Ethiopia PM in Saudi Arabia, first official trip outside Africa

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed departed the country on Thursday for a state visit to Saudi Arabia. The trip is his first outside Africa after three visits to neighbouring countries. State-media EBC... Read more »

Global arms sales surge driven by Middle East demand

The global trade in heavy weapons has skyrocketed to its highest level since the Cold War, with arms sales to the Middle East surging, a new report says. The five biggest exporters... Read more »

The Dangerous Route of Ethiopian Migrants

The other day, on the outskirts of Fantahero, a small village in the desert of northern Djibouti, Sebhatou Mellis was sheltering from a-hundred-and-four-degree heat in the shade of an acacia tree. Mellis,... Read more »

Saudi Arabia Executed Two Ethiopians for Murder

An image grab from an undated video posted to shows a Saudi executioner raising his sword before beheading a convict. (The Daily Star/LiveLeak Two Ethiopians Executed in Saudi Arabia for Murder... Read more »

Phl, Ethiopia forge air services agreement

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines and Ethiopia have entered into an air services agreement covering flights between the two countries. “The Philippines and Ethiopia signed yesterday in Manila an Air Services Agreement... Read more »

Philippines, Ethiopia sign first air agreement

File photo from Agence France-Presse MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines and Ethiopia signed a maiden air services agreement (ASA), expanding their aviation relationship and traffic rights, the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) reported.... Read more »

Ethiopia’s child brides see marriage as key to jobs abroad, says thinktank

Up a bumpy, winding dirt track in the mountains of northern Ethiopia, past two bulls chewing pasture and a rondavel built from sticks and cow dung, is the modest home of Lubaba... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines technicians leaving for better pay

The Reporter: By a Staff Reporter Disgruntled aircraft technicians of the Ethiopian Airlines are leaving the airline to join mega carriers in the Middle East and the maintenance repair and overhaul centers... Read more »

Bahrain may lift partial ban on Ethiopian maids

MANAMA – Bahrain plans to lift the partial ban on Ethiopian maids imposed in 2009 as a step to tackle runaway workers’ issues. The complete ban came into effect in April 2009... Read more »