Opinion

Why Abiy Ahmed's Prosperity Party is good news for Ethiopia

The new party is a positive step towards ending ethnic strife in the country.

Yohannes Gedamu

by Yohannes Gedamu

Yohannes Gedamu

Inside Story

What message does Ethiopian PM Ahmed Abiy's Nobel win send?

Abiy Ahmed received the award for his efforts towards ending Ethiopia's conflict with Eritrea.

Africa

Does Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed deserve the Nobel Prize for Peace?

Ethiopian prime minister set to receive award in Norway's capital, but his win has generated a mixed reaction.

Does Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed deserve the Nobel Prize for Peace?

Africa

Who are Africa's Nobel Prize winners?

A look at the continent's Nobel laureates honoured for efforts in peace, chemistry, literature, medicine and physics.

Africa's Nobel Prize winners: A list

Opinion

Why Abiy Ahmed's Prosperity Party could be bad news for Ethiopia

The new pan-Ethiopian party created to replace the EPRDF coalition risks bringing the country to the edge of an abyss.

Awol K Allo

by Awol K Allo

Awol K Allo

Ethiopia

Will Sidama statehood referendum open a Pandora's box?

After long-running campaign, Sidama people to vote in referendum on whether to form autonomous regional state.

Hope, uncertainty as Ethiopia's Sidama gear up for statehood vote

Opinion

The threat of intraethnic strife in Ethiopia

Consensus has to be established first within ethnic groups before national unity can be achieved in Ethiopia.

Adem K Abebe

by Adem K Abebe

Adem K Abebe

Ethiopia

Ethiopia says 78 killed in protests against treatment of activist

Government says investigations into 'senseless act' of last week's violence continue, warns death toll could rise.

Ethiopia says 78 killed in protests against treatment of activist

Media

The challenges of navigating Ethiopia's new media landscape

Reforms have opened up highly censored media landscape, but gov't is accused of rolling back some of those freedoms.

The challenges of navigating Ethiopia's new media landscape

Ethiopia

Prominent activist may challenge Ethiopian PM in 2020 election

Jawar Mohammed's comments come as Oromia police commissioner says death toll in two days of protests stands at 67.

Prominent activist may challenge Ethiopian PM in 2020 election

Ethiopia

Ethiopian activist calls for calm after 16 die in clashes

Jawar Mohammed organised the protests that helped bring Nobel Prize-winning Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to power.

Ethiopia

Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed issues warning over Renaissance Dam

PM Abiy said his country could ready millions if there is need to go to war over dam project opposed by Egypt.

Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed issues warning over Renaissance Dam

Opinion

Why I nominated Abiy Ahmed for the Nobel Peace Prize

The prize not only acknowledges the Ethiopian prime minister's commitment to peace, but encourages him to do more.

Awol K Allo

by Awol K Allo

Awol K Allo

Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopia's Abiy wins Nobel award: How the world reacted

Ethiopian PM gains global peace prize amid cautions over 'far from done' reforms and unfinished diplomatic efforts.

Poverty & Development

In Ethiopia, a forgotten refugee in her own land

Displaced from home, Amina Yuya and her neighbours feel abandoned by the Abiy government that promised to support them.

In Ethiopia, a forgotten refugee in her own land