Ethiopia

Ethiopia Reaps Rewards of Tax Policy Reform, AfDB Research

Revenue collection in Ethiopia has increased significantly after the government implemented tax reforms to boost resources. These findings...

Kenya: Illinois in Focus As Ethiopia Plane Crash Families Seek Redress

By Elvis OndiekiAll of a sudden, the name Illinois is gaining currency among relatives of people who died...

Ethiopia: Home News With Coffee Ceremony and Midwives, Mums Get a Happy Start in Rural Ethiopia

By BasolibenWhen Fikre Molla was preparing to have her baby, she wanted the childbirth traditions she had grown...

Ethiopia: U.S. State Department Hosts Ethiopia Partnership Forum

The U.S. Department of State hosted the "Ethiopia Partnership Forum", an economic engagement platform organized in by the...

Ethiopian, Ghana Concludes Deal to Establish New Carrier in Accra

By Kaleyesus BekeleAfrica's largest airline, Ethiopian Airlines, and the government of Ghana have signed a strategic partnership agreement...

Ethiopia: Unesco Releases Emergency Assistance Budget for Simien Mountains National Park

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) on Tuesday released initial emergency assistance budget for Simien...

Ethiopia: Company Plans Cable Train for Ethiopia

By Brook AbduSky Way Investment Group (SWIG) has pitched its ideas of a commercial cable train in Ethiopia...

Ethiopia: Central Bank Directive Frustrates Oil Companies

By Kaleyesus BekeleA directive issued by the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) requesting foreign oil companies engaged in...

Ethiopia: Growing Up in America As an Ethiopian American

opinion By Naomi AlemuMy name is Naomi Alemu I was born and raised in the US. I currently...

Ethiopia: Eschewing Politics of Deception

opinion There is a broad consensus that party politics in Ethiopia, which dates close to half a century,...

Ethiopian Airports CEO Appointed As Deputy Mayor of Mekele

By Kaleyesus BekeleThe Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airports, who has served the enterprise for more than 15...

Ethiopia: Controversial Commission Gets Commissioner, Deputy

By Yonas AbiyeThe House of Peoples' Representatives (HPR) has approved the appointment of a commissioner and deputy commissioner...

Ethiopia: Cycling Tour to Take Place in Ethiopia

By Dawit TolesaScheduled to take place across the Northern part of the country, Ethiopian professional cyclist, Tsegabu Girmay,...

Ethiopia: From Hige Mengist to Hige Hager

opinion By Leenco Lata, For Addis StandardMy primary objective in writing this very brief essay is to contend...

Ethiopia: Medical Interns Past Compromise

By Kaleab Girma()Medical interns are up in arms with working conditions and have launched demonstrations across the country....

Ethiopia: The New Electronic System Replaces Cash Payment Orders

By Fasika TadesseTaxpayers in the capital have started paying their taxes using an electronic payment order system, which...

Ethiopia: Committee Emerges to Audit Metec Project

By Kalaeb GirmaAn eight-member committee will begin auditing a 1.7-billion-Br "failed project" that was awarded to the Metals...

Ethiopia: Local Elections, Litmus Test for Madame Birtukan

editorial Six years ago in April, tents decorated with competing political party symbols were set up on the...

Kenya: President Kenyatta, First Lady Host Ethiopian President Zewde at State House

Nairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday held talks with Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde who paid him a courtesy...

Kenya: Ethiopian President Arrives for Talks With President Kenyatta

Nairobi — Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde is set to meet President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi on...

Ethiopia: Private Colleges in Web of Violation of Accreditation and Permit Rules

By Kalaeb GirmaA recent random audit performed by the Higher Education Relevance & Quality Agency found 46 private...

Ethiopia: Survey to Detect Corruption Levels

By Selamawit MengesahaThe government will conduct a national survey in July to identify the most corruption-prone institutions and...

Ethiopia: How Amharic Unites – and Divides – Ethiopia

analysis By Nebeyou AlemuThe emperors made us speak one language to bring us together. It failed, but it...

Ethiopia: CBE Donates Half-a-Billion Birr for Beautifying Sheger Project

The state-owned giant bank, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) has reportedly donated half billion birr to the "Beautifying...

Ethiopia: Proud of the Farming Culture

By Samuel GetachewThere is much to love about Mesrake, an-hour-and-a-half outside of the capital Addis Ababa. Unlike the...

Ethiopia: U.S. Investments Help Ethiopian Civil Society Organizations Better Serve Communities

press release The United States marked the completion of its five-year Local Capacity Development project that invested in...

Ethiopia: Narratives and the Trajectory of a Nation

opinion The word "narrative" has become particularly important in policy and politics research. Public narratives of a given...

Ethiopia: Reflections On Ethiopia’s Transition and the Relevance of the American Experience

opinion At this time last year, I spoke about the incredible promise of the reform efforts under His...

Ethiopia: From Lalibella to Nagano and Back

By Samuel GetachewAskal Berihun, a 32 year old resident of Werk Dengaye, a suburb of Lalibela is set...

Ethiopia: Rwandair to Start Flights to Addis Ababa

By Kaleyesus BekeleThe national carrier of Rwanda, RwandAir, is to launch flights to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport...

Ethiopia Ranked Top IDP Country in the World

By Dawit EndeshawA new report has indicated that Ethiopia is globally ranked the top country with the largest...

Ethiopia: Ease of Doing Business Steering Committee Fine-Tunes Reform Targets

By Birhanu FikadeIn an effort to improve Ethiopia's raking in the Ease of Doing Business report, an index...

Ethiopia: Law Makers Push Govt to Speed Up Privatization

By Yonas AbiyeThe Budget and Finance Standing Committee of the House of People's Representatives (HPR) urge the Ministry...

Ethiopia: 5.2 Billion Birr Medicine for IDPs

By Brook AbduThe government of Ethiopia is in the process of buying a 5.2-billion-birr medicine in fear of...

Ethiopia: Procurement Awards Another Bulk Wheat Supply Contract

By Dawit EndeshawThe Public Procurement and Property Disposal Service (PPPDS) awarded GM Corp, a London based company to...

Ethiopia: Newly Formed Party Elects Former Exiled, Imprisoned Political Figures As Leaders

The newly established Ethiopian Citizens Party for Social Justice (ECPSJ) has elected Berhanu Nega (Prof.) and Andualem Arage,...

Ethiopian Tourism Delegate to Grace Cannes Film Festival

By Samuel GetachewEthiopian Tourism is set to take part in the latest edition of the Cannes Film Festival...

Ethiopia: Understanding the UNDP – allAfrica.com

interview By Brook AbduLouise Chamberlain is the departing resident representative for United Nation Development Program (UNDP) in Ethiopia,...

Ethiopia: Wheat Intricacies – allAfrica.com

By Dawit EndeshawDebebe Assefa is grain trader from Bekoji East Arsi Zone, Oromia Regional State. He has been...

Ethiopia: Violence in Benishangul-Amhara Boarder Towns

By Dawit EndeshawIn an emergency meeting held last week, Benishangul Gumz regional party condemned the recent killings of...