Sudan’s PM meets Ethiopian leader after cross-border attack

Sudan’s PM meets Ethiopian leader after cross-border attack

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s prime minister met his Ethiopian counterpart Sunday, as Sudanese forces continued their advances to reclaim territories controlled by Ethiopian militias along the two countries’ shared border. Abdalla Hamdok’s... Read more »
Ethiopia Says National Election to Be Held in June

Ethiopia Says National Election to Be Held in June

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA – Ethiopia will hold a parliamentary election on June 5, the electoral board said Friday, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed seeks to quell political and ethnic violence in several... Read more »
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UN chief urges rule of law and rights in Ethiopia's Tigray

UN chief urges rule of law and rights in Ethiopia’s Tigray

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged quick restoration of the rule of law and respect for human rights in Ethiopia’s defiant Tigray region on Monday as well as reconciliation... Read more »
Ethiopian military has taken 'full control' of Tigray capital, chief of staff says

Ethiopian military has taken ‘full control’ of Tigray capital, chief of staff says

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia’s military has gained full control of the capital of the defiant Tigray region, the army announced Saturday after Tigray TV reported that the city of a half-million... Read more »
Ethiopia: Tigray people 'ready to die' as leader rejects call to surrender

Ethiopia: Tigray people ‘ready to die’ as leader rejects call to surrender

The leader of Ethiopia’s dissident Tigray region has said his people are “ready to die” defending their homeland, rejecting the prime minister’s Sunday night ultimatum that they surrender within 72 hours. Abiy Ahmed... Read more »
Comment on As Ethiopia's conflict rages, ethnic targeting turns deadly by Ittu Aba Farda

Comment on As Ethiopia’s conflict rages, ethnic targeting turns deadly by Ittu Aba Farda

Now the thugs and their running dogs along with some of their house niggers who they recruited from my proud and patriotic Oromos are using the scare tactics on the world opinion... Read more »
Ethiopia nears war as PM orders military into defiant region

Ethiopia nears war as PM orders military into defiant region

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister on Wednesday ordered the military to confront the country’s Tigray regional government after he accused it of a deadly attack on... Read more »
One year after Abiy Ahmed's Nobel Peace Prize, Ethiopia's crises are multiplying

One year after Abiy Ahmed’s Nobel Peace Prize, Ethiopia’s crises are multiplying

By Max Bearak NAIROBI — In the year since Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the country has become increasingly beset by political unrest, dampening some of the... Read more »
Ethiopia: 2,000 charged over violence sparked by pop star's death

Ethiopia: 2,000 charged over violence sparked by pop star’s death

Al- Jazeera About 2,000 people are facing charges over violence that erupted in Ethiopia after the June killing of an iconic pop star from the Oromo ethnic group. Attorney General Gideon Timothewos... Read more »
Ethiopia: Ruling party suspends 3 committee members

Ethiopia: Ruling party suspends 3 committee members

By Addis Getachew   |AA A branch of Ethiopia’s ruling party on Monday suspended three high-profile officials from its central committee for alleged graft, failing to keep party secrets and absenteeism. Defense... Read more »