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After 20 Years of Silence, Strangers in Ethiopia and Eritrea Call to Say Hello

By Megan Specia | NYT “I don’t know you, you don’t know me, but I am from Ethiopia and I am so excited to talk to you.” That was the message Roman... Read more »
Ethiopian Airlines marks 20 years of service connecting Washington to Africa

Ethiopian Airlines marks 20 years of service connecting Washington to Africa

nazret.com – Ethiopian Airlines, the most profitable and largest airline in Africa by revenue, marks 20 years of service between Washington Dulles and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Ethiopian airlines first inaugural flight to... Read more »
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Canadian freed after 11 years in an Ethiopian jail calls for inquiry into Ottawa’s response

OTTAWA—A Canadian man who was jailed in Ethiopia for 11 years is calling for an investigation into the federal government’s handling of his case, which began as he fled war-ravaged Somalia in... Read more »
After years of unrest, Ethiopians are riding an unlikely wave of hope. Will it last?

After years of unrest, Ethiopians are riding an unlikely wave of hope. Will it last?

People gather for the rally of Ethiopia’s new prime minister in Ambo on April 11. (Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images) By Paul Schemm | Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — When Ethi­o­pia’s prime minister resigned... Read more »
Ethiopia-Eritrea conflict, 20 years on: Brothers still at war

Ethiopia-Eritrea conflict, 20 years on: Brothers still at war

An Eritrean soldier looks across the closed border towards Ethiopia from his post in Serha, Eritria [AP] By Awol K Allo The Ethiopian-Eritrean War of 1998-2000 erupted 20 years ago today, when... Read more »
Ethiopian foreign exchange shortage will last years- new premier

Ethiopian foreign exchange shortage will last years- new premier

Ethiopian Commercial Bank ADDIS ABABA, April 16 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s new prime minister said on Monday that a foreign exchange shortage will last for years and more cooperation with the private sector... Read more »
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 »