Ethiopia has declared a six-month long state of emergency across the whole country following months of anti-government protests.
Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon on Sunday, according to a government…
Nearly 100 people have been shot dead by security forces in Oromiya and Amhara in Ethiopia in a weekend of protests against discrimination and land seizures.
The government of Ethiopia and the United Nations have asked for help to feed more than 10.2 Ethiopians. A long-standing drought has led to
The worst drought to hit Ethiopia in 50 years is about to become a crisis according to the charity Save the Children . It is warning that emergency
More than 450 million euros needs to be raised by the end of next month to help Ethiopia through critical food shortages. That is the warning from
Thousands take part in Epiphany festival or Timket in Ethiopia to celebrate the baptism of Jesus according to the ancient Orthodox calendar.
At least 75 people have been killed during weeks of protests in Ethiopia. That’s according to Human Rights Watch (HRW), which says soldiers and
‘Lamb’ is a tender and beautifully shot debut feature by young Ethiopian director Yared Zeleke. Ephraim has recently lost his mother. He lives in a
The crisis in South Sudan is set to dominate President Barack Obama’s speech today when he becomes the first US leader to address the 54-member
He is the first serving US President to visit Ethiopia. But in talks with its premier on Monday, Barack Obama warned that more must be done to
After an emotional visit to his father's homeland of Kenya, Barack Obama has arrived in Ethiopia
On the last day of his visit to Kenya, Obama mixed the personal with the presidential and told Kenyans the country stood at a crossroads, a moment filled with peril but enormous promise.
Barack Obama was treated to a state banquet hosted by Kenya’s President Kenyatta in Nairobi on Saturday night. The US president has said Washington
When it comes to schooling, children can fall behind if they live in isolated or nomadic communities. This edition of Learning World looks at mobile
We’ve been extremely moved this week by an Ethiopian film called Difret. A film which shows a side of the country perhaps few of us are familiar
Ethiopia has started counting the votes after Sunday’s elections. Provisional results should emerge within a few days and the final result is
Ethiopia’s ruling People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front is expected to be returned to power with a landslide win in Sunday’s election. The party
Djibouti has long been a transit point for migrants on the move from Africa to the Arabian Peninsula and beyond. Since the intensification of
Police on horseback charged hundreds of Ethiopian citizens in central Tel Aviv on Sunday as an anti-racism protest descended into one of the most
Clashes erupted as tens of thousands of Ethiopians gathered to denounce the mass murder of compatriots by ISIL extremists. Wednesday’s
Thousands of Ethiopian demonstrators hurled stones and scuffled with police during a rally in the capital, Addis Ababa after a video showed dozens of
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There was camaraderie in Khartoum as the leaders of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia celebrated a deal designed to ease fears that a controversial new dam
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The 90th edition of the Sao Silvestre Road Race got underway in Sao Paulo on Wednesday with Ethiopian runners taking the top spots in the male and
Over 30,000 people thronged Addis Ababa to participate in the Great Ethiopian Run, the biggest event in the east African nation’s athletic calendar
Swiss police say an Ethiopian Airlines co-pilot who hijacked the plane he was flying, did so in order to claim asylum in Switzerland, The co-pilot
Reports suggest the hijacker of an Ethiopian Airlines plane forced to land at Geneva airport was the co-pilot. Police are quoted as saying he took