Abel Tesfaye a.k.a The Weeknd Becomes 1st Artist to Ever Simultaneously Hold Top 3 Slots on Billboard’s R&B Chart

Abel Tesfaye a.k.a The Weeknd who was born in Canada from Ethiopian parents did what is never been done in before in music history. He becomes 1st Artist to... Read more »

European Investment Bank opens office in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) opened an office on Thursday in Ethiopia, where the economy is expected to grow by 10 percent this year and... Read more »

Ethiopia courts scepticism after freeing imprisoned writers ahead of Obama visit

After more than a year of imprisonment, two Ethiopian women had no idea they were about to be released until a prison loudspeaker informed them they were free to... Read more »

Ethiopia’s HaileMariam Threatens to Take Action Against Eritrea

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle July 7, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia warned on Tuesday it would take necessary action against arch-rival Eritrea unless it refrains from an alleged destabilizing role... Read more »

Hacking Team hacked ! Ethiopian Gov’t Listed as a Buyer of Spying Software

AddisNews – The Italy-based company that has been accused in the past for selling Spying software for the Ethiopian government and to other repressive regimes and countries to use... Read more »

UN demands release of British activist jailed in Ethiopia amid torture fears

   The UN has demanded the immediate release of a Briton held on death row in Ethiopia for more than a year, an intervention that campaigners say exposes Britain’s... Read more »

Obama’s Visit To Ethiopia Sparks Controversy, Concerns Nigeria Was Snubbed

Activists and some media organizations have expressed concern that President of the United States, Barack Obama, will visit Ethiopia but not Nigeria during his Africa trip next month. Many... Read more »

Ethiopia scrambles to meet property demand in booming capital

By Drazen Jorgic and Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A property boom in Ethiopia‘s capital is putting pressure on the government to keep homes affordable for some of... Read more »

Seven Passengers From Ethiopian Airlines Inaugural Flight Claim Asylum in Dublin

Five adults and two children Ethiopian Airlines passengers reportedly claim asylum at Dublin Airport in Ireland. The passengers were on Ethiopian Airlines inaugural flight starting the new route from... Read more »

Mr. Obama’s visit to Ethiopia sends the wrong message on democracy

Mr. Obama’s visit to Ethiopia sends the wrong message on democracy – Washington Post Editorial    “AFRICA DOESN’T need strongmen, it needs strong institutions.” Those were President Obama’s words when... Read more »