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Republic of South Sudan violence

Photo: Riek Machar, South Sudan opposition leader signs the peace agreement in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - @PSCU_Digital

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Ethiopia

17 Muslim activists given lengthy prison sentences in Ethiopia - @Reuters

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Obama visits Africa, July 2015

President Obama: 'Nations cannot realize the full promise of independence until they fully protect the rights of their people ... more work will need to be done if Ethiopia is to be a full-fledged and sustainable democracy'

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Obama visits Africa, July 2015

Photo: President Obama touches 'Lucy' during Ethiopia trip; Lucy is estimated to have lived 3.2 million years ago in Ethiopia - @dougmillsnyt

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Obama visits Africa, July 2015

President Obama says 'I don't bite my tongue' in urging Ethiopia to promote more democracy, but says he does so out of respect - @ArletteSaenz

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Obama visits Africa, July 2015

Ethiopian prime minister says perception and reality on human rights in Ethiopia do not always match, must understand this is a young democracy - @Reuters

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Obama visits Africa, July 2015

President Obama says US wants to engage with Ethiopia on human rights and press freedom in same way it does with China - @Reuters

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Obama visits Africa, July 2015

President Obama: 'To many people around the world, their image of Ethiopia remains stuck in the past, remembering drought and famine' - @IsaacDovere

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Obama visits Africa, July 2015

Ethiopian prime minister says he spoke extensively with President Obama about expanding US trade, investment in Ethiopia; says Ethiopia is committed to working toward improving human rights and governance - @Reuters

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Obama visits Africa, July 2015

Photo: President Obama and Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalegn at start of news conference - @jeffmason1

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Obama visits Africa, July 2015

Photo: President Obama holds talks with Ethiopia President Mulatu Teshome - @freejobe39

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Obama visits Africa, July 2015

Photo: President Obama's motorcade on Bole Road, after president lands in Ethiopia - @Zemedeneh

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Somalia

Somalia's army, backed by Ethiopian troops from AMISOM seize Idale, a town near Diinsor city, following a fierce battle with Al Shabaab - @Omaar_nor

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travel

Ethiopia voted 2015's world best tourist destination by European Council on Tourism and Trade, a non-profit promoting travel outside the EU - @BBCAfrica

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Israeli Ethiopians protest police beating, May 2015

Ethiopian-Israelis clash with police in Tel Aviv protest over racism; at least 15 arrested - @haaretzcom

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Ethiopia

Final results show Ethiopia's ruling party, allies won all 546 parliamentary seats in last month's general election - @AFP

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politics

President Obama's trip in late July will make him first sitting US president to visit Ethiopia and African Union headquarters - @NBCNews

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Ethiopia

Al Shabaab jihadi group says it has killed 30 Ethiopian soldiers in fighting - @mary_harper

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Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, crop insurance takes root but changes needed - experts

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Cairo, Cairo, Egypt

Ethiopians reported to have been kidnapped in Libya arrive at Cairo airport, greeted by Egyptian president, state TV reports - @Reuters

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