Ethiopia’s stunning reforms now challenged by deadly unrest

By elias meseret, associated pressADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s stunning political reforms are now threatened by long-standing ethnic tensions that have roared back to life since a young prime minister... Read more »

Ethiopia arrested 1,200 after deadly Addis Ababa clashes -BBC News

Ethiopia has detained 1,200 people over the deadly political violence that broke out a fortnight ago, police say. These are the first mass arrests since reformist Prime Minister Abiy... Read more »

Ethiopia arrests former president of the Somali region

The “Big Man” of Jigjiga: President Abdi Mohamoud Omer ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The former president of Ethiopia’s Somali region was arrested Monday, the state broadcaster ETV reported.... Read more »

Ethiopian Olympian Living in Exile in US to Return Home

Rio Olympic marathon silver medal winner Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia arrives at a news conference in Washington, DC, on September 13, 2016. Gary Cameron/Reuters VOA – After winning the... Read more »

Internet in eastern Ethiopia shut down after regional violence

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Authorities have shut off Internet access in eastern Ethiopia amid an outbreak of violence there, residents said on Wednesday, a sign of the challenges facing reformist... Read more »

Ethiopia opens plant to turn waste into energy

AFP – Ethiopia on Sunday inaugurated a power plant which converts waste into energy, next to a filthy open-air dump in Addis Ababa where a landslide last year killed... Read more »

Shocking pictures show mass exorcism in Ethiopia where 150 people paid a month’s wages for priest to ‘banish their demons’

SHOCKING pictures show hundreds of people taking part in a a mass exorcism to “banish demons” in Ethiopia – and paying up to one month’s salary for the privilege.... Read more »

Violence in southern Ethiopia forces more than 800,000 to flee

NAIROBI – Violence in southern Ethiopia since June has forced more than 800,000 people to flee their homes and they need food and other aid, a report by the United Nations... Read more »

More than 800,000 forced to flee violence in southern Ethiopia

Violence in southern Ethiopia since June has forced more than 800,000 people to flee their homes and they need food and other aid, a report by the United Nations... Read more »

54 detained over deadly riots in western Ethiopia

Ethiopia on Tuesday announced it has arrested 54 individuals in connection with several days of riots in western Benishangul Gumuz regional state recently that killed 14 people, local media... Read more »