The pariah state severed ties with Qatar on Monday. In response, Qatar has pulled troops from the Eritrea-Djibouti border.
Lilesa has been living in the U.S. since he staged a protest against his government at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Rights groups have accused Ethiopian security forces of opening fire on protesters, killing hundreds.
Feyisa Lilesa has condemned a government crackdown on protesters in Ethiopia, which allegedly caused hundreds of deaths.
The landslide at the capital’s only landfill site destroyed dozens of homes.
The dump is the only landfill site in Addis Ababa, a city with more than 3 million people.
“I think Boris Johnson’s response to this situation is bizarre and inexplicable,” a senior legal official tells Newsweek.
Feyisa Lilesa publicly backed anti-government protesters at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Political change, separatist insurgencies and a possible genocide project a tough year for the continent.
All-female pop group Yegna were granted funds to build a media platform online.
Police arrested Merera Gudina for “communicating with a banned terrorist organization.”
The government said 23 people died in the fire at a prison housing dissidents in September.
Ethiopia’s prime minister has reshuffled his cabinet, but it’s unlikely to quell widespread anger.
Vendors are too scared to sell the "Addis Standard," its editor said.
Tamiru Demisse followed Olympic counterpart Feyisa Lilesa in making anti-government gesture.
The marathon runner said he would be killed if he returned to Ethiopia after an anti-government gesture.
Roni Alsheich claimed this week that it is "natural" for police to suspect Ethiopians of crime.
Lilesa protested in solidarity with Ethiopia’s Oromo community after winning silver in Rio.
Almost 100 people died in recent anti-government protests, according to rights groups.