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 »

Ethiopian forces ‘killed 400 Oromo protesters’

Image copyrightAFP Image captionOfficials have acknowledged that more than 170 people were killed during the protests Ethiopian security forces killed more than 400 people in the recent wave of anti-government demonstrations, US-based... Read more »

10 Things You Must Experience in Ethiopia

Ethiopia imbeds cross-cultural civilizations from North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. Gifted with unique historical wonders and pleasant hospitality, Ethiopia offers adventurous exploration opportunities. Ethiopia’s landscape and weather conditions makes... Read more »

A Boat Packed with 700 Migrants Capsized in Mediterranean, Hundreds Feared Dead

Hundreds feared drowned off Libya after fishing boat capsizes – (photo file) (Reuters) : A boat packed with up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya... Read more »

NAACP Wants Investigation Into Ethiopian American Attorney Abe Dabela’s Death

Ethiopian American Attorney Gugsa Abraham ‘Abe’ Dabela died on April 5, 2014, at the age of 35, less than two miles from his house in Redding, Connecticut, but many questions remain surrounding... Read more »

Saudi Arabia Executed Two Ethiopians for Murder

An image grab from an undated video posted to LiveLeak.com shows a Saudi executioner raising his sword before beheading a convict. (The Daily Star/LiveLeak Two Ethiopians Executed in Saudi Arabia for Murder... Read more »

Watch: CBS News Interview With Reeyot Alemu, Zelalem Kibret and Edom Kassaye

Ethiopian Journalists Reeyot Alemu, Zelalem Kibret and Edom Kassaye were released from prison just prior to President Obama’s arrival in Ethiopia. (CBS News) CBS News The three Ethiopian journalists were released from... Read more »

Tom Cruise Sings Abel Tesfaye’s Can’t Feel My Face on Jimmy Fallon (Must Watch)

  ( AddiNews) – Tom Cruise one of the top movie actors of our time Played the popular song of Abel Tesfaye a.k.a The Weeknd “Can’t feel my face” at Jimmy Fallon show. Watch... Read more »

CNN Christiane Amanpour Asked Tedros Adhanom if They Listen What Obama Told Them in Private

(AddisNews) – While President Barack Obama in Addis Ababa for his historical visit he praised the country development, fighting terrorism and relationship and cooperation with the United States. Obama also reflect his... Read more »