Ethiopia PM presses plan to return displaced people after violence

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Prime Minister on Thursday pursued a plan to return displaced people to their homes following ethnic violence, meeting communities who recently went home, as relief workers voiced fears... Read more »

Ethiopia appeals for 1.3 bln USD emergency aid for 8.3 mln people in 2019

ADDIS ABABA, March 7 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopian government and itshumanitarian partners on Thursday appealed for 1.3 billion U.S. dollarsto address food and non-food emergency needs of 8.3 million people. The appeal... Read more »

Tewolde GebreMariam Receives “Most Influential People of African Descent” Award

Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s Largest Airline Group and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased and extends its congratulations to the entire Ethiopian family and the country at large, on the... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Ethiopia arrested 1,200 after deadly Addis Ababa clashes -BBC News

Ethiopia has detained 1,200 people over the deadly political violence that broke out a fortnight ago, police say. These are the first mass arrests since reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to... Read more »

Ethiopia arrests former president of the Somali region

The “Big Man” of Jigjiga: President Abdi Mohamoud Omer ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The former president of Ethiopia’s Somali region was arrested Monday, the state broadcaster ETV reported. The dismissal and... Read more »

Ethiopian Olympian Living in Exile in US to Return Home

Rio Olympic marathon silver medal winner Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia arrives at a news conference in Washington, DC, on September 13, 2016. Gary Cameron/Reuters VOA – After winning the silver medal in... 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 »

Ethiopia opens plant to turn waste into energy

AFP – Ethiopia on Sunday inaugurated a power plant which converts waste into energy, next to a filthy open-air dump in Addis Ababa where a landslide last year killed more than 110... Read more »