Ethiopia

Africa: President for 8-Day Working Visit to South Africa, U.S., Ethiopia

By Yaw KyeiPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Accra yesterday for an eight-day working visit to South Africa,...

Ethiopia: Norway Vows to Support Ethiopia’s Comprehensive Reform

Addis Ababa — Norway's International Development Minister Dag-Inge Ulstein, who has started his four-day official visit today, vowed...

Ethiopia: Council Passes Draft Bills for Trade Agreement, Establishment of Communications Service Supervisory Authority

Addis Ababa — The Council of Ministers has passed draft bills today. The draft bilateral trade agreement proclamation...

Ethiopia: How Change Happened in Ethiopia – a Review of How Abiy Rose to Power

analysis By Yohannes Gedamu, Georgia Gwinnett CollegeLast year was an historical one for Ethiopian politics. Most Ethiopians now...

Ethiopia: EBS Seizes the Number One Audience Position Over October-December 2018 According to New Research Data

London — The newly liberalized airwaves in Ethiopia are seeing a battle royal among 14 TV channels. Russell...

Africa: President Akufo-Addo Leaves for South Africa, United States of America, and Ethiopia

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Sunday, 3rd February, 2019, for an...

Ethiopia’s Industrial Parks – Hard Yards, but What’s the Alternative?

opinion By Greg MillsAs Africa's population doubles over the next generation to more than 2-billion people, might industrial...

Ethiopia: African Union Set to Unveil Commemorative Statue of Emperor Haile Selassie I

By Kylie KiunguyuThe debate has been raging for the past eight years: Which African leader was the greater...

Ethiopia: PM Abiy Inaugurates Gidabo Irrigation Dam Project

Addis Ababa — Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed officially inaugurated the 1.26 billion birr Gidabo Irrigational Dam Project today....

Ethiopia: Former Ethiopian Speaker of House Laid to Rest

Photo: Ethiopian News Agency The funeral procession for former Speaker of the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR), Dawit...

Nigeria: Lagos Marathon – Ethiopians, Kenyans Dominate At Lagos Marathon

By Tunde EludiniWhile there were no new records at the 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon as many...

Nigeria: Ethiopians Sweep Top Prizes in Lagos Marathon

Ethiopian Sintayehu Legese has emerged the winner of the 4th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Legese triumphed ahead...

Somalia: Al-Shabab Carries Out a Car Bomb Attack in Southern Somalia

Photo: Al-Shabab Al-Shabaab (file photo). Al-Shabaab has claimed it carried out a suicide car bomb attack in a...

Ethiopia: Pizza Hut Ethiopia Launches Women-Operated Restaurant, Its First in the World

Pizza Hut Ethiopia launched women-operated restaurant at the Century Mall, in Addis Abeba on January 31. This is...

Ethiopia: How to Address the Five Structural Economic Issues Confronting a Transitioning Ethiopia

opinion By Getachew T. Alemu, For Addis StandardPM Abiy Ahmed addressing members of parliament this morning during which...

Ethiopia Charges Ex-Somali Region President, 46 Others With Inciting Violence

Federal prosecutors have today charged 47 individuals, including ex-Somali regional state president Abdi Muhamud Omer, a.k.a, Abdi Iley,...

Ethiopia: UN Committed to Support Reforms, Help Challenges in Ethiopia – Resident Coordinator

Addis Ababa — The United Nations is committed to support the ongoing "impressive" reforms of Ethiopia and resolve...

Ethiopia: Curfew, Ban On Public Gathering Imposed in Somali Region After Death of Two At Religious Festival

Authorities have imposed a curfew of 10:00 PM local time and a ban on public gathering in the...

Ethiopia to Conduct Population, Housing Census in April

Addis Ababa — Ethiopia to conduct population and housing census for the 4th times from April, 7-28, 2019,...

Africa: Ethiopian Airlines Incentivises International Passengers

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has extended free transit tour to global passengers from February 1, 2019....

