Ethiopia

Could violence in Tigray spiral into genocide?
A small number of Tigrayan activists outside the UN in New York
In Depth

Could violence in Tigray spiral into genocide?

Almost 200 civilians killed by Ethiopia and Eritrean military forces in latest human rights abuse in region
8 Apr 2021
Instant Opinion: ‘Relax. Joe Biden will be sworn in’
A Joe Biden supporter waves a flag outside her home.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Relax. Joe Biden will be sworn in’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 12 November
12 Nov 2020
Why Ethiopia may be heading for civil war
A member of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front holding an assault rifle.
In Brief

Why Ethiopia may be heading for civil war

Military seizes airport and shuts off internet in northern Tigray region as rebels reject PM Abiy Ahmed
10 Nov 2020
Are Egypt and Ethiopia heading for a water war?
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In Depth

Are Egypt and Ethiopia heading for a water war?

Cairo warns of ‘consequences’ if fellow African nation takes control of Nile River
8 Jul 2020
East Africa hit by worst locust invasion in 25 years
Locusts
In Depth

East Africa hit by worst locust invasion in 25 years

Hundreds of thousands of tons of food destroyed
10 Jan 2020
Ethiopia coup thwarted after army chief killed
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In Brief

Ethiopia coup thwarted after army chief killed

Country’s military chief of staff assassinated by bodyguard as government sees off putsch in north
24 Jun 2019
Dead tattoo artist’s skin to be preserved and framed
Tattoo artist Chris Wenzel’s skin will be preserved and framed
In Brief

Dead tattoo artist’s skin to be preserved and framed

And other stories from the stranger side of life
15 Nov 2018

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Political prisoners thrown to lions in Ethiopia
A lion statue situated near the Central Train Station in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa
In Brief

Political prisoners thrown to lions in Ethiopia

Reformist prime minister reveals torture practice thought to have ended decades ago
30 Aug 2018
Ethiopia and Eritrea end decades-long ‘state of war’
Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed talks to Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh Mohammed
In Brief

Ethiopia and Eritrea end decades-long ‘state of war’

Landmark accord hailed as ‘light of hope’ for Africa by Pope Francis
10 Jul 2018
East Africa hunger crisis: Mo Farah backs UK charity appeal
woman and child in Ganyiel, South Sudan
In Depth

East Africa hunger crisis: Mo Farah backs UK charity appeal

Olympian tells Britons to 'act now' and help millions facing starvation
15 Mar 2017
Forgotten conflicts: the wars that go unnoticed
Congolese soldier
In Depth

Forgotten conflicts: the wars that go unnoticed

Across the world – and especially in Africa – war can rage on for years, ignored by all those who are not directly affected
17 Aug 2015
FOSSIL DISCOVERY: Ethiopia in human evolution limelight
Ethiopian desert
In Brief

FOSSIL DISCOVERY: Ethiopia in human evolution limelight

Scientists believe jawbone dating back 2.8m years belongs to one of the world's very first humans
5 Mar 2015
Jobs, security, investment: Africa’s next billion
Africa's growing population
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Jobs, security, investment: Africa’s next billion

By 2050, Africa’s population will hit 2.4 billion. What effect will this have and what opportunities will it present for your business?
16 Sep 2014