Ethiopia admits 15 killed in Hawassa violence and two other towns

borkenaJune 17,2018 Ethiopia’s Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples region administration admit that 15 civilians are killed in the last three days due to the violence in Hawassa, Wolkite and... Read more »

Ethiopia: Tirunesh Pulls Out From London Marathon

By Solomon Bekele Ethiopian great athlete Tirunesh Dibaba pulled out from London Marathon on Sunday. She was expected to set a new world record before the start of the... Read more »

Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed visits Jijiga on Oromia-Somali peace mission

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed travelled on Saturday to a region where clashes have displaced nearly a million people, his first trip since being sworn in as premier five... Read more »

Ethiopia’s PM seeks end to violence that displaced nearly a million

Violence along the border of the Horn of Africa country’s Somali and Oromiya provinces first erupted in September last year, with both regions blaming the other for the unrest.... Read more »

Ethiopia’s PM seeks end to violence that displaced nearly a million

The area has been plagued by sporadic clashes for decades. A referendum held in 2004 to determine the status of disputed settlements failed to ease tensions. Ethiopian... Read more »

Ethiopia Reports Arrests Over Anti-Government Protests

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA —  Ethiopia’s defense minister announced the arrests of the “main instigators” linked to anti-government protests roiling the country, insisting that armed federal patrols were trying to... Read more »

Is Ethiopia opening — ever so slightly — to democracy? By Yohannes Y. Gedamu

Supporters welcome Merera Gudina, leader of the Oromo Federalist Congress party, on Jan. 17, after his release from prison in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Tiksa Negeri/Reuters) By Yohannes Y. Gedamu... Read more »

15 dead in weeklong protests in Ethiopia’s Amhara regional state – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) — Weeklong protests in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara regional state have left 15 people dead, a press statement from Amhara regional government said on Saturday.... Read more »

15 dead in week long protests in Ethiopia’s Amhara regional state

Woldiya ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) — Week long protests in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara regional state have left 15 people dead, a press statement from Amhara regional government said... Read more »

Ethiopia pardons over 2,000 jailed for role in Oromiya unrest

Authorities in Ethiopia’s restive Oromiya province have pardoned over 2,000 prisoners jailed for involvement in unrest that gripped the country in 2015-2016, officials said on Friday. The move is... Read more »