PULLMAN, WASHINGTON—According to a statement released by Washington State University, new radiocarbon dating of some of the 10,000 stone monoliths at southern Ethiopia’s Sakaro Sodo archaeological site indicates the oldest of the 20-foot phallus-shaped stela monuments were built in the first century A.D., or about 1,000 years earlier than previously thought. […]

Tigrayan forces summarily executed dozens of civilians in two towns they controlled in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara region between August 31 and September 9, 2021, Human Rights Watch said today. These killings highlight the urgent need for the United Nations Human Rights Council to establish an international investigative mechanism into abuses by […]

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today discussed with UN Secretary General, António Guterres and the African Union Commission Chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat . The PM said as a founding member of both the UN and African Union, Ethiopia has been a proponent of multilateral ism rooted in respect for national sovereignty. […]

Ethiopian forces liberated several cities and towns, the government communication service announced Monday evening. In coordination efforts of the Ethiopian National Defence Force, Fano, and militants of the Amhara and Afar regions defeated the TPLF forces that controlled Dessie, Kombolcha, and Bati towns for the last couple of months. A […]