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 »

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 »

VIDEO: Ethiopia’s industrial boom

Everywhere you look in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, there is something being built. It involves many local businesses, Chinese investors and the state. The BBC’s Roderick Macleod has been finding out... Read more »

Eritreans ‘fleeing conscription drive’ for Ethiopia – UNHCR

20 November 2014 Last updated at 06:36 ET Eritrea’s army fought a border with Ethiopia more than a decade ago A renewed conscription drive in Eritrea has led to a sharp increase... Read more »

Eyob Mekonnen Popular Ethiopian Reggae Singer Has Died : BBC

Popular Ethiopian reggae singer Eyob Mekonnen has died at the age of 37. Fans of the 37-year-old singer helped raise money for his treatment after he had a stroke last Tuesday... Read more »

Ethiopia dismisses Egypt’s ‘psychological warfare’ on dam

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA | Tue Jun 11, 2013 (Reuters) – Ethiopia dismissed Egyptian talk of military action against a giant dam it is building on the Nile as “psychological warfare”,... Read more »

Ethiopia Diverts The Flow of Blue Nile – Egypt and Sudan Concerned

By William Davidson Ethiopia’s government said it will try to accommodate nations concerned that their water supplies may be affected by the damming of the Blue Nile River, as Sudanese and Egyptian... Read more »

Ethiopian Descent Robel Phillipos Arrested connected to Boston Bombings

One of the third alleged accomplice accused of aiding Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after the Boston bombings has been named as Robel Phillipos who is Ethiopian descent but an American. Robel Phillipos’ parents came... Read more »

Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu Wins 2013 UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize

Imprisoned Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu is the winner of the 2013 UNESCO-Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. Ms Alemu was recommended by an independent international jury of media professionals in recognition of... Read more »