Ethiopia rearrests opposition leaders, journalists during ‘prisoner release’ celebrations

The Ethiopian government is being blasted by human rights and press freedom activists after it rearrested bloggers and opposition leaders that it had released a few weeks ago. Andualem Aragie, leader of... Read more »

Ethiopia peaceful for peace talks – South Sudan govt slams alarmists

The South Sudanese government has dispelled reports that it wanted the venue of peace talks with the opposition to be changed from the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. The talks are led by... Read more »

China denies bugging African Union headquarters in Ethiopia

Story highlights A report in a French newspaper leveled the accusation The African Union chairman also dismissed the claim Quoting anonymous sources, the French daily newspaper Le Monde reported Friday that data... Read more »

Shanghai import expo to open new opportunities for Ethiopian products: minister – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) — The upcoming China International Import Expo (CIIE) will provide new opportunities for Ethiopia to export its products to one of the world’s largest markets, said Ethiopia’s... Read more »

China denies bugging African Union headquarters it built in Ethiopia

Leaders of China and the African Union have denied a published report that Beijing spied for years on the African Union headquarters through computer systems it helped install. Quoting anonymous sources, the... Read more »

Zuma arrives in Ethiopia for AU Summit

ADDIS ABABA – President Jacob Zuma arrived in Ethiopia on Friday to attend the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union. The... Read more »

Sudan’s army chief visits Ethiopian capital – Anadolu Agency

Anadolu Agency Sudan’s army chief visits Ethiopian capitalAnadolu AgencyThe closure of the border by Sudan came amid reports that Egypt and the United Arab Emirates had set up a military camp in... Read more »

Ethiopia’s education system is both remarkable and in crisis — Quartz

Addis Ababa Thomas Yilma didn’t last a day as a teacher in an Ethiopian government school. After graduating from university he was packed off to a small village in a remote corner... Read more »

Campaign to extradite Ethiopia’s dictator Mengistu from Zimbabwe

 In a move that stunned the world, Zimbabwe’s defense forces ousted President Robert Mugabe from power on November 21 2017, bringing his 37 years of strongman rule to an end. When his... Read more »

Quest to extradite Ethiopia’s dictator Mengistu as Mugabe departs | News | Africa

In a move that stunned the world, Zimbabwe’s defense forces ousted President Robert Mugabe from power on November 21 2017, bringing his 37 years of strongman rule to an end. When his... Read more »