54 detained over deadly riots in western Ethiopia

Ethiopia on Tuesday announced it has arrested 54 individuals in connection with several days of riots in western Benishangul Gumuz regional state recently that killed 14 people, local media reported. Ashadli Hassen,... Read more »

Spy Chief Joins Board of Ethiopia’s Key Military Conglomerate

Ethiopia’s new intelligence chief was appointed to the board of Metals & Engineering Corp., the latest shakeup at the military-industrial conglomerate that’s played a crucial role in projects that have sought to... Read more »

More than 65% of GERD’s construction completed: Ethiopian Ambassador to Sudan

  Ethiopia’s ambassador to Sudan, Mawtada Zoudi, announced on Wednesday that the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has passed 65% completion. During an Iftar (Ramadan breakfast) feast in Sudan... Read more »

In Ethiopia’s bushlands, promised riches of a railway boom turn to dust

The new railway station in the city of Adama in central Ethiopia.Photograph: Charlie Rosser By Tom Gardner The Guardian They promised us we would get jobs there,” says Tadele, nodding at the... Read more »

Aviation Group announces expansion projects

Mega project awaits PM’s decision The Ethiopian Airlines Group has announced a double expansion project for Bole International airport in order to resolve the growing air traffic congestion. The expansion project sees... Read more »

Govt to reconstruct Chancery in Ethiopia – ZNBC

    Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald Chitotela says there is urgent need to mobilize Seven Million U.S dollars to reconstruct the Zambian Chancery and staff houses in Addis Abba,... Read more »

Ethiopia’s grand dam and the end of Egypt’s control of the Nile – The Daily Free Press

  In 2011, Ethiopia began construction of a massive dam located in the headwaters of the Blue Nile River. At the project’s onset, the dam was named the Millenium Dam, but has... Read more »

Ethiopian PM urges citizens to support establishment of pan African center – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Monday called on all Ethiopians to support the establishment of Ethiopia’s pan African center, which will tribute black people’s achievement.... Read more »

Cairo taps World Bank to mediate Ethiopian dam dispute

CAIRO — Egypt is awaiting Ethiopian and Sudanese reaction to its proposal that the World Bank mediate negotiations on the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Egypt wants the World Bank to... Read more »

Ethiopia to set up five cancer treatment centers across the country

Ethiopia Inaugurates New Cancer Center on World Cancer Day File WHO Feb , 2016 ADDIS ABABA, Dec. 24 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopian Ministry of Health on Sunday disclosed its plan to set... Read more »