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 »

Power shift creates new tensions and Tigrayan fears in Ethiopia

IRIN- Disagreements over land and resources between the 80 different ethnic groups in Ethiopia have often led to violence and mass displacement, but a fast and unprecedented shift of power led by... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed: The leader promising to heal a nation

BBC – Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been widely praised for introducing sweeping reforms aimed at ending political repression, writes BBC Africa editor Fergal Keane after visiting the country. The crowd... Read more »

Ethiopia: Abiy Ahmed promises liberty but must be careful not to deliver anarchy

Economist – If any single event sums up the confusion, danger and enormous opportunity posed by the change sweeping across Ethiopia it was when dozens of armed soldiers marched on the office of... Read more »

TPLF accuses Ethiopian government of ethnic crackdown

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A powerful party in Ethiopia’s government accused authorities of arresting members of its ethnic group in a politically-driven crackdown – an unprecedented public charge exposing deep rifts at... Read more »

Ethiopia: Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Tigray Region, Round 9: January – February 2018 – Summary of key findings – Ethiopia

TIGRAY REGION – KEY FINDINGS LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 22,488 displaced individuals comprising 7,941 households in 60 displacement sites were identified in Tigray region. These figures represent an increase of 1,736... Read more »

Ethiopia sounds the alarm as locusts descend |

Addis Ababa – Swarms of locusts have invaded north-west Ethiopia, posing a serious threat to crops there and putting the region, as well as the entire Horn of Africa, at risk of... Read more »

Ethiopian honey farmers struggle with sticky traditions

Honey traditionally plays a big role in Ethiopian life where it is used in cooking, for medicinal purposes and as a key ingredient in the local mead known as tej The beehives... Read more »

Ethiopia's Electioneering in Somalia • Horseed – Horseed Media

By: Abukar Mohamed-Wardi Let’s start with the basic facts: Ethiopia is desperately trying to get Hassan Sheikh Mohamud re-elected as a president of Somalia. The evidence of this effort was encapsulated in... Read more »

Ethiopia's Electioneering in Somalia – Horseed Media

By: Abukar Mohamed-Wardi Let’s start with the basic facts: Ethiopia is desperately trying to get Hassan Sheikh Mohamud re-elected as a president of Somalia. The evidence of this effort was encapsulated in... Read more »