Politics

Ethiopia's new prime minister names cabinet

Abiy Ahmed names a 16-member cabinet retaining six minister from the government of his predecessor.

Ethiopia's new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed names cabinet

Opinion

A blessing in disguise for Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopia's new PM is already facing major obstacles, but a US resolution can help him push his reform agenda forward.

Yohannes Gedamu

by Yohannes Gedamu

Yohannes Gedamu

Opinion

An eastern problem for Ethiopia's new leader

The spectacular upsurge of violence in eastern Ethiopia will be one of the main challenges of Abiy Ahmed's tenure as PM.

Harry Verhoeven

by Harry Verhoeven

Harry Verhoeven

Ethiopia

Explainer: Egypt fears losing water supply to Ethiopia mega-dam

Egypt, which depends on the Nile for water, is worried about the $5bn dam being built upstream by Ethiopia.Pl

Arts & Culture

Ethiopia seeks return of looted treasures from London museum

Artifacts, which are on display at Victoria and Albert Museum, were stolen from African country more than 150 years ago.

Ethiopia seeks return of looted treasures from London museum

Africa

Ethiopia swears in first PM from ethnic Oromo community

Country's parliament elects Abiy Ahmed as new leader a week after his nomination as chairman of ruling coalition.

Abiy Ahmed sworn in as Ethiopia's prime minister

Africa

Ethiopia: More than 1,100 detained under state of emergency

State-affiliated media says 1,107 people have been arrested for violating the emergency decree announced last month.

Ethiopia: More than 1,100 detained under state of emergency

Opinion

A tough road ahead for Ethiopia's new leader Abiy Ahmed

Ahmed has a unique opportunity to unite a country riven by ethnic tensions - but he is facing deep-rooted challenges.

Awol K Allo

by Awol K Allo

Awol K Allo

Inside Story

Can Ethiopia's new leader bridge ethnic divides?

Abiy Ahmed from Ethiopia's largest ethnic group – the Oromo – will be Africa's youngest leader at 42.

Politics

Who is Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia's incoming prime minister?

Analysts cite incoming PM's 'reform credentials' but raise concerns over ability to overcome deep-rooted challenges.

What next for Ethiopia after EPRDF picks Abiy Ahmed as leader?

Ethiopia

Ethiopia's ruling coalition elects new chairman

EPRDF picks Abiy Ahmed as its chairman, paving the way for the Oromo leader to become Ethiopia's prime minister.

Abiy Ahmed elected as chairman of Ethiopia's ruling coalition

Sport

Bekoji: The Ethiopian town that's home to world-class athletes

World class athletes born and bred in this remote rural community are inspiring a new generation of sports enthusiasts.

Politics

Addis Ababa arrests activists violating 'gathering' ban

Ethiopia is in a state of emergency.

Addis Ababa arrests activists violating 'gathering' ban

Africa

Ethiopia's ruling party to choose new leader

Hailemariam Desalegn's snap resignation as prime minister last month set off a dramatic chain of events in a country that has seen mass protests for several years, putting pressure on the coalition's 27-year-long grip on power.

Ethiopia

Ethiopia accuses Eritrea of trying to destabilise its security

Accusations come as Ethiopia continues to be under a state of emergency since its former prime minister resigned.

Ethiopia accuses Eritrea of trying to destabilise its security