US issues warning after Ethiopia grenade attacks

Addis Ababa – The United States issued a warning on Thursday to its citizens about travelling to a popular tourist region in Ethiopia after a string of grenade attacks targeting hotels and... Read more »

Ethiopia's economic gains tainted by violent repression – Financial Times

Six soldiers burst into Beckham’s dormitory at Gondar university in northern Ethiopia one evening without pausing to question the student. “They grabbed me and beat me so hard, I’d have preferred it... Read more »

Ethiopia deploys high security as Orthodox faithful mark 'baptism of … – africanews

Tensions are high in two of Ethiopia’s ‘protest cities’ – Bahir Dar and Gondar – as the Orthodox Church readies to commemorate the Epiphany, known in local parlance as the ‘‘Timket.’‘ The... Read more »

Ethiopia deploys high security as Orthodox faithful mark 'baptism of Christ' – africanews

Tensions are high in two of Ethiopia’s ‘protest cities’ – Bahir Dar and Gondar – as the Orthodox Church readies to commemorate the Epiphany, known in local parlance as the ‘‘Timket.’‘ The... Read more »

Ethnic tensions in Gondar reflect the toxic nature of Ethiopian politics …

In Gondar, a city in Ethiopia’s northern highlands, a lone tourist pauses to take a photo of a fortress built more than two centuries ago. Nearby, past a row of gift shops,... Read more »

Ten killed during protests in northern Ethiopia – Aljazeera.com

At least 10 people, including police officers and civilians, have been killed in northern Ethiopia after days of protests, according to local sources. Demonstrations on Thursday and similar protests in recent days... Read more »

10 killed in ethnic protests in northern Ethiopia

At least 10 people, including police officers and civilians, have been reportedly killed in northern Ethiopia following days of protests, according activists and a monitor. Demonstrations on Thursday and similar protests in... Read more »

Israel moved volunteers out of Gondar amid ethnic violence : JPost.com

The Foreign Ministry and Jewish Agency moved a group of 23 Israeli youth volunteering in Gondar to the local airport on Wednesday, awaiting a decision whether the volatile ethnic tension there merited... Read more »

Home brew and hospitality in Ethiopia – Telegraph.co.uk

Selam, an assistant guide who doubled as chief cook, set a plate in front of me, a mountain of spaghetti topped with what would prove to be a delicious tomato sauce. I... Read more »

In Ethiopia, putting a face to the ones left behind – The Times of Israel

GONDAR, Ethiopia — When the congregation at the HaTikvah Synagogue in this northern Ethiopian town rises to sing Israel’s national anthem at the end of every service, the mournful melody is transformed... Read more »