Tag: ethiopia

Ethiopia: New Autism Centre to Break Ground After Two Year Delay

The centre is expected to cost 300 million Br Nia Foundation received a green light last week from...

Ethiopia: Press Freedom Under Siege Again in the New Ethiopia

Ethiopian press freedom gained a much-needed push thanks to reforms by prime minister Abiy Ahmed. But already the...

Ethiopia: The Young Ethiopians Working for Peace

Bule Hora, Ethiopia — In a hotel dining room in the southern Ethiopian town of Bule Hora, a...

Ethiopia: Jobs Commissioner Laments Govt Job Creation Record

Ephrem Tekle Lemango (PhD), left, commissioner of the Job Creation Commission, shakes hands with founding president and CEO...

Ethiopia: Tragedy Struck Ethiopia, Again. ‘We Are Dealing With a Different Scenario’

One of the mourners at the funeral in Sebeta town of the two men from the Gamo community,...

Ethiopia: Deadly Unrest Reflects Ethiopia’s Discontent

Ehtiopia is grappling with unrest after a quarrel between premier Abiy Ahmed and media mogul and former ally...

Kenya Closes On More Ethiopian Geothermal

Kenya's leading power generator-Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has clinched a US$56.2 million contract to drill 12 geothermal...

Africa: Profile – ‘Africa’s Voice Was Struggling to Be Heard’ – Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard

APO Group is the largest media relations' consulting company in Africa with clients ranging from Silicon Valley giants...

Ethiopia: Sixteen People, Including Children, Killed in Ethiopia’s Afar Region After Armed Attacks, Several Wounded

The attacks occurred in Afambo wereda, Obno Kebele, near the border with Djibouti in the east and Somali...

Ethiopia: Te Nobel Prize for Abiy Ahmed: Turning an Irony in to an Opportunity

The award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali of Ethiopia seems full of...

Ethiopia: Hackathon Workshop On ‘Election’ Challenge in Ethiopia

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Abeba conducted its latest hackathon on the topic - "A digital solution for...

Ethiopia: Addis Mayor Exits After Meeting With PM Abiy

Takele Uma Banti (Eng.), deputy mayor of the capital Addis Abeba, exited his position following a recent "a...

Ethiopia: Unable to Stop Bouts of Violence in Its Midst, Amhara Region’s Peace and Security Council Calls for Federal Army Intervention

Bouts of unrest cloaked in identity questions have resulted in the loss of life and damage to property...

Ethiopia: Protests, Security Standoff Across Oromia, in Addis Abeba. What Happened?

Protests erupted in several cities and towns across Oromia regional state and various spots surrounding Addis Abeba after...

Ethiopia: Kengen,Tulu Moye Geothermal Operations Sign Drilling Contract

A contract to begin drilling works for phase one of Tulu Moye project in Ethiopia was signed yesterday...

Ethiopia: Untold Story Of Ethiopian Women Warriors During WWII to Come to Big Screen

Cape Town — Atlas Entertainment, an American film financing and production company, has acquired the rights to Ethiopian-American...

Ethiopia: Protests in Oromia Region Call Security into Question

More than 1,000 supporters gathered around the Addis Ababa home of Jawar Mohammed, media entrepreneur and political activist,...

Ethiopia Sees Rise in Businesses Doing Good As Economy Opens Up

Addis Ababa — From ex-prostitutes making jewellery out of bullet casing to drones delivering blood, rising numbers of...

Ethiopia: PM Abiy Defends Decision to Hold Election 2020

Responding to questions from members of the House of People's Representatives (HoPR) this morning, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed...

Ethiopia: Obituary – in Memoriam of Elias Melka: a Man Larger Than Life

Addis Abeba October 20/2019 - Riding in the blue and white mini-buses in Addis is rarely quiet. The...

Ethiopia: Saudi Firm Kicks Off Solar Projects Worth $300m

The Saudi Arabian power company that just one month ago won a contract to develop two solar farms,...

Ethiopia: Ethio Telecom Stays On Top of IFRS Conversation

Ethio telecom, the state telecom monopoly, is scheduled to fully adopt International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) before the...

Ethiopia: Jury Still Out On Economic Policy Synchronisation

One of the criticisms that was expressed about the administration of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) early on...

Ethiopia: Saving Ethiopia From Its Enigmatic Present

Ethiopia has come a long way in experimenting on multi-national federalism as an organizing principle that was adopted...

Ethiopia Provides Support to South Sudan’s Army

In an attempt to support the implementation of the South Sudanese peace agreement, Ethiopia is providing material support...

Kenya: Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crash Compensation Divides Families

The millions of shillings to be paid for every life lost in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash in...

Ethiopian Firm in Kigali Spearheads Mutual Business Ties

Ethiopian consulting firm,based in Kigali, Rwanda, is working on creating a Pan-African business platform that linksboth Rwandan and...

Ethiopia: EFF Unveils Season Calendar

The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) has announced the 2019/20 season calendar, with the Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) season...

Kenya: Is It in the Genes? Myths, Conspiracies and Theories About Kenyan Athletes

At the Seoul Olympics in 1988, Kenya shocked the running world when its top male runners won the...

Ethiopia to Host First Social Enterprise World Forum

The Social Enterprise World Forum is coming to Addis Ababa for the first time. The week-long gathering is...

African ministers agree to up their game in efforts to close identity gap on the continent

Lusaka, Zambia, October 18, 2019 (ECA) - The Fifth Conference of African Ministers Responsible for Civil Registration ended...

Ethiopia: PM Abiy Ahmed Launches His Book ‘Medmer’

A cover of the Afaan Oromoo version of PM Abiy's book is displayed in Millennium Hall Mahlet Fasil...

Ethiopia: SNNPRS Council Approves Legal Framework Which Makes Hawassa City Accountable to Future Sidama Regional State

The ongoing meeting by the Council of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People's Regional State (SNNPRS) approved a...

Namibia: Geingob, Venaani Applaud Ethiopian PM for Winning Nobel Peace Prize

Windhoek — Ethiopian Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed Ali received congratulations from President Hage Geingob on winning the 2019...

Why Al-Shabaab Is Eyeing Ethipia

The al-Shabab militant group has sown fear and terror in Eastern Africa for more than a decade. The...

East Africa: Is Al-Shabab Looking to Ethiopia?

Al-Shabab has mostly struck Kenya when attacking outside of Somalia's borders. But after recent arrests of alleged al-Shabab...

Ethiopia: Briefing – Five Challenges Facing Ethiopia’s Abiy

Addis Ababa — Already the T-shirts are appearing in Addis Ababa emblazoned with images of Ethiopia's reformist Prime...

Ethiopia: SES and AEB Launch New Satellite Platform in Ethiopia With 33 Channels, 12 of Which Are in HD – Looking for Hybrid Business Models

London — The launch of the Ethiosat platform is another strong signal that the Ethiopian broadcast market is...

Ethiopia: Safaricom Pays Homage to Kipchoge With New M-Pesa Logo

Kenya telco Safaricom has announced that it will revamp its mobile money platform M-Pesa logo for the next...

Kenya Receives Remains of 36 People Who Died in Ethiopia Air Crash

Nairobi — Remains of Kenyans who died in the March 10 Ethiopia air crash have arrived at the...