A potentially bloody confrontation between Ethiopia’s federal government and a minority community was averted on Thursday when a political party postponed plans to set up a new region for the Sidama people in defiance of central authorities in Addis Ababa.
Ethiopian security forces on Thursday rounded up scores of suspects believed to have links to a coup bid in northern Amhara state…
Ethiopian military and religious leaders on Tuesday condemned the assassinations of the army chief and other top officials at an emotional funeral service where Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wept openly throughout.
Ethiopia’s economy is expected to grow at 9% in 2019/2020 financial year according to Finance Minister Ahmed Shide, more than 1.5% higher than the International Monetary Fund’s growth projection of 7.7%.
The African Union has marked Africa Day by paying respects to its citizens who died during AU peace keeping missions since 2000.