Ethiopia to free jailed politicians to ‘foster national reconciliation’: PM

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia will release and pardon dissident politicians jailed on criminal charges, its prime minister said on Wednesday — an unexpected shift in stance from a government routinely accused... Read more »

Ethiopia speaker, PM’s policy analyst flip-flop on resignation

Ethiopia’s speaker of parliament and another top official of government have reportedly rescinded their resignation from government. According to the state-affiliated FBC, the two had agreed to return to their posts after... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Biggest Derby and Security Issues – Ethiosports

Fierce rivals St. George and Ethiopia Bunna will face each other on Sunday. The game, labeled Sheger Derby, has been the biggest Derby in Ethiopia for many years. The two teams usually... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Biggest Derby and Security Issues – Ethiosports

Fierce rivals St. George and Ethiopia Bunna will face each other on Sunday. The game, labeled Sheger Derby, has been the biggest Derby in Ethiopia for many years. The two teams usually... Read more »

Ethiopia frees 120 Somali prisoners, set to join PM’s trip back to Mogadishu

Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire on Monday confirmed that Ethiopia had handed over some 120 Somalis held in its detention facilities. He tweeted the news in Somali, a translation of which... Read more »

Ethiopian news: Ethiopia, others ready to ‘shed our blood’ for a stable region – PM

Hailemariam Desalgn with UK Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Dessalegn, has said his country and others in the Horn of Africa region were ready to do all... Read more »

Ethiopia's PM, UN chief discuss South Sudan crisis – Sudan Tribune

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle July 18, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Ethiopian Prime Minister, who is also chairperson of the regional bloc (IGAD), Hailemariam Desalegn met on Sunday with the United Nations chief... Read more »

Ethiopia’s former leader Meles Zenawi funeral

Thousands of mourners have paid their final respects to Ethiopia’s former leader Meles Zenawi, who died last month after 21 years in power. Meles had overseen strong economic growth in recent years,... Read more »