1,500 prisoners including many who were detained for supporting Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) rebels have been released from jails in Jigjiga, the capital of ethnic Somali region of Ethiopia, Wednesday: regional govt has announced
Foreign ministry Egypt just issued statement saying it 'understands circumstances' in Ethiopia, but nevertheless 'looks forward to adherence of timeframe' set for dam negotiations
Ethiopia government has lost authority, all parties must help guide reforms: opposition
Ethiopia declares state of emergency for three months - announcement by council of ministers
All parties need a stake in Ethiopia's future, says opposition leader
Reports that Ethiopia's ruling pary has accepted a resignation letter that was submitted by the PM
Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn of Ethiopia resigns: @BBCMonitoring quoting state TV reports.
5 month ago
Photos from the venue of the meeting between Ethiopia and ONLF, shared by one of the coordinators @HonAliKorane who says talks have reached a "crucial stage".
South Sudan peace talks to staunch civil war begin in Ethiopia as pressure mounts on leaders to end the crisis
Sisi discussed with Bashir in Addis Ababa to calm the tension in the relations between the two countries
Egyptian President met Sudanese counterpart yesterday in Addis Ababa
Moussa Faki Mahmat, the chairman of the African Union Commission, says the continent's leaders cannot stay silent after Trump's alleged "shithole" remarks. "The continent is deeply shocked by the message of hatred and the desire to marginalize Africa."
5 month ago
List of newly appointed ambassadors at @WhiteHouse today.
6 month ago
Turkish Embassy in Libya issued a statement denying the ship that Greece intercepted was carrying any explosive materials to Misrata from Turkey, stressed its compliance w the arms embargo and that the shipment is legit, headed to buyer companies in Ethiopia
Ethiopia bans foreign adoptions, spooked by the death of a child in the United States.
Yesterday, Sudan's Chief of General Staff has delivered a message from al-Bashir to the Ethiopian Prime Minister.
Sudanese media reporting Egypt and UAE are backing Eritrea troops that were dispatched to support Darfur rebels in areas near East Sudan borders and that in return Ethiopia sent reinforcements to the border triangle
According to @Fitch, Ethiopia's debt to GDP has increased by 2% to 31%, however, th nation's IDR is still amongst the lowest at 'B'.
Egypt intends to pursue 3 avenues against Ethiopia GERD, media campaign; international diplomatic efforts to limit amount of water the dam would block annually; consider halting all negotiations
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri is in Addis Ababa to discuss Ethiopia's renaissance dam, to "avoid any crisis" and to stress that Egypt will NOT be a party to any agreement that does not preserve its water rights and interests to the Nile
6 month ago
The Islamic State released a new video from Somalia. Fighters, including one claiming to be from the Ogaden region of Ethiopia, implore supporters to target the West during the holidays, among other themes.
7 month ago
Toxic Legacy: Cleaning up Ethiopia's DDT time bomb. See how the UN Environment and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) conduct a clean-up of 500 tonnes of toxic DDT in an Ethiopian warehouse, located in Adami Tulu.
At least 61 dead after days of violence in Ethiopia's Oromiya region
Ethiopia finalises construction of Genale-Dawa Hydro electric power dam. (believe tributaries that will be supplying this dam are the very same ones that flow towards the border with Somalia to make Jubba river)
7 month ago
"Ethiopia: Several people injured as police clash with football fans in Woldia Town, Amhara Region" @addisgazetta. Nigussu Tilahun, Amhara regional state PR head, said one person has since died of injuries. The football match b/n Mekelle FC and Woldia was subsequently postponed.
Trump says Flynn's actions during the transition "were lawful." A previous tweet incorrectly said "during the campaign"
Ethiopia says more than 1,300 citizens have been deported from Saudi Arabia in recent days
Clashes in Ethiopia between ethnic Oromo and Somali groups kill 20 over last week
Ethiopia won't stop constructing the Renaissance Dam: minister
Sudan, strongly on the side of Ethiopia in this, blames Egypt for breakdown of negotiations