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Ethnic clashes challenge Ethiopia PM’s reforms

Bedaso Bora danced alongside his neighbours in the streets of Ethiopia's lush coffee-growing south after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to power in April promising better days.But just weeks later, Bedaso and hundreds of thousands of others of the...

Grenade blast rock Ethiopia rally for PM Abiy Ahmed

An explosion has struck a large rally by supporters of Ethiopia's new, reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Addis Ababa, killing at least one person and wounding scores, including 10 who are in critical condition. Abiy had just wrapped up...

Ethiopia new PM vows to restore nation’s glory

Ethiopia new Prime Minister Dr. Abiye Ahmed has vowed to bring economic, social and political transformations by restoring the country's past glory and spurring regional integration. He also remarked his selection process to assume the premiership has showcased a...

2 persons linked to al Shabaab sentenced to 6 years in jail

Ethiopia says two men accused of trying to establish a cell of the al-Shabaab extremist group inside the country have been sentenced to six years in prison. The state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate on Friday reported that Bedris Yesuf and Anis...

Report says 669 persons killed in three regions in Ethiopia unrest

A total of 669 people were killed in unrest that gripped Ethiopia for several months until authorities imposed a state of emergency last October, according to an investigation report presented to parliament on Tuesday. The Horn of Africa country declared...

46 killed in garbage dump landslide in Ethiopian capital, dozens still missing

A mountain of trash gave way in a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, killing at least 46 people and leaving several dozen missing, residents said, as officials vowed to relocate those who called the landfill...

Ethiopia says thwarted planned attack on dam project by Eritrea backed rebels

Ethiopia says it has thwarted a planned attack by an Eritrea-backed group on its massive dam project, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Deputy government spokesman Zadig Abraha told the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate on Wednesday evening that 20 members...
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Chad says army killed 300 rebels fighters

Chad military says it has killed some 300 rebels advancing on the capital, N’Djamena, as the government on Monday...
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