Ethiopia ends web blackout, raising hopes of reforms under new PM

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Internet users in Ethiopia said on Monday the government appeared to have ended a three-month online blackout, raising hopes of a relaxation of restrictions after... Read more »

New Ethiopian leader Abiy Ahmed, youngest in Africa, sparks hope of reform

Ethiopia’s newly elected Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrives for a rally during his visit to Ambo, Ethiopia, on Wednesday. TIKSA NEGERI/Reuters For more than two years, as his health... Read more »

Ethiopia’s new PM visits town that was center of anti-government protests

AMBO, Ethiopia (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s new prime minister pledged on Wednesday to address grievances in his native Oromiya region, center of violent unrest that threatened the ruling coalition’s hold... Read more »

Ethiopia’s PM seeks end to violence that displaced nearly a million

Violence along the border of the Horn of Africa country’s Somali and Oromiya provinces first erupted in September last year, with both regions blaming the other for the unrest.... Read more »

Ethiopia’s PM seeks end to violence that displaced nearly a million

The area has been plagued by sporadic clashes for decades. A referendum held in 2004 to determine the status of disputed settlements failed to ease tensions. Ethiopian... Read more »

Ethiopia swears in Abiye as new PM amid ethnic, youth tensions

News Monday, April 2, 2018 12:28 By REUTERS Abiye Ahmed Ali, newly elected Prime Minister of Ethiopia, addresses the house of Parliament in Addis Ababa, after the swearing in... Read more »

Ethiopia’s new PM pledges reforms to end violence

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Abiye Ahmed, promised on Monday to push through democratic reforms in an effort to end three years of unrest that first... Read more »

Ethiopia Pardons Over 2,000 Jailed for Role in Unrest

Oromo people stage a protest against the Ethiopian government in 2016.Photograph: Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Authorities in Ethiopia’s restive Oromiya province have pardoned over... Read more »

Ethiopia to free opposition leader, others jailed for involvement in unrest

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopian authorities have dropped charges against a senior opposition leader and hundreds of others who had been jailed for involvement in unrest that gripped the... Read more »

Week of clashes in eastern Ethiopia kill 50, displace 50,000

The area along the border of Ethiopia’s Oromiya and Somali regions has been plagued by sporadic clashes for decades. ADDIS ABABA – Clashes along the border... Read more »