Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Rita Pankrust Passes Away Aged 92

opinion By Samuel GetachewRita Pankrust, the wife of the late historian, Richard Pankrust has passed away. The Oxford...

Ethiopia: INSA Traverses Turbulent Reform

opinion By Asrat SeyoumDismisses recent hack leaks Information Network Security Agency (INSA), Ethiopia's foremost cyber security agency, struggles...

Ethiopia: Hawassa Police Arrests Over 200 Individuals

opinion By Yonas AbiyePolice in Hawassa town, capital of the Southern Regional State, have arrested over 207 individuals...

Ethiopia: Sasakawa Launches Continental Workshop Program

opinion By Dawit TolesaThe Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE) commenced its biennial continental technical workshop on...

Ethiopia: Irate MPs Demand Top Officials to Face House, PM Over Audit Findings

opinion By Yonas AbiyeMembers of Parliament (MPs) have expressed their distaste over the audit reports presented by the...

Somalia: Ethiopia PM and Somali President Confer in Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Sunday met for talks with Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo in Addis...

Somalia: PM Abiy Welcomes President Farmaajo in Addis Ababa

Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed received President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed of Somalia this morning and held discussions at...

Kenya: Lawyers Urge Kenyan Families to Pursue Justice After Ethiopia Air Crash

By Njoki KihiuNairobi — A consortium of Kenyan and American lawyers on Sunday met with families of some...

Ethiopia: 250 Ethiopian Migrants Detained in Yemen Fly Home

Photo: IOM_Yemen Ethiopian migrants depart Aden Airport as part of IOM's Voluntary Humanitarian Return initiative. By Lisa SchleinThe...

Ethiopia Promotes Effective Early Childhood Interventions to Ensure All Children Survive, Develop and Reach Their Full Potential

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) of Ethiopia in collaboration with key sector ministries and partners is promoting...

Ethiopia: State Creativity Hub to Come Online

By Kalaeb GirmaThe government, with the support of development partners, is setting up a state-owned creativity hub for...

Ethiopia: MoFA Launches Investigation Into Map Incident

opinion By Brook AbduThe Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) apologized for the use of an inappropriate political map...

Ethiopia: Ministry Overhauls Privatisation Laws

By Fasika TadessePubic enterprises establishment and privatization proclamations under review The government is amending the privatisation proclamation to...

Africa: Ethiopia’s Bad Map of Africa Was Good, Should’ve Cut Deeper

opinion By Charles Onyango-ObboThe Ethiopian government has been putting in a lot of overtime apologising for a map...

Ethiopia: ‘All of My Intention and Action Is Aimed at Elevating Ethiopia’ – PM

interview By Eskinder FirewFor the past year, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has led Ethiopia through dramatic changes. Entrenched...

Ethiopia: Special Edition – Chronicles of Sidama People’s Struggle for Self Rule

analysis By Shiferaw Muleta (PhD), For Addis StandardThe quest of Sidama statehood has become a point of discussion...

Ethiopia: OLF-SG Disavows Link With All Armed Groups, Agrees to Support Government Peace Efforts

In a fresh agreement signed today OLF-SG, led by Dawud Ibssa, disavowed links with all armed groups operating...

Ethiopia’s Developmental State: Dead or Alive?

analysis By Belachew Mekuria, PhD, For Addis StandardIn the heart of Addis Abeba, a lineup of new buildings...

Ethiopia: Second Audit to Follow Private Colleges

By Kalaeb GirmaLast month the Agency issued warnings, closed others and sued colleges for violating rules The Higher...

Ethiopia in Another Diplomatic Goof On Somalia

Ethiopia one again made another diplomatic goof which has once again hungered Somalia by saying that they have...

Angolan Community Chairperson in Ethiopia Dies

Addis Ababa — The chairperson of the Angolan Community in Ethiopia Maulo Dombaxi died on 24 April in...

Ethiopia: Energy Sector, Too Much Focus On Hydro

opinion If there is any Western country eager to help Ethiopia in the power sector, none match the...

Ethiopia: Enterprise Postpones Abattoir Project

By Selamawit MengesahaThe commencement of construction for the city's newest abattoir, which is expected to cost two billion...

Human Face of FDI

Netsanet Birhanu, like the thousands of other employees at Hawassa Industrial Park, is the lowest paid textile worker...

Ethiopia Pulls Down Map Showing Somalia Is Part of Her Territory

The Ethiopian government has apologized for positing a picture of the map of Africa which Somalia was part...

Ethiopia: Milking It? Ethiopian Farmers Fight Drought With Insured Cows

By Andualem Sisay GessesseArba Minch, Ethiopia — A project that lends drought-hit farmers money to buy a dairy...

Ethiopia: The Challenge to the TPLF … From Tigray’s Own Grassroots

analysis By Getachew Gebrekiros TemareLocal youth protests over land will continue to grow if the TPLF acts as...

Ethiopia: Lessons Learnt From the World Press Freedom Day – Political Will, Media Freedom, and Socio-Economic Developments

The World Press Freedom Day had been celebrated here in Ethiopia from May 1-3. The stage was vital...

‘Boeing Is At Fault’

In the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on March 10, 2019 dozens of American law firms...

Ethiopia: Two Organizations Sign 37.7 Million Birr MoU to Rehabilitate, Repatriate IDPs

By Yonas AbiyeFounded by Ethiopians in the diaspora, the Global Alliance for the Rights of Ethiopians (GARE) -...

Ethiopia: St. George Part Ways With Coach

By Dawit TolesaThe management of 14-time Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) champions, Saint George FC, has announced that the...

Ethiopia: Local Group Lands JV Deal With Geepas

By Dawit TolesaBelayab Group - a conglomerate with a diversified business portfolio ranging from hospitality, electric cables supply...

Ethiopia: Always Have a Plan B!

opinion It's just amazing how we can sometimes get used to being deprived of our basic necessities, which...

Ethiopia: Four Ceramic Vendors Apprehended for Tax

By Birhanu FikadeIn its recent campaign, the Addis Ababa City Tax Authority has detained four wholesalers of ceramics,...

Ethiopia: Bill Empowers Regional States Over Mining

By Yonas AbiyeThe House of People's Representatives (HPR), on Thursday, approved a draft proclamation regulating the country's mining...

Ethiopia: Demonstration Rocks Wolayita – allAfrica.com

By Brook AbduResidents of Wolayita Sodo town and its surroundings staged a demonstration on Friday May 17, 2019...

Ethiopia: Determined Yet Uncertain – allAfrica.com

By Dawit EndeshawAs politicians are divided over the timetable of the upcoming National Election, at the helm of...

Ethiopia: House Reviews Business Registration, Licensing Amendment

By Yonas AbiyeIn a bid to reform the business environment in Ethiopia, a new bill has been proposed...

Ethiopia: New Authority to Regulate Petroleum, Its Business

By Yonas AbiyeThe House of People's Representatives (HPR) has approved a draft legislation for the establishment of Petroleum...

Ethiopia: Law Makers Reject Dismissal of High Court Judge

By Yonas AbiyeAfter a nine month back and forth, the House of People's Representatives (HPR) has rejected a...