Ethiopia Taking Measures to Prevent Ebola Virus – Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ethiopia has established a high level national taskforce to prevent Ebola virus that has occurred in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Briefing journalists, Public Health Institute Director-General Dr. Eba... Read more »

Coffee faces double threat in Ethiopia

Farmer Ahmed Mume started growing khat on his coffee farm in Deder, eastern Ethiopia a decade ago. Photo: AP One kilogram of coffee sells for between 50 and 60... Read more »

The Quandary of Ethiopia’s Bicephalic Government

Prod Mesay Kebede By Messay Kebede In posted interviews and write-ups as well as in informal discussions, the debate is raging between supporters and detractors of Prime Minister Abiy... Read more »

Ethiopia govt starts formal talks with exiled opposition group ODF

The government of Ethiopia has started formal talks around ongoing political reforms with an exiled opposition group, the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF). A May 13 statement by the ODF... Read more »

Ethiopia is now Africa’s fastest growing economy | News

Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populated country, is forecast to be the fastest growing economy in Sub-Saharan Africa this year, according to new data from the IMF. Ethiopia’s economy is... Read more »

Coffee faces a double threat to its existence in eastern Ethiopia

HARAR, Ethiopia (Reuters) – For generations, farmers planted the lush earth of Awedai and nearby areas in eastern Ethiopia with coffee trees, earning a livelihood from a crop that... Read more »

Opposition faction agrees to join South Sudan’s ruling party | News

An opposition faction controlled by South Sudan‘s first vice president has said it will join the country’s ruling party. Taban Deng Gai said on Monday that the political opposition Sudan People’s... Read more »

Artifacts Stolen From Ethiopia Revives Controversy in Exhibition

A manuscript from Maqdala now at the British Library. Credit: James Jeffrey/IPS A new artifacts exhibition that opened April 5 at London’s famous Victoria and Albert museum of ancient... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Desalegn says Kiir has failed South Sudan, must step aside

Ethiopia’s former prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn has stressed the need for South Sudan president Salva Kiir to step down and allow the country to be guided to peace by... Read more »

Ethiopia’s new leader, Abiy Ahmed, draws red lines on graft and calls for term limits

(OPride)—Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been in power for 25 days. In that time, he has visited five of Ethiopia’s nine ethnic-based states. Call it charm offensive or... Read more »