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Eritrean President arrives in Ethiopia on a working visit

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki met for the first time since PM Abiy won the Nobel Peace Prize. State owned Fana Broadcasting reported that President Isaias Afwerki... Read more »
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BREAKING: Sudan President Bashir steps down and is under house arrest

Sudan President Bashir steps down and is under house arrest [CNN] President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down and consultations are underway to set up a transitional council to run the country, according... Read more »
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President Macron Arrives In Ethiopia For Two-Day Official Visit

Ambassador Fitsum presents credentials to President Donald Trump

Addis Ababa, April 9, 2019 (FBC) –The newly appointed Ambassador ofEthiopia to the United States, Fitsum Arega, presented his credentialsto President Donald Trump in a ceremony held at the White House. On... Read more »
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President Trump announced United States grounding all Boeing’s 737 Max 8s and 9s

President Trump announced that the United States was grounding Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft, reversing an earlier decision by American regulators to keep the jets flying in the wake of a second deadly... Read more »
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President Macron Arrives In Ethiopia For Two-Day Official Visit

Dr. Abiy ahmed greeting President macron of France in lalibela (photo: Fana) Addis Ababa, March 12, 2019  – President Emmanuel Macron of France arrived in Lalibela, Amhara regional state, for a two-day... Read more »
Power shift creates new tensions and Tigrayan fears in Ethiopia

Abiy holds talks with President of Somaliland Administration

Addis Ababa, February 20, 2019 (FBC) – Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmedreceived at his office today the President of the SomalilandAdministration Muse Bihi Abdi and his delegation. The two parties discussed and... Read more »
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Ethiopia gets its first female supreme court president

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s parliament on Thursday swore in the country’s first female supreme court president, building on efforts by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to achieve gender parity in government.... Read more »
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Ethiopia’s president resigns amid Cabinet reshuffle

Teshome, 63, took office in 2013 and had often spoken for a more democratic and inclusive government in the Horn of Africa country, which has faced political upheaval and unrest for many... Read more »
Ethiopian Prime Minister Ably Ahmed and French President Emmanuel Macron

French president backs Ethiopia leader’s sweeping reforms

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has expressed support for Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s ambitious reforms and diplomatic peace efforts. The 42-year-old African leader was on a working visit Monday... Read more »
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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 »