Ethiopia: 6200 Eritreans Cross Into Ethiopia in Just Over a Month

The UNHCR office in Addis Ababa announced on Monday (November 17) that more than 6,200 Eritreans had crossed into Ethiopia over the previous 37 days. UNHCR spokesperson, Kisut Gebregziabher, said that “more... Read more »

Irish agency expanding its work in Ethiopia with three projects worth €4.7 million

Irish development charity Gorta-Self Help Africa is planning to expand its work in Ethiopia, with three projects worth €4.7 million getting under way in the coming months. Self Help Africa and Gorta... Read more »

Regreening program to restore one-sixth of Ethiopia’s land

Fifteen years years ago the villages around Abrha Weatsbha in northern Ethiopia were on the point of being abandoned. The hillsides were barren, the communities, plagued by floods and droughts, needed constant... Read more »

Investors to Gather in Ethiopia for Power Africa Meeting

International investors in the power sector are to come to Ethiopia and meet with the Ethiopian government at the annual Power Africa: Ethiopia Meeting, from November 20-25. The event organised by the... Read more »

Relay helps fight poverty in Ethiopia

Runners from the Okanagan-Shuswap will be taking to the streets Sunday for the 10th anniversary relay from West Kelowna to Enderby. And this is all to raise support for a local charity’s... Read more »

UM gets anonymous $25M grant to curb maternal deaths in Ethiopia

Dr. Senait Fisseha at St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.Courtesy of Michigan Photography  Women’s health continues to be a burgeoning issue Ethiopia, where the maternal mortality ratio is... Read more »

Toshiba Concludes MOU with Ethiopian Electric Power on Geothermal Power Generation

TOKYO — Toshiba Corporation today announced that the company has concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ethiopian Electric Power on a comprehensive partnership in geothermal power that will see the parties... Read more »

Turkish Investment in Ethiopia Exceeds US $3 Billion

By Nesru Jemal Turkish investors with over 3 billion USD capital are engaged in various sectors in Ethiopia, the country’s Ambassador to Ethiopia disclosed. This makes Turkish businesspersons the leading foreign investors... Read more »

John Green and Bill Gates Are Teaming Up to Bring Clean Water to Ethiopia

Gates has said he’ll match $100,000 if Green can raise it Author John Green has gotten a lot of attention for his heart-wrenching novel The Fault in Our Stars, the bestselling young-adult-novel-turned-blockbuster-movie... Read more »

African Union meets in Ethiopia for Ebola crisis talks

African Union commission Chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma African Union chiefs held an emergency meeting Monday to hammer out a continent-wide strategy to deal with the Ebola epidemic, which has killed over 2,000 people... Read more »