Ethiopia ‘to release Briton Andy Tsege’ after four years in jail

A British national on death row in Ethiopia is understood to have been pardoned four years after he was detained. Andargachew Tsege, known as Andy, was detained in Yemen in 2014, abducted... Read more »

Canadian freed after 11 years in an Ethiopian jail calls for inquiry into Ottawa’s response

OTTAWA—A Canadian man who was jailed in Ethiopia for 11 years is calling for an investigation into the federal government’s handling of his case, which began as he fled war-ravaged Somalia in... Read more »

Former Oromo rebel leaders return to Ethiopia to pursue peaceful struggle

(OPride) — A five-person delegation of the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF) party is due to arrive in Ethiopia on Wednesday for “substantive talks” with the government. Founded in exile in 2013 by veteran... Read more »

Ethiopia gets Lamu land to cut reliance on Port of Djibouti

Economy Tuesday, May 8, 2018 21:03 By GEORGE OMONDI PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA (LEFT) WITH FIRST LADY MARGARET KENYATTA, ETHIOPIA’S PRIME MINISTER ABIY AHMED ALI AND DEPUTY PRESIDENT WILLIAM RUTO AT STATE HOUSE,... Read more »

Cardano pens deal to help Ethiopia put agriculture on the blockchain

Ethiopia is the latest African nation to express interest in blockchain-powered solutions. The country has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with fledgling cryptocurrency startup Cardano that will see developers use its... Read more »

German foreign affairs chief picks Ethiopia, Tanzania for first Africa trip

Germany’s new foreign affairs chief, Heiko Maas, is in Ethiopia for the first leg of his two-nation African trip. Maas’ trip has started in Ethiopia and will end in Tanzania. It is... Read more »

Irish charity to provide 30,000 PCs to Ethiopia schools

More than 30,000 PCs are to be provided to 1,250 schools in Ethiopia over three years under a $12 million project run by Irish technology-in-learning charity Camara Education. The initiative will benefit... Read more »

Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia hosts top U.S. diplomat on East Africa tour

The United States Department of State on Saturday announced that a top official on African Affairs was due to tour three East African countries between April 22 – April 26. Principal Deputy... Read more »

U.S. Congress slaps Ethiopian govt with H. Res. 128, activists celebrate

The United States Congress on Tuesday passed a human rights-centered resolution against the Ethiopian government amongst others calling for the respect of human rights and inclusive governance. Despite a late pushback led... Read more »

Ethiopia govt faces hard-hitting U.S. Congress resolution 128 vote

The United States Congress will finally vote on a human rights resolution against the Ethiopian government today as announced by a Congressman deeply involved in the process. Rep. Mike Coffman who represents... Read more »