Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa gives the impression of a capital that is looking to the future while still being firmly rooted in the past. Its fabric bears witness to the various stages in its history, from its imperial origins in the late 1880s through the Italian colonial occupation of 1936-41 to the Marxist dictat...

Addis Ababa News

Ethiopia lifts state of emergency

Emergency measures had been in effect since last October. Ethiopia has lifted the country's state of emergency which had been in place since last October 2016, following a parliament session on 4 Aug...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopia frees Swedish journalists

Ethiopia has pardoned and freed two Swedish journalists who were arrested last year in the rebel Ogaden region and had been serving an 11-year jail sentence for "supporting terrorism". The pardon o...