Ant Overlords? Supercolony in Ethiopian Forests Set to Invade Globe

The forests of Ethiopia are teeming with a supercharged ant that is poised to invade the globe, new research suggests. The infamous ant species, Lepisiota canescens, is demonstrating the... Read more »

King Mohammed VI, Ethiopian PM Launch $3.5 Billion Fertilizer Plant in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa – King Mohammed VI and Ethiopian Prime Minister, Haile Mariam Dessalegn, chaired, on Saturday in Addis Ababa, the launch ceremony of a project to build a world-class... Read more »

BBC World Service To Start Broadcast in Amharic, Afaan Oromo and Tigrinya

The BBC World Service will launch 11 new language services including Amharic, Affaan Oromo and Tigrinya as part of its biggest expansion “since the 1940s”, the corporation has announced.... Read more »

Ethiopia state of emergency arrests top 11000

Authorities have arrested more than 11,000 people since Ethiopia  declared a state of emergency early last month amid violent protests. A majority of the arrests were made from the... Read more »

Ethiopia: After a year of protests, time to address grave human rights concerns

Nearly one year on from the start of a wave of protests that has left at least 800 people dead at the hands of security forces, the Ethiopian government... Read more »

Australia: Protests Prompt Ethiopia Reprisals

(Sydney) – The Ethiopian government has arrested and detained dozens of relatives of Ethiopians who participated in a Melbourne protest in June, 2016, and is still holding many of... Read more »

Ethiopian reshuffle offers concessions to protesters

Addis Ababa (AFP) – Ethiopia’s prime minister on Tuesday reshuffled his cabinet to create a more ethnically diverse team after an unprecedented wave of protests. Hailemariam Desalegn had promised... Read more »

Ethiopia Unrest Worries Foreign Investors

DONI, ETHIOPIA —  In Ethiopia, millions of dollars in investment went up in smoke as protesters attacked foreign companies in the Oromia region. The violence prompted the declaration of... Read more »

Ethiopia: Slums in the city center slowly disappearing

The Ethiopian government wants to do two things at once. Ridding the capital city Addis Ababa of its slums, and providing housing for three million inhabitants of the capital.... Read more »

Ethiopian Magazine Forced Out of Print By State of Emergency

One of Ethiopia’s few independent magazines has suspended its print edition after the government imposed a restrictive state of emergency in the country. The editor-in-chief of the Addis Standard,... Read more »