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.
Rights groups say hundreds have been killed protesting the government's approach to land and political rights.
In Ethiopia, 9,000 Jews are waiting to move to Israel—but it may not be the promised land after all.
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.
The country's Ethiopian community has condemned Roni Alsheich.
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.
Over 250,000 students are sitting exams in the horn of Africa's most populous country.
Israel's only Ethiopian parliamentarian is upset Netanyahu did not meet with Ethiopian Jews.
Tens of thousands of people died in a border war in 1998-2000.
A bloody war was fought over the border between 1998 and 2000, killing tens of thousands.