Abiy Ahmed pulls off an astonishing turnaround for Ethiopia – Washington Post Editorial

Washington Post – SIX MONTHS ago, Ethi­o­pia appeared trapped in a cycle of unrest, repression and more unrest. Stability in East Africa’s largest country, with a population of more than 100 million,... Read more »

Ethiopia is UK’s strategic partner in global peace and security

The British Embassy in Addis Ababa says Ethiopia remains an important partner of the United Kingdom in the area of global peace and security. According to a Defence officer, the U.K. was... Read more »

Ethiopia to Release Political Prisoners in Attempt to Ease Unrest

In a bid to quell a rising tide of unrest in East Africa’s most-populous country and one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, Ethiopia said it would release thousands of political prisoners and... Read more »

Massive assets freeze in Ethiopia high-level anti-corruption crackdown

A court in Ethiopia has ordered the freezing of assets belonging to individuals and entities listed in a recent anti-corruption crackdown. The Addis Fortune portal reports that some 210 individuals had their... Read more »

[Photos] Ethiopia: Tax-hike protest spreads to Addis Ababa

Businesses in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa have refused to open as part of a tax-hike protest that has hit small business operators. The “resistance” which started sometime last week in the wider... Read more »

October to December rainfall totals well below average in Eastern Horn as season ends – ReliefWeb

October to December rainfall totals well below average in Eastern Horn as season ends Key Messages Between mid-December and early January, little to no rain fell in most northern areas of East... Read more »

Ethiopia backs Israeli bid for AU 'observer' role

Ethiopia has declared its support for Israel’s bid to be granted “observer status” in the African Union, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the country during his  four-nation tour of East... Read more »

Aid for Ethiopia: How Scots charity SCIAF changed the life of a cattle herder and beat the food crisis in East Africa' – Scottish Daily Record

EAST Africa’s worst drought in 60 years wiped out Carfi Sara’s entire livestock and cost him his liberty. The cattle herder knew it was illegal to cut trees for charcoal to sell... Read more »

Ethiopia bars Eritrea from African football tournament

Ethiopia has barred Eritrean footballers from playing in East Africa’s premier football tournament this month because of political tensions between the neighbouring nations that fought a bloody war from 1998-2000. Nicholas Musonye, secretary-general... Read more »

GlaxoSmithKline Considers Ethiopia As a Strategic Country for Investment in Africa

Dr Allan Pamba, GlaxoSmithKline’s Vice-President, Pharmaceuticals, East Africa and Government Affairs, Africa, said on Thursday (February 12) that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) considered Ethiopia as one of the strategic countries in Africa for its... Read more »