BBC Report on Meles Zenawi Death (VIDEO)

BBC Report on Meles Zenawi death. Ethiopia’s government has insisted the country is stable following the death of long-time Prime Minister Meles Zenawi at the age of 57. Mr... Read more »

Prime Minister Meles Zenawi Dies at Age 57

One of Africa’s most powerful and divisive leaders, Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia, has died of an undisclosed illness, it has been announced. He was 57. During his 21-year rule,... Read more »

Meles Zenawi is Working From His Sick Bed Says AU Officials

According to Sudan’s news website Ethiopia’s Meles Zenawi working from his sick bed and Kept Following Sudan Peace Talks Amidst Illness. The following is excerpt from Addis... Read more »

Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch Abune Paulos Dies

The head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Abune Paulos, has died aged 76, an official has told the BBC. The news was confirmed by Mulugeta Aserate Kassa, an adviser... Read more »

Call to free Ethiopia’s jailed Muslim protesters

ADDIS ABABA (AFP) — Muslim leaders in Ethiopia jailed as part of a “brutal crackdown” must be released immediately, the US-based Human Rights Watch said Wednesday, a demand dismissed... Read more »

Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi absence draws attention, speculation

Where in the world is Ethiopia’s prime minister? The question is not a geographical brain teaser but a concerned query about the well-being of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who... Read more »

Debo Band: Ethiopian Funk Music, Reinvented

by Banning Eyre Boston’s Debo Band takes inspiration from a golden era of popular music in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the late ’60s and early ’70s. During a brief... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines to become third to fly Boeing ‘Dreamliner’

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopian Airlines next week takes delivery of Africa’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, and the airline’s chief executive says the plane will first be used on... Read more »

Ethiopias inflation rate stays high in July

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s annual inflation rate remained stubbornly high at 20 percent in July, data showed on Tuesday, though the pace of increase in food prices slowed... Read more »

Journalist jailed in Ethi­o­pia is championed in D.C., abroad : WashingtonPost

By Pamela Constable: WashingtonPost For months, Eskinder Nega’s supporters in Washington, New York and around the world have been pleading for his freedom. In petitions, blogs and speeches, they... Read more »