Ethiopia’s new PM vows to continue reforms ‘at any cost’

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the crowd at a rally April 11 in Ambo, Ethi­o­pia. (Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images) By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s prime minister... Read more »

Momentous days in Ethiopia as new PM pledges major reforms

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — These are not ordinary times in Ethiopia. Sweeping changes that seemed unthinkable just weeks ago have been announced almost daily since a new prime minister, Africa’s youngest... Read more »

Ethiopia state of emergency must be lifted – Nega tasks PM to ‘walk the talk’

Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed should fulfil his pledge to expand political freedoms by lifting a state of emergency, said a journalist released in February after six years in jail. Eskinder Nega... Read more »

[Explainer] Colonial agreements governing Nile waters can’t stop Ethiopia – former PM

Former Ethiopian prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn has blamed the archaic colonial agreements over the use of the Nile waters for the prevailing stalemate his country has with Egypt. Egypt and Ethiopia are... Read more »

UN rights chief sees ‘hope’ in Ethiopia visit under new PM

Ethiopian Prime Minister Receives UN Human Rights Chief AP JOHANNESBURG — The U.N. human rights chief says he has witnessed “tremendous hope but also anxiety” in Ethiopia on his latest visit less... Read more »

Ethiopian businesses disappointed by new PM’s economic stance

Ethiopia has let foreign companies such as fashion chain H&M set up factories in a decade-long push to change the economic focus from agriculture exports, such as coffee, to manufacturing. ... Read more »

Ethiopia ends web blackout, raising hopes of reforms under new PM

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Internet users in Ethiopia said on Monday the government appeared to have ended a three-month online blackout, raising hopes of a relaxation of restrictions after the arrival of... Read more »

Ethiopia’s new PM to address Ethiopians, diplomatic community Sunday – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, April 14 (Xinhua) — Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is currently addressing the various groups of the Ethiopian society, will meet 25,000 representatives of the Ethiopian community and... Read more »

Ethiopia’s New PM Visits Town That Was Center of Anti-Government … – U.S. News & World Report

Reuters Ethiopia’s New PM Visits Town That Was Center of Anti-Government …U.S. News & World ReportUS News is a recognized leader in college, grad school, hospital, mutual fund, and car rankings. Track... Read more »

Ethiopia’s PM seeks end to violence that displaced nearly a million

Violence along the border of the Horn of Africa country’s Somali and Oromiya provinces first erupted in September last year, with both regions blaming the other for the unrest. Ethiopia’s incoming Prime... Read more »