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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more »

Ethiopia’s HaileMariam Threatens to Take Action Against Eritrea

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle July 7, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia warned on Tuesday it would take necessary action against arch-rival Eritrea unless it refrains from an alleged destabilizing role... Read more »

Hacking Team hacked ! Ethiopian Gov’t Listed as a Buyer of Spying Software

AddisNews – The Italy-based company that has been accused in the past for selling Spying software for the Ethiopian government and to other repressive regimes and countries to use... Read more »

UN demands release of British activist jailed in Ethiopia amid torture fears

   The UN has demanded the immediate release of a Briton held on death row in Ethiopia for more than a year, an intervention that campaigners say exposes Britain’s... Read more »

Wendy Sherman feels the heat and responds to Washington Post editorial

Wendy R. Sherman responds to the Washington Post Editorial In response to Washington Post Editorial Ethiopia is a valuable partner in a critical region, from peacekeeping to fighting al-Shabab... Read more »