Ethiopia: Adwa’s Eternity

The following is our annual exclusive article from Professor Ayele Bekerie of Mekelle University marking Ethiopia’s victory at the Battle of Adwa on March 1st, 1896. (Photo: Adwa Mountains at Sunset/Tadias File)... Read more »

Teff – Ethiopia’s Tiny Secret Going Global

Ethiopia’s indigenous grain teff is garnering global interest as a new super food, while Ethiopia’s government tries to ensure local prices don’t rocket for Ethiopians. Every six days a week an Ethiopian... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Forsaken

By Kalkidan Yibeltal A country where 16% of the population “suffers from some kind of mental health disorders”, and just one specialized psychiatrist hospital Standing unassumingly at the foothold of Mount Entoto,... Read more »

New Book ‘Prevail’: Personal Stories From Mussolini’s Invasion of Ethiopia

Jagama Kello (left) who becomes a General and Imru Zelleke (right) who rose to serve as Ethiopia’s diplomat are some of the heroes featured in the new book by author Jeff Pearce.... Read more »

Oromo nationalism on the rise in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Aslan Hasan, a student belonging to the Oromo ethnic group in Ethiopia, was called either a guilt-ridden terrorist who committed suicide or an innocent victim of brutal state... Read more »

Ethiopia’s former leader Meles Zenawi funeral

Thousands of mourners have paid their final respects to Ethiopia’s former leader Meles Zenawi, who died last month after 21 years in power. Meles had overseen strong economic growth in recent years,... Read more »

Ethiopia’s January inflation rate hits 17.7 pct

* Food prices rise 13.6 percent * Non-food prices up for 5th straight month ADDIS ABABA, Feb 14 (Reuters) – Rising food prices helped push Ethiopia’s annual inflation rate up to 17.7... Read more »