Scores killed in Ethiopia protest crackdown

Scores of people have been killed across Ethiopia’s Oromia and Amhara regions at the weekend, as the authorities brutally suppressed a new wave of anti-government protests in two key... Read more »

Taste of Ethiopia blends food, heritage and Colorado politics – The Denver Post

Andy Cross, The Denver Post Ethiopian American children line up to prepare for a fashion show at the fourth annual Taste of Ethiopia festival at Parkfield Lake Park on... Read more »

Celebration featuring Ethiopia's stunning churches and a dazzling religious festival – Daily Mail

This was the best birthday party ever.  An English friend of mine living in New York celebrated a big birthday by inviting three women friends of a similarly unmentionable age... Read more »

This novel illuminates life (and resistance) under repression in … – Washington Post

People mourn the death of Dinka Chala who was shot dead by Ethiopian forces in the Oromia region, in December 2015. Dinka Chala was accused of protesting, but his... Read more »

This novel illuminates life (and resistance) under repression in Ethiopia – Washington Post

People mourn the death of Dinka Chala who was shot dead by Ethiopian forces in the Oromia region, in December 2015. Dinka Chala was accused of protesting, but his... Read more »

Deaths and detentions in Ethiopia as protests flare

At least six people have been reported killed over two days of protests in Ethiopia while dozens were arrested in the capital, Addis Ababa. A source told Al Jazeera... Read more »

Kenya : Ethiopia militia frees ten Kenyan hostages – Standard Digital … – The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)

PHOTO: COURTESY Ten Kenyans held hostage by Ny’angatom Ethiopian militia have been released. The Christian hostages, among them a Catholic priest, were abducted four days ago by the militia... Read more »

South Sudan agrees to deployment of protection force

South Sudan’s government has agreed to allow the deployment of a regional protection force in the country, according to an East African bloc, after renewed fighting between rival groups last... Read more »

Chinese firm launches construction of Ethiopia-Kenya power project … – Sudan Tribune

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle August 4, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – A Chinese company has commenced the construction of a major power transmission line project which will link grids of Ethiopia... Read more »

Chinese firm launches construction of Ethiopia-Kenya power project – Sudan Tribune

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle August 4, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – A Chinese company has commenced the construction of a major power transmission line project which will link grids of Ethiopia... Read more »