Ethiopia or Eritrea? Border community fears split | Ethiopia News

“This place is definitely Ethiopian,” said farmer Haise Woldu, 76, gesturing to a church with an ornate brick facade in Engal, set to the backdrop of a jagged mountain range. His town,... Read more »

Feature – Driven away by conflict, thousands of Ethiopians stranded without a home – Ethiopia

Critics say the government needs to do more to ensure the safe return of a million Ethiopians displaced by conflict By Tom Gardner BAHIR DAR, Ethiopia, June 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) –... Read more »

Peace at last as Ethiopia accepts findings of boundary commission? – GAR

GAR Peace at last as Ethiopia accepts findings of boundary commission?GARA protracted and bloody dispute over land between Ethiopia and Eritrea may be at an end after Ethiopia fully accepted the award... Read more »

In Ethiopia’s bushlands, promised riches of a railway boom turn to dust | Global development

‘They promised us we would get jobs there,” says Tadele, nodding at the grand, almost baroque edifice at the bottom of the hill. Adama’s new railway station, yellow bricks golden in the... Read more »

In Ethiopia’s bushlands, promised riches of a railway boom turn to dust

The new railway station in the city of Adama in central Ethiopia.Photograph: Charlie Rosser By Tom Gardner The Guardian They promised us we would get jobs there,” says Tadele, nodding at the... Read more »

Ethiopia’s farmers forced off land for housing

Farmers around Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, say they are paying a high price for the expansion of the city. They say they are facing economic hardship because the support they were promised... Read more »

Return of land bonuses driving Ethiopian athletics success, not drugs, says gold medal winner Yomif Kejelcha

Double world champion Yomif Kejelcha says the allure of a unique prize first offered to Haile Gebrselassie explains Ethiopia’s athletics ascent, not doping, despite complaints from a British athletics coach earlier this... Read more »

Ethiopia frees opposition leader jailed for incitement

Ethiopia frees opposition leader jailed for incitement Bekele Gerba was arrested in December 2015 after mass protests broke out in the Oromiya region over accusations of land grabbing and political marginalisation. ... 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 a government-led push... Read more »

How Ethiopia’s New Railway Could Launch an Inclusive Urban Boom – Next City

This week, planners, policymakers and urban practitioners from across the world are gathering in Kuala Lumpur for World Urban Forum 9. This story is part of Next City’s coverage of the Forum.... Read more »