Five arrested for attack on mosques in northern Ethiopia

Five people suspected of burning down four mosques in Ethiopia‘s Amhara region have been arrested, a regional spokesman said, as rising inter-communal and ethnic violence threatens political reforms initiated by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.... Read more »

Uptick in church burnings raises alarm in Ethiopia

PRI- Churches belonging to the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (EOTC) are being burned to the ground throughout Ethiopia — one of the world’s most religious countries, where about 98% of Ethiopians claim a... Read more »

Ethnic strife threatens church’s unity in Ethiopia

DW- Simmering ethnic strife in Ethiopia has reached the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Nationalists of the biggest ethnic group, the Oromo, are threatening to split the church. Developments are bound to further undermine... Read more »

Pentecostalism in Ethiopia | AddisNews.net

Economist – “THE REASON why we are poor is inside us,” cries Nigusie Roba, his face sweating with emotion. “It is not the fault of God.” The pastor’s youthful congregants rise, palms... Read more »

What is Female Genital Mutilation or FGM? | Female Genital Mutilation

Al Jazeera answers to the most asked questions about FGM.  What does FGM stand for? FGM stands for Female Genital Mutilation, which consists of the partial or total removal of the external... Read more »

What is Female Genital Mutilation or FGM? | Female Genital Mutilation

Al Jazeera answers to the most asked questions about FGM.  What does FGM stand for? FGM stands for Female Genital Mutilation, which consists of the partial or total removal of the external... Read more »

What is Female Genital Mutilation or FGM? | Female Genital Mutilation

Al Jazeera answers to the most asked questions about FGM.  What does FGM stand for? FGM stands for Female Genital Mutilation, which consists of the partial or total removal of the external... Read more »

Religion and money: is Islamic banking the way forward for Ethiopians?

Islam is the world’s second largest religion with more than 1.5 billion followers, making up more than 23% of the world’s population. Of these, 650 million Muslims hover at or below the... Read more »
Ethiopian Muslims

Ethiopian Muslims protest and Government ‘interference’

* Govt sparks accusations of religious meddling * Thousands have protested in capital * Ethiopian PM denies accusations By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA, May 10 (Reuters) – On the outskirts of Addis... Read more »