Ethiopia : PM Abiy Ahmed Shuffled Cabinet. Appointed First Female Defence Minister

Ethiopia : PM Abiy Ahmed Shuffled Cabinet. Appointed First Female Defence Minister

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has given half the cabinet posts to women Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed the country’s first female defence minister in a new cabinet in which half... Read more »
Ethnic Clashes Kill 44 in Restive Western Ethiopia

Ethnic Clashes Kill 44 Displaced 70,000 in Restive Western Ethiopia

  ADDIS ABABA — Weekend fighting between rival ethnic groups in western Ethiopia killed at least 44 people, state-affiliated media reported Tuesday.   The clashes occurred on the border between the central... Read more »
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Ethiopia charges 5 with terrorism over assassination attempt

By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s attorney general on Friday filed terrorism charges against five people accused of trying to “kill the prime minister” at a huge rally in the... Read more »
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Ethiopia: 28 killed and over 2,500 arrested after Addis clashes

Addis Ababa, September 24, 2018 (FBC) –The Addis Ababa Police Commission said 28 people have died due to the unrest occurred in the city last week in connect with flag raising and... Read more »
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Ethiopia: New Passenger Terminal Partially Commence Operation

Addis Ababa, September 25, 2018 (FBC) – The Ethiopian Airlines said that the passenger terminal, being built at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport has started providing service partially. The passenger terminal... Read more »
Ethiopia: Talk of Peace Fails to Quell Ethnic Clashes

Ethiopia: Talk of Peace Fails to Quell Ethnic Clashes

Photo: Nashon Tado/NRC Families who have fled fighting in Ethiopia are living in dire conditions. Prime Minister Abiy’s talk of reconciliation has not been enough to subdue ethnic tensions around the country.... Read more »
Ethiopia arrested 1,200 after deadly Addis Ababa clashes -BBC News

Ethiopia arrested 1,200 after deadly Addis Ababa clashes -BBC News

Ethiopia has detained 1,200 people over the deadly political violence that broke out a fortnight ago, police say. These are the first mass arrests since reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to... Read more »
Ethiopia reopens embassy in Eritrea amid thaw in ties

Ethiopia reopens embassy in Eritrea amid thaw in ties

Leaders from both countries attend ceremony in Asmara as two nations re-establish diplomatic links. Ethiopia and Eritrea have moved swiftly to sweep away two decades of hostility [Mulugeta Ayene/AP Photo] Ethiopia and... Read more »
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Ethiopia cancels turbine contract on Nile dam in reform push

GERD Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, FT- Ethiopia’s government has cancelled a contract to install turbines for a huge Nile dam by a state company, run by the military, in a sign of... Read more »
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Ethiopia arrests former president of the Somali region

The “Big Man” of Jigjiga: President Abdi Mohamoud Omer ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The former president of Ethiopia’s Somali region was arrested Monday, the state broadcaster ETV reported. The dismissal and... Read more »