Ethiopia Amhara persecution stands in way of Abiy Ahmed reform agenda — Quartz

The political upheaval that Ethiopians have become accustomed to seems to be a thing of the past—for now. Many have praised the new prime minister Abiy Ahmed, who took... Read more »

On the trail of the Ark of the Covenant in Ethiopia’s Lake Tana

The African bush and world-renowned religious sites are meant to be two separate holiday options. Stories about examining ancient Christian scrolls and searching for the tell-tale bubbles of an... Read more »

Eritrea breaks silence and responds to Ethiopia peace overtures, will send delegation

ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Two weeks after the Ethiopian government made the surprise announcement that it was ready to accept a nearly 20-year-old peace deal with Eritrea, the reclusive... Read more »

The Cradle of Culture invites you!

Known as the cradle of humanity, ancient Ethiopia’s enchanting past stretches back to before recorded time. Travelling through Ethiopia for... Read more »

Ethiopia: How Will Privatization of Mega Enterprises Benefit Ethiopia?

By Zelalem Girma The recent decision of Ethiopia’s ruling coalition EPRDF has fueled optimistic perspective among various sectors of the society and scholars who also forwarded advice that due... Read more »

Ethiopia pardons hundreds sentenced on ‘terrorism’ charges | Ethiopia News

The government of Ethiopia has said it will release more than 304 prisoners, including 289 convicted on “terrorism” charges, according to state media. The move is part of a raft of reforms... Read more »

For Ethiopia’s Abiy, big reforms carry big risks

Longtime independent Ethiopia researcher Rene Lefort compared Abiy’s reforms to 1991, when the EPRDF, then a rebel army, stormed the capital Addis Ababa and removed the Derg military junta... Read more »

Ethiopia’s tech startups are ready for Abiy Ahmed’s reforms — Quartz

Paris Word that Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed is looking to loosen his country’s tight grip on strategic assets like its fast-growing airline and its long-term telecom monopoly has... Read more »

Ethiopia opens airline and telecoms to private, international investors | News

Ethiopia is opening key economic sectors, including the state-owned Ethiopian Airlines and state-run telecoms, to local and international private investors. The privatization drive comes at a time when Ethiopian... Read more »

Ethiopia’s economic reforms tipped to spur development

By NATION REPORTERMore by this Author The move by the Ethiopian government to open key economic sectors, among them Ethiopian Airlines, to foreign investment is likely to spur fast... Read more »