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South Sudan's child soldiers hope for life after war

Gambela - By the time Baba John escaped the tribal militia he had joined as an 11-year-old, he had long stopped counting the number of people he had killed."I shot people. We all did," said Baba John.

Ethnic clashes challenge Ethiopia PM's reforms

- Bedaso Bora danced alongside his neighbours in the streets of Ethiopia's lush coffee-growing south after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to power in April promising better days.

Ethiopia's torn Orthodox church reunites after 27 years

Addis Ababa - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has overseen the reunification of feuding wings of the one of the world's oldest Christian churches, his top aide said Friday.

Ethiopia's torn Orthodox church reunites after 27 years

Addis Ababa - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has overseen the reunification of two feuding wings of the one of the world's oldest Christian churches, his top aide said Friday.

Engineer of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam found dead

Addis Ababa - The project manager of Ethiopia's Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam was found dead in the capital Addis Ababa on Thursday, state media reported.

Champagne as historic commercial flight links Ethiopia and Eritrea

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia and Eritrea on Wednesday resumed commercial airline flights for the first time in two decades, marking the latest phase in a whirlwind peace process between the former foes.

As ties thaw, Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa - Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki reopened his country's embassy in Ethiopia on Monday, the latest in a series of dizzying peace moves after two decades of war between the neighbours.

Eritrea re-opens embassy in Ethiopia amid thaw

Addis Ababa - Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki reopened his country's embassy in Ethiopia on Monday, more than 20 years after the two countries broke off relations when they went to war.

Eritrea president hails unity with Ethiopia on historic visit

Addis Ababa - Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki pledged to resolve his country's dispute with Ethiopia on Saturday in a historic visit to Addis Ababa aimed at cementing peace less than a week after the nations declared an end to two decades of conflict.

Ethiopia, Eritrea declare war 'has come to an end'

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia and Eritrea are no longer at war, the neighbouring nations said in a joint statement Monday after a series of historic meetings in Asmara to end decades of acrimony and conflict.

Ethiopia, Eritrea sign statement that war 'has come to an end'

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia and Eritrea are no longer at war, the neighbours said in a joint statement Monday, a day after their leaders held a historic meeting in Asmara.

Ethiopian and Eritrean leaders meet in Asmara

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia's prime minister Abiy Ahmed was warmly greeted by Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki in the capital Asmara on Sunday at the start of a meeting to repair relations between the neighbours.

Eritrea's top diplomat in Ethiopia for historic talks

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia rolled out the red carpet and hosted a dinner for Eritrea's top diplomat on Tuesday as the two nations took the next step in a historic initiative aimed at ending decades of conflict and hostility.

Eritrea delegation expected in Ethiopia Tuesday: government

Addis Ababa - An Eritrean delegation is due to arrive in the Ethiopian capital on Tuesday, a government official said, in an historic diplomatic move aimed at ending decades of hostility.

FBI to help probe deadly Ethiopia rally blast

Addis Ababa - FBI investigators will help Ethiopia probe a deadly grenade attack which left two people dead at a massive rally for Ethiopia's prime minister in the capital over the weekend.

FBI to help probe into Ethiopia rally blast

Addis Ababa - The US is sending the FBI to help investigate a grenade attack in Addis Ababa which killed two people at a rally addressed by Ethiopia's reformist prime minister, state media said Monday.

Ethiopia arrests 30 over deadly grenade attack at leader's rally

Addis Ababa - The death toll from a grenade attack on a pro-government rally in Ethiopia's capital climbed to two on Sunday, a cabinet minister said, as state media reported 30 arrests over the blast including several police officers.

One dead, scores injured in grenade blast at Ethiopia PM's rally

Addis Ababa - One person died and scores of others were hurt after a grenade blast at new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's first mass rally in the capital that sent crowds fleeing in panic.

Regional leaders renew South Sudan peace push

Addis Ababa - East African leaders gathered in Ethiopia on Thursday hoping to revive stalled South Sudan peace talks, following a long-awaited face-to-face meeting between the two warring leaders.

Hope in the Horn as Eritrea-Ethiopia thaw takes shape

Addis Ababa - Eritrea's president broke weeks of silence on Wednesday to respond positively to conciliatory overtures from bitter foe Ethiopia, raising hopes of a fresh start in the Horn of Africa.
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