Ethiopia: What US$280 million can do – Ethiopia

At least 7.9 million people need humanitarian assistance accross Ethiopia because of drought, disease outbreaks, loss of livestock, and displacement due to an upsurge in violence along the border between Oromia and... Read more »

The father of Ethiopian jazz, Mulatu Astatke is a musician in motion — Quartz

Ethiopian jazz master Mulatu Astatke will be taking a break from his extensive 2018 European concert tour to play at the 19th Cape Town International Jazz Festival. This should come as no... Read more »

Ethiopia’s inflation eases to 13.4 pct y/y in January |

Reuters Thursday February 08, 2018 12:51 AM ADDIS ABABA, Feb 8 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s year-on-year inflation rate edged down to 13.4 percent in January, the statistics agency said on... Read more »

Ethiopia: On Decolonizing Ethiopian Studies – Methodological Nationalism As Bad As Eurocentrism

opinion By Hailegabriel G. Feyissa I am writing this short essay in response to Hewan Semon’s rather interesting and thought-provoking opinion piece ‘Decolonizing Ethiopian Studies’. I am jumping on her offer for... Read more »

How the NSA Built a Secret Surveillance Network for Ethiopia

“A warm friendship connects the Ethiopian and American people,” U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced earlier this year. “We remain committed to working with Ethiopia to foster liberty, democracy, economic growth,... Read more »

Middle East on a roll to repeal ‘marry the rapist’ laws | Middle East

In recent weeks, the Tunisian, Jordanian, and Lebanese parliaments have repealed provisions in their penal codes that allowed rapists to escape punishment by marrying their victims. Provisions like these, largely colonial-era relics,... Read more »

Ethiopia: Ethnic Federalism for Democratic Unity in Diversity

editorial By Dirriba Teshome Being an Ethiopian is based on our unity and diversity as we are diverse in religion, nation, culture, language, sex, age and so on. What binds us together... Read more »

Ethiopia: Gishen Pharmacy disputes selling drugs without prescriptions

Amakelech Lulu, CEO of Gishen Pharmacy Photo Capital Capital – Gishen Pharmacy says they will publicly apologize if it is proven their pharmacists sold medicine without a prescription. An article in the... Read more »

North Korea, Ethiopia to step up bilateral ties: KCNA | NK News

Cooperation to take place in economics, politics and ‘all other fields’, state media says A delegation of North Korea’s Foreign Ministry visited Ethiopia in order to promote and advance bilateral relations and... Read more »

Ethiopia: Merera Gudina, Berhanu Nega and Jawar Mohammed charged

November 9, 2016, Professor Merera Gudina (center)appeared with Rio’s Olympic silver medal winner, athlete Feyisa Lilesa and gave speech at EU parliament in Brussels. Photo Addis Standard Addis Abeba, Feb. 23/2017... Read more »