New beverage firm to recycle 66 million plastic bottles

Launching Top Water on Thursday –a new bottled water brand – management of Abebe Dinku Bottled Water and Non-alcoholic Beverages Factory said that the company will recall and recycle... Read more »

Ethiopia Closes Infamous Prison, But Activists Await Deeper Reforms

Days after swearing in its new prime minister, Ethiopia has begun to make good on promised reforms. In the past week, officials have closed an infamous detention center and... Read more »

Ethiopia Reports Arrests Over Anti-Government Protests

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA —  Ethiopia’s defense minister announced the arrests of the “main instigators” linked to anti-government protests roiling the country, insisting that armed federal patrols were trying to... Read more »

Ethiopia Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 45 | 08 – 20 January 2018 – Ethiopia

HIGHLIGHTS Opening of Gaaluun bridge at Dawa river improves humanitarian access to Dawa zone. As part of the national plan to rehabilitate internally displaced persons in Oromia and Somali... Read more »

New tax law triggers protests in Ethiopia’s Oromia

OROMIA, ETHIOPIA – JULY 18: An outside view of stores after Ethiopian craftsmen shut down their shops to protest against tax regulations in Holeta of the Oromia Regio,... Read more »

Ethiopia says it shut down internet to stop students from cheating on exams.

Female secondary school students at the AGOHELD orphanage, hospital, training center, and school in 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.Getty Images The Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges,... Read more »

New drought risks in Ethiopia may jeopardize recovery efforts -FAO – africanews

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization has warned that new drought across parts of southern Ethiopia may put recovery efforts at risk, unless urgent efforts are made to... Read more »

Ethiopia: UN-backed humanitarian appeal launched, seeking $948 million in 2017 – UN News Centre

17 January 2017 – On the heels of failed rains and a calamitous El Niño in Ethiopia, the country’s Government today launched an appeal for $948 million to... Read more »

New report says Ethiopia blocked social media, news sites – Fox News

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia –  Ethiopia’s government illegally blocked social media and news websites during the months of turmoil that led to the country’s ongoing state of emergency, a new... Read more »

New report says Ethiopia blocked social media, news sites – Washington Post

By Elias Meseret | AP December 13 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s government illegally blocked social media and news websites during the months of turmoil that led to the country’s ongoing... Read more »