166 die during protests after shooting of Ethiopian singer

166 die during protests after shooting of Ethiopian singer Haacaaluu Hundeessaa was shot dead in Addis Ababa on Monday night, fuelling ethnic tensions At least 166 people have died during violent demonstrations... Read more »

At least 52 Killed in Ethiopia Protests over Musician Haacaaluu Hundeessaa Death

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – At least 50 people were killed in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region in protests following the fatal shooting of a popular singer, a regional spokesman said on Wednesday, laying bare... Read more »

Protests in Ethiopia Threaten to Mar Image of Its Nobel-Winning Leader

By Simon Marks | New York Times ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Protests against Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia erupted on Wednesday, threatening to taint the aura around his newly won Nobel Peace... Read more »

Ethiopia regional govt ‘knocks’ city admin for Oromia protests

The Oromia regional government in Ethiopia has slammed the Addis Ababa city administration over its handling of allocation of condominium houses. The government issued a statement on Thursday shortly after multiple protests... Read more »

Ethiopia: PM Abiy Ahmed dismisses Army Chief of Staff and Intelligence Director in a major military shakeup. Protests in Tigray.

(OPride)—Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Thursday made a major facelift to the country’s national security apparatus by dismissing two of the longest-serving stalwarts, army chief of staff, Gen. Samora Yunis, and... Read more »

Protests in Ethiopia forces govt to suspend MIDROC gold-mining license

The Ethiopian government through the sector ministry has suspended the mining license of top gold mining firm, Mohammed International Development Research and Organization Cos., MICROC. The state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate reported... Read more »

Protests in Ethiopia-Somali region decry bad governance, fake prisoner release

The Ethiopia- Somali region has been rocked by what local media portals are describing as rare protests against the regional government. The protests took place in five towns namely Afdem, Bike, Erer,... Read more »

Ethiopia ‘at crossroads’ after Hailemariam resignation | News

Some describe it as a “transformational moment”; others the result of an “unprecedented” wave of protests. But whatever it is labelled, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s surprise resignation is setting the stage for a... Read more »

Ethiopia: Ethnic Violence in Ethiopia Leaves Deep Wounds

Photo: J.Jeffrey/DW The Somali woman in the wheelchair pretended to be dead to escape the violence. By James Jeffrey Ethiopia has experienced one of its worst population displacements due to violence in... Read more »

Protests in Ethiopia’s Gonder City Signal Uncertain Future

An Ethiopian professor of political science based in the United States says Ethiopia finds itself at a crossroads with an uncertain future unless the government holds free and fair elections. This, as... Read more »