10 Things You Must Experience in Ethiopia

Ethiopia imbeds cross-cultural civilizations from North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. Gifted with unique historical wonders and pleasant hospitality, Ethiopia offers adventurous exploration opportunities. Ethiopia’s landscape and weather conditions makes... Read more »

NAACP Wants Investigation Into Ethiopian American Attorney Abe Dabela’s Death

Ethiopian American Attorney Gugsa Abraham ‘Abe’ Dabela died on April 5, 2014, at the age of 35, less than two miles from his house in Redding, Connecticut, but many questions remain surrounding... Read more »

Watch: CBS News Interview With Reeyot Alemu, Zelalem Kibret and Edom Kassaye

Ethiopian Journalists Reeyot Alemu, Zelalem Kibret and Edom Kassaye were released from prison just prior to President Obama’s arrival in Ethiopia. (CBS News) CBS News The three Ethiopian journalists were released from... Read more »

Ethiopia Excited, But Cautious, Over Obama Visit – Voice of America

VOA was ordered by Addis Ababa police to stop filming after speaking residents ADDIS ABABA—Ethiopia did not roll out the red carpet when a little-known U.S. senator decided, in 2006, to visit... Read more »

Ethiopia courts scepticism after freeing imprisoned writers ahead of Obama visit

After more than a year of imprisonment, two Ethiopian women had no idea they were about to be released until a prison loudspeaker informed them they were free to go. “They were... Read more »

Ethiopia’s HaileMariam Threatens to Take Action Against Eritrea

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle July 7, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia warned on Tuesday it would take necessary action against arch-rival Eritrea unless it refrains from an alleged destabilizing role in the volatile... Read more »

Obama’s Visit To Ethiopia Sparks Controversy, Concerns Nigeria Was Snubbed

Activists and some media organizations have expressed concern that President of the United States, Barack Obama, will visit Ethiopia but not Nigeria during his Africa trip next month. Many have pointed out... Read more »

Ethiopia scrambles to meet property demand in booming capital

By Drazen Jorgic and Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A property boom in Ethiopia‘s capital is putting pressure on the government to keep homes affordable for some of Africa’s poorest people... Read more »

Ethiopia – A Land Where Coffee Meets Tradition – CNN

(CNN) – As he tended to his goats one afternoon in the Ethiopian highlands some 12 centuries ago, a herder named Kaldi noticed that his bleating charges seemed energized after chewing mysterious... Read more »

Egypt sets concerns aside to sign Nile dam deal with Ethiopia and Sudan

Despite fears of disruption to the river’s flow, Egypt has agreed to Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance dam, which will generate 6,000 megawatts of electricity Egypt has agreed to a preliminary deal with Ethiopia... Read more »