Ethiopia

Ethiopia: State Reaches Out to the Private Sector

By Berhane HailemariamAlkyd Resin, the only local manufacturer of alkyd and emulsion resins used in oil and watercolour...

Ethiopia: Auditor General Vows to Sue Offices for Audit Gap

By Temesgen MulugetaAddis Abeba's Auditor General Office has vowed to bring bureaus under the city administration that do...

Ethiopia: NBE Tightens Grip of Capital Goods Financing

No less than 65pc of funding of capital goods held by finance companies should go to the manufacturing...

Ethiopia: Local Firm Embarks On Rebar Manufacturing

The company secured three-fourths of its investment from the Development Bank A new hot mill steel manufacturing plant...

Ethiopia: The Administration Needs to Focus, Set Its Priorities

opinion The talk that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) will let the nouveau riche in the country spend...

Ethiopia: Authority Disposes of Contaminated Rani Juice Products

By Berhane HailemariamThe Federal Food & Drug Authority disposed of Rani juice products valued at 8.4 million Br...

Neighbourly Gesture

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) and President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya exchanged pleasantries at the Skylight Hotel on...

Ethiopia: U.S. Delegation Visits Ethiopia to Discuss On New Poverty Reduction Program

Addis Ababa — A delegation from the U.S. government visited Ethiopia this week to discuss the development of...

Ethiopia: The Victory of Adwa a Cornerstone for Pan-Africanism to Evolve – Historians

Addis Ababa — The victory of Adwa against the Italian invader over a century ago was the very...

Ethiopia: Millennium Challenge Corporation Visits Ethiopia to Discuss New Program to Advance Economic Growth

press release A delegation from the U.S. Government's Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), led by Cynthia Huger, Vice President,...

Ethiopia Celebrates Historic Victory Over Fascist Italy

Addis Ababa — Ethiopia has colorfully celebrated the 123rd anniversary of the victory of Adwa, in which it...

Ethiopia: Women and the Battle of Adwa

Addis Ababa — Women marched alongside men to the battle at Adwa 123 years ago not as "comfort...

Ethiopia: Reform Pushes Institutions to Ensure Accountability

Addis Ababa — The sweeping reforms in Ethiopia seem to push institutions to ensure accountability and regain the...

Ethiopia Needs Youth Who Wipe Out Poverty – Patriots

Addis Ababa — The new generation should exert maximum effort to repeat the victory of their forefathers in...

Ethiopia: President Urges Ethiopians to Learn About Unity, Patriotism From Adwa

Addis Ababa — President Sahlework Zewde said taking lesson from Ethiopian forefathers who took part in the Battle...

Ethiopia: Victory of Adwa Set Stage for African Freedom Struggle – Kenyan President

Addis Ababa — Ethiopia's decisive victory at Adwa affirmed and set the stage for the beginning of Africa's...

Ethiopia: The Battle of Adwa – Adwa for Pan-Africansim

opinion By Solomon DibabaThe Battle of Adwa was not fought for years, months or weeks. It was a...

Ethiopia: Institutional Reform Bears Out Effectiveness and Efficiency – Ministries

Addis Ababa — The recently undertaken institutional reforms, pursuant to the national comprehensive reform strategy, paying off better...

Ethiopia: Kengen and Chinese Companies On Ethiopian Geothermal Project

By Kimani ChegeKenGen announced that its contract is for the implementation of drilling rigs and rig operation and...

Ethiopia: The First Ten Minutes Are Critical – Treating Snakebite in Ethiopia

press release A young woman with a swollen face sits on a bed in MSF's close monitoring room,...

Ethiopia: Remarks By Ambassador Michael Raynor At the Outpatient Department Inauguration

press release Michael Raynor U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at the Outpatient Department Inaguration Shashemene, Ethiopia February 28, 2018...

Ethiopia: British Museum to Return Lock of Hair from Emperor Tewodros II

A British museum says it will return a lock of hair that the Ethiopian government considers a national...

Ethiopia: National Army Museum Responds to Repatriation Request from Ethiopia

press release London — The National Army Museum has agreed to repatriate items from its collection, considered to...

Kenyans Falter as Ethiopia Dominates Tokyo Marathon

By Bernard RotichEthiopian athletes dominated this years' Tokyo Marathon edition winning both the men and women's categories. Birhanu...

Africa: ECA discusses with Journalists the enormous potential offered by the AfCFTA

press release Monrovia, Liberia, 21 February (ECA) - The success of the African Continental Free Trade area will...

Ethiopia: Scholars Urge for Effective Institutional Leadership in Building Momentum

Addis Ababa — Ethiopia's public institutions need effective leadership to discern the new direction in building momentum, scholars...

Ethiopian Diaspora Digital Music Service Arifzefen Prepares to Launch Back Home – the Long and Winding Road Traveled to Get There

Ethiopia is one of Africa's larger digital markets with lots of unrealized potential. Recent political changes mean that...

Ethiopian to Receive First Boeing 737-800 Freighter Tomorrow

Addis Ababa — Ethiopian Airlines Group's Cargo and Logistics Services will receive its first Boeing 737-800 freighter aircraft...

Ethiopia: Political Party Leaders, Experts Discuss Draft Anti-Terrorism Law

Addis Ababa Feburary 28/2019 A revised draft anti-terrorism proclamation was tabled for discussion with political party leaders, legal...

Ethiopia: Ministry Calls On Bottled Water, Soft Drinks Companies to Export Products

Addis Ababa Feburary 28/2019 Ministry of Trade and Industry has called on bottled water and soft drinks manufacturing...

Ethiopia: IGAD Council of Ministers Meeting Concluded

Djbouti — The IGAD Council of Ministers in its Ordinary Session adopted decisions that would help to protect...

Ethiopia’s Neglected Crisis – No Easy Way Home for Doubly Displaced Gedeos

By Tom GardnerGedeo — "Unless the government brings peace, we will die here" When the men came with...

Ethiopia: PM to Host Sh17.5 Million Per Plate Dinner to Raise Funds for Projects

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will host an Sh17.5m per plate dinner to raise money for infrastructure projects....

Ethiopian Airlines to Celebrate Int’l Women’s Day With Addis Ababa to Oslo All-Women Flight

By Socrates MbamaluOn the 8th of March 2019, Ethiopian Airlines will celebrate International Women's Day by having an...

Ethiopia: U.S. Embassy Supports Going Digital to Improve Ethiopia’s Food, Drug Safety

The Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Ethiopia and the...

Kenya: KenGen Bags U.S.$76 Million Ethiopia Geothermal Deal

Kenya's biggest electricity generator, KenGen, has bagged a Ksh7.6 billion ($75.9 million) contract to drill geothermal wells in...

Ethiopian to Operate All-Women Crew Flight to Oslo On March 8

Photo: Ethiopian Airlines Ethiopian Airlines launches first flight with an all-female crew (file photo) Addis Ababa — Ethiopian...

Ethiopia: Unplanned Demolitions Displace Legetafo Residents in Ruins

By Kaleab GirmaSudden and unplanned home demolitions by city authorities in Legetafo Legedadi have left entire families and...

Ethiopia: Of Deeds And Demolitions

Some residents in Legetafo Legedadi were given a week's notice to pack up and leave before their homes...

Ethiopia Moves to Liberalise Aviation Industry

By Berhane HailemariamA regulation that will liberalise the aviation industry is in the making and has reached the...