From Ethiopia, Emeralds – The New York Times

In 1990, while Vladyslav Y. Yavorskyy was a geology student at the University of Odessa, he visited his first emerald mine, the Malysheva deposit in Russia’s Ural Mountains. “I... Read more »

Cardano pens deal to help Ethiopia put agriculture on the blockchain

Ethiopia is the latest African nation to express interest in blockchain-powered solutions. The country has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with fledgling cryptocurrency startup Cardano that will see... Read more »

Ethiopia Explores Blockchain Role in Tracking Coffee Exports

Ethiopia is exploring the use of blockchain technology to track the supply chain for its largest export, coffee. For the effort, the East African nation has partnered with blockchain... Read more »

Israeli president praises Ethiopian Airlines on arrival for official visit

Israeli president, Reuven Rivlin, on Tuesday May 1 arrived in Ethiopia for an official visit on the request of his Ethiopian counterpart, Mulatu Teshome. He flew in on board... Read more »

[Photos] Ethiopia PM addresses Djibouti parliament

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Sunday addressed the Djiboutian parliament as part of his official visit to the country. It is his first foreign trip since replacing Hailemariam... Read more »

Ethiopia: Pizza Hut Officially Opens in Ethiopia

Photo: Pizza hut Pizza hut Pizza Hut – an American restaurant chain – becomes the first major international food franchise to open in Ethiopia. U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia, Michael... Read more »

Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed visits Jijiga on Oromia-Somali peace mission

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed travelled on Saturday to a region where clashes have displaced nearly a million people, his first trip since being sworn in as premier five... Read more »

Ethiopia’s PM seeks end to violence that displaced nearly a million

The area has been plagued by sporadic clashes for decades. A referendum held in 2004 to determine the status of disputed settlements failed to ease tensions. Ethiopian... Read more »

The Sacred Rock Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia

Morning light seeps into a cave of pastel-red rock to silhouette the white linens of chanting worshipers. It’s an everyday scene in Lalibela, home to the rock-hewn Ethiopian Orthodox... Read more »

Ethiopian coach Abraham Mebratu leads Yemen to Asian Cup

Ethiopian coach Abraham Mebratu has created history by leading war-torn Yemen to the Asian Cup finals for the first time. Yemen clinched qualification for next year’s finals in UAE... Read more »