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 »

Classes resume in unrest-hit Ethiopian universities – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Dec. 31 (Xinhua) — Classes have resumed in all universities that were hit by deadly unrest earlier this month, an Ethiopian official said on Sunday. Speaking to... Read more »

Ethiopian Woman in California Helps Domestic Violence Victim From Ethiopia at Tadias Magazine

Menbere Aklilu of Richmond, California helped bring to the U.S. 23-year-old domestic violence victim Messy Negussie whose face was burned when her ex-fiancé threw acid on her. Menbere and... Read more »

Ethiopia pardons 361 suspects of violence last year – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) — Ethiopia’s Southern regional state on Monday pardoned 361 suspects who had been charged with involvement in deadly riots in October 2016. Seifu Keneso,... Read more »

Ethiopia must allow independent probe into deadly violence – E.U.

The European Union (E.U.) has officially commented on the recent security crisis in Ethiopia. The E.U. whiles expressing condolences to affected families asked the government to accept an independent... Read more »

Dozens killed in ethnic clashes in Ethiopia’s Oromia | News

Clashes this week between different ethnic groups in Ethiopia‘s Oromia region have killed at least 61 people, according to local officials. The Ethiopian government said on Monday it was... Read more »

Ethiopia’s age-long culture of unison threatened by recent conflicts … – africanews

africanews Ethiopia’s age-long culture of unison threatened by recent conflicts …africanewsHis statement also assured that the government had opened investigations into the crisis with the assurance that persons found... Read more »