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Country in Northeastern Africa

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Ethiopia: Country in Northeastern Africa
Ethiopia, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a landlocked country in the Horn of Africa. It shares borders with Eritrea to the north, Djibouti to the northeast, Somalia and the disputed territory of Somaliland to the east, Kenya to the south, South Sudan to the west and Sudan to the northwest. With over 109 million inhabitants, Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world and the second-most populous nation on the African continent with a total area of 1,100,000 square kilometres (420,000 sq mi). Its capital and largest city is Addis Ababa, which lies a few miles west of the East African Rift that splits the country into the Nubian and Somali tectonic plates.

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Nobel peace laureate Abiy to say militants, global powers threaten Horn of Africa

The world's leading military powers and militant groups are both threatening peace and stability in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will say on Tuesday at a ceremony to receive..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed: Inside the mind of this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has published a book outlining his philosophy of "medemer".
BBC News - Published

Videos for Ethiopia


Why Eritrea's leader was left out of Ethiopia's Nobel peace prize [Video]Why Eritrea's leader was left out of Ethiopia's Nobel peace prize

Ethiopia's leader Abiy Ahmed will receive the Nobel peace prize for his efforts to resolve the conflict with Eritrea.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:56Published

A third of African tropical plants risk extinction: Study [Video]A third of African tropical plants risk extinction: Study

A new study from the journal Science Advances suggests that roughly 7,000 African plant species risk extinction.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:20Published

Desisa, Chepngetich claim Marathon Runner of the Year awards [Video]Desisa, Chepngetich claim Marathon Runner of the Year awards

Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa and Kenyan Ruth Chepngetich claim AIMS Marathon Runner of the Year awards

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:16Published

NYC marathon winners celebrate in Central Park [Video]NYC marathon winners celebrate in Central Park

The 2019 TCS New York City Marathon winners smiled for photographs in New York's Central Park at Bethesda Fountain on Monday (November 4) in an official finish-line tape presentation.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:33Published

Jepkosgei claims NYC Marathon in women's upset victory [Video]Jepkosgei claims NYC Marathon in women's upset victory

Kenyan half marathon world record holders Geoffrey Kamworor and rookie Joyciline Jepkosgei powered to victories in the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Gavino Garay reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

Missing African migrants being trafficked through Yemen [Video]Missing African migrants being trafficked through Yemen

Aid agencies warn that human traffickers are increasingly using the country as a route to move African migrants, who are mostly Ethiopians, to Gulf countries.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:25Published

Ugandan coffee farmers wary of bitter taste over proposed bill [Video]Ugandan coffee farmers wary of bitter taste over proposed bill

Uganda's government says it wants to boost coffee production in the country and has tabled a bill in parliament that seeks to regulate the country's coffee sector, but not all farmers are happy with..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:59Published

Loved ones, pilots were in 'flying coffins': Blumenthal to Boeing CEO [Video]Loved ones, pilots were in 'flying coffins': Blumenthal to Boeing CEO

Democratic U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal asks the families of those killed in two fatal 737 MAX crashes to stand and hold up images of their loved ones during a hearing on Capitol Hill with Boeing..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:06Published

Ethiopia protests: Police surround activist's home [Video]Ethiopia protests: Police surround activist's home

Hundreds of supporters of Oromia Media Network's founder join protest amid reports of police surrounding his residence.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:35Published

Families told design flaws to blame for Lion Air crash [Video]Families told design flaws to blame for Lion Air crash

Mechanical and design issues contributed to the crash of a Lion Air 737 MAX jet last October, Indonesian investigators told victims' families in a briefing on Wednesday ahead of the release of a final..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:03Published

Boeing may face billions more losses - analysts [Video]Boeing may face billions more losses - analysts

Boeing may have to book billions of dollars in additional charges, two brokerages said on Monday, following latest developments around the planemaker's grounded 737 MAX jet. David Pollard reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

Ethiopia Plane Crash: Kenyan victims buried in home towns [Video]Ethiopia Plane Crash: Kenyan victims buried in home towns

Boeing admits faulty sensor caused 737-Max to crash and has paid compensation to victims' families.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:01Published

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali wins Nobel Peace Prize [Video]Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali wins Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed gets the award amid cautions over 'far from done' reforms and unfinished diplomatic efforts.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:39Published

 

