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Prime Minister has his work cut out to keep Ethiopia’s transition on track

Ethiopia’s political opening has won plaudits but also uncorked ethnic strife. The government should proceed cautiously ahead of elections in 2020

Ethiopia to vote on breakaway state highlights battles over autonomy

At present, Ethiopia is partitioned into nine semi-autonomous regional states

Why Ethiopians are losing faith in Abiy’s promises for peace

The prime minister may have won the Nobel Peace Prize but he has failed to quell the violence in his own backyard

‘Killing without any reason’: Deaths in rural Ethiopia spark outcry

The violence is unfolding ahead of elections next year in one of the country's most volatile and ethnically diverse areas

Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

All eyes are now on the ruling coalition as it deals with the prime minister’s resignation and scrambles to fill his position.

Mulatu Teshome elected Ethiopia’s president

Ethiopia's Parliament has elected Mulatu Teshome to be the country's new president, replacing Girma Wolde-Giorgis.

Ethiopia opposition mounts court challenge to election

Ethiopia's main opposition group on Tuesday filed a court case against the country's electoral board for rejecting its demand to re-run elections.

Concern over Ethiopian election result

Observers say landslide victory by ruling party was achieved by threats, writes <b>Xan Rice</b>.

EU launches election observer mission in Ethiopia

The EU has launched its observer mission for elections in Ethiopia, which rights groups say have already been tainted by political repression.

Ethiopia accused of crackdown ahead of vote

Ethiopia's government has been accused of waging a coordinated attack on rights activists, journalists and political opponents ahead of May elections.

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Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

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Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

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Surviving the tobacco ban

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Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

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