ADDIS ABABA A former Ethiopian administrator pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of instigating ethnic violence in an eastern region, where a government investigation found authorities presided over a litany of crimes including beheadings, torture, and mass rape.
ADDIS ABABA Ethiopian prosecutors on Wednesday charged the former president of the Somali Region and 46 others with instigating ethnic violence there last year, as the new prime minister cracks down on the security services and senior members of past administrations.
RIYADH/ADDIS ABABA Saudi Arabia has freed Saudi-Ethiopian businessman Mohammed Hussein al-Amoudi more than 14 months after he was detained in a crackdown on corruption, the latest in a flurry of releases as the kingdom faces intense scrutiny over its human rights record.
ADDIS ABABA Prosecutors will charge the former head of Ethiopia's strife-torn Somali region and dozens of other officials with plotting to incite a civil war and ordering abuses including beheadings, officials said on Friday.
ADDIS ABABA An Ethiopian ex-minister was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of "mismanagement of public funds" while he was head of a regional public investment fund, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting said.
ADDIS ABABA/KINSHASA The African Union on Thursday called on Democratic Republic of Congo to suspend the release of the final results of its disputed presidential election due to its doubts over the provisional results.
ADDIS ABABA Ethiopian troops have launched operations against members of a rebel group that signed an agreement to end hostilities with the government last year, an official said on Wednesday.
LEKU, Ethiopia/LONDON In the verdant southern highlands of Ethiopia, coffee farmer Gafeto Gardo is thinking about calling time on an industry that has sustained families for generations. | Video
ADDIS ABABA Protesters in Ethiopia's northeastern Afar region have blocked the landlocked country's main route to the sea to demonstrate against surging ethnic violence, organizers said on Monday.
LEKU, Ethiopia/LONDON, Jan 14 In the verdant
southern highlands of Ethiopia, coffee farmer Gafeto Gardo is
thinking about calling time on an industry that has sustained
families for generations.