UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on South Sudan | News

The United Nations Security Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan, almost five years after a ruinous civil war in the country started. A United States-drafted resolution... Read more »

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s first 100 days

This article describes the stellar accomplishments made in the past 100 days since the swearing-in of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. 1. Fostered Internal Stability Today marks the 100th day... Read more »

Can Ethiopia and Eritrea be friends? | Eritrea

It’s been an unprecedented few days in the Horn of Africa. Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed made a historic visit to Eritrea’s capital, Asmara, for a peace summit... Read more »

Ethiopia and Eritrea agree to normalise ties, reopen embassies | Ethiopia News

Ethiopia and Eritrea have agreed to restore relations following a landmark meeting between the two countries’ leaders in Asmara, aimed at ending decades of diplomatic and armed strife. The announcement... Read more »

Eritrean and Ethiopian delegates meet for key talks

Ethiopia has greeted a delegation from neighbouring Eritrea for the first time in 20 years. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed welcomed Eritrea’s Foreign Minister Osman Saleh, leading to hopes... Read more »

On the trail of the Ark of the Covenant in Ethiopia’s Lake Tana

The African bush and world-renowned religious sites are meant to be two separate holiday options. Stories about examining ancient Christian scrolls and searching for the tell-tale bubbles of an... Read more »

Ethiopia ready to sell hi tech stakes

INTERNATIONAL – Ethiopia  will split its state-owned telecommunications company and sell stakes in the two new entities piecemeal to international operators, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said. Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation,... Read more »

Ethiopian Jewish Leaders: ‘Falash Mura Awaiting Aliyah Are Christians’ | Jewish News | Israel News

YERUSHALAYIM – Monday, June 18, 2018 at 6:54 am | ה’ תמוז תשע”ח Israelis of Ethiopian descent attend a memorial ceremony commemorating Ethiopian Jews who died during their immigration to Israel,... Read more »

‘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 »