Feature: Ethiopia-Djibouti railway winning hearts of passengers – Xinhua

DIRE DAWA, Ethiopia, March 25 (Xinhua) — Over two months into its commercial operation, the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway has brought much cheer and optimism to Ethiopian passengers. Alemu Mersha, a... Read more »

Joy back home as Ethiopian side eliminates Zamalek from CAF Confed. Cup

Egypt and African football giant Zamalek have been knocked out of the Confederations Cup competition by an Ethiopian side, Wolaitta Dicha. The Ethiopian side playing for the first time... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines all – female crew is welcomed by Argentine president

The Argentine president, Mauricio Macri, welcomed the all female Ethiopian Airlines flight to Buenos Aires. The maiden trip from the Ethiopian capital to the Argentine capital was historically underatken... Read more »

Ethiopia needs ‘greater freedom of people not less’ – Tillerson tells govt

The United States says much as it shares security concerns raised by the Ethiopian government, the answer lay with ‘greater freedom and not less.’ Secretary of State Rex Tillerson... Read more »

US’ Tillerson to embark on first African nations tour | News

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is heading to Africa for his first official trip to the continent. Before leaving, he announced $533 million in humanitarian assistance for several... Read more »

Hailu Mergia: the Ethiopian jazz legend who jams in his taxi | Music

On a Monday afternoon, Hailu Mergia is driving through the suburbs of Washington DC, his laminated cabby licence tacked to the back of his seat. It’s rare that one... Read more »

A century of Ethiopia’s turbulent history, seen through the life of one woman

Yetemegn was barely eight years old when her parents married her off to a man in his thirties. Before she could become a spouse, he first had to raise... Read more »

Torture and Horrific Abuses in Ethiopian Prisons

The Notorious Maekelawi Prison in Ethiopia By Betre Y. Getahun Journalists, bloggers and politicians are locked in solitary confinement and subjected to torture, and various abuses  and ill-treatments at... Read more »

Ethiopian Industrial Park’s Expansion Opens Old Wounds

The small Ethiopian town of Dukem has some of the most fertile land in the country. It also is home to Ethiopia’s first industrial park. Dukem is part of... Read more »

Camel trains are holding up Ethiopia’s new railway line – The Economist

The Economist Camel trains are holding up Ethiopia’s new railway lineThe Economist“MORE than any other technical design or social institution,” wrote the late British historian, Tony Judt, “the railway... Read more »