Tag: ethiopia

Ethiopia: Stringent Labor Law Reaches Legislation

By Kalaeb GirmaA new draft labour law allows for the dismissal of employees who have a record of...

Ethiopia: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s Father Passed Away

Addis Standard tweeted: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's father, Ahmed Ali, has passed away today, FBC quoted Agaro Wereda...

Ethiopia: Displacement Crisis Not a Precursor for a Very Bad Future but Residues of a Very Bad Past: Mustefa Omer

interview Born in 1973 in Degehabur zone of Somali regional state, Mustefa Muhumed Omer became the deputy president...

Ethiopia: Judges Rule Five Suspects Accused of Bombing At Pro Abiy Ahmed Rally Should Defend Terrorism Charges

By Mahlet FasilJudges at the Federal High Court Lideta branch Fourth Criminal Bench have today ruled that five...

Ethiopia: Parliament Approves New Electoral Board Members, Federal Judges

The House of People's Representatives (HoPR) have today approved the appointment of four new board members of the...

Ethiopian Human Rights Commission Must Be Reformed to Correct Miscarriage of Justice: Amnesty

Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) must be reformed to enable it to contribute to the country making a...

Ethiopia: Rolling Blackout Pinches Cement Industry

opinion By Kaleyesus BekeleThe power rationing program that started in April is thwarting the productivity of the cement...

Ethiopia: Startup Ethiopia Secures Commitments From Govt, Investors

opinion By Birhanu FikadeLaunching blueMoon, a youth agribusiness startup incubation platform two years ago, the economist turned entrepreneur,...

Ethiopia: Crunch Time – Ethiopia’s Forex Predicament

opinion By Asrat SeyoumIf there is one characteristic that defines the incumbent EPRDF in the past two decades...

Ethiopia: Chinese Firm Unveils Solar Technologies

opinion By Kaleyesus BekeleA Chinese firm, Shenzhen Lemi Technology, has unveiled various solar technologies that it plans to...

Ethiopia: Economic Reform Targets Five Key Areas

opinion By Dawit EndeshawThe recent economic reform agenda led by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's (PhD) administration is focused...

Ethiopia: Days After Pledging to Expand Internet, Ethiopia’s Government Shuts It Off

By Jake BrightDays after Ethiopian ICT officials made public pledges to improve net access, the government began playing...

East Africa: From ‘Easy’ Juba, Criminal Gangs Find Legal Ways to Smuggle People

analysis By Kennedy SenelwaWhile the world's attention is focused on ensuring peace returns to South Sudan, the country's...

Sudan: FWN Rejects Direct Intervention of Ethiopian Envoy

Khartoum — Free Will Movement, (FWM) has affirmed conclusive rejection of the Ethiopian envoy direct intervention in its...

Mozambique: Ethiopian Airlines to Base Mozambique Operations in Beira

Maputo — Ethiopian Airlines intends, in the near future, to move its base of operations in Mozambique from...

Kenya: Strathmore University Floors Harvard School of Law to Win Moot Court Contest

By Amina WakoStrathmore University has become the first African team to win the John H. Jackson Moot Court...

Ethiopia: Shipping Giant Invests in Heavy Trucks

By Temesgen Mulugeta()The Enterprise plans to cover 70pc of the cost with loans from the Commercial Bank of...

Ethiopia: Aba Zafu – allAfrica.com

By Ambessaw Assegued ([email protected]).( )Azmari entertainment can be fostered as a tourist attraction in Ethiopia, writes Ambessaw Assegued...

Ethiopia: Power Outages Ignite Generator Business

By Kalaeb Girma()The power rationing that started last month has led many businesses and households to flock to...

Ethiopia: Africans Should Urge the Reinvention of the African Union

Africans Should Urge the Reinvention of the African Union June 8 , 2019. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD)...

Ethiopia: Midroc to Expand Share of Dairy Market

By Noel Minwagaw(s )The company will now offer milk in plastic bottles rather than pouches Lame Dairy, the...

The RIDE Disrupting the Traditional Taxi Service in Addis

Samrawit Fikru , founder and CEO of Hybrid Designs, the company behind the internet and phone-based ride-hailing service...

Ethiopia: Commission to Unravel Mining Industry Muddle

By Selamawit Mengesaha()Aimed at preventing corruption practices in the mining sector, the study was initiated two months ago...

Ethiopia: Submission to the Universal Periodic Review

press release Introduction Ethiopia's ruling party, the Ethiopian People Revolutionary Front (EPRDF) won 100% of the regional and...

Ethiopia: Govt Invites 12 International Companies to Bid in Energy Sector

By Yonas AbiyeIn taking the privatization process further, the Ethiopian government has officially extended an offer to at...

Ethiopia: ‘Unicef Will Focus On Reducing Disparities Between Children Living With Means and Those Without.’

interview By Samuel GetachewAdele Khodr is the new head of UNICEF Ethiopia. She has had a long and...

Ethiopia: Addis Ababa, to Host 70th FIFA Congress in 2020

opinion Addis Ababa has been chosen to host the next gathering of world football governing body's supreme legislative...

Ethiopia: Gay Tour Group Stirs Controversy in Ethiopia

By Salem SolomonA tour company with a mainly gay clientele is facing backlash over plans to visit religious...

Ethiopia: The Gedeo Crisis – Suffering in Earthly Paradise

analysis By Dawit EndeshawThe misery of the Gedeo Internally Displaced Persons came under the spotlight only after reports...

Ethiopia: Economy Takes a Hit As Export Earning Drops

opinion By Yonas AbiyeForeign debt remains a concern at USD 27 billion In the face of an ongoing...

Ethiopia: French Development Agency Provides 100 M Euros to Support Economic Reforms in Ethiopia

A signing ceremony of a loan and a grant agreements will take place today at Ministry of Finance...

Ethiopia: Will Abiy Democratise Ethiopia or Take Advantage of Its Vulnerability?

opinion By Metta-Alem SinishawFacing mounting security and economic challenges, will Abiy Ahmed democratise Ethiopia or take advantage of...

Ethiopia: Chinese Firm Doubles Industrial Parks It Operates

By Noel MinwagawHuajian Dongguan Hua Bao Shoes Co Ltd increased the number of industrial parks it operates to...

Ethiopia: Leather Institute Replaces Director After Only Six Months

By Selamawit MengesahaPrime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) named former head of the Oromia Cooperative Promotion Agency, Dagnachew Shiferaw,...

Ethiopia: World Bank Backs Private Sector Power Investment

By Kalaeb GirmaThe World Bank, through its International Development Association (IDA), has approved the guarantee under its Renewable...

Somalia, Ethiopia to Strengthen Alliance to Guarantee Regional Peace

The governments of Ethiopia and Somalia agreed to move towards strengthening bilateral cooperation to contribute to peace and...

Ethiopia: Forgetting to Forget – the Rights and Welfare of Ethiopian Women and Girls Hangs in the Balance

opinion Meaza Kassa Gebremedhin, a resident of Addis Ababa and a single mother of three passed away on...

Ethiopia: Missed Opportunities – allAfrica.com

opinion By Neamin AshenafiEarlier this week, 28th year anniversary of the down fall of the military regime, the...

Ethiopia: Addis, a City Built for or Around Us?

opinion Here's a quote that has been on my mind lately " the creative adult is the child...

Ethiopia: EFF, Coca Cola Kick-Off Copa Cola Football Tournament

opinion By Dawit TolesaThe Coca Cola Company has launched the fifth season of its annual COPA football tournament...