Ethiopia arrests former president of the Somali region

The “Big Man” of Jigjiga: President Abdi Mohamoud Omer ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The former president of Ethiopia’s Somali region was arrested Monday, the state broadcaster ETV reported.... Read more »

Ethiopia arrests ex-Somali region head over rights abuses | News

Police in Ethiopia arrested the former president of the volatile eastern Somali region on charges of human rights abuses after a series of deadly clashes earlier this month.  Monday’s... Read more »

Ethiopia: Ethnic tensions continue to smolder in Somali region

A street in Jijiga, where much of the violence took place DW– Following ethnically motivated violence in the country’s east, Ethiopia’s new prime minister Abiy Ahmed wants to strengthen... Read more »

Internet in eastern Ethiopia shut down after regional violence

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Authorities have shut off Internet access in eastern Ethiopia amid an outbreak of violence there, residents said on Wednesday, a sign of the challenges facing reformist... Read more »

Ethiopia: Paramilitaries ‘Kill At Least 40’ in Oromia Region

Officials say paramilitary forces from the Somali region carried out cross-border attacks in Oromia’s East Hararghe. At least 40 people were killed by paramilitary forces in eastern Ethiopia over... Read more »

Ethiopia fires prison officials over human rights abuses amid torture report

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed addresses the House of Peoples’ Representatives in zddis Ababa, Ethiopia April 19, 2018. fl (Tiksa Negeri/Reuters) By Paul Schemm | Washington Post ADDIS ABABA,... Read more »

Claims of ‘non-stop cycle of torture’ involving top officials in Ethiopian jail | Global development

Ethiopia’s new prime minister has been urged to investigate a raft of gruesome torture and abuse allegations involving senior officials in the country’s most notorious prison. Jail Ogaden, officially... Read more »

Ethiopia to start extracting crude oil

Ethiopian Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed announced that Ethiopia will begin extracting crude oil starting tomorrow on a test basis in the Somali region of the country. The Premier made... Read more »

Feature – Driven away by conflict, thousands of Ethiopians stranded without a home – Ethiopia

Critics say the government needs to do more to ensure the safe return of a million Ethiopians displaced by conflict By Tom Gardner BAHIR DAR, Ethiopia, June 21 (Thomson... Read more »

Ethiopia: Agriculture Sector HDRP Monthly Dashboard (May 2018) – Ethiopia

Among the total 216 priority one woredas, 187 of them are prioritized as priority one for the Agriculture cluster as well. In this priority one areas it is likely... Read more »