Ethiopia

Ethiopia: ‘Prime Minister Abiy Is Very Dynamic, but He Has Some Risks Too’

interview Japan is preparing to host two major events in the coming few months: the seventh edition of...

Ethiopia: How Ethiopia Is Dealing With Unprecedented IDP Crisis

Photo: Igor Barbero/MSF "What I earn isn’t enough to sustain the whole family," says Desalegn. "We don’t have...

Ethiopia: One-Stop Shop for Health Needs

By Samuel GetachewFor many Ethiopians, medical tourism might have been a luxury a decade ago, but it has...

Ethiopia: The 2018/19 EPL Season Review

By Dawit TolesaAfter a season filled with various hindrances starting from political unrest to hooliganism to financial struggles...

Ethiopia: Committed to Fighting Gender-Based Violence

interview By Samuel GetachewLori Handrahan (PhD) is a noted human rights advocate focused on gender-based violence and for...

Ethiopia: Amin General Hospital Inaugurates New Project

By Samuel GetachewAmin General Hospital, one of the pioneer hospitals in Ethiopia, has inaugurated its newly built hospital...

Ethiopia: Government Places Emphasis On Horticulture

By Samuel GetachewWith the Ethiopian Horticultural industry on the rise and becoming an important source of foreign exchange...

Ethiopia: Remarks By Ambassador Michael Raynor Delivered At the Justified Accord 2019 Opening Ceremony

press release Remarks by Michael Raynor, U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Justified Accord 19 Opening Ceremony Peace Support Training...

Ethiopia: Ethnic Violence Fuels Cycles of Displacement in Ethiopia

Photo: Igor Barbero/MSF "What I earn isn’t enough to sustain the whole family," says Desalegn. "We don’t have...

Ethiopia’s Power, Security and Democracy Dilemma

analysis By Semir YusufAddis Ababa — Recent assassinations of senior political and military leaders in Ethiopia sent shock...

Somalia: Ethiopian Airlines Strengthen Grip On Domestic Flights With Addition of Garowe Route

Ethiopian Airlines has strengthened its presence in the Somalia internal airline routes, with the latest addition being Garowe....

Nigeria: Ethiopia Plans to Establish Domestic Carrier in Nigeria

By Chinedu Eze and Kasim SumainaEthiopia Airlines has indicated that it plans to establish a domestic carrier in...

Kenya: Is Otile Brown’s Ethiopian Boo Pregnant?

By Amina WakoSinger Otile Brown and his Ethiopian girlfriend Nabayet might be expecting a baby soon. On Wednesday,...

Ethiopia: In Era of Reform, Ethiopia Still Reverts to Old Tactics to Censor Press

analysis By Muthoki MumoNairobi — On June 22, Ethiopia was plunged into aninternet blackout following what the government...

Ethiopia: Philippi Mother: ‘I Could Hear the Gunshots From Church’

By Velani LudidiCape Town — Bheki Cele visited the home where six women were shot dead last Friday...

Ethiopia: As Arrests Continue the Police Seek to Indict 14 More Suspects On Terrorism Charges

By Mahlet FasilAddis Abeba, July 10/2019 - The federal police have brought 14 more individuals who were detained...

Ethiopia: U.S.,Ethiopia to Conduct Joint Military Exercise

Justified Accord is a military exercise focusing on African partner capability and interoperability in support of a United...

Ethiopia: Khat Is Big Business in Ethiopia

By Maria Gerth-NiculescuKhat is a thriving business in Ethiopia. The country is the world's biggest exporter for the...

Ethiopia: Inside What Was Ethiopia’s Jail Ogaden

interview Now, after years of being not permitted to enter Ethiopia to conduct research, Human Rights Watch and...

Ethiopia’s Abiy Steps Up Mediation in Kenya, Somalia Sea Row

By Aggrey MutamboEthiopia prime minister has sent emissaries to Kenya and Somalia seeking to have their maritime border...

