Ethiopia Oromia shutdown strike enters day 2 with strict compliance

The social shutdown prompted by Ethiopian activists against a recently imposed state of emergency has entered day two with full compliance. The three-day strike called by pro-democracy activists and Qeerroo – youth... Read more »

Ethiopians protesting state of emergency shut down capital, Oromia … – FRANCE 24

FRANCE 24 Ethiopians protesting state of emergency shut down capital, Oromia …FRANCE 24Shops and businesses closed in Ethiopia’s capital and its largest region on Monday to protest a state of emergency declared... Read more »

Ethiopia’s OPDO walking tightrope over state of emergency ratification

A bloc in Ethiopia’s ruling coalition is faced with a tight task in an upcoming parliamentary vote to ratify a state of emergency (SoE) imposed by government reportedly to quell spreading insecurity.... Read more »

Ethiopia, China vow to deepen ties in strategic areas – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) — Ethiopian and China on Monday announced their commitment to strengthen partnership in areas of strategic interest. The two countries affirmed this during a meeting of the... Read more »

Ethiopian PM urges citizens to support establishment of pan African center – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Monday called on all Ethiopians to support the establishment of Ethiopia’s pan African center, which will tribute black people’s achievement.... Read more »

Ethiopian President to Start Official Visit to Cuba on Monday – Prensa Latina

Prensa Latina Ethiopian President to Start Official Visit to Cuba on MondayPrensa LatinaHavana, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Mulatu Teshome Wirtu, will start an... Read more »

Ethiopia establishes national council to boost construction industry – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopian government officially launched the Construction Industry Transformation Council on Monday in a bid to add new impetus to the country’s growing construction sector. The... Read more »

Ethiopia unveils 375 mln USD national electric power project – Xinhua

File photo shows the 230 kv Ashegoda Wind Power Project substation near Mekelle Town, 783 km north of Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, Oct. 25, 2013. The project generates 120 MW of... Read more »

Turkish students arrive in Ethiopia for voluntary work – Anadolu Agency

Anadolu Agency Turkish students arrive in Ethiopia for voluntary workAnadolu AgencyTen university students from Turkey arrived in Ethiopia on Monday for a weeklong voluntary work as part of a visit to several... Read more »

Ethiopia to inaugurate 2 Chinese-built industrial parks

In this Jan. 5, 2017, photo, Ethiopian factory workers make shoes at Hijuan ADDIS ABABA, July 11 (Xinhua) — Ethiopia is to inaugurate two Chinese built industrial parks in September, as the... Read more »