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...

Ethiopia: IGAD Establishes Taskforce On Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

Addis Ababa — The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has reportedly established a Taskforce on the Red Sea...

Ethiopia: Family Worried Woman Detained in China Faces Death Penalty

By Salem SolomonFriends and family are fearing for the life of a 28-year-old Ethiopian woman who has spent...

Ethiopia: Boeing Statement on Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Investigation Preliminary Report

Photo: Screenshot VOA The funeral that was held for Ethiopian victims of the airline tragedy. press release Boeing...

Ethiopia: Premier to Host Fundraising Feast At Menelik’s Hall

analysis By Fasika TadesseLast week marked the second time that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) faced question time...

Ethiopia Crash – Pilots Followed Procedures, First Official Report Says

A preliminary report on the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX airplane says pilots followed recommended...

Ethiopia: Govt Urged to Set Up Clear Roadmap, Making Nat’l Reconciliation

Addis Ababa — The government of Ethiopia should prioritize devising national roadmap and reconciliation to sustainably mange the...

Ethiopia: Sweden Increases Its Development Support to Ethiopia’s Ongoing Reform By U.S.$ 20M Over the Next Two Years

The Swedish Government has decided to increase development cooperation with Ethiopia with approximately USD 20 million over the...

Ethiopia: Diplomatic Efforts During Reform Fruitful, Says Foreign Affairs State Minister

Addis Ababa — Most of the diplomatic efforts of Ethiopia during the last 12 months were fruitful, according...

Ethiopia Crash – Pilots Followed Procedures, Airline Says

Photo: Screenshot VOA The funeral that was held for Ethiopian victims of the airline tragedy. A preliminary report...

Ethiopia Taking Central Role in Cementing Regional Integration – Scholar

Addis Ababa — The new Ethiopian leadership has registered remarkable achievements in creating peaceful and stable East and...

Ethiopia: U.S. Investments Improve Skills of Nearly 50,000 Ethiopian Health Workers

press release The United States marked the completion of its seven-year Strengthening Human Resources for Health project that...

Ethiopia: Remarks – Ambassador Raynor Highlights U.S. Company’s Interest in Ethiopia’s Health Sector

press release Your Excellency State Minister of Health Dr. Lia Tadesse Mr. Damian Halloran, Vice President of Abbott...

Rwanda: Family of Rwandan Killed in Ethiopian Airlines Sues Boeing

Photo: Agewa Magut/Daily Nation The team of six lawyers who said they will file a case in the...

Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year As Prime Minister, Review of Freedom of Association

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

Kenya: Lawyers Say Suing Boeing on Behalf Kenyan Families

By Agewa MagutA team of six lawyers on Wednesday said they will sue aircraft manufacturer Boeing and Ethiopian...

Kenya: 8 Families to Sue Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines Crash

By Njoki KihiuNairobi — Eight Kenyan families who lost relatives in the Ethiopian airlines crash now want Boeing...

Ethiopia: The Ruling Party of Somali Region in Ethiopia Changes Its Name

Ethiopian Somali People's Democratic Party (ESPDP) changed its names to Somali Democracy Party- dropping the prefix-Ethiopian. In an...

Ethiopia: New Era for Ethiopia’s Journalists

press release On the first anniversary of Abiy Ahmed's installation as prime minister, Ethiopia no longer has any...

Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year As Prime Minister, Review of Freedom of Assembly

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

Ethiopia: Growing Uncertainty Marks Abiy’s First Year in Power

This week marks Dr. Abiy Ahmed's one-year anniversary as Ethiopia's prime minister. Abiy's charismatic style appealed to individuals...

Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year in the Eyes of Political Parties

Addis Ababa — Today is exactly one-year since Abiy Ahmed took office as the Prime Minister of Ethiopia....

Ethiopia: Is Ethiopian PM Abiy’s Reform Drive Running Out of Steam?

analysis By Merga Yonas BulaAbiy Ahmed came to power a year ago in a country on the brink...

Ethiopia: Equity Eyes Ethiopia in Continental Expansion

By James AnyanzwaRegional lender Equity Bank is looking for investment opportunities in Ethiopia as part of its push...

Kenya: IAAF Forced to Backpedal After Wrongly Awarding Kenya’s Gold Medal to Ethiopian Runner

By Kenfrey KiberengeThe International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) was on Saturday forced to award a gold medal...

Africa: India’s Engagement in Africa Growing, Says Mofa State Minister

Addis Ababa — India's friendly relation and engagement with African countries is progressing well, MoFA State Minister Markos...

Ethiopia: PM Dismisses Agenda Over Ownership of Addis Ababa As Defective

Addis Ababa — The people who entertain the agenda of ownership of Addis Ababa to a given group...

Ethiopia: Livestock Stakeholders Discuss 15-Million Euro Heard Project

Addis Ababa — Ethiopian livestock development stakeholders held an inception workshop which discussed a 15-million Euro project at...

Ethiopia: Revisions of Laws, Proclamations to Be Completed Within Four Months – Office of the Attorney General

Addis Ababa — The revision of laws and proclamations launched by the government with the view of promoting...

Ethiopia: U.S. Tour Operators ‘Impressed’ By Sites, Amazing Potential of Tourism

Addis Ababa — Some 40 members of the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA), who visited historical sites...

Ethiopia: PM Says Finalizing GERD Per Schedule Key Priority

Addis Ababa — Prime Minister Abiy emphasized that finalizing the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) according to the...

Ethiopia: Meteorology Agency Forecasts Normal and Above Rainfall in Most Parts

Addis Ababa — Normal and above normal distribution of rainfall will occur in most parts of the country...

Ethiopian Plane Crash and Western Media Coverage

By Chinedu EzeIf there were no Lion Air crash Flight 610 involving Boeing 737MAX, the same aircraft type...

Ethiopia: Govt Working to Ensure Rule of Law – PM Abiy

Addis Ababa — Government has been taking measures to ensure rule of law in the country, Prime Minister...

Ethiopia: Two Journalists Detained, Attacked in Ethiopia

Two journalists with the privately owned online news outlet Mereja TV were briefly detained by regional police and...

Sudan: Usama Faisal Receives Ambassador of Ethiopia

Khartoum — The State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Usama Faisal, received in his office the Ambassador of the...

Ethiopia: Businessman Accuses South Sudan ‘Tycoon’ of Swindling Him Sh200 Million in Gold Scam

An Ethiopian businessman has accused South Sudanese money man Lawrence Malong Lual Yor of obtaining Sh200 million by...