Mozambique: Ethiopian Migrants Held in Manica

Maputo — Chimoio (Mozambique), 9 Jul (AIM) - The Mozambican police have arrested 15 Ethiopians in the central...

Ethiopia: As Drought Stokes Urban Hunger, Ethiopia Dishes Up Free School Meals

By Dagim TerefeAddis Ababa — Endale Terefe remembers a time when he used to go to school so...

Ethiopia: Attack in Metekel Zone Leaves Several Dead – Report

Photo: Wikipedia Map of Ethiopia showing Benishangul-Gumuz Region. At least 12 people were killed and 13 injured in...

Africa: Recipe for AfCFTA: New report looks at ‘what’s next’ for the Continental Agreement

press release Niamey, 6 July 2019 (ECA) - The ninth edition of the flagship Assessing Regional Integration in...

Africa: A New Cold War in Africa

opinion By Mehari Taddele MaruLast week, the 12th US-Africa Business Summit, a high-level event attended by 11 African...

Ethiopia: Ejjeetto to Proceed With Referendum Amid Abiy’s Warning

opinion By Dawit EndeshawAhead of July 18, where the Sidamas are preparing for a unilateral declaration of a...

Ethiopia: Authority Takes Measure on 42 Bars for Defying Smoking Ban

opinion The Ethiopian Food and Drug Administration (EFDA) disclosed that it has closed 42 bars that were flouting...

Ethiopia: Container Pilferage Takes Toll On Coffee Exporters

opinion By Birhanu FikadeCoffee exporters have been suffering from and grappling with theft and fear of escalated reputation...

Ethiopia: Activist Returns to Lead Human Rights Commission

opinion By Yonas AbiyeOnce an exiled human rights activist, Daniel Bekele (PhD), has been appointed by the House...

Ethiopia: What’s Behind Addis Ababa’s Plan to Ban Motorcycles

By Sethi NcubeJohannesburg — The government will ban the use of all motorcycles in the capital of Addis...

Ethiopia: Crisis Group – Time for Ethiopia to Bargain With Sidama Over Statehood

Nairobi /Brussels — What's new? Officials representing the Sidama, southern Ethiopia's largest ethnic group, are threatening to unilaterally...

Africa: Somalia Cuts Ties With Guinea Over Somaliland President Visit

Somalia has cut diplomatic ties with Guinea over recognition of Somaliland as an independent state. President Muse Bihi...

Kenya/Ethiopia: Humphrey Mieno Leaves Ethiopian Club Saint George After Unhappy Spell

By Nahashon MusunguSaint George SC has agreed to release Kenyan midfielder Humphrey Mieno six months into his two-year...

Ethiopia: New Lease Financier to Join Business

By Kalaeb Girma()Girma Wake, the former CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, is one of the founders Girma Wake, proposed...

Ethiopia: Five Firms Vie to Supply 936 Elevators

By Berhane Hailemariam()Five international and local companies are vying to supply 936 elevators for the middle-lower-income housing schemes...

Ethiopia: Local Detergent Maker Boosts Capacity With $3m Investment

By Temesgen Mulugeta()The expansion will enable the company to nearly triple its capacity A local manufacturer of consumer...

Ethiopia: Agency Establishes Regional Shops for Agricultural Inputs

By Kalaeb Girma()The 200 agricultural input shops will be built within three years The one-stop shops will sell...

Ethiopia: Two Firms Win 7.3b Br Mega Projects

By Berhane Hailemariam()China Jiangsu also won the bid to construct the 4.6 billion Br Adwa Zero Kilometre Project,...

Ethiopia Needs to Act Fast to Solve Its Internal Displacement Problem

analysis By Cristiano D'OrsiEthiopia's president Sahle-Work Zewde recently reaffirmed her government's efforts to support refugees and internally displaced...

Africa Roundup – Yamaha Backs Max, Founders Factory and Norrsken Support Startups, Inside Ethiopia’s Tech Scene

By Jake BrightCompetition in Africa's two-wheel ride-hail market is accelerating. Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng was the latest...