Breaking News: Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed to Visit Eritrea Sunday

AddisNews: Ethiopian PM Dr. Abiy Ahmed to Visit Eritrea This Coming Sunday July 8, 2018 According to reports and a notice sent to Eritrean government offices unidentified guest is going to visit... Read more »

This badass queen took revenge on Ethiopia in 960 AD for chopping off her breasts

The Kingdom of Axum, in modern-day Ethiopia, existed from 100AD to around 970Ad. It was among one of the prosperous kingdoms until it was laid to waste by a queen driven by anger and... Read more »

Why Ethiopia Needs to Top Your Bucket List Now, in 11 Photos

Hand-feeding hyenas. Visiting subterranean churches hewn out of rock. Wolf-spotting on one of Africa’s highest mountains. Even for the most plugged-in travelers, it may come as a surprise that the land-locked country... Read more »

Ethiopia, Eritrea leaders to meet ‘soon’ in surprising thaw

Eritrea’s foreign minister (R) is welcomed by Ethiopia’s prime minister (L) in Addis Ababa [Mulugeta Ayene/AP] by Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea will meet “soon”... Read more »

OpEd: Torture and Ethiopia’s Culture of Impunity

  Felix Horne Addis Abeba, June 26/2018 – Late one evening in 2015, local police arrested 28-year-old Abdi [not his real name] and over the next two weeks beat him every night.... Read more »

Twenty people in court in Ethiopia following grenade attack

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Twenty people appeared in court in the Ethiopian capital on Monday following a grenade attack at a rally for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in which two people were... Read more »

Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia: A stunning Unesco world-heritage park

SUE WILLIAMS Last updated 07:47, June 25 2018 SUPPLIED Simien Mountains: “one of the world’s most spectacular landscapes”. I’m standing close to the edge of a deep gorge, gazing out at the plunging... Read more »

Ethiopia Amhara persecution stands in way of Abiy Ahmed reform agenda — Quartz

The political upheaval that Ethiopians have become accustomed to seems to be a thing of the past—for now. Many have praised the new prime minister Abiy Ahmed, who took office in April... Read more »

Crocodile kills Ethiopian pastor during lake baptism

BBC – A crocodile has killed a Protestant pastor who was baptising followers near a lake in southern Ethiopia. Docho Eshete was conducting the ceremony for about 80 people on Sunday morning... Read more »

Will Ethiopia be the next China?

Sign Up for Our free email newsletters Ethiopia is embarking on a set of extremely ambitious liberal reforms. All of them sound wonderful on paper, but there are serious risks involved. You... Read more »