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Ethiopia’s whip of love
28 Aug 2018
Hamar women of Southern Ethiopia have to submit themselves to be brutally whipped by boys during the Ukuli Bula ceremony. The unusual ceremony is one out of the rituals Hamar boys have to undergo to transit to manhood.
Ethiopian stories for Ethiopian kids
29 Mar 2018
Robin Hood and Cinderella are certainly wonderful children's stories - but can the children in Ethiopia or other parts of the world really identify with them?
Meet the African refugee cycling team
9 Feb 2018
A passion for cycling has reunited a group of friends separated by the war in Eritrea. The African Refugee Cycling Team was founded in neighbouring Ethiopia. Now they hope to raise the cash to allow them to take part in international competition.
Buhari arrives Ethiopia for heads of states and government meeting
27 Jan 2018
Buhari arrives Ethiopia for heads of states and government meeting.
Ethiopia's Dawi Admasu wins annual Sao Silvestre road race
1 Jan 2018
Admasu finishes first in traditional end-of-year race with thousands more behind.
Africa eyes Ambassador Haley's visit for U.S. policy hints
25 Oct 2017
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley discussed U.S. foreign policy as she arrived in Ethiopia as part of a tour of the region.
Ethiopia's Tedros elected new WHO chief
24 May 2017
Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom is elected as the new head of the World Health Organization, the first African at the helm of an agency widely seen as needing major reforms.
Light rail fails to fix Ethiopia's traffic troubles
12 Mar 2017
Electric light railway tracks soar over Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, a rare example of mass transit infrastructure on a continent ruled by ramshackle, diesel-spewing buses.
Jailed Ethiopian journalist starts hunger strike
14 Jan 2017
An outspoken Ethiopian journalist, has started a hunger strike in prison demanding his release.
Ethiopia set to inaugurate new rail line
5 Oct 2016
Ethiopia is set to inaugurate a new $4 billion rail line between Addis Ababa and Djibouti to knock journey times down from days to hours.
Ethiopia: Protesters killed in Irrecha stampede
3 Oct 2016
Scores of people are reported to have died in a stampede in Ethiopia, after anti-government protesters were crushed trying to flee police.
UN calls for release of missing protesters in Ethiopia
3 Sep 2016
Human rights groups says Ethiopian security forces have killed more than 500 people and arrested thousands more in months of political unrest. The UN has called for the release of protesters it says were exercising their rights.