Ethiopia’s PM seeks end to violence that displaced nearly a million

The area has been plagued by sporadic clashes for decades. A referendum held in 2004 to determine the status of disputed settlements failed to ease tensions. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy... Read more »

The Sacred Rock Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia

Morning light seeps into a cave of pastel-red rock to silhouette the white linens of chanting worshipers. It’s an everyday scene in Lalibela, home to the rock-hewn Ethiopian Orthodox churches only found... Read more »

Ethiopian coach Abraham Mebratu leads Yemen to Asian Cup

Ethiopian coach Abraham Mebratu has created history by leading war-torn Yemen to the Asian Cup finals for the first time. Yemen clinched qualification for next year’s finals in UAE thanks to a... Read more »

Feature: Ethiopia-Djibouti railway winning hearts of passengers – Xinhua

DIRE DAWA, Ethiopia, March 25 (Xinhua) — Over two months into its commercial operation, the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway has brought much cheer and optimism to Ethiopian passengers. Alemu Mersha, a young businessman traveling... Read more »

Joy back home as Ethiopian side eliminates Zamalek from CAF Confed. Cup

Egypt and African football giant Zamalek have been knocked out of the Confederations Cup competition by an Ethiopian side, Wolaitta Dicha. The Ethiopian side playing for the first time in the CAF... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines all – female crew is welcomed by Argentine president

The Argentine president, Mauricio Macri, welcomed the all female Ethiopian Airlines flight to Buenos Aires. The maiden trip from the Ethiopian capital to the Argentine capital was historically underatken on the occassion... Read more »

Ethiopia needs ‘greater freedom of people not less’ – Tillerson tells govt

The United States says much as it shares security concerns raised by the Ethiopian government, the answer lay with ‘greater freedom and not less.’ Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reiterated the U.S.... Read more »

US’ Tillerson to embark on first African nations tour | News

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is heading to Africa for his first official trip to the continent. Before leaving, he announced $533 million in humanitarian assistance for several countries affected by... Read more »

Hailu Mergia: the Ethiopian jazz legend who jams in his taxi | Music

On a Monday afternoon, Hailu Mergia is driving through the suburbs of Washington DC, his laminated cabby licence tacked to the back of his seat. It’s rare that one of his customers... Read more »

A century of Ethiopia’s turbulent history, seen through the life of one woman

Yetemegn was barely eight years old when her parents married her off to a man in his thirties. Before she could become a spouse, he first had to raise her. Her education... Read more »