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Ethiopia appoints first female president in its modern history in latest reform

Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Ethiopia’s Parliament on Thursday approved the East African country’s first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde, a veteran of the United Nations and the diplomatic corps. The position... Read more »
Ethiopia Elects Sahle-Work Zewde as 1st Female President

Ethiopia Elects Sahle-Work Zewde as 1st Female President

Ethiopia elects 1st female president; ‘sets the standard’ By ELIAS MESERET ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously elected the country’s first female president, days after approving one of... Read more »
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Time to return bones of ‘stolen’ prince after 150 years

Time to return bones of ‘stolen’ prince after 150 years

Poet Lemn Sissay adds voice to campaign for repatriation of the boy’s remains with other loot taken after the Battle of Maqdala By James Tapper (The Guardian) | For 150 years, Ethiopians... Read more »
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Neamin Zeleke: ‘We don’t want a civil war in Ethiopia’

Well said!!! No sane country loving non-Woyane Ethiopians ever want civil war!!! My friends, every Ethiopian is intermixed more than we know, either by blood or marriage!! My family history is one... Read more »
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Neamin Zeleke on BBC Hardtalk

Neamin Zeleke on BBC Hardtalk Source Join the Conversation on Facebook and Twitter AddisNews is not responsible for the contents or reliability of any other websites to which we get contents from... Read more »
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Ethiopian Prime Minister gets warm welcome in Ambo, a stronghold of the Qero movement,

By Addis Getachew Ethiopia’s new prime minister on Wednesday visited Ambo town — 125 kilometers west of the capital Addis Ababa — which is a stronghold of the Qero movement, an... Read more »
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Ethiopian Human Rights Resolution Passes House

Congressman Chris Smith’s (R-NJ) resolution, H.Res. 128, which condemns human rights abuses in Ethiopia and outlines steps the Ethiopian government can take to promote peace and democracy, passed the House on Tuesday... Read more »
My Personal Letter to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia

My Personal Letter to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia

Abiy Ahmed Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Office of the Prime Minister Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Dear Prime Minister Abiy: Please accept my heartfelt congratulations on your inauguration as prime minister. I am supremely... Read more »
Strange times in Ethiopia as all sides happy with new PM

Strange times in Ethiopia as all sides happy with new PM

Abiy Ahmed     By Teshome M. Borago   A new Prime Minister is named in Ethiopia, as Dr. Abiy Ahmed became the first self-identifying Oromo leader in the history of the EPRDF ruling... Read more »
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Amsale Aberra, bridal designer and Amsale Group founder, dies at 64

At that time, Aberra was cutting wedding gowns at her kitchen table and Kleinfeld, according to Mara Urshel, co-owner of Kleinfeld. “She really was a trendsetter in the business. She was the... Read more »