Ethiopia

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...

Ethiopia: Whiteboard Sales By Street Vendors Dismay Stationary Stores

By Madebo GirmaThe capital has close to 170,00 children aged between four and six years enrolled in kindergartens...

Ethiopia: FM Workneh Leaves for Djibouti

Addis Ababa — Minister of Foreign Affairs, Workneh Gebeyehu has left for Djibouti today (February to attend the...

Ethiopia: Oromia Council Kicks Off Its 9th Regular Session

Addis Ababa — The 9th Regular Session of Oromia Council, the supreme body of Oromia Regional State, kicked...

Ethiopia: MOENCO Invests 700 Million Br in Service Center

By Temesgen MulugetaMotor & Engineering Company of Ethiopia (MOENCO), the sole importer of Toyota vehicles, is constructing a...

Ethiopia: The Tax Regime Can Use a Broader Perspective

Last week saw yet another institutional initiative taken by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's (PhD) administration designed to review...

Ethiopia: Central Bank Allows Forex Transactions Inside Industrial Parks

By Fasika TadesseCompanies operating in industrial parks can transact in foreign currency while selling and buying raw materials...

Kenya: KenGen Bags Sh7.6 Billion Ethiopia Geothermal Deal

By Patrick AlushulaKenya's biggest electricity generator, KenGen, #ticker:KEGN has bagged a Sh7.6 billion contract to drill geothermal wells...

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services Wins Awards

Addis Ababa — Africa's largest cargo operator, Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, has reportedly won the "African Cargo...

Ethiopia, France Keen to Strengthen Ties

Addis Ababa — Ethiopia and France have agreed to further strengthen their bilateral cooperation, according to Ministry of...

Ethiopia: Basic Health Treatment Being Provided for IDPs – Public Health Institute

Addis Ababa — Basic health services are being provided for internally displaced people (IDPs) in the country, according...

Ethiopia: The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Is the New Reality. Why a Deal Must Be Done

analysis By Shimelis DessuAfrica's longest river, the Nile runs through 11 countries. One of them is Ethiopia which...

Africa: Ethiopian Airlines to Operate All-Women Flight On International Women Day

Windhoek — Ethiopian Airlines, Africa's largest airline group, has confirmed that it has finalised all preparations to once...

Ethiopia: Nation to Have Biotechnology Policy Soon

Addis Ababa — Ethiopia will have a biotechnology policy soon, according to Biotechnology Institute (EBTI). EBIT Director-General, Kassahun...

Ethiopia: Human Rights Project Conducts Awareness Creation Workshop On Hate Speech

Addis Ababa — A workshop with a view to enhancing awareness on hate speech for social media activists...

Ethiopia: Political Parties Approve Covenant By Consensus

Addis Ababa — Ethiopian national and regional political parties have agreed on a covenant that governs their relationships....

Ethiopia: PM Abiy Holds Discussion With Community Representatives

Addis Ababa — Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held discussion with more than 3, 000 community representatives drawn from...

Nigeria: AfDB Begins Electricity Cooperative Feasibility Studies in Nigeria, Ethiopia

By Peter UzohoThe African Development Bank (AfDB) has kicked off a feasibility study to explore the potential of...

Ethiopia’s Reforms Spark Ray of Hope for Struggling Businesses Doing Good

By Nita BhallaNairobi — Businesses designed to both turn a profit and help people in need have mushroomed...

Africa: ECA-Uruguay partnership to focus on Africa’s agricultural sector

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, February 22, 2019 (ECA) – A delegation from the Government of Uruguay on Friday met...

Ethiopia: The Coffee Farmers Betting On Blockchain to Boost Business

By Thin Lei WinAddis Ababa — Technology is helping Ethiopian coffee farmers keep as much of the profit...

Ethiopia: Dialogue to Accelerate CSOs’ Role On Women’s Health in Ethiopia

CSOs' had a dialogue on women's health with a theme "Meeting Women's Health Needs in Ethiopia; Challenges and...

Ethiopia: Managing Ethiopia’s Unsettled Transition

Ethiopia's charismatic new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, has generated great excitement with initiatives breaking with the past. But...

Kenya: Ethiopian Businessman Fights Fred Matiang’i Deportation Order

By Sam KiplagatAn Ethiopian businessman who was declared a prohibited immigrant by Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has...

Ethiopian Teenager Breaks Decades-Old Indoor 1500m World Record

By Kylie KiunguyuSamuel Tefera from Ethiopia has set the running world alight by breaking the 1 500m indoor...

Ethiopia Charges Eight Former Prison Officials in Connection With Deadly Qilinto Prison Fire

By Mahlet FasilThe federal attorney general's office has filed charges on eight former prison officials in connection with...

Ethiopia: The Sidama Quest for Self Rule Is Ripe, Smearing It Is Ineffective

opinion By Ambaye Ogato (PhD), For Addis StandardWith the coming of prime minister Abiy Ahmed and his reformist...