Ethiopian Human Rights Resolution Passes House

Congressman Chris Smith’s (R-NJ) resolution, H.Res. 128, which condemns human rights abuses in Ethiopia and outlines steps the Ethiopian government can take to promote peace and democracy, passed the... Read more »

Strange times in Ethiopia as all sides happy with new PM

Abiy Ahmed     By Teshome M. Borago   A new Prime Minister is named in Ethiopia, as Dr. Abiy Ahmed became the first self-identifying Oromo leader in the history of... Read more »

My Personal Letter to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia

Abiy Ahmed Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Office of the Prime Minister Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Dear Prime Minister Abiy: Please accept my heartfelt congratulations on your inauguration as prime minister.... Read more »

Ethiopia has just seen ‘historic’ political change, while its China-inspired economics continue

Hawassa Industrial Park CNBC– East African economic powerhouse Ethiopia swore in a new prime minister this week, whose pledge to smooth out ethnic ruptures in the country could mean... Read more »

Ethiopia closes Maekelawi as internet service returns

The Notorious Maekelawi Prison in Ethiopia By Elias Meseret | AP April 6 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has closed a prison notorious for decades for holding opposition figures, journalists and... Read more »

Abiy Ahmed Sworn in As Prime Minister – FULL Speech

Addis Ababa April 02/02018 Abiy Ahimed Ali (PhD) today sworn in as the Prime Minister of Ethiopia to succeed Hailemariam Desalegn who resigned last February. Watch the full Ethiopia... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed’s first speech

Scam!Scam! Scam! Many are making a big fuss about Abiye, but as far as I can see it is much ado about nothing, since he will be serving the... Read more »


By Teshome Abebe* It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was... Read more »

Ethiopian coach Abraham Mebratu leads Yemen to Asian Cup

Ethiopian coach Abraham Mebratu has created history by leading war-torn Yemen to the Asian Cup finals for the first time. Yemen clinched qualification for next year’s finals in UAE... Read more »

Dr. Abiy Ahmed elected chairman of EPRDF with Demeke Mekonnen as deputy

  Addis Abeba, March 27/2018 –  AddisStandard The just-concluded meeting by the Council of Ethiopia’s ruling party, EPRDF, elected Dr. Abiy Ahmed Aliy, chairman of the OPDO, as EPRDF’s... Read more »