No Ethiopia military takeover, minister says amid emergency

0 Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) – Ethiopia’s defense minister on Saturday ruled out a military takeover a day after the East African... Read more »

Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency

Samora Muhammad Yunis, Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian National Defence Forces. Ethnic Tigres dominate the security apparatus in Ethiopia By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s defense... Read more »

Ethiopia declares state of emergency amid wide protests

Supporters of Bekele Gerba, secretary general of the Oromo Federalist Congress, celebrate his release from prison in Adama, Ethi­o­pia, on Feb. 14. (Tiksa Negeri/Reuters) By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA,... Read more »

[Photos] Ethiopia’s Oromia region celebrates release of political detainees

Bekele Gerba, a leading opposition figure in Ethiopia was released from detention on Tuesday after spending over two years behind bars. His release was part of the federal government’s... Read more »

Ethiopia: Politics of Hatred – Challenge to Ethiopia’s Unity

Photo: Addis Standard Businesses and schools are closed, and transport was disrupted to and from Lege T’afo, on the eastern outskirt of Addis Abeba, as the stay-at-home protest in... Read more »

Ethiopia: Day 2 of Oromia social shutdown observed amid protests

The second day of a social boycott called by youth in Ethiopia’s Oromia region has been fully complied with as businesses and transport services have been at a standstill.... Read more »

Worsening Ethiopian drought threatens to end nomadic lifestyle

Dabafayed – Down a sandy track past a desiccated animal carcass lies a cluster of half-built huts that Ethiopia’s government and aid agencies hope will blunt the worsening toll... Read more »

Ethiopia army accused of deadly attack on IDP camp in Oromia

An attack on internally displaced persons (IDP) in Ethiopia’s Oromia region has claimed the lives of six people with others sustained varied degrees of injuries. According to the Addis... Read more »

Car accident killed 4 in Central Ethiopia – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) — A car accident in Ethiopia’s central Oromia regional state has killed four people, a regional official said on Sunday. Aschalew Alemu, Public Relations... Read more »

Ethiopia to Free 746 Prisoners

Ethiopia, sandwiched between war-torn South Sudan and Somalia, is frequently rebuked by human rights groups for cracking down on dissent under the guise of national security concerns. The government... Read more »