Ethiopia: Scaled-Up GERD Promotion Key to Enhance Diaspora Contribution

Addis Ababa — Promotion of the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) should be further scaled up to enhance...

Ethiopia: Exclusive With Rahul Kichlu, On PPP Trends in Ethiopia

interview Rahul Kichlu is a Senior Energy Specialist at the World Bank.Currently, Rahul is based in Addis Ababa...

East Africa: Mercy Corps Unveils Sh500m Agrifin Digital Farmer Initiative in Kenya

By CorrespondentNairobi — Mercy Corps' AgriFin has announced the AgriFin Digital Farmer (ADF), a two year, $5 million...

Ethiopia: FM Workneh Calls for Collective Endeavors to Consolidate Cooperation With Djibouti

Addis Ababa — Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu has called for the need to further strengthen the all round...

Africa: German President, AU Commission Chairperson Hold Discussion

Addis Ababa — The visiting President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeir, held talks with Africa Union Commission Chairperson Moussa...

Ethiopia: The Government’s Approach to Past Human Rights Violations Needs to Be Transparent

opinion By Wondwossen Demissie (PhD), For Addis StandardEthiopia is in the process of opening up and widening the...

Ethiopia: Attorney General Office Says Investigations Into August Jigjiga Violence Complete, Reveals Discovery of Mass Grave

Addis Abeba, January 25/2019 - Zinabu Tunu, Public Relations officer at the Federal Attorney General's office told local...

Ethiopia: Cherishing Traditional Conflict Resolution Values Is Crucial – Opinion Leaders

Ambo — People in various walks of life and opinion leaders lauded efforts made in Ethiopia in effectively...

Ethiopia’s Reform Positively Impacting Diplomatic Mission – Ambassadors

Addis Ababa — The ongoing reform in Ethiopia has been considerably changing over the past ten months has...

Djibouti to Host Ethio-Djibouti Joint Commission Meeting On Sunday

Addis Ababa — The 15th Session of Ethio-Djibouti Joint Commission will be held in Djibouti on Sunday, The...

Ethiopia: PPP Trends in Ethiopia On Right Track – World Bank Expert

Addis Ababa — Ethiopia's recent strategic direction of public-private partnership (PPP), which the government has opened up to...

Nigeria: Ethiopian Airlines Moves Operations to Abuja New Terminal

By Daniel AnaziaLeading African airline, Ethiopia Airlines, has moved its operations to the newly commissioned terminal building at...

Ethiopia: IOM Airlifts Hundreds of Ethiopian Migrants Stranded in Yemen to Ethiopia

Photo: John James/IRIN Ethiopian teenage migrants repatriated from Yemen (file photo). Approximately 350 Ethiopian migrants stranded in Yemen...

Ethiopia: PM Abiy Inaugurates EAL Expanded Terminal, Skylight Hotel

Addis Ababa — Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has officially inaugurated a five-star luxurious hotel complex and the expanded...

Ethiopia: Ethio-Djibouti Joint Ministerial Commission Underway

Djibouti — The 15th Ethio-Djibouti Joint Ministerial Commission kicks off in Djibouti today, according to the Ministry of...

Ethiopia, Germany Keen to Enhance Cooperation

Addis Ababa — President Sahlework Zewde warmly welcomed German President, Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the National Palace today. They...

Ethiopia: PM Abiy Hails Germany for Its Long-Term, Consistent Support

Addis Ababa — Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has praised Germany for its long-term and consistent technical and vocational...

Ethiopia: Volkswagen Agrees to Establish Car Assembly in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa — Volkswagen, the automobile giant of Germany, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today with...

Ethiopia Mining Industry Signals Growth With New Cement and Gold Deals

By Kimani ChegeDanish cement mining company and Canadian East Africa Minerals have been granted major mining licenses which...

Ethiopia, UK Enjoy Common Vision, True Friendship, Says State Minister

Addis Ababa — Ethiopia and the United Kingdom enjoy a common vision and true friendship in their diplomatic...