Ethiopia’s new PM visits town that was center of anti-government protests

AMBO, Ethiopia (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s new prime minister pledged on Wednesday to address grievances in his native Oromiya region, center of violent unrest that threatened the ruling coalition’s hold on Africa’s second... Read more »

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition names Abiy Ahmed as new chairman, set to be PM

Abiy Ahmed By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s ruling coalition late Tuesday named a chairman set to become the country’s new prime minister amid the latest state of emergency in... Read more »

Ethiopia: Expanding the Political Terrain, State of Emergency

The to dos that flared up here and there recently has made Ethiopia put in place a State of Emergency (SoE) once again. There are different views regarding the measures taken to... Read more »

Czechoslovak colonel’s grave in Ethiopia reconstructed

ČTK | 14 March 2018 Addis Ababa, March 13 (CTK) – The Czech embassy in Ethiopia has unveiled a reconstructed tomb of Czechoslovak army’s colonel Vitezslav Rosik who... Read more »

Ethiopia: 2018 Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Plan – Ethiopia

Overview Given the recurrent nature of climate-driven humanitarian crises in Ethiopia, Government and partners have agreed that a significant shift in approach is required. This Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Plan(HDRP) represents a... Read more »

Bridging the gender pay gap, on the red carpet and in the fields | Agriculture

When discussing the Hollywood pay gap, we are talking more about differing scales of luxury rather than livelihoods. It is, of course, unacceptable for any woman to receive less than a man... Read more »

Ethiopia to join Somaliland, UAE port development venture | Djibouti News

Dubai‘s state-owned DP World said on Thursday the Ethiopian government had taken a 19 percent stake in Somaliland’s Port of Berbera. The port operator said it would retain a 51 percent stake... Read more »

Ethiopia’s reinstatement of state of emergency worries Sweden

Sweden says it is concerned about Ethiopia’s reinstatement of a state of emergency (SOE) in the midst of reform efforts initiated by government. Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister, Margot Wallstrom, in a tweet... Read more »

MoU signed to promote China-Ethiopia genomics, biotechnology cooperation – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) — Two institutes from Ethiopia and China on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on scientific and technological cooperation in genomics and biotechnology. The MoU inked... Read more »

Ethiopia hosts National Cooperative Exhibition and celebrates growth of sector

Ethiopia hosted its fifth annual National Cooperative Exhibition, Bazaar & Symposium earlier this month, under the theme “co-operatives for fairness”. Held at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) conference centre... Read more »