuffle

Guardian – Ethiopia’s prime minister has appointed women to half the posts in his cabinet and created a new ministry of peace in a sweeping reshuffle that will reinforce the momentum of... Read more »

Meet the 19-year-old tech genius Betelhem Dessie coding at Ethiopia’s first AI lab

(CNN)At 19-years-old, Betelhem Dessie is perhaps the youngest pioneer in Ethiopia’s fast emerging tech scene, sometimes referred to as ‘Sheba Valley‘.Dessie is coordinating a number of nationwide programs run by robotics lab... Read more »

Ethiopia: 28 killed and over 2,500 arrested after Addis clashes

Addis Ababa, September 24, 2018 (FBC) –The Addis Ababa Police Commission said 28 people have died due to the unrest occurred in the city last week in connect with flag raising and... Read more »

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Egypt’s el-Sisi in Sudan to discuss water, Halayeb | Sudan News

Egypt’s president is in Sudan to smooth tensions about water security and the disputed border region of Halayeb. Relations have been strained between the two countries, particularly over Ethiopia’s construction of a... Read more »

After 20 Years of Silence, Strangers in Ethiopia and Eritrea Call to Say Hello

By Megan Specia | NYT “I don’t know you, you don’t know me, but I am from Ethiopia and I am so excited to talk to you.” That was the message Roman... Read more »

Horrific Torture in Ethiopia: Daily Brief

“Relentless” torture in Ethiopia; why men who rape are ‘men’, not animals; babies born to Rohingya rape survivors; Jordan should open border to fleeing Syrians; UN Human Rights Council should act on... Read more »

Claims of ‘non-stop cycle of torture’ involving top officials in Ethiopian jail | Global development

Ethiopia’s new prime minister has been urged to investigate a raft of gruesome torture and abuse allegations involving senior officials in the country’s most notorious prison. Jail Ogaden, officially known as Jijiga... Read more »

Shocking pictures show mass exorcism in Ethiopia where 150 people paid a month’s wages for priest to ‘banish their demons’

SHOCKING pictures show hundreds of people taking part in a a mass exorcism to “banish demons” in Ethiopia – and paying up to one month’s salary for the privilege. David Tesinsky/Universal Features/ Read more »