Eritrea sending delegation to Ethiopia for peace talks

By ELIAS MESERET ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Eritrea’s president announced Wednesday he is sending a rare delegation to neighboring Ethiopia for peace talks, days after Ethiopia’s new prime... 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 »

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 »

CNN’s Anthony Bourdain Found Dead at 61

New York (CNN)Anthony Bourdain, a gifted storyteller and writer who took CNN viewers around the world, has died. He was 61.CNN confirmed Bourdain’s death on Friday and said the... Read more »

Ethiopia Will ‘Fully Accept’ 2000 Peace Agreement with Eritrea

By Rick Gladstone NYT – Ethiopia announced Tuesday that it would accept a 2000 peace agreement with Eritrea over their disputed border, potentially a major step toward resolving one... Read more »

Ethiopia opens airline and telecoms to private, international investors

NAIROBI, Kenya—Ethiopia said it plans to sell stakes in some of the country’s most-prized assets after decades of state control, including telecommunications company Ethio Telecom and booming Ethiopian Airlines,... Read more »

Crocodile kills Ethiopian pastor during lake baptism

BBC – A crocodile has killed a Protestant pastor who was baptising followers near a lake in southern Ethiopia. Docho Eshete was conducting the ceremony for about 80 people... Read more »

Memorandum No. 8: PM Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia: Please, Please Be Our Guest in the U.S.!

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the crowd at a rally April 11 in Ambo, Ethi­o­pia. (Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images) By Al Mariam I am informed and believe that... Read more »

BREAKING NEWS: Ethiopia ‘Accepts Peace Deal’ to End Eritrea Border War

BREAKING NEWS: Ethiopia says it will fully accept the outcome of a border commission, ending a dispute with Eritrea that sparked Africa’s deadliest border war in 1998. The ruling... Read more »