Ethiopia Swears-in Abiy Ahmed Ali as Prime Minister

Ethiopia Swears-in Abiy Ahmed Ali as Prime Minister

Abiy Ahmed Ali replaced  Hailemariam Desalegn who had resigned in mid-February this year, saying he should pave the way for reforms. By Addis Getachew & Seleshi Tessema (Anadolu Agency) | ADDIS ABABA ― Abiy... Read more »
Ethiopia: 1,107 detained under state of emergency

Ethiopia: 1,107 detained under state of emergency

State-affiliated media says 1,107 people have been arrested for violating the state of emergency decree announced last month. (Al Jazeera)―Authorities in Ethiopia have arrested more than 1,100 people since the country declared a state... Read more »
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Native Ethiopian Adane Yemru Weldekiros killed outside Dallas hotel

Native Ethiopian Adane Yemru Weldekiros killed outside Dallas hotel

Adane Yemru Weldekiros, an American citizen who was born in Ethiopia, was wearing a uniform but was unarmed. He had worked as a security guard at various locations for nine years, police said. DALLAS,... Read more »
The University of New Mexico Physical Therapy Students to Visit Ethiopia

The University of New Mexico Physical Therapy Students to Visit Ethiopia

“UNM’s Physical Therapy program has made a strong commitment to service learning in the U.S. and abroad. If we’re successful, we will be able to offer both the Guatemalan and the Ethiopian... Read more »
Ethiopian coach Abraham Mebratu leads Yemen to Asian Cup

Ethiopian coach Abraham Mebratu leads Yemen to Asian Cup

Ethiopian coach Abraham Mebratu has created history by leading war-torn Yemen to the Asian Cup finals for the first time. Yemen clinched qualification for next year’s finals in UAE thanks to a... Read more »
Ethiopia: KNITTING BACK TOGETHER OUR UNREACHABLE SHARED HISTORY

Ethiopia: KNITTING BACK TOGETHER OUR UNREACHABLE SHARED HISTORY

By Teshome Abebe* It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of... Read more »
Ethiopia's ruling coalition names Abiy Ahmed as new chairman, set to be PM

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition names Abiy Ahmed as new chairman, set to be PM

Abiy Ahmed By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s ruling coalition late Tuesday named a chairman set to become the country’s new prime minister amid the latest state of emergency in... Read more »
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Dr. Abiy Ahmed elected chairman of EPRDF with Demeke Mekonnen as deputy

  Addis Abeba, March 27/2018 –  AddisStandard The just-concluded meeting by the Council of Ethiopia’s ruling party, EPRDF, elected Dr. Abiy Ahmed Aliy, chairman of the OPDO, as EPRDF’s new chairman. The... Read more »
Ethiopia's Netsanet Gudeta shatters women's record at world half marathon

Ethiopia’s Netsanet Gudeta shatters women’s record at world half marathon

Ethiopia’s Netsanet Gudeta crosses the finish line with a world-record time at the world half marathon championships in Valencia, Spain on Saturday. (@angprobinsyano6/Twitter) Ethiopia’s Netsanet Gudeta smashed the women’s only race world... Read more »
Human Rights Watch urges Kenya to speak up against Ethiopia crackdown

Human Rights Watch urges Kenya to speak up against Ethiopia crackdown

Human Rights senior researcher for Horn of Africa, Felix Horne , said Kenya should end its silence and speak up against Ethiopia’s crackdown on dissent. In his op-ed published on Kenya’s weekly, The... Read more »