REUTERS 17 January 2019 by NITA BHALLA NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Ethiopia passed a law on Thursday giving almost 1 million refugees the right to work and live outside of camps, in a move praised for providing them with more dignity and reducing reliance on foreign aid. Home to Africa’s second largest refugee population after Uganda, Ethiopia hosts...

REUTERS 16 January 2019 by AARON MAASHO ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopian troops have launched operations against members of a rebel group that signed...

ALL AFRICA 15 January 2019 by MICHAEL EMILE KYNASTON JONES Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President Isaias Afwerki at the official opening of the Debay...

REUTERS 15 January 2019 by AARON MAASHO ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Protesters in Ethiopia’s northeastern Afar region have blocked the landlocked country’s main route to the sea to demonstrate against surging ethnic violence, organisers said on Monday. The demonstrators started a five-day blockade of the highway to neighbouring Djibouti on Sunday, Mahi Bule, a member...

MENAFN 14 January 2019 by DAWIT ENDESHAW MENAFN – Somali Land Sun) Horn of Africa Border Confusion Somalilandsun – Ethiopia, more or less,...

ADDIS STANDARD 13 January 2019 Addis Abeba, January 13/2018 – Protesters in Afar regional state have today blocked the main road connecting Ethiopia to Djibouti, the main import export route. Protesters are demanding an end to what they said were violent incidents in the past several weeks perpetrated by armed men from the Somali Isa ethnic groups, which claimed the...

CAPITAL NEWS 12 January 2019 by SIMON NDONGA Raila outlined some of the activities he will be undertaking in the coming months, including visits to all...

DW – MADE FOR MINDS 12 January 2019 Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has introduced dramatic reforms since assuming power more than nine...

EQEGA NEWS 12 January 2019 January 12, 2019 – Since the signing of the peace deal between Ethiopia and Eritrea in July, Eritreans have crossed over...

AA by  ADDIS GETACHEW 11 January 2018 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The self-declared republic of Somaliland has expressed an interest in hosting British and Russian naval bases, which would add to an already active military presence along the coast of the Red Sea – one of the world’s busiest and most strategically important maritime passages. Last weekend, British Defense...