Ethiopia now Africa’s biggest refugee host

GENEVA – The spiraling crisis in war-ravaged South Sudan has sent nearly 200,000 refugees into Ethiopia, making it Africa’s largest refugee-hosting country, the United Nations said Tuesday. At the... Read more »

Govt Denies Claims Ebola Case Was Detected

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle Addis Ababa — Ethiopia’s ministry of health has dismissed rumours circulated on social media alleging that an Ebola case had been detected in the East African... Read more »

Ethiopia denies claims Ebola case was detected

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle August 16, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia’s ministry of health has dismissed rumours circulated on social media alleging that an Ebola case had been detected in... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Bekele to run Chicago Marathon

Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, the greatest track distance runner of the 21st Century, will compete compete in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, race officials announced Tuesday. It will... Read more »

Ethiopia’s emerging art scene pits creativity against profits

“If you want to sell there, the art has to be a particular type,” said 31-year-old Leikun Nahusenay, a graduate of Alle School of Fine Arts and Design in... Read more »

Ethiopia’s coffee export decline

Ethiopia’s coffee exports have declined in the last ten months, the Ethiopian Trade Ministry said on Friday. In a report, the ministry said that Addis Ababa had exported 136,000... Read more »

Ethiopia’s coffee export decline

Ethiopia’s coffee exports have declined in the last ten months, the Ethiopian Trade Ministry said on Friday. In a report, the ministry said that Addis Ababa had exported 136,000... Read more »

Yemeni People Traffickers Prey on Ethiopia Migrants Seeking Work

Sintayehu Beyene left Ethiopia planning to earn money to begin a carpentry business — he ended up captive in Yemen where Kalashnikov-wielding traffickers stole what little he owned. Grabbed... Read more »

More Than 11,000 South Sudanese Flee to Ethiopia After Fall of Rebel-Held Town

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — The UN refugee agency on Tuesday reported a sharp rise in the number of refugees fleeing South Sudan’s conflict, after government forces captured the rebel... Read more »

Red Cross Provides South Sudanese Refugees With Urgent Life-Saving Support

Since violence erupted in South Sudan in mid December, more than 95,000 people have fled to Gambella, in neighbouring Ethiopia, where they arrive exhausted, sick and in desperate need... Read more »