Ethiopia admits 15 killed in Hawassa violence and two other towns

borkenaJune 17,2018 Ethiopia’s Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples region administration admit that 15 civilians are killed in the last three days due to the violence in Hawassa, Wolkite and Wolaita Sodo towns.... Read more »

Ethiopia’s futurists want artificial intelligence to drive the country’s development — Quartz

“I don’t think Homo sapiens-type people will exist in 10 or 20 years’ time,” Getnet Assefa, 31, speculates as he gazes into the reconstructed eye sockets of Lucy, one of the oldest... 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 Airlines, Africa’s largest... Read more »

Sisi asks Ethiopia PM to swear to God that dam project will not hurt Egypt

Egyptian president, Abdel Fattah el Sisi concluded a joint press conference with his Ethiopian counterpart by seeking the strongest reassurance concerning the latter’s dam project on the Nile. Talks over the Grand... 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 development of the... Read more »

Ethiopia to ‘Fully Accept’ Eritrea Peace Deal From 2000

Ethiopia announced Tuesday that it would accept a 2000 peace agreement with Eritrea over their disputed border, potentially a major step toward resolving one of post-colonial Africa’s bloodiest and most protracted conflicts.... Read more »

Momentous days in Ethiopia as new PM pledges major reforms

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — These are not ordinary times in Ethiopia. Sweeping changes that seemed unthinkable just weeks ago have been announced almost daily since a new prime minister, Africa’s youngest... Read more »

OPINION: Africa can learn great lessons from Ethiopia

JOHANNESBURG – When you set an appointment in Ethiopia with Ethiopians, always remember to define if it is Ethiopian or the other internationally acknowledged reference times such as the GMT. While a... Read more »

Ethiopia lifts state of emergency two months early

The country’s council of Ministers approved a draft law on Saturday to lift the current state of emergency which started in October 2016, following months of protests from Oromo groups in the... Read more »

Ethiopia Already Is the ‘China of Africa’

Will Ethiopia become “the China of Africa”? The question often comes up in an economic context: Ethiopia’s growth rate is expected to be 8.5 percent this year, topping China’s projected 6.5 percent.... Read more »