Ethiopia-Eritrea reconciliation project meets resistance from border communities

The decision by Ethiopia’s ruling coalition to resolver a border dispute with Eritrea has met stiff resistance from members of Badme town which was the epicenter of the war... Read more »

The African Union: An exclusive club for brutish despots | Africa

On January 28, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was elected to head the African Union’s (AU) 31st session that is due to start in January 2019. This was a massive... Read more »

Yirgacheffe Coffee for Tillerson, Ethiopic Script Tie for Lavrov at Tadias Magazine

Last week Ethiopia attracted global media attention when it simultaneously hosted some of the world’s top diplomats including U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (pictured right sipping Yirgacheffe Coffee)... Read more »

European Commission seeks to resettle 50,000 refugees | News

The European Commission has unveiled a new plan that would allow for 50,000 refugees – mostly from a host of African countries – to be resettled to Europe over the... Read more »

Leaders gather to elect AU chair, re-examine key issues

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – As the early morning sun pierced through the morning chill of the waking city, diplomats with flag lapels pinned to their suits filled the spacious... Read more »

Ethiopian Government accused of arresting family of Melbourne protesters – ABC Online

Updated December 03, 2016 00:03:01 Photo: Shukri Shafe was imprisoned and tortured for 16 months in Ethiopia. (Supplied: Human Rights Watch) Related Story: Ethiopian Government accused of threatening protesters... Read more »

Ethiopia denies 'extreme' police violence at protests – Aljazeera.com

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Tuesday that police had not used extreme violence against protesters and the government would investigate reports of such incidents. The prime minister... Read more »

Ethiopia denies 'extreme' police violence at protests

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Tuesday that police had not used extreme violence against protesters and the government would investigate reports of such incidents. The prime minister... Read more »

Ethiopia Second to Last for Financial Inclusion – AllAfrica.com

The 2016 Brookings Financial and Digital Inclusion Project Report (FDIP), which measures a country’s progress in financial access and usage, ranked Ethiopia 25th out of 26 countries, only beating... Read more »

'They call us crazy': a trip to Ethiopia's first space observatory – The Guardian

With its clear skies and closeness to the equator, Ethiopia is an ideal location for space exploration. Yet for a developing country facing its worst drought in 50 years,... Read more »