Ethiopia's Abiy seeks $150bn for African virus response
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday urged G20 leaders to help Africa cope with the coronavirus crisis by facilitating debt relief and providing $150 billion in emergency funding.
Ethiopia passes contested 'hate speech' law
Ethiopia on Thursday passed a law punishing "hate speech" and "disinformation" with hefty fines and long jail terms, despite fears by rights groups it undermines gains in free speech.
Nigeria, Ethiopia sign pact on visa waiver, defence
Nigeria and Ethiopia have signed a pact on visa waiver for diplomatic and official passport holders. They also agreed to relate mutually on defence matters. President Muhammadu Buhari and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed witnessed the signing on Tuesday in Addis Ababa by their Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama..
Nigeria, Ethiopia sign Visa waiver Agreement, MoU on Defence Cooperation
Nigeria and Ethiopia have signed a visa waiver agreement for diplomatic and official passport holders, and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the field of Defence.
Pressured at home, Ethiopia PM picks up Nobel Peace Prize
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will collect his Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Tuesday, but as ethnic violence rises at home he has kept festivities and meetings with the media to a minimum.
Ethiopia PM praises referendum for new state as votes tallied
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Thursday praised the conduct of a referendum in the ethnic Sidama region, that many expect will approve the creation of a new federal state.
Ethiopia arrests 400 as government defends response to deadly ethnic violence
More than 400 people have been arrested in Ethiopia during investigations into ethnic and religious violence that left 78 people dead last week, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Thursday.
Two dead in protests against Ethiopian PM Abiy: state media
At least two people have been killed and dozens injured in violent Ethiopian protests against Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, state media reported Thursday.
South Sudan says will host peace talks between Sudan and rebels
Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok will attend peace talks in the South Sudan capital Monday with rebel leaders from several Sudanese states, said official sources in Juba. "Tomorrow's meeting is to mark the launching of Sudan's peace talks," Ateny Wek Ateny, spokesman for South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, told AFP Sunday.