Ethiopia

Ethiopia's Abiy hails 'historic' start of disputed dam filling

Ethiopian PM said early filling of the massive dam was completed without 'causing harm to anyone'.

Ethiopia's Abiy hails 'historic' start of disputed dam filling

Podcast

Pop star Hachalu Hundessa's murder inflames Ethiopia

The shooting of the Oromo musician sparked protests in which hundreds of people were killed.

Pop star Hachalu Hundessa's murder inflames Ethiopia

AJ IMPACT

Ethiopia says it needs Blue Nile water to help its people

Government says it needs to use more of the resource to help its people, but countries downstream see that as a problem.

Africa

Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan reach 'major common understanding' on dam

Satellite images show water levels rising in reservoir of the nearly completed $4.6bn Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan reach 'major common understanding' on dam

Ethiopia

AU-led talks latest bid to break deadlock over Ethiopia's GERD

Virtual meeting attended by leaders from Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan to be held under the auspices of the African Union.

AU-led talks latest bid to break deadlock over Ethiopia's GERD

Egypt

Egypt seeks 'urgent clarification' over GERD rising water levels

After conflicting reports, Ethiopia says it is not deliberately filling Blue Nile mega dam, points to heavy rainfall.

Egypt seeks 'urgent clarification' over GERD rising water levels

Ethiopia

Ethiopia says GERD rising waters 'natural' part of construction

Development comes as latest round of talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on contentious dam ended with no agreement.

Ethiopia says GERD rising waters 'natural' part of construction

Africa

Nile dam: Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan talks end with no deal

Technical and legal disagreements persist as declared window to resolve dispute over giant Nile project closes fast.

Nile dam: Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan talks end with no deal

Ethiopia

Ethiopia makes arrests over killing of popular singer

The shooting of Oromo musician Haacaaluu Hundeessaa sparked protests last week in which at least 239 people were killed.

Ethiopia arrests suspects over Haacaaluu Hundeessaa killing

Ethiopia

Death toll in Ethiopia violence over singer's killing hits 239

At least 239 killed in protests since last week over murder of popular ethnic Oromo singer Haacaaluu Hundeessaa.

Death toll in Ethiopia violence over singer's killing hits 239

Opinion

Haacaaluu Hundeessaa: A towering musician and an Oromo icon

Haacaaluu inspired a whole generation of Oromos to fight for their rights. His tragic death is an incalculable loss.

Awol K Allo

by Awol K Allo

Awol K Allo

Ethiopia

How Hachalu Hundessa's murder reveals Ethiopia's political divide

Killing of pop star, who gave voice to the Oromo group, highlights the African nation's simmering ethnic tensions.

How Hachalu Hundessa's murder reveals Ethiopia's political divide

Ethiopia

More than 160 killed in Ethiopia protests over singer's murder

Police confirm at least 166 deaths in violent protests over killing of popular Oromo singer Haacaaluu Hundeessa.

More than 160 killed in Ethiopia protests over singer's murder

Inside Story

Can Ethiopia bridge its ethnic divide?

The killing of an ethnic Oromo singer-activist has led to days of violence in Ethiopia.

Sudan

Sudan says talks with Egypt, Ethiopia on Nile dam resume

Three countries at odds after multiple rounds of talks failed to produce a deal on the operation and filling of the dam.

Sudan says talks with Egypt, Ethiopia on Nile dam resume