Ethiopians Abused on Gulf Migration Route

Human Rights Watch (Addis Ababa) – Ethiopians undertaking the perilous journey by boat across the Red Sea or Gulf of Aden face exploitation and torture in Yemen by a network of trafficking groups, Human Rights Watch... Read more »

Ethiopians celebrate defeat of colonialists, call for unity

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Bedecked in lion mane collars, warriors’ headdresses and military fatigues, thousands of Ethiopians descended on Addis Ababa’s main squares to celebrate the anniversary of the Battle of Adwa... Read more »

National Bank to amend laws to boost involvement of Diaspora Ethiopians in finance sector

Addis Ababa, February 20, 2019 (FBC) –The National Bank of Ethiopia(NBE) announced that it is on process to approve three draft bills tomodernize the financial sector and improve the efficiency of remittanceflows.... Read more »

Ethiopian’s Birtukan Mideksa appointed election boss

BBC- Birtukan Mideksa is the latest significant appointment of a woman to a key public office. Ms Birtukan returned to Ethiopia earlier this month after seven years in exile in the US.... Read more »

Ethiopia’s stunning reforms now challenged by deadly unrest

By elias meseret, associated pressADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s stunning political reforms are now threatened by long-standing ethnic tensions that have roared back to life since a young prime minister took power just... Read more »

Internet in eastern Ethiopia shut down after regional violence

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Authorities have shut off Internet access in eastern Ethiopia amid an outbreak of violence there, residents said on Wednesday, a sign of the challenges facing reformist Prime Minister Abiy... Read more »

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s first 100 days

This article describes the stellar accomplishments made in the past 100 days since the swearing-in of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. 1. Fostered Internal Stability Today marks the 100th day of the premiership... Read more »

Abiy Ahmed a ‘painkiller, not a cure’ for Ethiopia’s problems

Photos of Abiy appear on the numerous tricycles that clog the one-lane tarmac road in Ginchi [Hamza Mohamed/Al Jazeera] by Hamza Mohamed | Al Jazeera   Ginchi, Ethiopia – The people in... Read more »

‘Prouder than ever’: Ethiopians in Edmonton celebrate newly elected prime minister

EDMONTON—Three months ago, Beneyam Zeleke, an Ethiopian who manages a store in Edmonton, was at home listening to the newly elected prime minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, promise to bring the country... Read more »

Why I’m coming back home to Ethiopia after 16 years in exile | Africa

In February 2018, I told Al Jazeera’s Martine Dennis that Ethiopia was on the edge of a precipice and that only the election of an Oromo prime minister could save it from... Read more »