New Ethiopian premier promises reforms at meeting with opposition

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s new prime minister Abiy Ahmed has told opposition leaders the country will strengthen a range of political and civil rights, in the latest sign... Read more »

Ethiopia PM thanks and challenges opposition leaders during key meeting

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Thursday evening met with opposition leaders in the country with a promise to implement radical reforms as promised by the ruling coalition. The... Read more »

Ethiopia’s new leader makes rare outreach to opposition

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s new prime minister is making a rare outreach to opposition parties, calling on them to prepare for “peaceful dialogue and negotiations” in an... Read more »

Ethiopia releases 11 journalists, politicians once again

By Elias Meseret | AP By Elias Meseret | AP April 5 at 1:06 PM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Eleven journalists, politicians and bloggers in Ethiopia who were detained last month for allegedly... Read more »

Ethiopia PM sworn in | The Herald

ADDIS ABABA. – Abiy Ahmed was sworn in on Monday as Ethiopia’s prime minister, amid hopes he will be able to quell the sustained anti-government protests that have rocked... Read more »

Ethiopia Arrests a Dozen Opposition Activists Over Flag Display

Ethiopian police arrested 12 opposition activists, including previously freed detainees, after they displayed a flag that differs from the official national banner. Those arrested include four members of the... Read more »

Ethiopia rearrests opposition leaders, journalists during ‘prisoner release’ celebrations

The Ethiopian government is being blasted by human rights and press freedom activists after it rearrested bloggers and opposition leaders that it had released a few weeks ago. Andualem... Read more »

The Many Layers of the Ethiopia Crisis – Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Protests in Ethiopia are the culmination of a long-simmering series of grievances and demands for greater freedom, equity, and opportunity. Photo: Andrew Heavens. After 3 years of relentless protests,... Read more »

Ethiopia deports British journalist over accreditation issue

Ethiopian immigration officials have deported a British journalist over an accreditation row that both sides are disputing. William Davison, who was a Bloomberg reporter for seven years before he... Read more »

Kenyatta and Odinga vow to work out differences | News

Kenya’s feuding political leaders have announced they will meet to resolve their differences. President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga have been at odds since 2017 elections that... Read more »