Claims of ‘non-stop cycle of torture’ involving top officials in Ethiopian jail | Global development

Ethiopia’s new prime minister has been urged to investigate a raft of gruesome torture and abuse allegations involving senior officials in the country’s most notorious prison. Jail Ogaden, officially known as Jijiga... Read more »

Eritrean, Ethiopian Officials Hold Landmark Talks on Peace Deal

Eritrean and Ethiopian government officials held talks about a stalled peace deal for the first time since a conflict between the two countries ended almost two decades ago. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy... Read more »

United Arab Emirates gives Ethiopia $1 billion lifeline to ease foreign exchange crisis

Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (L) meets Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (R) at National Palace in... Read more »

Ethiopian diaspora using US democracy to change politics at home

A recent declaration by US lawmakers could signal a significant shift in Washington’s approach to addressing Ethiopia’s human rights record. Ethiopian diaspora activists joined members of Congress on the steps of the... Read more »

Ethiopia not doing enough to curb ethnic violence: Amnesty

Amnesty International on Friday accused the Ethiopian government of not doing enough to prevent escalating ethnic violence in some of its regions. Oromia, the country’s biggest region, is home to Ethiopia’s largest... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Move to End Border Stalemate Could Bring Change in Eritrea

WASHINGTON —  In a surprise announcement, Ethiopia has promised to implement an international court’s decision resolving a border dispute with Eritrea. The move could end an 18-year stalemate and change Eritrea’s internal... Read more »

Morocco’s OCP Launches Soil Fertility Study in Ethiopia

Rabat – Morocco’s OCP Group has launched an initiative to boost Ethiopia’s agriculture and help the country reach its food safety goals, in line with OCP’s African agenda. To assist the Ethiopian government... Read more »

Ethiopia abduction Briton feared ‘assassination’

Image caption Andargachew ‘Andy’ Tsege was pardoned on 19 May along with 575 other inmates in Ethiopia A man from Islington who was kidnapped and held for four years on death row... Read more »

Briton on death row in Ethiopia saw news of release on Facebook | UK news

A British citizen released last week after being imprisoned on death row in Ethiopia said he only found out that he would be freed after a government official commented on an appeal... Read more »

Ethiopia frees abducted Briton Andargachew Tsege on death row

A huge crowd gathered at Mr Andargachew’s house to celebrate his release Photo Credit Kalkidan Yibeltal BBC – British citizen Andargachew “Andy” Tsege, who was being held on death row in Ethiopia,... Read more »