U.S. urges Ethiopia to “rethink” martial law – Xinhua

File photo shows security personnels patrol on the street in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jan 29, 2011. (Xinhua/Zhao Yingquan) ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) — The U.S. embassy in Ethiopia... Read more »

Ethiopia adopts Israeli health-ed plan to fight snail fever

More than 80 percent of schoolchildren in the Bench Maji zone of southwest Ethiopia are affected by schistosomiasis, commonly known as “snail fever.” The disease is caused by parasitic... Read more »

Ethiopia: Eskinder’s release must herald a new dawn of respect for human rights

Commenting after Ethiopian journalist and Amnesty International prisoner of conscience Eskinder Nega walked out of prison a free man today, as part of a government pardon of 746 prisoners,... Read more »

Ethiopia to Drop Charges Against Top Dissident Bekele Gerba

Ethiopia will drop charges against top dissident Bekele Gerba, state media reported Monday. The move is the latest by the Ethiopian government following up on Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s... Read more »

Ethiopia must rework anti-terror laws, free more detainees – U.N.

The United Nations has welcomed the positive political moves undertaken by the Ethiopian government after it released a number of detained politicians earlier this week. The U.N. however said... Read more »

Chinese firm to build 220 mln USD textile plant in Ethiopia – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) — A cornerstone laying ceremony was held on Tuesday in Ethiopia’s eastern city, Dire Dawa for a textile plant that will be built with... Read more »

Ethiopia bans foreign adoption – CNN

Ethiopian officials previously suspended adoptions back in November, but allowed pending cases to continue through the process, according to the US Department of State. Children adopted by foreign families... Read more »

Ethiopia to pardon political prisoners, shut prison | News

Ethiopia has announced plans to release political prisoners and shut an infamous prison in the capital, Addis Ababa, in a surprise move the government says aims to “foster national... Read more »

Stalling negotiations on Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry traveled to Ethiopia on December 26, for a meeting with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn in which they discussed the stalling of negotiations on the... Read more »

Ethiopia to set up five cancer treatment centers across the country

Ethiopia Inaugurates New Cancer Center on World Cancer Day File WHO Feb , 2016 ADDIS ABABA, Dec. 24 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopian Ministry of Health on Sunday disclosed its... Read more »