Ethiopia’s prime minister says ‘a few people’ are dead after blast at rally he was addressing –

Ethiopia’s prime minister says ‘a few people’ are dead after blast at rally he was addressingTampabay.comADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says ‘a few people’ are dead after blast at... Read more »

Ethiopia: Grenade attack caused blast at rally for PM Abiy Ahmed | News

An explosion has struck a large rally by supporters of Ethiopia’s new, reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in the capital, Addis Ababa. In a televised address shortly after Saturday’s blast, Abiy said... Read more »

Ethiopia admits 15 killed in Hawassa violence and two other towns

borkenaJune 17,2018 Ethiopia’s Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples region administration admit that 15 civilians are killed in the last three days due to the violence in Hawassa, Wolkite and Wolaita Sodo towns.... Read more »

Week-long riots in southern Ethiopia leave 15 dead: media – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, June 16 (Xinhua) — A week of riots in various parts of Ethiopia’s Southern regional state has left 15 people dead, a regional official said on Saturday. Solomon Hailu, Head... Read more »

The outrageous racism that ‘graced’ Arab TV screens in Ramadan | Arts & Culture

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims are meant to abstain from food, drinks, smoking, sexual activity and offensive language. Understandably, during this month, TV broadcasters across the Arab world tend to... Read more »

Ethiopia: Abusive police unit must be stopped

Responding to reports that Ethiopia’s notorious Liyu police unit committed another round of unlawful killings, that may amount to extrajudicial executions, claiming at least 14 lives over the weekend, Amnesty International issued... Read more »

Ethiopia: Unsung Hero of Ethiopian Modern Music

By Alem Hailu Gebre Kristos Without a shadow of a doubt, people from all walks of life fight back with the purpose of leading a meaningful life. Heartbreakingly, they do not have... Read more »

Ethiopia: What US$280 million can do – Ethiopia

At least 7.9 million people need humanitarian assistance accross Ethiopia because of drought, disease outbreaks, loss of livestock, and displacement due to an upsurge in violence along the border between Oromia and... Read more »

Ethiopia Announces Peace Deal With Eritrea : NPR

Ethiopia’s Parliament announced an early end to a state of emergency and then the ruling party decided to unilaterally, and without any conditions, accept a peace deal with its neighbor Eritrea. STEVE... Read more »

UN threatens to consider arms embargo on South Sudan | South Sudan News

The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution that threatens an arms embargo on South Sudan and sanctions against six people if fighting doesn’t stop by June 30. The US-sponsored resolution passed on Thursday would... Read more »