Ethiopia arrests suspects over Haacaaluu Hundeessaa killing | News

Ethiopian authorities said they have arrested two suspects over the killing of a popular political singer, whose death last week sparked protests in which hundreds of people were killed. The shooting of... Read more »

Death toll in Ethiopia violence over singer’s killing hits 239 | News

The death toll from demonstrations and ethnic violence that erupted in Ethiopia last week following the murder of a popular singer from the Oromo ethnic group has risen to 239, according to... Read more »

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 »

Can Ethiopia bridge its ethnic divide? | Africa

Ethiopia has suffered days of unrest since the killing of a prominent musician and activist. More than 90 people were killed in protests following the death of the ethnic Oromo singer Hachalu... Read more »

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 »

Ethiopia says set to begin filling disputed dam in 2 weeks

By ELIAS MESERET Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia on Saturday said it is set to begin filling a $4.6 billion hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile within the next two weeks... 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 »

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 »

Ethiopian Football Federation Extends Financial Support to Regional Associations

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) has announced a financial package to regional football associations to support their activities due to challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The EFF... Read more »