Ethiopia PM should talk to media when collecting Peace Prize: Nobel committee

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will not talk to the news media when he is in Oslo next week to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, drawing rare criticism from the award committee, which says a free and..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia's Sidama vote overwhelmingly to form autonomous region

Ethiopia's Sidama people have voted overwhelmingly to form their own self-governing region as many of the country's ethnic groups demand greater autonomy under sweeping reforms led by Prime Minister..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed gets a new ruling party

Not everyone agrees with the plan to merge the ethnically-based parties in the governing coalition.
BBC News - Published

Ethiopia's ruling coalition agrees to form single party ahead of 2020 vote

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition on Thursday approved the merger of three of its four ethnic-based parties into a single national one ahead of the 2020 elections, part of the prime minister's efforts to..
Reuters - Published

A third of tropical African plants face extinction

An assessment shows rapid loss of trees, shrubs and herbs in countries such as Ethiopia and Tanzania.
BBC News - Published

'Born again' Ethiopian minority votes on autonomy

Members of Ethiopia's Sidama minority remembered loved ones lost in their long struggle for autonomy as they voted on Wednesday in a self-determination referendum that tests Ethiopia's ability to..
Reuters - Published

For one family, Ethiopian referendum reverberates through generations

Government forces displayed the severed heads of Yerusalem Kawiso's relatives in the market after the two men fought to carve out a state for Ethiopia's Sidama people. Forty years later, the Ethiopian..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia's Sidama vote on autonomy in test of nationalist passions

Members of Ethiopia's Sidama minority lined up before dawn to vote in a self-determination referendum on Wednesday, a test of Ethiopia's ability to peacefully manage ethnic demands and political change..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia referendum: Sidama poll could test Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

A referendum on the creation of a new region will see if ethnic rivalries can be solved at the ballot box.
BBC News - Published

Test for Ethiopia's reforms as Sidama people vote on autonomy

Awol Beyene got married on Sunday in a white tuxedo, with his voting card in one hand and his bride's hand in the other.
Reuters - Published

Ever tried revenge honey? It tastes good

Justin Rowlatt is attacked by bees in Ethiopia's Tigray province, where vast tracts of land have been regreened.
BBC News - Published

Ethiopian human rights boss battles scant resources

When Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appointed a former political prisoner in July as head of the state-funded human rights commission, supporters hailed it as a sign the country might finally..
Reuters - Published

Canada refuses visas to over a dozen African AI researchers

Visa hassles made another AI conference move to Ethiopia, rather than deal with Canadian officials.
BBC News - Published

Egypt-Ethiopia row over River Nile dam

At the heart of the dispute is which country has control over Africa's longest river.
BBC News - Published

Quadruple amputee Alex Lewis climbs Ethiopian mountain

Alex, who lost all four of his limbs six years ago, climbed Ras Dashen using a specially-adapted buggy.
BBC News - Published

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to try to resolve dam dispute by January 15: Treasury

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agreed on Wednesday to work toward a comprehensive and sustainable agreement on the filling and operation of a massive dam project in Ethiopia by Jan...
Reuters - Published

Trump says talks with Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan on dam dispute went well

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he held talks with officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over a new dam being built on the Nile River.
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Key facts about Ethiopia's giant Nile dam

Ethiopia is building a giant dam on the Blue Nile, close to its border with Sudan.
Reuters - Published

Trump speaks with Egypt's Sisi, backs talks on disputed Ethiopia dam

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday and voiced support for negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over a giant hydroelectric dam on..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia PM Abiy says death toll from recent protests rises to 86

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Sunday the death toll from protests last month had risen to 86 and urged citizens to resist forces threatening to impede the country's progress.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia violence: Facebook to blame, says runner Gebrselassie

The running legend says hate speech on the social network was behind the deaths of 78 people.
BBC News - Published

Ethiopia says at least 78 people killed in protests last week, number could rise

At least 78 people were killed in protests in Ethiopia last week against the treatment of a prominent activist, the prime minister's spokeswoman said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

At least 78 people killed in Ethiopian protests last week: prime minister's office

At least 78 people were killed during protests in Ethiopia last week over the treatment of a prominent activist, the prime minister's spokeswoman said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia's government releases activists accused over unrest in June: journalist

Ethiopia has released five activists who were detained earlier this year after the killing of its Amhara region's president and three other senior officials and the army chief of staff in the capital,..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia's 900-year-old Shonke village on a mountain

