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Ethiopia’s Supreme Court Rules for Andargachew Tsige to Testify in Terror Trial

The Federal Supreme Court of Ethiopia has dismissed an appeal seeking to prevent Andargachew Tsige from appearing before court as a defense witness. The ruling is the latest news regarding Tsige, a 60-year-old Ethiopian born British national, who has been Read more ›

Ethiopia Postpones Renaissance Dam Negotiation at the Last Minute

Ethiopia has postponed a meeting with Egypt and Sudan on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The announcement came on Saturday, a day before the initial meeting was supposed to be held in Khartoum. Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom requested Read more ›

5 Ethiopian Opposition Groups Unite to Oust ‘Oppressive’ EPRDF Government

A newly formed Ethiopian opposition group in exile, which accuses Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s administration and the leading party of being repressive, has vowed to ‘dismantle’ the incumbent government and create a new political order. The new group – People’s Read more ›

Ethiopia Faces Hunger Crisis as El Nino-Inspired Drought Affects Millions

Ethiopia’s agriculture-dependent rural population has been affected by severe weather patterns. This year, the worst drought in a decade is expected to hit a large part of the country and other East African nations. Meteorologists say the drought, which was Read more ›

South Sudan: Peace talks postponed

A new round of discussions between representatives of the warring factions in Addis Ababa failed to resume as scheduled on Monday as both sides failed to show up, officials say. The Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) chief mediator, Seyoum Mesfin, Read more ›

Egypt accuses Ethiopia of delaying resumption of renaissance dam discussions

Egypt’s Foreign Minister, Nabil Fahmy, has accused Ethiopian authorities of stalling the resolution of the renaissance dam dispute after they have failed to respond to several requests from Egypt to restart the talks. However, he has insisted that the Egyptian government Read more ›

Ethiopia to host global food security conference

More than 800 experts in food and other related disciplines are set to convene in Addis Ababa on Thursday, May 15th, to discuss how to integrate resilient strategies in the fight against hunger and poverty globally. The meeting, themed ‘Building Read more ›