Memorandum No. 8: PM Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia: Please, Please Be Our Guest in the U.S.!

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the crowd at a rally April 11 in Ambo, Ethi­o­pia. (Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images) By Al Mariam I am informed and believe that you will not... Read more »

After years of unrest, Ethiopians are riding an unlikely wave of hope. Will it last?

People gather for the rally of Ethiopia’s new prime minister in Ambo on April 11. (Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images) By Paul Schemm | Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — When Ethi­o­pia’s prime minister resigned... Read more »

Ethiopia chooses new leader from protest-hit region in break from past

ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Ethiopia’s ruling coalition has elected a new chairman and eventual prime minister from a vast protest-hit region, in a major shift in leadership that could also ease persistent... Read more »

China Is Turning Ethiopia Into a Giant Fast-Fashion Factory

Standing in a sunny office in Indochine International’s brand-new factory, Raghav Pattar, vice president of this Chinese apparel manufacturer, is ebullient. It’s November, barely six months since the Hawassa Industrial Park opened,... Read more »

FEATURE-Does a struggling Ethiopian model town offer lessons for the future?

BURANEST, Ethiopia, Nov 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A group of shepherds amble slowly down the main thoroughfare of Buranest, a tiny village in a far-flung corner of northern Ethiopia. The town... Read more »

Paying Homage to the Ethiopian Coffee Culture

Ethiopia is widely considered to be the birthplace of coffee with many experts being of the opinion that Ethiopia is the only country that grew coffee natively.  Today, an estimated 12 million... Read more »

‘We Are Everywhere’: How Ethiopia Became a Land of Prying Eyes

It also means, in the government’s view, exercising control down to the level of neighborhoods in cities and villages in the countryside. Many Western donors have praised Ethiopia for its advances in... Read more »

Ethiopia: Commemorating Meles, GERD –

editorial By Zeray Hailemariam Ethiopia commemorated the sixth year foundation of the biggest in Africa and the eighth biggest Dam in the world which is built in the world longest river Nile... Read more »

Ethiopia: Healthy Cities, Decorous Lifestyles

Nowadays, the majority of world population live in cities with urbanization moving in faster rates, including in the least urbanized regions of our universe. Population number in cities continuously increases in big... Read more »

Ethiopia: Parkinson's – Little Known, Neglected but Painful Disease … –

By Desta Gebrehiwot It has claimed the lives of renowned and great personalities including Richard Pankhurst, an expert in Ethiopian history and the legendary Boxer and heavyweight champion Mohamed Ali and others,... Read more »