Deadly Grenade Attack at Ethiopian Prime Minister’s Rally

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — An attacker dressed in a police uniform tossed a grenade at a rally for Ethiopia’s new prime minister on Saturday, killing at least one person... Read more »

Eritrea to Ethiopia: Deal with your security crisis, stop chasing scapegoats

Eritrea says Ethiopia must move to deal with its chronic internal security crisis instead of finding scapegoats from outside. This is the position of Information Minister Yemane Gebremeskel in... Read more »

Ethiopia: Is OPDO the new opposition party? An Appraisal

Ethiopia is reeling from stubborn anti-government protests and growing fissures within the ruling party. The economy is not doing so well either. High inflation, shortage of foreign currency, and... Read more »

“Ethnic clashes” in Ethiopia: setting the record straight

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn at a ress conference in Addis Ababa, October 2016. Michael Kappeler/Press Association. All rights reserved.In their intensity, scale and duration, the big demonstrations of 2015... Read more »

Ethiopian pop star Teddy Afro’s album launch stopped by police – BBC News

Ethiopian pop star Teddy Afro’s album launch stopped by police AFP Ethipian pop star Teddy Afro says police demand for permit ridiculousAuthorities in Ethiopia have stopped singer Tewodros Kassahun,... Read more »

Ethiopian pop star Teddy Afro’s album launch stopped by police

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ethipian pop star Teddy Afro says police demand for permit ridiculous Authorities in Ethiopia have stopped singer Tewodros Kassahun, popularly known as Teddy Afro,... Read more »

Ethiopia: House of Cards? | nazret.com

THE three-hour bus-ride to Ambo from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, offers a glimpse into the country’s future. The road is well paved; irrigation ditches and polytunnels criss-cross commercial farmland;... Read more »

Ethiopia: Riots in Gonder claim casualties

According to several reports, the unrest in Gonder began earlier this week when armed police entered the city to arrest members of the “Wolkayit committee” who had been protesting... Read more »

What do Oromo protests mean for Ethiopian unity? – BBC News

Image copyright AFP As protests in Ethiopia over the rights of the country’s Oromo people continue, Addis Ababa-based journalist James Jeffrey considers if they are threatening the country’s unity.... Read more »

Ethiopians on Edge as Infrastructure Plan Stirs Protests – New York Times

BURAYU, Ethiopia — There are creeping signs of tension in this small town on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, the capital. Small groups of federal police officers prowl the... Read more »