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Not guilty plea to Ethiopian ethnic violence by ex-official

A former Ethiopian administrator pleaded not guilty to charges of instigating ethnic violence in an eastern region, where a government investigation found authorities presided...

Former Somali Region president charged

Ethiopian prosecutors charged the former president of Somali Region and 46 others with instigating ethnic violence last year, as the new prime minister cracks...

Former Somali region head to be charged

Prosecutors will charge the former head of Ethiopia’s strife-torn Somali region and other officials with plotting to incite a civil war and ordering abuses...

Ethiopia pardons treason and terrorism accused

Ethiopia pardoned more than 13,000 people in the past six months charged with or convicted of treason or terrorism, state-affiliated media said. The previous government...

Offensive launched against Oromo rebels

Ethiopian troops launched operations against members of a rebel group that signed an agreement to end hostilities with government last year, an official said. Since...

Ethiopia highway blockade ends

Protesters in Ethiopia's north-eastern Afar region ended a blockade of the landlocked country's main route to the sea imposed on Sunday to demonstrate against...

Protests block Ethiopian route to ocean

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Protesters in Ethiopia's north-eastern Afar region blocked the landlocked country's main route to the sea to demonstrate against surging ethnic violence, organisers said. The demonstrators...

Ethiopia charges former military firm boss

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Ethiopia charged the former head of military-run industrial conglomerate METEC with corruption almost two months after he was arrested. Kinfe Dagnew was charged with four...

Tigrayans defiant as Ethiopian leader cracks down

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In the birthplace of the armed struggle that propelled Ethiopia's ruling coalition to power 27 years ago, there is growing anger as the country's...

Ethiopia to move troops from Eritrean border as relations thaw

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Ethiopia will begin moving its troops away from the border with Eritrea, senior military officials said on Friday, months after the erstwhile enemies reopened...

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