Ethiopia appoints first female president in its modern history in latest reform

Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Ethiopia’s Parliament on Thursday approved the East African country’s first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde, a veteran of the United Nations and the diplomatic corps. The position... Read more »

Ethiopia Elects Sahle-Work Zewde as 1st Female President

Ethiopia elects 1st female president; ‘sets the standard’ By ELIAS MESERET ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously elected the country’s first female president, days after approving one of... Read more »

Kenya beat Ethiopia 3-0 in Afcon 2019 qualifiers

Kenya’s Harambee Stars thumped Walia Ibex of Ethiopia 3-0 in the Afcon 2019 qualifiers Group F return match at the Kasarani Stadium Sunday. Michael Olunga and Eric Johanna scored in the the... Read more »

Ethiopia charges 5 with terrorism over assassination attempt

By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s attorney general on Friday filed terrorism charges against five people accused of trying to “kill the prime minister” at a huge rally in the... Read more »

Women win half of Ethiopia’s cabinet roles in reshuffle

Guardian – Ethiopia’s prime minister has appointed women to half the posts in his cabinet and created a new ministry of peace in a sweeping reshuffle that will reinforce the momentum of... Read more »

Ethnic Clashes Kill 44 Displaced 70,000 in Restive Western Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA — Weekend fighting between rival ethnic groups in western Ethiopia killed at least 44 people, state-affiliated media reported Tuesday. The clashes occurred on the border between the central Oromia and... Read more »

Ethnic Clashes Kill 44 Displaced 70,000 in Restive Western Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA — Weekend fighting between rival ethnic groups in western Ethiopia killed at least 44 people, state-affiliated media reported Tuesday. The clashes occurred on the border between the central Oromia and... Read more »

DV Lottery 2020 -Diversity Immigrant Visa Program Application Will Start Oct 03

Application for Diversity Immigrant Visa Program DV lottery 202 Application Will Start Oct 03 The U.S. Department of State annually administers the statutorily-mandated Diversity Immigrant Visa Program. Section 203(c) of the Immigration... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines in Controversy of Ethnic Discrimination and Abuse

Ethiopian Airlines is in a hot water after a news report from a local TV station aired accusing the airline for ethnic discrimination and management abuse from senior staff. Former Ethiopian Airlines... Read more »

These Are the Women in Ethiopia’s Downsized Cabinet

Ethioia’s new ministerial portfolio will have a record number of female ministers consisting 10 out of the 20 ministers. This includes the position of ministry of defense, which will be held by... Read more »