South Sudan

South Sudan rebel chief meets President Kiir in Ethiopia

Two South Sudanese leaders met for the first time since a peace deal broke down in 2016.

South Sudan rebel chief meets President Kiir in Ethiopia

Eritrea

Eritrea to send delegation to Ethiopia for talks

Move by Asmara comes after Addis Ababa said it will comply with peace deal and withdraw from contested border regions.

South Sudan

S Sudan rival leaders to hold first meeting in 2 years

Political rivals have not met face-to-face in two years since Machar fled South Sudan in 2016.

South Sudan's Kiir, Machar to meet in Ethiopian capital

Ethiopia

Ethiopia PM: Security agencies committed 'terrorist acts'

Abiy Ahmed said security institutions tortured citizens in order for government to remain in power.

Ethiopia PM: Security agencies committed 'terrorist acts'

Africa

Ethiopia pardons hundreds sentenced on 'terrorism' charges

More than 304 prisoners, including 289 convicted on 'terrorism' charges, to regain their freedom

Ethiopia pardons hundreds sentenced on 'terrorism' charges

Politics

S Sudan rebel leader to hold talks with President Kiir

Meeting between the two South Sudanese leaders to take place in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa next week.

South Sudan rebel leader Machar to hold talks with President Kiir

Opinion

How Ethiopia's peace offer caught Eritrea's regime by surprise

Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki cannot afford to ignore Ethiopia's peace offer.

Abraham T Zere

by Abraham T Zere

Abraham T Zere

Opinion

Ethiopia offers an olive branch to Eritrea

And it is very much in Eritrea's interest to accept.

Awol K Allo

by Awol K Allo

Awol K Allo

Ethiopia

Ethiopia accepts peace deal with longtime rival Eritrea

In a surprise move, Addis Ababa recognises conditions of a 2000 agreement that ended a two-year war.

Ethiopia accepts peace deal with longtime rival Eritrea

Politics

Ethiopia lifts state of emergency imposed in February

Parliament approves a bill to end the emergency rule two months earlier than planned, local broadcaster reports.

Ethiopia lifts state of emergency imposed in February

Africa

Ethiopia set to lift state of emergency two months early

Authorities imposed emergency rule in February after the sudden resignation of ex-Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.

Ethiopia set to lift state of emergency two months early

Opinion

Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed and the survival of the ruling EPRDF

Will Ethiopia's new prime minister manage to introduce change and push the country towards democratisation?

Yohannes Gedamu

by Yohannes Gedamu

Yohannes Gedamu

Africa

Ethiopia pardons opposition leader on death row

Attorney general says decision for Andargachew Tsige's pardon was part of moves intended to 'widen political space'.

Andargachew Tsige pardoned by Ethiopia

Politics

Saudi Arabia 'to release 1,000 Ethiopian prisoners'

Release comes after request by Ethiopian prime minister during official visit to Riyadh, Ethiopian media reports.

Saudi Arabia 'to release 1,000 Ethiopian prisoners'

REWIND

Mo and Me: African Image-maker Extraordinaire

Rewind looks back at the life of Mohamed Amin, photographer and cameraman who helped inspire Live Aid.