What triggered unrest in Ethiopia? | Politics

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s surprise resignation came after sustained anti-government protests in the East African country. While the government considers who will take his place, it has imposed... Read more »

State of emergency declared in Ethiopia amid political unrest | World news

Emergency rule imposed by ruling EPRDF coalition following prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s decision to resign Supporters of Bekele Gerba, secretary general of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), chant slogans... Read more »

Ethiopia declares state of emergency after PM quits | News

Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency, a day after the country’s prime minister abruptly resigned. The measure was announced on Friday by the Council of Ministers, the Ethiopian... Read more »

Ethiopian runner and former Olympic hopeful reunites with his family in U.S. on Valentine’s day after seeking refuge from torture

DULLES, VA –  Demssew Tsega Abebe, L, greets his family – including his wife Nigat Teferi Mulat, C, their son, Dagmawi, 5, and their daughter, Soliyana, 2 – when... Read more »

Signs of Hopeful Debate Emerge Online as Ethiopia Grapples with Future at Tadias Magazine

Signs of Hopeful Debate Emerge Online as Ethiopia Grapples with Future Published by Tadias Magazine February 12th, 2018 in Podcast. (Photo: Pixabay) Tadias MagazineBy Tadias Staff Updated: February 12th,... Read more »

Ethiopia: The Case for an Ethiopiawinet-Centered Grassroots Reconciliation Process (Part IV)

Author’s Note: This is the fourth installment of what I initially planned to be a three-part series on prospects for truth and reconciliation in Ethiopia. I have explained the purposes... Read more »

This DC Taxi Driver Was a Superstar in Ethiopia

Left: Photo collage by a fan (unknown) at the Hilton Hotel, late 1960s. Right: Hailu Mergia today. As a young man living in Addis Ababa during the swinging 60s, Hailu... Read more »

Is Ethiopia opening — ever so slightly — to democracy? By Yohannes Y. Gedamu

Supporters welcome Merera Gudina, leader of the Oromo Federalist Congress party, on Jan. 17, after his release from prison in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Tiksa Negeri/Reuters) By Yohannes Y. Gedamu... Read more »

Ethiopia just pardoned political prisoners. Could that signal a shift to real democracy?

By Yohannes Y. Gedamu By Yohannes Y. Gedamu February 9 Supporters welcome Merera Gudina, leader of the Oromo Federalist Congress party, on Jan. 17, after his release from prison... Read more »

Mozambique deports over 50 Ethiopians

Mozambique has deported more than 50 Ethiopians who had entered the country illegally, in some cases after a six-week journey, officials say. According to a statement from the Mozambican... Read more »