Jawar Mohammed’s red-carpet return signals Ethiopia’s political sea change

Jawar Mohammed addresses a news conference upon arriving in Addis Ababa in August. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters Guardian – Jawar Mohammed never travels alone. When the US-based Ethiopian activist returned to his home... Read more »

Twenty suspects appear in court over Ethiopia rally blast

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Twenty suspects, including the deputy head of Addis Ababa’s police commission, appeared on Monday in a court in the Ethiopian capital in connection with a grenade attack at... Read more »

Twenty people in court in Ethiopia following grenade attack

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Twenty people appeared in court in the Ethiopian capital on Monday following a grenade attack at a rally for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in which two people were... Read more »

Crocodile kills pastor during mass baptism in southern Ethiopian lake

CLOSE A pastor performing a mass lakeside baptism was attacked and killed by a crocodile. Buzz60 Tragedy struck a mass baptism in an Ethiopian lake when a crocodile leaped from the water and... Read more »

Ethiopia’s scheme to help the poor is setting an example

TSIDE ZEWIDE has lived in the shadow of the national palace in Addis Ababa for more than 50 years. Since her husband died four years ago the 73-year-old has cared for three... Read more »

Ethiopia pardons abducted Briton on death row | UK news

A Briton who has spent four years on death row in Ethiopia after being abducted at an airport in Yemen has been pardoned. Andargachew Tsege, an opponent of the regime in Addis... Read more »

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia fail to agree on Nile dispute

FILE – In this June 28, 2013 file photo, the Blue Nile River flows near the site of the planned Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam near Assosa, Ethiopia. An Egyptian official said Tuesday,... Read more »

Bashir Makhtal, Canadian imprisoned in Ethiopia for 11 years, returns home

Bashir Makhtal, seen in an undated handout photo, was greeted by friends, family and supporters at Toronto’s Pearson airport on Saturday after flying in from Ethiopia, where he had been imprisoned for... Read more »

Ethiopia overtakes Ghana as Fastest-Growing African Economy – IMF

The offices of the Pan African chamber of commerce, left, and Wegagaen Bank SC stand beyond the Addis Ababa light rail track in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Saturday, June 25, 2016. Kenya... Read more »

Ethiopian foreign exchange shortage will last years- new premier

Ethiopian Commercial Bank ADDIS ABABA, April 16 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s new prime minister said on Monday that a foreign exchange shortage will last for years and more cooperation with the private sector... Read more »