Ethiopian armed opposition group Ginbot 7 suspends attacks | Ethiopia News

Ethiopian opposition group Ginbot 7 has said that it will cease armed attacks in the country following reforms announced by the new government. In a statement released on Friday on their Facebook... Read more »

Sanlam eyeing Egypt, Ethiopia | IOL Business Report

JOHANNESBURG – Sanlam has set its sights on Ethiopia and Egypt as part of an expansion strategy that will see the financial services group expand its footprint to 44 countries in Africa,... Read more »

Armed groups in Somalia |

Al-Shabab, meaning the The Youth, is an armed group in Somalia. It launched operations in 2006 as a splinter group of the Islamic Courts Union, which has ceased to exist. When Ethiopia... Read more »

Exiled Ethiopian opposition group holds talks with government

“Pursuant to its longstanding public position, the ODF reiterated its commitment to deepening and broadening the reforms and democratization process. The government delegation also expressed its enthusiasm to engage all those espousing... Read more »

Gaza in 2018 is what Selma was in 1965 | Human Rights

The recent killings of peaceful Palestinian protesters, children and journalists by Israeli military snipers marks a turning point in the movement against Israel’s decades-long occupation of Palestine. Weekly nonviolent protests by thousands... Read more »

Ethiopia to swear in new prime minister on April 2

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s prime minister-elect Abiye Ahmed will be sworn in on Monday, its parliament said, after the ruling coalition chose him to succeed Hailemariam Desalegn as its chairperson. FILE... Read more »

Can Ethiopia’s new leader bridge ethnic divides? | Politics

A young reformer or an entrenched military man? Ethiopia’s prime minister-elect is the first from the Oromo ethnic group that’s been at the forefront of anti-government protests. Community activists say the group... Read more »


By Teshome Abebe* It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of... Read more »

Abiy Ahmed elected as chairman of Ethiopia’s ruling coalition | News

Ethiopia‘s ruling coalition has elected Abiy Ahmed as its new chairman, according to state media. The announcement on Tuesday by state broadcaster FANA means that Ahmed, who hails from the Oromo ethnic group, is... Read more »

Sudan says its not supporting an Eritrean opposition group

Sudan has reacted to allegations by the Eritrean government that it was providing support to a radical opposition group led by Eritrean Islamist Mohammed Jumma. The Suddanese foreign ministry described the accusations... Read more »