Ethiopia to lift emergency rule two months early, declares end of unrest

Ethiopia‘s parliament is set to lift a six-month state of emergency two months early, after the cabinet approved a draft law that said calm has been restored, an official said. The government... Read more »

Gunmen Kill Ethiopia Country Manager of Nigeria’s Dangote – U.S. News & World Report

Bloomberg Gunmen Kill Ethiopia Country Manager of Nigeria’s DangoteU.S. News & World ReportADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Unidentified gunmen killed the Ethiopia country manager of Nigeria’s Dangote Industries on Wednesday after he was... Read more »

U.N. rights chief visits protest-hit Ethiopian region, meets dissidents

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The U.N. human rights chief said he was allowed to visit a region in Ethiopia that has been roiled by protests and unrest for the past three years,... Read more »

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 the arrival of... 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 deteriorated, Ethiopian opposition... 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 on Africa’s second... 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. Ethiopia’s incoming Prime... 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 Prime Minister Abiy... 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 ceremony on April... 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 erupted in the... Read more »