Torture, state terrorism and Ethiopia’s transformation | Politics

On June 23, a granade exploded during a rally in support of Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his reform policies, killing a number of people. Clearly not everyone is happy about... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Long Political Transition Is a Lesson for Others

Ethiopia, a strategically located regional power with over 100 million people and one of the fastest growing economies in the world, has a new prime minister. Abiy Ahmed is a compelling figure... Read more »

Ethiopia must probe and prosecute culprits of recent killings: U.N.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has expressed concern over the reinstatement of a state of emergency (SOE) in Ethiopia – the second in the last... Read more »

State of emergency declared in Ethiopia amid political unrest | World news

Emergency rule imposed by ruling EPRDF coalition following prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s decision to resign Supporters of Bekele Gerba, secretary general of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), chant slogans to celebrate his... Read more »

Why President Kovind’s Ethiopia, Djibouti visit is important for India | opinion$Comment

President Ram Nath Kovind will soon make his first foreign trip as Head of State to Ethiopia and Djibouti in a region that has acquired major significance as a result of geopolitical... Read more »

Ethiopia: Cultural Troupes Successful in Strengthening People, Economic Ties – Ministry

By Bilal Derso Cultural troupes travelled to various countries have carried out successful missions in consolidating Ethiopia’s people-to-people and economic ties with the respective countries, Ministry of Culture and Tourism says. Ministry’s... Read more »

Ethiopia Travel Warning – United State Issued Travel Warning In Ethiopia

U.S. Embassy Released Ethiopia Travel Warning The Government of Ethiopia has demonstrated its ability and willingness to restrict or shut down internet, cellular data, and phone services, impeding the U.S. Embassy’s ability... Read more »

Ethiopia to Revive Tourism Sector Following Lift of State of Emergency

August 23, 2017 – Ethiopia, which was under emergency rule for the most part of last year, is working to compensate for last year’s tourism sector performance by increasing tourist inflow, Ethiopian... Read more »

State of Emergency Ends in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Members of Parliament raise their hands in favour of lifting the state of emergency, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, August 4, 2017. © 2017 Reuters Ethiopia’s parliament has just lifted the country’s... Read more »

Remembering the Eritrean dream on Independence Day | Politics

Twenty-six years ago today, Eritrea’s 30-year war of independence against Ethiopia ended with Eritrean freedom fighters marching to the capital, Asmara. Unfortunately, it took less than a decade for the grand hopes... Read more »