Ethiopia: A New Round of Consultations On the Renaissance Dam in Addis Ababa

A new round of consultations on Ethiopian Renaissance Dam was launched in Addis Ababa on Saturday 5/5/2018. The 9 hour round included three way closed door meetings attended by... Read more »

Ethiopia Closes Infamous Prison, But Activists Await Deeper Reforms

Days after swearing in its new prime minister, Ethiopia has begun to make good on promised reforms. In the past week, officials have closed an infamous detention center and... Read more »

Strikes Spread in Tense Ethiopian Region as Tillerson Visits

Strikes protesting Ethiopia’s state of emergency spread across the restive Oromia region ahead of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s arrival for talks with the Horn of Africa nation’s... Read more »

Ethiopians protesting state of emergency shut down capital, Oromia … – FRANCE 24

FRANCE 24 Ethiopians protesting state of emergency shut down capital, Oromia …FRANCE 24Shops and businesses closed in Ethiopia’s capital and its largest region on Monday to protest a state... Read more »

Ethiopia: Capital of Amhara region shut down in memory of 2016 protest deaths

Bahir Dar, capital of Ethiopia’s Amhara region was almost shutdown on Monday but police and residents accounts seem to differ on the cause of the shutdown. According to local... Read more »

Ethiopia forced to withdraw tax hike that resulted in protests

Ethiopian authorities have withdrawn a proposed tax hike for small businesses, the Addis Standard news portal has reported. The withdrawal comes in the wake of protests by the affected... Read more »

Gulen schools in Ethiopia sold | Africa | DW.COM | 04.03.2017 – Deutsche Welle

Everything is the same on the Nejashi Ethio-Turkish International Schools’ website. The top of the page reads: “Registration Starts for 2016-17 Academic Year.” Photos feature children playing basketball in... Read more »

Gulen schools in Ethiopia sold – Deutsche Welle

Everything is the same on the Nejashi Ethio-Turkish International Schools’ website. The top of the page reads: “Registration Starts for 2016-17 Academic Year.” Photos feature children playing basketball in... Read more »

Addis city administration closed shops in Merkato

By Muluken Yewondwossen Hoarding is being blamed for the sudden closing of at least 50 shops in Merkato.  The Addis Ketema Sub City Trade and Industry Development Bureau closed... Read more »