Ethiopia

Sudan: Foreign Meddling in Addis Ababa Negotiations Is Unacceptable – Experts

Khartoum — The secretary general of Federal Umma Party, Nagm Deraisa affirmed his party's rejection to all forms...

Ethiopia: Meles – Why the Addis Effect is Now Resonating All Over the World

opinion By Meles Alem TikeaWhen he assumed power, Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed's clarion call was that...

Ethiopia: Central Bank Tightens Grip On Bank Appointees

By Fasika TadesseThe old directive used to compel the banks to nominate presidents that have a decade of...

Ethiopia: Bunna Joins Interest-Free Banking Service

By Berhane HailemariamAt a time when the central bank has authorised full-fledged interest-free banking (IFB) services, an 11th...

Ethiopia: Collision of Dreams & Nightmares

A new restriction banning heavy trucks operating on the streets of the capital has turned to dreams come...

Ethiopia: Garage Relocation Leaves Lenin Statue in Limbo

By Selamawit MengesahaThe 20tn statue of Vladimir Lenin was dismantled from the area located in front of the...

Ethiopia: Wheat Transportation in Logistic Quandary

By Berhane HailemariamThe National Disaster Risk Management Commission is searching for transporters to ferry six million quintals of...

Ethiopia: Truck Ban On City Roads Tests Businesses, Thrills Drivers

By Kalaeb GirmaJuly saw the ban of medium and heavy trucks on the streets of the capital after...

Ethiopia: Parliament to Break Recess to Deliberate On Election Law

opinion By Yonas AbiyeThe House of People's Representatives (HPR), which is currently on recess, will be recalled to...

Ethiopia: Bolder Actions Are Needed to Eradicate Hunger and Fight Obesity

opinion Our food systems are distorted, and unless bolder actions are taken soon to fix them, humanity is...

Ethiopia: Tokyo’s Little Ethiopia – allAfrica.com

opinion By Asrat SeyoumEphrem Haile is a familiar name and face in Tokyo and Japan as a whole....

Ethiopia: Should Ethiopia Recognize Somaliland?

opinion The beginning of this month saw the Transitional Federal "Government" of Somalia, residing in a highly fortified...

Ethiopia: Getting the Axe – allAfrica.com

opinion By Dawit TolesaRecent researches into sports team's performances has shown that across many sports and league competitions,...

Ethiopia: #MeTooEthiopia – Empowering Citizens to Demand Change

interview By Samuel GetachewTiemert Shimelis is one of the founders of an Ethiopian movement - #MeTooEthiopia - geared...

Ethiopia: The Need for an Independent Investigation in the Wake of a Major National Disaster

opinion A national disaster (humanmade or natural), can strike any time anywhere in the world. When it happens,...

Ethiopia: Changing Ethiopia’s Dev’t Finance Model – Easier Said Than Done

opinion By Getachew T. AlemuFor obvious reasons, China has been the major source of external loan. Ethiopia is...

Sudan: Deportation of Sudan Rebel Delegation From Ethiopia Halted

Addis Ababa — The Ethiopian security authorities initiated deportation procedures for the delegation of the Justice and Equality...

Ethiopia: Death Toll Rises to ‘More Than 35’ in Sidama Zone, Hundreds Displaced After Losing Properties

Photo: Screenshot/Addis Standard A regional TV, South Radio and Television Agency, showed burned cares, shops, bars and restaurants...

Ethiopia: Forced Displacement Causes Controversy in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley

Photo: Survival International The Kwegu are one of the peoples of the Omo valley who have been affected...

Ethiopia: Don’t Reverse Course On Press Freedom, RSF Urges Govt

press release Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is concerned about a recent wave of press freedom violations in Ethiopia,...

Ethiopia: Abiy’s Ethiopia Democratic Revolution Is Unravelling

opinion By Peter KagwanjaUpon coming to power on April 2, 2018, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed promised liberty....

Ethiopia: Obbo – Abiy’s Walking a Tightrope, Let’s Pray He Doesn’t Fall Off

column By Charles Onyango-ObboSomething peculiar - and profoundly significant in the broad sweep of African politics - is...

Ethiopia At a Crossroads As Region in South Pushes for New State

By Fred OluochEthiopia risks splitting into small regional units if the government allows the Sidama in the south...

Ethiopia: Dozens Arrested After Clashes Between Security, Sidama Statehood Activists – Police, Activists Report Causalities

By Addis Standard staffsSouthern Nations, Nationalities and People's regional state Police Commissioner Tewdros Weldemichael said there have been...

Africa: SDG8 plays pivotal role in efforts to achieve 2030 Agenda, says Chinganya

press release ew York, July 19, 2019 (ECA) – Sustainable development goal number 8, a multidimensional goal that...

Africa Day Side Event during the High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development

press release On July 17th, 2019, on the margins of the 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development...

Kenyan to Testify in U.S. Over Ethiopian Plane Crash

By Stella Cherono and Kate WanderiA man who lost his wife, three children and his mother-in-law in the...

Ethiopia Delays Referendum On New Independent Region

By Susan HoultonMembers of the Sidama ethnic group must now wait several months longer for a referendum which...

Africa: South-South cooperation and statistics at the heart of African priorities

press release New York, 17 July 2019 (ECA): The Chair of the Bureau of the 5th Session of...

Ethiopia Faces Showdown Over Push for New Region

By Wambui WaweruHawassa — The green, blue and red flag of the Sidama people flutters defiantly above government...

Nigeria: Stakeholders Reject Ethiopian Airlines’ Plan to Fly Local Routes in Nigeria

By Chinedu EzeAviation industry stakeholders have rejected the plan by Ethiopian Airlines to set up a domestic carrier...

Ethiopia: As War of Words Escalate Adp Unleashes a Barrage of Criticism On TPLF

By Addis Standard StaffsThe meeting of the Executive Committee in Bahir Dar is still ongoing. In a harsh...

Ethiopia, U.S. to Conduct Justified Accord (Ja) 2019

The US military and the Ethiopia National Defense Force will conduct Justified Accord (JA) 2019, a command headquarter...

Ethiopia: Federation of Nation States – the Only Viable Option for Ethiopia

opinion In a recent panel discussion held recently in Addis Ababa, one of the most prominent scholars in...

Ethiopia: Cement Factories Contemplate Replacing Coal With Biomass

By Kaleyesus BekeleLocal cement factories are planning to replace imported coal with locally produced biomass that would enable...

Ethiopia: Chinese Corporate Leaders Strengthen Ties, Trade Relations

opinion By Samuel GetachewA large delegation of Chinese corporate leaders from the Shandong region has visited Ethiopia this...

Ethiopia: PM Remains Defiant Over Foreign Debt Stress

By Yonas AbiyeThe House of People's Representatives (HPR) ended its fourth year of the current parliamentary term by...

Ethiopia: President Sahlework, PM Abiy to Share Palace Compound

By Yonas AbiyePrime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has revealed both the FDRE President and the Prime Minister will...

Ethiopia: Genale Dawa, Aisha Power Plants to Start Generation

By Kaleyesus BekeleThe Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy announced that the Genale Dawa III Hydro Power Plant...

Ethiopia: Walias to Commence CHAN Preparations

By Dawit TolesaAfter the honor of hosting the 2020 African Nations Championships (CHAN) was transferred to Cameron from...