Amnesty International asks Ethiopia to disband controversial Liyu police unit

Amnesty International has asked the government of Ethiopia to disband a police unit which is accused of carrying out human rights abuses in the Somali and Oromia regions of the country. The... Read more »

Kagame’s official visit to Ethiopia: Run-down of a busy first day

Rwandan president Paul Kagame is in Ethiopia for a three-day official visit which started on Friday. He arrived in Addis Ababa on Thursday evening and was received by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed... Read more »

Ethiopia: Chinese Firm Builds-Up Pharma With U.S.$85 Million

By Binyam Sisay An aggregate of five billion units of capsules and tablets will be produced a year SanSheng Pharmaceutical, a wing of the publicly listed Chongqing Sansheng Industrial Company in China,... Read more »

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 got there and... 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 developers use its... 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 research and development... 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 an Ethiopian Airlines... 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 Desalegn almost a... 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 Raynor, Yum! Brands... 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 days ago. Violence... Read more »