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Ethiopia opposition mounts court challenge to election

Ethiopia's main opposition group filed a court case against the country's electoral board for rejecting its demand to rerun elections criticised by...

Ethiopia expects 25 000 more Somali refugees in 2010

Ethiopia said yesterday it expects another 25 000 refugees fleeing fighting in Somalia to cross its border by the end of the...

Ethiopia rejects US claims as Ambassador assumes office

After months of strong statements between Addis Ababa and Washington, over Ethiopia's decision to jam Voice of America's Amharic service, a new...

Egypt blocking Somaliland and Ethiopia?

The United States Department said that Egypt has put forward new ideas on the international working group for combating piracy in the...

Ethiopian PM wants VOA news service jammed

U.S.-funded broadcaster Voice of America's (VOA) local Amharic language service in Ethiopia will be blocked because it is destabilising the country, Prime...

Ethiopia sees 10.1 pct GDP growth

Ethiopia sees its economy growing by 10.1 % in the 2009/10 fiscal year compared with 9.9 % previously as it shakes off...

5.2 million Ethiopians need food assistance: UN

The number of people in Ethiopia who will need food assistance this year has risen to 5.2 million, an increase of several...

Ethiopian plane crashes off Beirut, 90 feared dead

All 90 people aboard an Ethiopian Airlines plane are feared dead after it plunged into the Mediterranean minutes after taking off from...

Ethiopia says “election repression” report lies

Ethiopia denounced yesterday a rights group report that accused it of cracking down on the opposition and restricting the work of aid...

Ethiopia claims over 100 Oromo rebels lay down arms

Ethiopia has taken more than 100 Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) rebels into custody after they surrendered and handed over a cache of...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...