Ethiopian Airlines to Connect Africa with Russia

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it will launch services to Moscow, Russia as of December 1, 2018.... Read more »

Ethiopia arrests former president of the Somali region

The “Big Man” of Jigjiga: President Abdi Mohamoud Omer ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The former president of Ethiopia’s Somali region was arrested Monday, the state broadcaster ETV reported. The dismissal and... Read more »

World Bank to give Ethiopia $1bn in budgetary assistance: PM | Ethiopia News

The World Bank will provide $1bn in direct budget support to Ethiopia in the next few months, the prime minister has said, more than 13 years after the body and other donors... Read more »

World Bank to give Ethiopia $1bn in budgetary assistance: PM | Ethiopia News

The World Bank will provide $1bn in direct budget support to Ethiopia in the next few months, the prime minister has said, more than 13 years after the body and other donors... Read more »

Ethiopian parliament approves amnesty for political prisoners

Ethiopia’s parliament has passed an amnesty for thousands of political prisoners, thousands of whom have been freed in recent months. Since assuming office in April, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has introduced a series... 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/mediadrumworld.com... Read more »

Ethiopia removes ‘terrorist’ label from three opposition groups

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia removed three opposition groups from its list of “terrorist” organizations on Thursday, the latest sign of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed charting a new course for one of... Read more »

Violence in southern Ethiopia forces more than 800,000 to flee

NAIROBI – Violence in southern Ethiopia since June has forced more than 800,000 people to flee their homes and they need food and other aid, a report by the United Nations and the government... Read more »