Somali, Eritrean leaders in Ethiopia to cement regional ties

Gondar AFP – The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday to cement regional economic ties as relations warm between the once-rival nations. Somalia’s President... Read more »

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia

Yesterday, the Prime Minister spoke with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia. Prime Minister Trudeau offered his congratulations on the ambitious program of reform Prime Minister Abiy has pursued, including his leadership... Read more »

Ethiopia gets its first female supreme court president

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s parliament on Thursday swore in the country’s first female supreme court president, building on efforts by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to achieve gender parity in government.... Read more »

Ethiopia’s president resigns amid Cabinet reshuffle

Teshome, 63, took office in 2013 and had often spoken for a more democratic and inclusive government in the Horn of Africa country, which has faced political upheaval and unrest for many... Read more »

French president backs Ethiopia leader’s sweeping reforms

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has expressed support for Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s ambitious reforms and diplomatic peace efforts. The 42-year-old African leader was on a working visit Monday... Read more »

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 »