Representatives from 47 of what could be considered as some of the world's most "disadvantaged" nations are pledging to go full green and renewable energy by the year 2020.
The rare Ethiopian wolves that are dwindling in numbers due to rabies now has the possibility to be saved through vaccines.
Astrobiologists explore Danakil Depression, a toxic hot spring and unfriendly environment in Africa, in order to see if life could thrive in extreme conditions on other planets.
Ethiopia is facing one of the worst famines - this is one of the worst in the past 50 years. Africa has always been one of the worst affected when it comes to famines and draughts.
Newly discovered fossils suggest human lineages diverged from gorilla ancestors two million years earlier than previously thought. After dating the remains, researchers say they indicate that apes, and therefore humans, originated in Africa, not Eurasia.
Recent camera trappings in a national park in Ethiopia reveal a hidden population of up to 200 lions. Researchers say this could be promising for the currently vulnerable species.
After sequencing a genome of an ancient African male skull, researchers revealed more about the early humans' migration and introduction of farming in East Africa.
Using fossilized teeth, researchers found that humans adapted a grass-based diet 400,000 years earlier than previously thought. This sheds light on how habitat change shaped human evolution.
The current coffee-farming system, which involves non-shade farming and low prices wrested from poor farmers, is causing problems. These methods have been in place only since the 1970s and 1980s, and a study talks about how they could be changed.
Ethiopian wolves hunt their prey, rodents, more effectively among herds of gelada monkeys, researchers say.
A new human ancestor species dating back 3.3-3.5 million years ago may have lived alongside "Lucy," the famous hominin species, according to new research, allowing scientists to more accurately paint the human family tree.
Scientists have possibly discovered the first human ever to walk the Earth, based on an ancient jaw fossil from Ethiopia dating back 2.8 million years ago, according to new research that also reveals the conditions under which the earliest humans evolved.