Ethiopia not doing enough to curb ethnic violence: Amnesty

Amnesty International on Friday accused the Ethiopian government of not doing enough to prevent escalating ethnic violence in some of its regions. Oromia, the country’s biggest region, is home to Ethiopia’s largest... Read more »

Ethiopia bans protests and publications that incite violence 

John Aglionby, East Africa Correspondent February 17, 2018 Ethiopia has introduced a ban on protests and publications that incite violence as part of a six-month state of emergency to quell almost three... Read more »

700,000 at Risk of Starvation in Ethiopia

Food insecurity in the Somali region of Ethiopia has worsened, putting 700,000 people on the verge of starvation, according to Oxfam International. The humanitarian organization says that about 8.5 million people across... Read more »

Ethiopia drought creates food crisis for 7.7 million

Addis Ababa – The number of people in need of food aid in Ethiopia’s drought-hit regions has surged to 7.7 million, over two million more than an estimate earlier this year, state... Read more »

Ethiopia drought has left 7.7 million hungry

ADDIS ABABA – The number of people in need of food aid in Ethiopia’s drought-hit regions has surged to 7.7 million, some 2 million more than estimated earlier this year, state media... Read more »

Almost all girls were cut in her Ethiopian village. Not anymore, thanks to her. – Christian Science Monitor

January 26, 2017 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—Bogaletch Gebre remembers the day when she was cut in her village in southern Ethiopia. It was the 1960s and she was about 12 years old. Residents... Read more »

Almost all girls were cut in her Ethiopian village. Not anymore … – Christian Science Monitor

January 26, 2017 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—Bogaletch Gebre remembers the day when she was cut in her village in southern Ethiopia. It was the 1960s and she was about 12 years old. Residents... Read more »