Residents say they prefer their traditional stone-built homes to Ethiopia's "shining cities".
BBC News - Published

Violence during Ethiopian protests was ethnically tinged, say eyewitnesses

Much of the fighting seen during protests in Ethiopia this week was ethnically tinged, eyewitnesses said on Saturday, describing attacks by young men from the Oromo ethnic group against people from..
Reuters - Published

Prominent activist won't rule out election challenge to Ethiopia PM

Prominent activist Jawar Mohammed does not rule out challenging his erstwhile ally, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, in next year's election, he told Reuters on Friday, after days of demonstrations..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia activist calls for calm after 16 killed in clashes

Prominent Ethiopian activist Jawar Mohammed called for calm on Thursday amid protests that have killed 16 people and are challenging Nobel Prize-winning Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in his political..
Reuters - Published

Hundreds gather outside house of Ethiopian activist after deadly day of protests

Hundreds of supporters of prominent Ethiopian activist Jawar Mohammed set up camp around his house in Addis Ababa on Thursday one day after police fired gunshots and teargas to break up demonstrations..
Reuters - Published

Egypt, Ethiopia agree to resume technical discussions on Grand Renaissance Dam

Egypt and Ethiopia's leaders agreed on Thursday to the immediate resumption of the work by a technical committee trying to agree on the operating terms of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), an..
Reuters - Published

'A better life somewhere else': Europe-bound African migrants wait in Rwanda

At the United Nations emergency transit center next to a serene lake south of Rwanda's capital on Wednesday, the quiet mood was broken by the sobs of a group of female migrants from Ethiopia.
Reuters - Published

Protests spread after stand-off at Ethiopian activist's home

Police fired gunshots and teargas as thousands protested in Ethiopia on Wednesday over the treatment of a prominent activist, residents said, in a sign that the country's Nobel Prize-winning prime..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia protesters burn Nobel winner Abiy Ahmed's book

Demonstrators are angry with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed over the alleged treatment of an activist.
BBC News - Published

Stand-off at Ethiopian activist's home, gunshots heard as protests spread

Hundreds of supporters of an Ethiopian ethnic activist and media entrepreneur gathered outside his house on Wednesday, hours after it was surrounded by police following a warning by the prime minister..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian residents in city of Adama report sounds of gunshots following protests

Two Ethiopian residents in the city of Adama told Reuters they heard the sound of gunshots amid protests there on Wednesday afternoon.
Reuters - Published

Egypt accepts invitation to meet in U.S. over Ethiopia dam dispute

Egypt said on Tuesday it had accepted a U.S. invitation to a meeting of foreign ministers over a project for a giant hydropower dam on Ethiopia's Blue Nile that is causing an escalating spat between..
Reuters - Published

Abiy Ahmed: No force can stop Ethiopia from building dam

Abiy Ahmed says "no force can stop Ethiopia" from building the dam, despite objections from Egypt.
BBC News - Published

PM Abiy says Ethiopia ready to hold elections in 2020

Ethiopia will face problems if it delays its general election beyond the scheduled date of May next year, the prime minister said on Tuesday, recalling past political violence.
Reuters - Published

Egypt to press for outside mediator in Ethiopia dam dispute

Egypt will push Ethiopia this week to agree to an external mediator to help resolve a deepening dispute over a giant hydropower dam being built on Ethiopia's Blue Nile, officials said on Sunday.‮‮..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia postpones autonomy referendum for ethnic Sidama: Fana news agency

Ethiopia postponed by a week a referendum on self-determination for its ethnic Sidama community that would have created the country's 10th autonomous region, Fana news agency reported on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Leaders of Egypt and Ethiopia to meet on Nile dam standoff: Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday he would meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Russia to discuss a dispute over a hydropower dam that the Horn of Africa country is building..
Reuters - Published

A son and father reunited, like many under Nobel winner Abiy's Ethiopia-Eritrea peace deal

For Samson Berhane, the news that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize was deeply personal.
Reuters - Published

Nobel Peace Prize: Has Abiy brought peace to East Africa?

The Ethiopian prime minister has won the Nobel Peace Prize, but how successful has he been?
BBC News - Published

Ethiopia's Abiy wins Nobel Peace Prize for resolving conflict with Eritrea

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts which ended two decades of hostility with longtime enemy Eritrea.
Reuters - Published

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