Border conflicts have marred east African states for decades, but some political goodwill has finally emerged in the region, seeking to build an enduring peace.
The union's two-week long summit in Addis Ababa aims to discuss ways to resolve endemic corruption and protracted conflicts that have affected millions of lives on the continent.
The UN Security Council lifted the arms embargo, all travel bans, asset freezes and targeted sanctions against Eritrea.
Ethiopian long-distance runner Lelisa Desisa has won the New York City Marathon for the first time. Desisa had finished second in 2014 and third in 2015 and 2017. Kenya’s Mary Keitany claimed her fourth crown.
Sahle-Work Zewde becomes Ethiopia's first woman president replacing former president Mulatu Teshome who resigned. She is expected to serve two six-year terms.
Is there a campaign to remove Somali Muslims from eastern Ethiopia, by any means necessary?
Oromo people have been asking for equal representation for decades. Now, with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (an Oromo) leading the country, they hope they can claim their rights.
Many point to a "Marshall Plan for Africa", but the fact is that the West is nowhere as invested in Africa as the US was in Europe when the original Marshall Plan came to light.
The unrest in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa was the latest instance of ethnic violence to challenge Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who has undertaken aggressive reforms including reigning in the security forces since his April inauguration.
The Ethiopian state under the cover of the War on Terror has criminalised its Somali population, causing unrest and resentment in the East African country.
Ethiopia and Eritrea had been at war for 20 years over the location of boundaries between the two countries.
The death of about 40 people in Ethiopia’s Oromia over the weekend is being blamed on the Liyu Police, a regional paramilitary force from the Somali region.
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