Ethiopia PM: Singer Hundeessa killing part of plot to sow unrest | News

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said the killing of a popular singer and subsequent violence that has left nearly 100 dead this week represented “coordinated attempts” to destabilise the country. Speaking... Read more »

Popular Ethiopian singer Hachalu Hundess shot dead in Addis Ababa | News

Angry youths have burned tyres and blocked roads in the Ethiopian capital after the police announced the death of a popular musician who was shot in Addis Ababa.  Haacaaluu Hundeessaa – also known... Read more »
Ethiopian Nile dam dispute and discussion

What is behind the dispute over Africa’s largest dam project?

For thousands of years, the Nile has been the backbone of civilizations and a source of conflict. The latest dispute is over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, the largest hydroelectric dam project... Read more »

Here are Oakland’s top 4 Ethiopian spots

In search of a new favorite Ethiopian spot? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Ethiopian spots around Oakland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a... Read more »

Ethiopia agrees to delay filling Nile mega-dam, say Egypt, Sudan | Ethiopia News

The leaders of Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt agreed that Ethiopia will delay filling a mega-dam on the Blue Nile and return to talks aimed at reaching an accord on use of the... Read more »

Sudan: Millions at risk if Ethiopia fills mega dam without deal | Ethiopia News

Sudan has sent a letter to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) warning the lives of millions of people will be endangered if Ethiopia moves ahead with its plan to fill a... Read more »

Ethiopia’s mobile camel library | Coronavirus pandemic

A camel library is giving children out of school in some of Ethiopia’s most remote villages a unique opportunity to continue reading and learning, despite COVID-19 lockdowns.  The programme was first set... Read more »

Egypt calls on UN to intervene after impasse in Nile dam talks | Egypt News

Egypt has called on the United Nations Security Council to intervene to restart talks on the $4.6bn hydroelectric dam being built by Ethiopia on the Blue Nile near the border with Sudan.... Read more »

In Pictures: Ethiopian migrants smuggled through Horn of Africa |

Every year, large numbers of people around the world take perilous journeys fleeing poverty, violence, conflict and abuse. Many cross deserts on foot, in overcrowded smuggling trucks, or embark on deadly sea... Read more »

Statue of famous Italian journalist defaced in Milan | Italy News

A statue in Milan of a famous Italian journalist has been painted red and tagged with the words “racist, rapist”, becoming the country’s first statue targeted since a wave of similar incidents... Read more »