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 reported. Ashadli Hassen,... Read more »

Sophia the robot meets Ethiopian PM :: Kenya

She shot to fame after becoming the first robot to gain the citizenship of a country Sophia, the famous humanoid robot, has finally met Ethiopia’s prime minister after her lost body parts... Read more »

Ethiopia: Building resilience of people displaced by violence – Ethiopia

“Everything we had was gone…We were left with nothing,” recalled Mohammed Ali, a resident of Gudis village in Darolebu district in eastern Ethiopia. He was among the more than 8,400 families displaced... Read more »

Insecurity forces 978,000 Ethiopians to flee their homes – Ethiopia

An upsurge of inter-communal violence in Ethiopia’s West Guji and Gedeo regions has forced an estimated 978,000 people to flee their homes since 13 April, according to the United Nations. “This surge... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Eritrea in September

Ethiopian Airlines Bole Airport File Ethiopia said, its flag carrier will resume commercial flights to Eritrea starting in September as a sign of improving relationship between the two countries two decades after... Read more »

Ramaphosa condemns weekend bombings in Ethiopia, Zimbabwe

In Harare, President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the act of terror won’t stall Zimbabwe’s elections next month. Injured people are evacuated after an explosion at the stadium in Bulawayo where Zimbabwe... Read more »

Blasts rock political rallies in Zimbabwe and Ethiopia; leaders safe

Injured people are attended to as they lay on the ground following an explosion at a Zanu pf rally in Bulawayo, Saturday, June, 23, 2018. STR/The Associated Press Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa... Read more »

What next for Ethiopia after grenade attack at PM’s rally? | Ethiopia News

Tens of thousands of people descended in Addis Ababa’s Meskel square on Saturday morning in a massive show of support for Abiy Ahmed, the new, reformist prime minister of Ethiopia. Dressed in colourful attire... Read more »

Explosion at rally for Ethiopia’s new prime minister; state broadcaster reports ‘few’ injured – The Seattle Times

Explosion at rally for Ethiopia’s new prime minister; state broadcaster reports ‘few’ injuredThe Seattle TimesADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Explosion at rally for Ethiopia’s new prime minister; state broadcaster reports ‘few’ injured.... Read more »

Deadly explosion at rally was ‘well-orchestrated attack,’ Ethiopia’s prime minister says – Seattle Times

Deadly explosion at rally was ‘well-orchestrated attack,’ Ethiopia’s prime minister saysSeattle TimesADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Deadly explosion at rally was ‘well-orchestrated attack,’ Ethiopia’s prime minister says. The Associated Press. Previous Story.... Read more »