Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Fasting Season, No Longer Boon for Fish Industry

By Temesgen Mulugeta()The Ethiopian fish industry has been in decline for the last three years due to overfishing,...

Ethiopia: What the IMF Desires to See in Ethiopia

interview The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently announced the world will see a slowdown in growth in the...

Ethiopia: Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and OPIC Acting President and CEO David Bohigian Announce $1 Billion OPIC 2X Africa Women’s Investment Initiative

press release Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — David Bohigian, Acting President and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation...

Africa: Commitment to Community Health Workers is Essential for Achieving Universal Health Coverage

Blog By By Temesgen Ayehu, S. Olasford Wiah and Katey LinskeyThe atmosphere was electric last month at the...

Ethiopia: Ivanka Trump Honors Ethiopian Airlines Crash Victims

Ivanka Trump met with religious leaders Monday in Addis Ababa at Holy Trinity Cathedral, an Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo...

Ethiopia: Can Abiy Ahmed Continue to Remodel Ethiopia?

analysis By Ahmed Soliman, Abel Abate DemissieThe prime minister has made great strides at reforming the authoritarian state...

Ethiopia: USAID Administrator Mark Green and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump Meet With Women Business Owners in Ethiopia

Today, USAID Administrator Mark Green and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump met with businesswomen in the coffee...

Ethiopia Sweeps Paris Marathon As Calvin Smashes French Record

Ethiopian Abrha Milaw upstaged two-time defending champion Paul Lonyangata to win the Paris Marathon on Sunday. Milaw clocked...

Ethiopia: White House Advisor to the U.S. President Ivanka Trump Arrives in Addis Ababa

press release White House Advisor to the U.S. President Ivanka Trump arrived in Addis Ababa today, April 14,...

Ethiopia: Police Detain Dozens in New Corruption Crackdown, Terrorism Allegations

The federal Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye told local media today that the police have detained 59 individuals suspected...

Ethiopian Farmers Struggle to Scratch a Living in Warming Highlands

By Dagim TerefeChoke, Ethiopia — As the climate shifts and population grows, land in the Choke Mountain watershed...

Ethiopia: A Story of the African Sky, an African Plane Lost On African Soil

analysis By Terence McnameeThe Ethiopian Airlines crash in March was mourned as a global tragedy because dozens of...

Kenya: Ethiopia, Rwanda Airlines Eating Our Cake As We Wait – KQ Tells MPs

By Ken MachariaNairobi — Kenya Airways Chief Executive Officer Sebastian Mikosz says Rwanda's national carrier, Rwandair, will be...

Africa: Slowing Growth, Precarious Recovery – IMF Warns

The global economy is heading to a slowdown in growth while economists project recovery in the coming years...

Ethiopia: As Internally Displaced Persons Reach Nearly 1 Million in Ethiopia, WHO Reinforces Medical Supplies

The World Health Organization (WHO) in Ethiopia has dispatched experts and medical supplies in response to the needs...

Ethiopia’s First Female Chief Justice – ‘Women Shouldn’t Be Silent Victims’

interview By James WanMeaza Ashenafi was appointed President of Ethiopia's Supreme Court in November 2018. How is she...

Ethiopia: Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in Eight Years

Addis Ababa — It has been eight years since Ethiopia embarked on one of its mega projects, the...

Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year As Prime Minister, Review of Conflict and Internally Displaced Persons

press release One year ago this month, Dr. Abiy Ahmed was sworn in as prime minister of Ethiopia....

Ethiopia: Sustainable Industrial Areas Int’l Conference Kicks Off

Addis Ababa — A Sustainable Industrial Areas (SIA) conference aimed at promoting industrial development kicked off here in...

Sudan: Ethiopian PM Stresses Keenness On Sudan’s Stability

Khartoum — The President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Hassan Ahmed al- Bashir has received Monday, a...

Sudan: Ethiopian Prime Minister Assures His Keenness for Prevalence of Stability in Sudan

Khartoum — President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Hassan Ahmed Al-Bashir, received Monday a telephone call Monday...

Ethiopia Observes 2019 World Health Day

A joint press conference to commemorate the 2019 World Health Day, under the theme, "Universal Health Coverage: everyone...

Ethiopia: Transition to Democracy Has Hit a Rough Patch. It Needs Support From Abroad

analysis The ascent of Dr. Abiy Ahmed to the post of prime minster in Ethiopia a year ago...

Uganda: American Airlines Extends Max Plane Cancellations to June 5

By Frank KisakyeAmerican Airlines is extending by over a month its cancellations of about 90 daily flights as...

Ethiopia Awaits EU Signal to Engender Somaliland, Somalia Dialogue

Ethiopian Prime minister Abiy Ahmed is awaiting a European Union input to boost reconciliation initiative between Somalia and...

South Sudan: Ethiopian Business Tycoon Awards With Honorary Citizen of South Sudan

Addis Ababa — Ethiopian businessman, Aysheshim Teka, awarded an honorary citizenship in South Sudan on Sunday. Aysheshim was...

Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year As PM, Review of Accountability and Justice

press release One year ago this month, Dr. Abiy Ahmed was sworn in as prime minister of Ethiopia....

Ethiopia Awaits EU Signal to Commence Somaliland, Somalia Dialogue

Ethiopian Prime minister Abiy Ahmed is awaiting a European Union input to boost reconciliation initiative between Somalia and...

Ethiopia: Athletes Dominate Rome Marathon

By Adane BikilaAddis Ababa — LONG distance Ethiopian athletes showed the world what African runners can do when...

Ethiopia: Govt Setting Solid Foundation for Structural Transformation

Addis Ababa — Ethiopia is setting a solid foundation to be able to undertake structural transformation in the...

Ethiopia: Menace of Hate Speech in Ethiopian Politics

"Any advocacy of national, racial or religious hatred that constitutes incitement to discrimination, hostility or violence shall be...

Ethiopia: House Approves Different Loan Agreements

Addis Ababa — The House of People's Representatives (HPR), on its 4th extraordinary session on Friday, approved financial...

Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year As PM, Review of Commitments to International Human Rights Norms

analysis One year ago this month, Dr. Abiy Ahmed was sworn in as prime minister of Ethiopia. His...

Ethiopia: The Abiy Doctrine – One Year of Ethiopia’s New Foreign Policy

analysis By Awol AlloIt's not just domestically that the new Prime Minister has shaken things up in his...

Ethiopia: Boeing Apologises 26 Days Later for Ethiopian Airlines Crash in the Worst Airline Scandal in Years

Photo: Screenshot VOA The funeral that was held for Ethiopian victims of the airline tragedy. By Socrates MbamaluAfter...

Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year As Prime Minister, Review of Arbitrary Detention, Torture and Detention Conditions

press release One year ago this month, Dr. Abiy Ahmed was sworn in as prime minister of Ethiopia....

Ethiopia Seeks to Mediate Talks Between Somali Govt and Somaliland Admin

Ethiopian Prime minister, Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday said his government is committed to mediate Somalia and Somaliland. Speaking...

Ethiopia: UN Experts Commend Civil Society Law Reforms, but Concerns Remain

Geneva — "We acknowledge the positive steps which the Government has taken in order to reform its laws...

Ethiopia: Ministry of Revenues Secures 306 Billion Birr

Addis Ababa — Ministry of Revenues said it has collected about 306 billion birr during the last one...

Ethiopia: Lifesaving Medical Oxygen Centre Launched in Amhara Region

Addis Ababa — A regional centre that supplies hospitals across the Amhara Regional State with lifesaving medical Oxygen...