Ethiopia Cautiously Embraces New Era of Press Freedom

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA Ethiopia’s historic strides toward democracy and openness have given journalists in the country hope for greater freedom to report the news.In a speech at the Sheraton Addis, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed encouraged journali…

Body of Late President Arrives in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa Body of the late Dr. Nagasso Gidada, who served as Ethiopia’s president for seven years, has arrived in Addis Ababa from Germany.Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed and higher government officials and relatives of the deceased were present at B…

Ethiopia deploys army to curb new deadly ethnic clashes

ADDIS ABABA, The Ethiopian army has been deployed to quell new outbreak of deadly ethnic clashes in the country’s north.The incidents between people belonging to the Amhara and Benishangul Gumuz regions is said to have claimed the lives of over 200 acc…

8th Tana Forum Opened

Addis Ababa The 8th Tana Forum that discusses on the security of the African continent has opened today in the town of Bahir Dar.The forum is being held under the theme Political Dynamics in the Horn of Africa: Nurturing the Emerging Peace TrendsThi…

State Funeral to be Held for Dr. Nagasso on Sunday

Addis Ababa The former president of Ethiopia, Dr. Nagasso Gidada who served his country as head of state for 7 years will have a state burial ceremony tomorrow at Peter-Paul Cemetery.Dr. Negasso Gidada, the second son of the late Reverend Gidada Sol…