Meet one of the first Colorado transplants from Ethiopia

Here at 9NEWS, we are well aware of how fortunate we are to call Colorado home. In fact, Colorado is becoming home to more people than ever – it’s well-known that many... Read more »

Saudi Arabia to release Ethiopian-born billionaire held over corruption

Saudi Arabia will soon release Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi, an Ethiopian-born Saudi billionaire arrested in November 2017 during a crackdown on corruption, Ethiopia’s prime minister said. Abiy Ahmed made the remarks late... Read more »

Ethiopia to make Emperor Menelik’s palace a tourist site

The palace of Minilik was built 100 years ago by King Menelik II and this year, Ethiopian government will make it a tourist site. The Menelik Palace contains several residences, halls, chapels,... Read more »

Ethiopian PM secures release of prisoners in Saudi Arabia

Up to 1000 Ethiopian prisoners will be freed from prisons in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, following a request by the prime minister Abiy Ahmed to The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.... Read more »

Gunmen kill director of Dangote Cement plant in Ethiopia

Country manager of Dangote Ethiopia Deep Kamara Photo: Reporter Source: Addis Standard Addis Abeba May 16/2018 – Sources with the knowledge told Addis Standard that Deep Kamara, the country manager of Dangote... Read more »

Memorandum No. 5: PM Abiy Institutionalizing the Rule of Law and Deinstitutionalizing the Rule of Men and Lifting the State of Emergency in Ethiopia

Abiy Ahmed … Security forces wearing uniforms and caps (inaudible). Their job is to prevent people from fighting (breach of the peace). [The inability of the security forces] to perform professionally may... Read more »

Ethiopians released from Kenyan, Sudanese prisons

The recent regional tour by the Ethiopian prime minister is beginning to bear fruit as the allies he met implement some of the agreed proposals. Dr. Abiy Ahmed who became prime minister... 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, the Netherlands Strengthening Political, Socio-Economic Cooperation

By Zelalem Girma – Ethiopia and the Netherlands are consolidating their social, political and economic cooperations hand in hand, according to Ambassador of the Netherlands to Ethiopia. Ambassador Bengt van Loosdrecht told... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Shows Knack for Balancing Reform and Continuity

After a turbulent three years for Ethiopia, including large-scale anti-government protests, new prime minister Dr Abiy Ahmed is likely to enjoy a honeymoon period – and seems early on to have persuaded... Read more »