Opinion

Why the US is engineering political change in East Africa

The competition between great powers has triggered a string of major political developments in East Africa.

Mehari Taddele Maru

by Mehari Taddele Maru

Mehari Taddele Maru

Africa

Dozens killed in Ethiopia ethnic clashes

At least 44 people were killed and 70,000 fled their homes amid violence in western Ethiopia, local officials say.

Dozens killed in Ethiopia ethnic clashes

Ethiopia

'They believe I was cursed with blindness because God was angry'

Girls with disabilities in Ethiopia have been sexually assaulted and are feared for being under the spell of witchcraft.

'They believe I was cursed with blindness because God was angry'

Opinion

Ethiopia and Eritrea's second rapprochement

Ethiopia and Eritrea should not repeat the mistakes of the 1990s, when a period of rapprochement ended in war.

Goitom Gebreluel

by Goitom Gebreluel

Goitom Gebreluel

Africa

Thousands protest after deadly Ethiopia ethnic violence

At least 200 people have been arrested by police in connection with the violence over the weekend that saw 23 killed.

Ethiopia: Thousands protest after deadly ethnic violence

Africa

Ethiopia, Eritrea sign peace deal at Saudi Arabia summit

Peace agreement bolsters historic peace accord between former Horn of Africa enemies after two decades of enmity.

Ethiopia, Eritrea sign peace deal at Saudi Arabia summit

Inside Story

Is Ethiopia on a path to inclusive democracy?

The Ethiopian government has welcomed back the Oromo Liberation Front that was once branded a terror group.

Ethiopia

'Historic day': Exiled Oromo rebel leaders return home

Supporters celebrate in Addis Ababa as the leadership of the Oromo Liberation Front returns from exile.

Thousands of Ethiopians hail return of once-banned Oromo group

Africa

Ethiopia, Eritrea to sign new peace agreement in Saudi: UN

UN chief Antonio Guterres to be among those attending Sunday's signing ceremony in western city of Jeddah.

Ethiopia, Eritrea to sign new peace agreement in Saudi: UN

Africa

Ethiopia-Eritrea announce troop pullback from border

Former foes have reconciled in recent months, reopening embassies, resuming flights and now reopening the border.

Ethiopia-Eritrea border opens for first time in 20 years

Africa

Eritrea consolidates Horn of Africa peace

Restoration of diplomatic relations among Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Somalia signals an end to region's conflict.

Eritrea consolidates Horn of Africa peace

Ethiopia

Ethiopia reopens embassy in Eritrea after 20 years

Leaders from both countries attend ceremony in Asmara as two nations re-establish diplomatic links.

Ethiopia reopens embassy in Eritrea amid thaw in ties

Inside Story

Will the largest dam in Africa ever be completed?

The multi-billion dollar project has been dogged by disputes and delays.

Ethiopia

Ethiopia arrests former regional head over rights abuse

Abdi Mohamed Omar arrested on charges of human rights abuses and stoking deadly ethnic clashes in restive region.

Ethiopia arrests ex-Somali region head over rights abuses

Africa

World Bank to give Ethiopia $1bn in budgetary assistance: PM

In first press conference since taking office in April, Abiy Ahmed also says 2020 election will be free and fair.

World Bank to give Ethiopia $1bn in budgetary assistance: PM