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Obama Taps Ethiopia Envoy for Sudan Post

(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama says he's selected his outgoing ambassador to Ethiopia to be the U.S. special envoy to Sudan and South Sudan. Obama says...

Ethiopia’s Plan to Dam the Nile Has Egypt Fuming

The heat is stifling but the construction workers and red-hatted engineers don't let up. Mechanised excavators batter into the mighty, arid peaks on either side...

An Eerie Silence Precedes Ethiopia's Election

Ethiopia is quiet as it heads into Sunday's parliamentary elections — and that is part of the problem. The somberness of the capital Addis Ababa is in stark...

Drought and Famine: Ethiopia's Cycle Continues

As Ethiopia remains caught in a deadly cycle of drought and famine, aid agencies warn that erratic rainfall and ever-rising food costs are compounding the...

After Ethiopia Exit, What Next for Somalia?

The withdrawal of Ethiopian troops from Somalia is a gamble not unlike America's planned drawdown from Iraq. The Ethiopians, with U.S. assistance, invaded...

Ethiopia: Pain amid Plenty

Paleontologists hunting fossils of early man in the Rift Valley of southern Ethiopia call the area the cradle of mankind. This year it's bursting with life,...

Pain amid Plenty

Paleontologists hunting fossils of early man in the Rift Valley of southern Ethiopia call the area the cradle of mankind. This year it's bursting with life,...

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A Parched Land, A Starving People

Drought has cast its shadow over the Horn of Africa. Three years of scant rainfall in Ethiopia has left the land parched, killing livestock and resulting in the...

Ethiopia's Harvest of Hunger

In spite of its fertile farmland, the African nation still teeters on the brink of starvation Photographs for TIME by Thomas Dworzak

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