Ethiopia crisis: Kenya must abandon indifference and speak up – HRW

International rights group, Human Rights Watch (HRW) says as a matter of urgency, the Kenyan government must speak on the political and security ongoings in neighbouring Ethiopia. According to HRW, Kenya especially... Read more »

Ethiopian circus festival promoting African arts & culture [Culture]

Ethiopia recently held the second edition of the African Circus Arts Festival, which saw 11 circus troupe artists from six African countries perform at the event. Hundreds of Addis Ababa residents came... Read more »

Ethiopia to Free 746 Political Prisoners including Eskinder Nega

Ethiopia, sandwiched between war-torn South Sudan and Somalia, is frequently rebuked by human rights groups for cracking down on dissent under the guise of national security concerns. The government rejects the accusations.... Read more »

Turkish medical team conducts eye surgeries in Ethiopia – Anadolu Agency

Anadolu Agency Turkish medical team conducts eye surgeries in EthiopiaAnadolu AgencyNo fewer than 900 Ethiopians regained their eye sights after a group of Turkish ophthalmologists conducted cataract surgeries. A group of Turkish... Read more »

Ethiopia court jails members of outlawed group Ginbot 7

Image copyright AFP Image caption Thousands have been detained since anti-government protests broke out A court in Ethiopia has sentenced more than 30 people to long prison terms for belonging to an... Read more »

As wild weather hits crops, Ethiopian women turn to savings

GANTA KANACHAMA, Ethiopia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Workinesh Denda, a stocky middle-aged woman, arranges hand-made stoves in a neat line in a small shop in Ganta Kanachama village, in southern Ethiopia. “Before... Read more »

Egypt creating African lobby group against Ethiopia dam – Middle East Monitor

Egypt is edging forward to create an African lobby in a bid to defend its position with regards Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam, the New Khaleej reported. Egyptian newspaper Al-Shorouk stated that the African... Read more »

Oromo group decries ‘ongoing genocide’ in Ethiopia

A new group dedicated to raising awareness of human rights violations in Ethiopia against the Oromo — an Ethiopian ethnic minority with a significant Minnesota presence — held its first event Sunday... Read more »

Ethiopia: Shelter/Non-food items (NFI) Cluster Bulletin Issue 3 – October 2017 – Ethiopia

Monthly update Funding update – Of the 43 MUSD required for the shelter/NFI humanitarian response as per update of the Mid-Year Review, 17.6 MUSD have been mobilized (41%), leaving a gap of... Read more »

Ethiopia’s ethnic federalism is being tested

The Economist FOR centuries the city of Harar, on the eastern fringes of the Ethiopian highlands, was a sanctuary, its people protected by a great wall that surrounded the entire city. But... Read more »