Ethiopian parliament votes to end state of emergency | World

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers voted Tuesday to lift a state of emergency imposed three months ago across the country to curb widespread anti-government protests. The ending of the emergency... Read more »

Ethiopians urge Britain to return bones of ‘stolen’ prince after 150 years | World news

For 150 years, Ethiopians have been asking when Prince Alemayehu will come home. The orphan prince, a descendant of Solomon, was taken to England – some say “stolen” – after British soldiers... Read more »

Ethiopian photographer talks past, present, future of Ethiopia | Campus

Dante Alighieri’s “Inferno” inspired the photo that brought Ethiopian photographer Aida Muluneh to the forefront of the photography world. The photo features a model staring straight at the camera, arms folded around... 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 »

Mass protests force Ethiopia to free opposition leader | World news

Bekele Gerba and seven other political figures suddenly cleared of charges and let out of jail after being arrested in 2015 Plumes of smoke are seen behind buildings in Addis Ababa, Oromiya,... Read more »

Ethiopia could be sitting on one of the world’s great untapped gold deposits

The gold mines are in the Asosa Region, Ethiopia. (AP Photo/Elias Asmare) To the west of Ethiopia near the Sudanese border lies a place called the Asosa zone. This may be the... Read more »

Ethiopia ‘pardons 2,000 prisoners’ jailed over Oromo protests | World news

Hundreds have died in the protests and successive waves of repression since 2015 Oromo people stage a protest against the Ethiopian government in 2016. Photograph: Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images More than... Read more »

Asosa region has one of world’s great untapped gold deposits — Quartz

To the west of Ethiopia near the Sudanese border lies a place called the Asosa zone. This may be the location of the oldest gold mine in the world. Dating back some... Read more »

5 facts about Ethiopia | IOL

Ethiopia is a country with distinct history and culture. Here are some facts of the country that you should know: 1. The country was discovered in 980 B.C. making it one of... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Exiled Prince Selassie of the World’s Oldest Monarchy — FR Australia at Tadias Magazine

Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie says “People identify with Ethiopia – its resistance to colonialism, its long history, its sense of pride, sense of tolerance and the living together of all these different... Read more »