‘Ethiopian PM Ahmed said release Tsege or I resign’

Ethiopian opposition leader, Andargachew Tsege, says he was released from prison after the country’s prime minister threatened to resign. Mr Tsege, a co-founder of the Ginbot 7 opposition movement,... Read more »

Alum Champions Open Access in Ethiopia

When Library Information Sciences alumna Janet Lee (MLS, ’78) decided to apply for a Fulbright to return to Ethiopia, where she had spent her most recent sabbatical and previous... Read more »

Abiy Ahmed pulls off an astonishing turnaround for Ethiopia – Washington Post Editorial

Washington Post – SIX MONTHS ago, Ethi­o­pia appeared trapped in a cycle of unrest, repression and more unrest. Stability in East Africa’s largest country, with a population of more... Read more »

Ethiopia names new Army Chief

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed Seare Mekonnen as the new Army Chief of Staff replacing Samora Yenus. The appointment of Seare Mekonnen marks the first change at... Read more »

Ethiopia Appoints New Army Chief After Peace Vow to Eritrea

Ethiopia’s prime minister appointed a new army chief of staff with a specialist’s background on Eritrea, days after authorities said they’d implement a peace deal with their Horn of... Read more »

Sanlam eyeing Egypt, Ethiopia | IOL Business Report

JOHANNESBURG – Sanlam has set its sights on Ethiopia and Egypt as part of an expansion strategy that will see the financial services group expand its footprint to 44... Read more »

Climate change is putting Ethiopia’s biggest export at risk

Rising temperatures and worsening drought linked to climate change are now hitting production – and fixing that may require moving many Ethiopian coffee fields uphill, experts say. ... Read more »

OPINION: Africa can learn great lessons from Ethiopia

JOHANNESBURG – When you set an appointment in Ethiopia with Ethiopians, always remember to define if it is Ethiopian or the other internationally acknowledged reference times such as the... Read more »

Ethiopia lifts state of emergency two months early

The country’s council of Ministers approved a draft law on Saturday to lift the current state of emergency which started in October 2016, following months of protests from Oromo... Read more »

Briton on death row in Ethiopia saw news of release on Facebook | UK news

A British citizen released last week after being imprisoned on death row in Ethiopia said he only found out that he would be freed after a government official commented... Read more »