Ethiopian Premier Puts Ally in Defense to Address Insecurity

Ethiopia’s new prime minister named a political ally as defense minister as he seeks to address two years of insecurity that prompted his predecessor’s resignation two months ago. Motuma... Read more »

Bomb blast in Ethiopia kills 3, Oromia region blames Ethio-Somali militia

A grenade explosion in the Ethiopian town of Moyale, has killed three persons and left scores wounded. Local media portals confirmed that the attack occured near a bus station.... Read more »

Travel Monday: A Photo Trip to Ethiopia’s Danakil Depression

In the Afar region of northern Ethiopia, lies a vast, tortured, desert plain called the Danakil Depression. Danakil lies about 410 ft (125 m) below sea level, and is... Read more »

This former Ethiopian music star is getting a late-life encore in the U.S.

Jeffrey Brown: So, Mergia was ready when musical fortune struck. A producer named Brian Shimkovitz, who specializes in African music, found a cassette tape of one of his old... Read more »

Neamin Zeleke: ‘We don’t want a civil war in Ethiopia’

Well said!!! No sane country loving non-Woyane Ethiopians ever want civil war!!! My friends, every Ethiopian is intermixed more than we know, either by blood or marriage!! My family... Read more »

An eastern problem for Ethiopia’s new leader | Politics

After almost two months of deliberations, the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) has finally chosen a new prime minister to replace the much-criticised Hailemariam Desalegn, who had... Read more »

Ethiopia has new prime minister, while China-style economics continue

Eric Lafforgue | Art in All of Us | Corbis via Getty Images Ethiopian farmers threshing grain with bullocks on January 18, 2017, in Lalibela, Ethiopia. Ethiopia’s population, the... Read more »

Ethiopia faces new prime minister in bid to calm protests | Ap

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia on Wednesday was poised to welcome a young, outspoken new prime minister as many in Africa’s second most populous nation hoped for an end... 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... Read more »

WATCH: Goalkeeper in Ethiopia throws ball into his own net, tries to act like it never happened

You never know where the CBS Sports soccer train will take you. From deep in South America to Asia and inbetween, there are always countless moments in world soccer... Read more »