Ethiopia police find mass grave of 200 people

Police in Ethiopia say they have discovered a mass grave with 200 bodies near the border between the Somali and Oromia regions of the country. Hundreds of thousands of people have been... 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 »

Ethiopian parliament approves amnesty for political prisoners

Ethiopia’s parliament has passed an amnesty for thousands of political prisoners, thousands of whom have been freed in recent months. Since assuming office in April, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has introduced a series... Read more »

[Photos] Ethiopia: Tax-hike protest spreads to Addis Ababa

Businesses in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa have refused to open as part of a tax-hike protest that has hit small business operators. The “resistance” which started sometime last week in the wider... 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 »

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 »

Ethiopian Opposition Leader Don’t Want to Sit for Dinner with Obama

According to Negere Ethiopia an Ethiopian newspaper official Facebook page Ethiopian main opposition party Semayawi leader Eng. Yilkal Getnet rejected an invitation to attend Ethiopian government dinner party to welcome US president... Read more »

Ethiopia courts scepticism after freeing imprisoned writers ahead of Obama visit

After more than a year of imprisonment, two Ethiopian women had no idea they were about to be released until a prison loudspeaker informed them they were free to go. “They were... Read more »