Museveni honours Ethiopian prime minister, Abiy Ahmed Ali with Uganda’s highest national accolade

Ethiopian prime minister, Abiy Ahmed Ali has been honoured with the Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa medal, Uganda’s highest accolade given to a head of state at a special... Read more »

How Eritrea gained independence from African neighbour Ethiopia in 1991

On this day in 1991, Eritrea gained independence from Ethiopia after a 30-year long battle fought between the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front and the Ethiopian Army. The Horn of Africa nation was... Read more »

Ethiopia PM in Saudi Arabia, first official trip outside Africa

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed departed the country on Thursday for a state visit to Saudi Arabia. The trip is his first outside Africa after three visits to neighbouring countries. State-media EBC... Read more »

Ethiopia is Africa’s fastest-growing economy

The IMF World Economic Outlook predicts 8.5% growth for Ethiopia in 2018, far outstripping that of advanced economies. Ethiopia has an image problem. For decades, mere mention of the country... Read more »

Ethiopia welcomes talks on return of treasures from London museum

A three-tiered golden crown, an Ethiopian queen’s wedding dress, jewellery and other artefacts looted by British soldiers 150 years ago could be returned to Ethiopia on long-term loan, the director of London’s... Read more »

U.K. Museum Offers Ethiopia Long-Term Loan of Looted Treasures

The Battle of Maqdala in 1868 was a British military expedition led by Gen. Robert Napier to release British hostages held in what is now Ethiopia by Emperor Tewodros II. After British... Read more »

My family members, friends in Ethiopia now wear Nigerian dresses because of me —Ethiopian Airlines boss confesses

Pretty and delectable Firiehiwot Mekonnen is the General Manager of Ethiopia Airlines in Nigeria.Before rising to her new position, the mother of one was head of traffic and sales in Abuja. Firiehiwot... Read more »

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Ethiopia

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) is greeted by Ethiopia Minister of Foreign Affairs, Workneh Gebeyehu (R) as he begins a six-day trip in Africa, after landing at Addis Ababa International... Read more »

US’ Tillerson to embark on first African nations tour | News

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is heading to Africa for his first official trip to the continent. Before leaving, he announced $533 million in humanitarian assistance for several countries affected by... Read more »

Enviro Monday: Ethiopia leads with Africa’s first waste-to-energy plant

Waste management – the collection, management and disposal of solid waste – is one of the biggest challenges facing many African countries. For the last fifty years, the Koshe dump site has been... Read more »