Ethiopian PM says singer's death part of plot to sow unrest

Ethiopian PM says singer’s death part of plot to sow unrest

Addis Ababa (AFP) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Friday that the killing of a popular singer, and subsequent violence that has left nearly 100 dead this week, represented “coordinated attempts”... Read more »
Ethiopia Defense Force to investigate civilian death in West Gondar

Reflections on the Rule of Law and Ethiopia’s Transition to Democratic Rule (Part I)

By Al Mariam What a difference a year makes? The rule of law crushed to earth for 27 years rose up in Ethiopia in 2018. If someone would have told me in... Read more »
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Ethiopia's new premier reshuffles cabinet as part of reform bid

Ethiopia’s new premier reshuffles cabinet as part of reform bid

Ethiopia’s newly elected Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed addresses the members of parliament inside the House of Peoples’ Representatives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia April 19, 2018. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s... Read more »
Ethiopia: You Have Become A King. Now, Be One! -–Part II

Ethiopia: You Have Become A King. Now, Be One! -–Part II

By Teshome Abebe*   On September 16, 2015, after EPRDF declared election victory and with the ensuing affirmation of Ato Hailemariam Dessalegne as the premier, I wrote the following: In the epic... Read more »