Decades of volatility test Ethiopia’s young leader

David Pilling in London and John Aglionby in Nairobi April 17, 2018 Print this page It is not every day a prime minister admits that his country is in... Read more »

A blessing in disguise for Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed | Ethiopia

On April 2, Abiy Ahmed, a young technocrat from the Oromo People’s Democratic Organisation (OPDO), part of the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), was sworn in as Ethiopia’s new... Read more »

New Ethiopian premier promises reforms at meeting with opposition

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s new prime minister Abiy Ahmed has told opposition leaders the country will strengthen a range of political and civil rights, in the latest sign... Read more »

New Ethiopian leader Abiy Ahmed, youngest in Africa, sparks hope of reform

Ethiopia’s newly elected Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrives for a rally during his visit to Ambo, Ethiopia, on Wednesday. TIKSA NEGERI/Reuters For more than two years, as his health... Read more »

Ethiopia govt rejects biased and untimely U.S. Congress resolution

The Ethiopian government has officially responded to the United States Congress’ decision on Tuesday to issue a resolution against the government over human rights and political reforms. In a... Read more »

Ethiopian Human Rights Resolution Passes House

Congressman Chris Smith’s (R-NJ) resolution, H.Res. 128, which condemns human rights abuses in Ethiopia and outlines steps the Ethiopian government can take to promote peace and democracy, passed the... Read more »

Ethiopia: Joint Letter About US House Resolution 128

Democracy, Human Rights and Diaspora Groups Urge Congress to Pass H. Res. 128 on Ethiopia  Ethiopia is at a crossroads. On Monday, April 2, a new Prime Minister, selected... Read more »

Ethiopia prime minister Abiy Ahmed should end the internet shutdown — Quartz

Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali was sworn-in as the new Prime Minister of Ethiopia on April 2, 2018. He will succeed Hailemariam Desalegn who resigned in the midst of a... Read more »

Ethiopia: Democracy in Ethiopia –

opinion By Yohannes Gebresellasie (Ph.d) The issue, expression and state of democracy is relative. Winston Churchill, the late former British prime Minister from (1940-1945) was famous for his inspiring... Read more »

Ethiopia: A Transparent Approach to University President Selection

Overshadowed by the country’s political crisis, a positive development in the Ethiopian higher education seems to go unnoticed. Following a 2017 directive issued by the Ministry of Education (MoE),... Read more »