South Sudan govt, rebel groups sign IGAD ceasefire deal in Ethiopia

South Sudan’s government and rebel groups signed a ceasefire on Thursday in the latest attempt to end a four-year civil war and allow humanitarian groups access to civilians caught... Read more »

Ambo Violence and Deaths ‘Deeply Disturbing’ – US Embassy, Ethiopia

October 28, 2017 – Following reports that 10 people have been killed whiles 20 others have been wounded in Ethiopia’s central town, Ambo, the United States embassy in Ethiopia... Read more »

Heavy fighting erupts in South Sudan near border with Ethiopia

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Heavy fighting erupted on Friday in the South Sudanese town of Pagak near the border with Ethiopia when rebels launched an offensive against government forces, the... Read more »

Ethiopia’s champions in Boston to defend marathon titles | Reuters

BOSTON Ethiopia’s Lemi Berhanu Hayle and Atsede Baysa will line up among the world’s top distance runners on Monday to defend their Boston Marathon titles, with tens of thousands... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Berhanu Hayle seeks a Boston Marathon repeat | Reuters

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss | BOSTON BOSTON Ethiopian runner Lemi Berhanu Hayle will defend his Boston Marathon title in a wide open race on Monday against a men’s field that... Read more »

Ethiopia set to inaugurate new rail line – Reuters

Reuters Ethiopia set to inaugurate new rail lineReutersEthiopia set to inaugurate new rail line. Tuesday, October 04, 2016 – 01:32. Ethiopia is set to inaugurate a new $4 billion... Read more »

Ethiopians mark festival of finding Jesus’ cross | Reuters

ADDIS ABABA Orthodox priests lit a bonfire in the heart of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Monday evening to mark the eve of Meskel, a festival to mark... Read more »

Social media dubs slow Ethiopian swimmer 'Robel the whale' – CNN International

Story highlights Ethiopian swimmer last in 100m freestyle heats Robel Kiros Habte nicknamed “Robel the whale” The Ethiopian swimmer, ranked 59 out of 59 in the men’s 100m freestyle... Read more »

A Boat Packed with 700 Migrants Capsized in Mediterranean, Hundreds Feared Dead

Hundreds feared drowned off Libya after fishing boat capsizes – (photo file) (Reuters) : A boat packed with up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the... Read more »

Ethiopia scrambles to meet property demand in booming capital

By Drazen Jorgic and Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A property boom in Ethiopia‘s capital is putting pressure on the government to keep homes affordable for some of... Read more »