Ethiopia Bans Weapons at Festival After 2016 Stampede
Opposition activists said hundreds were killed in a stampede allegedly provoked by security forces at the Irreecha festival in 2016.
Why is the U.S. Worried About Ethiopia?
Clashes on the border between Ethiopia's two biggest regions have killed at least 50 and displaced more than 50,000 in the past week.
Why Ethiopia Cut Mobile Internet Again
The Ethiopian government has pulled internet access multiple times in recent years. This time, fears of exam leaks might be behind it.
Ethiopian Athlete Urges World to Help Oromo People
Lilesa has been living in the U.S. since he staged a protest against his government at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
U.N. Renews Calls to Investigate Ethiopia Protests
Rights groups have accused Ethiopian security forces of opening fire on protesters, killing hundreds.
Ethiopian Officials Slam Protest Athlete Feyisa Lilesa
Feyisa Lilesa has condemned a government crackdown on protesters in Ethiopia, which allegedly caused hundreds of deaths.
Ethiopia's Protest Athlete Reunited With Family in U.S.
Feyisa Lilesa publicly backed anti-government protesters at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Six Stories That Will Shape Sub-Saharan Africa in 2017
Political change, separatist insurgencies and a possible genocide project a tough year for the continent.
Gambia Is a Sign of Democracy's Advance in Africa
Yahya Jammeh's decision to accept his defeat after 22 years in power is an important example for others.
Ethiopia: Oromo Politician Arrested After Brussels Trip
Police arrested Merera Gudina for "communicating with a banned terrorist organization."
Ethiopia 'Charges 38 Inmates' Over Deadly Prison Fire
The government said 23 people died in the fire at a prison housing dissidents in September.
Can Ethiopia's New Cabinet Address the Oromo Protests?
Ethiopia's prime minister has reshuffled his cabinet, but it's unlikely to quell widespread anger.
Ethiopia 'Releases 2,000 Detainees'
The state of emergency is meant to crack down on anti-government rhetoric.
Ethiopia: State of Emergency Puts Magazine Out of Print
Vendors are too scared to sell the "Addis Standard," its editor said.
Ethiopian PM Pledges Reform under Merkel Pressure
The ruling coalition controls all 524 seats in Ethiopia's parliament.
Ethiopia: Scores Killed in Oromia 'Stampede'
Protesters have blamed security forces for deaths at a religious festival Sunday.
Ethiopian Paralympic Medalist Backs Oromo Protests
Tamiru Demisse followed Olympic counterpart Feyisa Lilesa in making anti-government gesture.
Ethiopian Olympian Feyisa Lilesa Arrives in the U.S.
The marathon runner said he would be killed if he returned to Ethiopia after an anti-government gesture.
Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa Fails to Return From Rio
The silver medalist made a gesture in support of anti-government protesters.
Ethiopian Runner Sparks $40,000 Crowdfunding Campaign
Lilesa protested in solidarity with Ethiopia's Oromo community after winning silver in Rio.
Ethiopia Must Give Observers Access: U.N. Rights Chief
Almost 100 people died in recent anti-government protests, according to rights groups.
Ethiopia: 400 Killed in Oromo Protests, Says HRW
More than 400 people have been killed in protests of Ethiopia's largest ethnic group.
Why Eritrea's Border With Ethiopia Is a Conflict Zone
A bloody war was fought over the border between 1998 and 2000, killing tens of thousands.
Ethiopian PM Urges World: Don't Forget Us
The country is currently sufferings its worst drought in 50 years, with 10 million people needing food.
Oromo Protests: Ethiopian PM Apologizes for Deaths
Hailemariam Desalegn blamed the violent protests on "anti-peace forces."
Ethiopia Detains Journalists Covering Oromo Protests
More than 140 protesters among Ethiopia's largest ethnic group have been killed since November 2015.
Why Ethiopia's Oromo Are Protesting
Hundreds of protesters have died in demonstrations over plans to expand Addis Ababa.
Ethiopian PM Vows 'Decisive Action' in Oromia
Protests have been ongoing in Oromia since November 2015, resulting in hundreds of deaths.